The May Fourth Movement in Xi Jinping’s China
By Eerishika Pankaj
Why does the Chinese Communist Party leader make a point of celebrating China’s most famous protest movement?
How the Beijing Winter Olympics Help Boost the Chinese Communist Party’s Legitimacy
By Yan Bennett and John Garrick
Far from being non-political, the Games are a potent political symbol of the Chinese state’s ambitions and authority.
China’s Quest for Greater ‘Discourse Power’
By Hugo Jones
Distinct from general soft power, China’s discourse power – the ability to set and shape global narratives – is quietly on the rise.
‘Produce Camp 2021’ and the Chinese Dream
By Song Tang
The boy band elimination show promotes the image of China as a culturally influential and friendly country — a key goal of the Chinese Dream.
China Isn’t Hearing Asia’s Fears About Its Military Buildup
By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
The response to the country’s new defense budget suggests that Beijing continues to be tone deaf to regional anxieties.
Is China Losing the Opportunity to Lead?
By Robert Dujarric
Domestic developments hinder the emergence of a Chinese Dream with appeal overseas.
How China Is Polarized by America
By Xie Tao
Chinese elites are sharply divided in their thinking on the trade war — and China-U.S. relations in general.
On the Couch in Beidaihe: The Political Psychology of China’s President Xi Jinping
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Dr. Kenneth Dekleva.
Xi Jinping and the Third Chinese Revolution
By Shannon Tiezzi
An interview with Elizabeth Economy, author of The Third Revolution: Xi Jinping and the New Chinese State
China in 2018: What to Expect
By Tuan N. Pham
Forecasting Beijing’s goals and actions in the next year.
The China Path vs The Western Model
By Kristin Shi-Kupfer
How Chinese society challenges the CCP’s effort to create a unifying ideology
The Chinese Dream in Peril: Xi Jinping and the Korean Crisis
By Anthony Miller
Beijing has a vested interest in the status quo -- not in the Kim dynasty.