February 08, 2022
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.
November 16, 2018
Chinese Nationalism: The Dog That Barks in the Night
By Kerry Brown
Chinese nationalism is often talked about as dangerous. But what, exactly, is the threat?
August 22, 2018
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.
May 08, 2018
How Xi’an’s Past Became a Blueprint for Its Future
By Erin Dunne
Public memory as a tool of development in Xi’an.
January 11, 2018
China in 2018: What to Expect
By Tuan N. Pham
Forecasting Beijing’s goals and actions in the next year.