April 16, 2020
China Didn’t Warn Public of Likely Pandemic for 6 Key Days
By Associated Press
Internal Chinese government documents show a delay in Beijing’s official reaction.
November 26, 2019
What Xi Jinping Learned—And Didn’t Learn—From His Father About Xinjiang
By Joseph Torigian
Xi Zhongxun’s “soft touch” approach to the region contrasts dramatically with his son’s crackdown.
September 25, 2019
China Central Television: A Long-standing Weapon in Beijing’s Arsenal of Repression
By Sarah Cook
Part of the station’s mission is to attack designated enemies of the Communist Party.
June 14, 2019
Beijing After Tiananmen, Part 3: The Closing Chapter
By Bonnie Girard
A dinner invitation and bullet holes in the window.
June 05, 2019
Watching the Tiananmen Massacre From Delhi
By Amit Sengupta
A former Indian student leader recalls how one university in New Delhi reacted to the events of June 4, 1989.
December 29, 2018
Xi: Upholding Socialism in the New Era is a ‘Great Social Revolution’
By Charlotte Gao
At a "democratic life meeting" in Beijing, the Chinese president spoke in various ways of struggling.
August 21, 2018
On the Couch in Beidaihe: The Political Psychology of China’s President Xi Jinping
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Dr. Kenneth Dekleva.
August 14, 2018
Why Xi Jinping Thought Is a Threat to China's Future
By James A. Dorn
China's institutional infrastructure is weaker than it might appear at first glance.
August 10, 2018
Amid the Trade War, Secretive Beidaihe Meeting Seems to Have Begun
By Charlotte Gao
China’s state media has repeatedly called for national confidence amid rumors that Xi would face criticism at the meeting.
July 23, 2018
Xi and the Trade War: The Curse of the Strong Leader
By Kerry Brown
Xi's dominance means he gets all the praise when things go right -- and all the blame when they don't.
May 02, 2018
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
May 01, 2018
How Chinese Veterans Could Derail President Xi’s Plans
By Eugene K. Chow
Can Beijing really care for 57 million former members of the People’s Liberation Army?