April 23, 2013
Why Does the CCP Fear Taxi Rides?
An interesting tale — and the reaction to it — may be a sign that Xi has hit the limits of self-promotion for a Chinese president.
March 07, 2013
Wen Jiabao Exits the Stage
How will history judge Premier Wen Jiabao and his time in office?
January 04, 2013
New Hope, Old Problems for the Global Economy
The beginning of the year has been greeted with a degree of optimism. Will lingering issues dampen spirits?
December 20, 2012
The New Hu in Town
Hu Chunhua’s appointment as Guangdong Province’s new party chief suggests a bright future.
December 07, 2012
Xi Jinping's Chinese Dream
It seems China’s new leader has already begun to differentiate himself from his predecessor.
November 20, 2012
Don't Forget About Hu Jintao
While Hu may be out as leader of the Communist Party, his influence will not completely disappear.
November 10, 2012
What Hu Jintao Leaves Behind
With President Hu set to step down, Elizabeth Economy reviews the dangers and opportunities he leaves for Xi Jinping.
November 02, 2012
Hu Jintao: Still "Commander-in-Chief"
As Xi Jinping ascends to the top of China’s leadership, Hu Jintao will still retain a critically important role.
October 26, 2012
Will the Real Chinese Leaders Please Stand Up?
Names being floated for the next Politburo Standing Committee show two very different directions for China.
October 02, 2012
Why Bo Had To Go
When Xi Jinping takes office in November he will face serious challenges, but the Bo case is not likely to be one of them.
September 05, 2012
The Perils of Predicting Chinese Politics
Speculation is mounting over the next generation of China’s leadership. Expect the unexpected.
September 02, 2012
China's Greatest Challenge: Not America, But Itself
China faces tough economic, demographic and social issues it must deal with. Foreign affairs may take a back seat.