March 14, 2023
Li Qiang: Does a New Premier Matter in Xi’s China?
By Dan Macklin
While the powers of the premier have subsided, Li Qiang’s importance may lie in his ability to be a moderating force.
March 07, 2023
China’s Premier Li Keqiang Bows out as Xi Loyalists Take Reins
By Associated Press
Once seen as a potential top leader, Li was increasingly sidelined as Xi accumulated ever-greater powers.
March 04, 2023
Old Faces Dominate China’s ‘New Era’
By Jarek Grzywacz
With no space for a successor to Xi Jinping, China’s leadership is getting older as generational change slows down.
November 18, 2022
Thoughts on Xi Jinping’s Third Term
By KAWASHIMA Shin
Xi has imposed his own take on unity of the "Chinese dream."
November 07, 2022
China’s 20th Party Congress: Continuity and Change
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Benjamin Tsai.
October 25, 2022
What Institutional Norms Are Left After the 20th Party Congress?
By Jonathan Brookfield
The Politburo Standing Committee line-up brought a number of surprises, but Xi still seems to have operated within a broad institutional framework.
October 24, 2022
5 Takeaways From China’s Big Leadership Announcement
By Shannon Tiezzi
The 20th Party Congress has closed, with Xi Jinping's grip on power even tighter than expected.
October 23, 2022
China’s Xi Expands Powers, Promotes Allies
By Joe McDonald
With all seven members of the new Politburo Standing Committee loyal to Xi, "There is no counterweight or checks and balances in the system at all."
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