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Hu Jintao’s Legacy
January 12, 2012
Hu Jintao’s Legacy
Hu Jintao warned that China was in a cultural war with the West. But the real problems are at home.
Hu Jintao’s Legacy
China’s Unstoppable Billion
January 05, 2012
China’s Unstoppable Billion
The most important global trend is the emergence of a great people from millennia of despotic rule, says Gordon Chang. The Chinese people, in short, are the world’s unstoppable force.
China’s Unstoppable Billion
Hu: China in Cultural War
January 05, 2012
Hu: China in Cultural War
Hu Jintao warns China is engaged in a cultural war with the West and hostile international forces.
Hu: China in Cultural War
January 01, 2012
What Wukan Really Meant
Protests in China aren’t seen as an existential threat by leaders, but a policy issue. Still, citizens are likely to increasingly see them as the best way of ensuring things get done.
What Wukan Really Meant
China Base a Threat to India Navy?
December 17, 2011
China Base a Threat to India Navy?
News that China is considering a Seychelles offer of a base for its ships means a new strategic headache for India’s military planners.
China Base a Threat to India Navy?
China’s Grand Experiments
December 12, 2011
China’s Grand Experiments
Will China’s economic and social experiments end in success or disaster? Either way, the rest of the world can expect a bumpy ride.
China’s Grand Experiments
No, Hu Didn't Call for War
December 10, 2011
No, Hu Didn't Call for War
Chinese President Hu Jintao was widely interpreted this week as urging China to prepare for war. He didn’t.
No, Hu Didn't Call for War
November 30, 2011
The Case for Li Yuanchao
Li Yuanchao has many of the right qualities to succeed Wen Jiabao. It’s a shame he probably won’t.
The Case for Li Yuanchao
Taiwan to Follow Hong Kong?
November 16, 2011
Taiwan to Follow Hong Kong?
In Hong Kong, China sees a possible model for how Taiwan can be drawn closer. Will Taiwanese agree?
Taiwan to Follow Hong Kong?
How to Solve the Taiwan Conundrum
November 15, 2011
How to Solve the Taiwan Conundrum
Taiwanese are happy to keep the status quo indefinitely. If China’s leaders can accept that, they might find a solution that keeps everyone happy.
How to Solve the Taiwan Conundrum
Chinese Democracy in Action
November 09, 2011
Chinese Democracy in Action
Chinese have been voting in local elections. The Communist Party has kept a close eye on things.
Chinese Democracy in Action
Decoding 'Social Management'
September 21, 2011
Decoding 'Social Management'
China’s government has coined a new piece of political jargon: social management. But what does it mean?
Decoding 'Social Management'
August 04, 2011
China’s Fluid Ideology
The Communist Party has been constantly adjusting its ideology through revisions to the constitution. Expect this approach, not outside pressure, to produce change.
China’s Fluid Ideology
Are China and US Destined to Clash?
August 01, 2011
Are China and US Destined to Clash?
August 1 is Army Day in China. Recent improvements in Sino-US military ties are welcome, but conflicting interests mean tensions might still be inevitable.
Are China and US Destined to Clash?
China's Troubled Railways
August 01, 2011
China's Troubled Railways
The high-speed rail crash last month was only the latest reminder of the problems facing the rail ministry.
China's Troubled Railways
Chinese Foreign Policy After Hu
July 21, 2011
Chinese Foreign Policy After Hu
Will the upcoming change in Chinese leadership prompt a dramatic shift in China’s foreign policy? History suggests it could.
Chinese Foreign Policy After Hu
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