October 18, 2017
What China Can Learn from Its First 18 Party Congresses
By Sergey Radchenko
Chinese Communist Party Congresses have not been smooth or regular occurrences over the last 96 years.
September 19, 2017
What Will Be Added to the Chinese Communist Party’s Constitution?
By Charlotte Gao
The CCP is set to revise its constitution and Xi Jinping’s political thoughts are a barometer of what will be included.
February 23, 2017
The Bitter Legacy of the 1979 China-Vietnam War
By Nguyen Minh Quang
Officially, both sides have tried to forget the bloody conflict. Unofficially, bitterness still runs deep.
May 05, 2016
When George HW Bush Met Zhao Ziyang...
By Ankit Panda
A newly declassified transcript provides insight into a fascinating point in U.S.-China relations.
November 03, 2015
Another Look at China’s Leaders After the 2015 Plenum
By Kerry Brown
Where does Xi Jinping fit in China's political spectrum? And what does this mean for the rest of his time in power?
September 24, 2015
The Significance of Xi Jinping’s US Visit
By Qi Hao
"Addressing the distrust and fear should be a key mission for both leaders."
September 17, 2015
Xi's America Visit: Hope Behind the Hype
By Zhang Guoxi
It's a tough time for a Chinese president to visit America. What can Xi accomplish?
June 04, 2015
Why China's Political Reforms Failed
By Wu Wei
June 4,1989 ended China's political reform movement, but the stage was set for the reformers' downfall long before.
March 24, 2015
Lee Kuan Yew: The Father of Modern China?
By Shannon Tiezzi
Lee Kuan Yew's influence helped shape the China we know today.
March 09, 2015
Just How Powerful Is Xi Jinping?
By Kerry Brown
China's leader has all the levers of power, but can he provide results commensurate with his status?
February 16, 2015
What Is China’s Way?
By Bob Lee
Rumors of the CCP’s impending demise may well be exaggerated.
November 20, 2014
China’s Economy: What Deng Can Teach Xi
By Michael Pettis
Michael Pettis on the four stages of China’s economic growth and the lessons of Deng Xiaoping.