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The Long Road to the Korean War Armistice
August 09, 2018
The Long Road to the Korean War Armistice
Amid talk of a peace treaty, a look back at the arduous negotiation process behind the Korean Armistice Agreement.
The Long Road to the Korean War Armistice
Welcome to Xi Jinping's New Era
February 27, 2018
Welcome to Xi Jinping's New Era
Did the Chinese president need to remove term limits to exercise power and influence over the party?
Welcome to Xi Jinping's New Era
<em>The Last Jedi</em> and the Founding Mythology of the Chinese Communist Party
December 27, 2017
The Last Jedi and the Founding Mythology of the Chinese Communist Party
What the new Star Wars film and the Chinese Communist Party's founding myths have in common.
The Last Jedi and the Founding Mythology of the Chinese Communist Party
China's Playbook for Conquering Taiwan
November 29, 2017
China's Playbook for Conquering Taiwan
Beijing has a clear approach to doing what it has long intended.
China's Playbook for Conquering Taiwan
Welcome to the Xi Jinping Show: Chinese Foreign Policy After the 19th Party Congress
November 03, 2017
Welcome to the Xi Jinping Show: Chinese Foreign Policy After the 19th Party Congress
China's foreign policy can be expected to remain assertive as it grows increasingly ambitious under Xi Jinping.
Welcome to the Xi Jinping Show: Chinese Foreign Policy After the 19th Party Congress
The CCP Vows to 'Lead Everything' Once Again
October 28, 2017
The CCP Vows to 'Lead Everything' Once Again
The Mao-era phrase will be added into the party constitution.
The CCP Vows to 'Lead Everything' Once Again
The CCP Says Xi Jinping Deserves to Have His Name Written in the Party Constitution
October 27, 2017
The CCP Says Xi Jinping Deserves to Have His Name Written in the Party Constitution
The Chinese Communist Party enshrined Xi in the party constitution alongside Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping.
The CCP Says Xi Jinping Deserves to Have His Name Written in the Party Constitution
How a State Department Study Prevented Nuclear War With China
October 25, 2017
How a State Department Study Prevented Nuclear War With China
The U.S. considered preemptive strikes to prevent Mao from attaining nuclear weapons.
How a State Department Study Prevented Nuclear War With China
What China Can Learn from Its First 18 Party Congresses
October 18, 2017
What China Can Learn from Its First 18 Party Congresses
Chinese Communist Party Congresses have not been smooth or regular occurrences over the last 96 years.
What China Can Learn from Its First 18 Party Congresses
What Will Be Added to the Chinese Communist Party’s Constitution?
September 19, 2017
What Will Be Added to the Chinese Communist Party’s Constitution?
The CCP is set to revise its constitution and Xi Jinping’s political thoughts are a barometer of what will be included.
What Will Be Added to the Chinese Communist Party’s Constitution?
Trump: The True New Maoist
January 19, 2017
Trump: The True New Maoist
Mao's true heir is not Xi Jinping, but the new U.S. president.
Trump: The True New Maoist
Two Chinas: The <em>Nomenklatura</em> and the Rest
October 10, 2016
Two Chinas: The Nomenklatura and the Rest
China's elites are unable to reckon with the concerns of ordinary Chinese, much like the Soviet nomenklatura.
Two Chinas: The Nomenklatura and the Rest
Xi Jinping as Mao’s Heir? Smashing Chinese Family Dominance
September 24, 2016
Xi Jinping as Mao’s Heir? Smashing Chinese Family Dominance
Xi does have one thing in common with Mao Zedong: a desire to eliminate China's reliance on renqing.
Xi Jinping as Mao’s Heir? Smashing Chinese Family Dominance
What Every Chinese Soldier Knows (Part 3): Mao’s Generals
July 29, 2016
What Every Chinese Soldier Knows (Part 3): Mao’s Generals
The hallowed halls of the Helmsman’s hardies.
What Every Chinese Soldier Knows (Part 3): Mao’s Generals
The Specter of the Cultural Revolution
May 27, 2016
The Specter of the Cultural Revolution
Without political reform, the ghosts of a tragic episode will continue to haunt China.
The Specter of the Cultural Revolution
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