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Why Xi Jinping Thought Is a Threat to China's Future
August 14, 2018
Why Xi Jinping Thought Is a Threat to China's Future
China's institutional infrastructure is weaker than it might appear at first glance.
Why Xi Jinping Thought Is a Threat to China's Future
Amid the Trade War, Secretive Beidaihe Meeting Seems to Have Begun
August 10, 2018
Amid the Trade War, Secretive Beidaihe Meeting Seems to Have Begun
China’s state media has repeatedly called for national confidence amid rumors that Xi would face criticism at the meeting.
Amid the Trade War, Secretive Beidaihe Meeting Seems to Have Begun
Xi and the Trade War: The Curse of the Strong Leader
July 23, 2018
Xi and the Trade War: The Curse of the Strong Leader
Xi's dominance means he gets all the praise when things go right -- and all the blame when they don't.
Xi and the Trade War: The Curse of the Strong Leader
Xi Jinping and the Third Chinese Revolution
May 02, 2018
Xi Jinping and the Third Chinese Revolution
An interview with Elizabeth Economy, author of The Third Revolution: Xi Jinping and the New Chinese State
Xi Jinping and the Third Chinese Revolution
How Chinese Veterans Could Derail President Xi’s Plans
May 01, 2018
How Chinese Veterans Could Derail President Xi’s Plans
Can Beijing really care for 57 million former members of the People’s Liberation Army?
How Chinese Veterans Could Derail President Xi’s Plans
Carl Minzner on China's Post-Reform Era
April 04, 2018
Carl Minzner on China's Post-Reform Era
Discussing one-man rule, the re-Partyization of the bureaucracy, and the end of China's reform era.
Carl Minzner on China's Post-Reform Era
Is Xi Flying Too Close to the Sun?
March 27, 2018
Is Xi Flying Too Close to the Sun?
The Chinese leader’s power grab may be undermining his party’s long-term survival strategy.
Is Xi Flying Too Close to the Sun?
The Expected and Unexpected of China's Government Appointments
March 19, 2018
The Expected and Unexpected of China's Government Appointments
Wang Qishan, Yang Xiaodu, and the prospects for  the next phase of China’s anti-corruption campaign.
The Expected and Unexpected of China's Government Appointments
Xi Jinping and China's Return to One-Man Rule
March 15, 2018
Xi Jinping and China's Return to One-Man Rule
Throughout Chinese history, one-man rule has been the norm. The abolition of presidential term limits should not surprise anyone.
Xi Jinping and China's Return to One-Man Rule
Jerome Cohen: Xi and CCP Aim for Unchallenged Power
March 07, 2018
Jerome Cohen: Xi and CCP Aim for Unchallenged Power
To whom much is given, much will be required.
Jerome Cohen: Xi and CCP Aim for Unchallenged Power
Welcome to Xi Jinping's New Era
February 27, 2018
Welcome to Xi Jinping's New Era
Did the Chinese president need to remove term limits to exercise power and influence over the party?
Welcome to Xi Jinping's New Era
What Will the World Give up to Share China's 'Common Destiny'?
February 23, 2018
What Will the World Give up to Share China's 'Common Destiny'?
“If we want to know how China proposes governing the world, we need only look at how it governs itself.”
What Will the World Give up to Share China's 'Common Destiny'?
Does Xi Jinping Thought Really Matter?
December 14, 2017
Does Xi Jinping Thought Really Matter?
The move to codify Xi Jinping thought may not be as important as analysts have been suggesting.
Does Xi Jinping Thought Really Matter?
Succession – The Key Word in Chinese Politics
October 11, 2017
Succession – The Key Word in Chinese Politics
At the Party Congress next week, China’s political machine will indicate its future direction.
Succession – The Key Word in Chinese Politics
Political Struggles at Home Shape Beijing’s Meddling Abroad
October 10, 2017
Political Struggles at Home Shape Beijing’s Meddling Abroad
Authoritarian rule in China poses a growing threat to democracy elsewhere.
Political Struggles at Home Shape Beijing’s Meddling Abroad
The Chinese Dream in Peril: Xi Jinping and the Korean Crisis
October 07, 2017
The Chinese Dream in Peril: Xi Jinping and the Korean Crisis
Beijing has a vested interest in the status quo -- not in the Kim dynasty.
The Chinese Dream in Peril: Xi Jinping and the Korean Crisis
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