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China's Anti-Corruption Campaign Enters Phase Two
July 02, 2015
China's Anti-Corruption Campaign Enters Phase Two
The second phase of Xi Jinping's anti-corruption campaign will require an intensification of legal efforts.
China's Anti-Corruption Campaign Enters Phase Two
The Truth About China's New National Security Law
July 01, 2015
The Truth About China's New National Security Law
China's new national security law is vague, but it's precisely the kind of legal wallpaper Xi Jinping needs.
The Truth About China's New National Security Law
3 Ways a Hillary Clinton Presidency Would Affect US-China Relations
April 20, 2015
3 Ways a Hillary Clinton Presidency Would Affect US-China Relations
A Hillary Clinton presidency would certainly present some challenges, but nothing U.S.-China relations can't withstand.
3 Ways a Hillary Clinton Presidency Would Affect US-China Relations
China's 'New Normal' in 2015: Cause for Concern?
March 07, 2015
China's 'New Normal' in 2015: Cause for Concern?
The Diplomat's editors discuss China's defense budget, South China Sea reclamation efforts, anti-terror law, and more.
China's 'New Normal' in 2015: Cause for Concern?
Xi Jinping: China’s Undecided ‘Decider’
February 25, 2015
Xi Jinping: China’s Undecided ‘Decider’
In all, Xi’s ideological moves seem to share just one core feature: giving himself room to maneuver more freely.
Xi Jinping: China’s Undecided ‘Decider’
China: The Eclipse of the Politburo
January 26, 2015
China: The Eclipse of the Politburo
Evidence suggests the Politburo Standing Committee is in decline, while the central party bureaucracy gains more clout.
China: The Eclipse of the Politburo
Is ‘China’s Machiavelli’ Now Its Most Important Political Philosopher?
January 16, 2015
Is ‘China’s Machiavelli’ Now Its Most Important Political Philosopher?
Xi Jinping quotes an ancient philosopher and offers possible insights into his political beliefs.
Is ‘China’s Machiavelli’ Now Its Most Important Political Philosopher?
The Decline of China's Princeling Generals
January 05, 2015
The Decline of China's Princeling Generals
The number of top-ranked "princelings" in China's military is steadily dropping.
The Decline of China's Princeling Generals
Top Chinese Diplomat Falls to Corruption Probe
January 03, 2015
Top Chinese Diplomat Falls to Corruption Probe
Zhang Kunsheng is the most senior member of the Chinese foreign ministry to fall to Xi Jinping's anti-corruption probe.
Top Chinese Diplomat Falls to Corruption Probe
Will China Have Its First Female Politburo Standing Committee Member?
January 02, 2015
Will China Have Its First Female Politburo Standing Committee Member?
Sun Chunlan is in prime position to be the first female politician to reach China's top decision-making body.
Will China Have Its First Female Politburo Standing Committee Member?
How to Approach Political Rumors in China
January 02, 2015
How to Approach Political Rumors in China
Spreading rumors in China can be dangerous, but they shouldn't be ignored either.
How to Approach Political Rumors in China
Let Chinese Officials Resign
December 03, 2014
Let Chinese Officials Resign
Chinese officials should be able to follow in Chuck Hagel's footsteps -- by stepping down from their posts.
Let Chinese Officials Resign
Xi Jinping's Anti-Corruption Campaign Is Doomed to Fail
October 07, 2014
Xi Jinping's Anti-Corruption Campaign Is Doomed to Fail
Xi Jinping's corruption crackdown won't succeed unless he acknowledges the system is the problem -- not a few "bad apples."
Xi Jinping's Anti-Corruption Campaign Is Doomed to Fail
How to Avoid Repeating the Tragedy of Tiananmen Square in Hong Kong
October 02, 2014
How to Avoid Repeating the Tragedy of Tiananmen Square in Hong Kong
The Chinese government will not repeat the tragedy of 1989 in Hong Kong in 2014.
How to Avoid Repeating the Tragedy of Tiananmen Square in Hong Kong
Just How Secure Is Xi Jinping Really?
September 12, 2014
Just How Secure Is Xi Jinping Really?
Xi Jinping may be China's new "emperor," but that doesn't mean that he's safe.
Just How Secure Is Xi Jinping Really?
What About China's Selfless Officials?
July 09, 2014
What About China's Selfless Officials?
The same system that fostered heroically selfless Chinese officials also creates an atmosphere for corruption.
What About China's Selfless Officials?
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