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China Has New Leaders. What Now?
October 31, 2017
China Has New Leaders. What Now?
A look at the implications of China's new Politburo Standing Committee.
China Has New Leaders. What Now?
How Were China's Top Leaders Selected?
October 26, 2017
How Were China's Top Leaders Selected?
China’s state media says the candidates have to meet four criteria.  
How Were China's Top Leaders Selected?
The 7 Men Who Will Run China
October 25, 2017
The 7 Men Who Will Run China
What you need to know about the members of the 19th Politburo Standing Committee.
The 7 Men Who Will Run China
Succession – The Key Word in Chinese Politics
October 11, 2017
Succession – The Key Word in Chinese Politics
At the Party Congress next week, China’s political machine will indicate its future direction.
Succession – The Key Word in Chinese Politics
China’s 19th Party Congress: Projecting the Next Politburo Standing Committee
October 06, 2017
China’s 19th Party Congress: Projecting the Next Politburo Standing Committee
The composition of the Politburo and its Standing Committee will provide vital clues about the state of Chinese politics.
China’s 19th Party Congress: Projecting the Next Politburo Standing Committee
China’s 19th Party Congress: Political Precedent and the Politburo Standing Committee
October 04, 2017
China’s 19th Party Congress: Political Precedent and the Politburo Standing Committee
While lacking transparency, Chinese politics is actually quite predictable.
China’s 19th Party Congress: Political Precedent and the Politburo Standing Committee
China's Next President: Reading the Tea Leaves of Chinese Politics, Part 2
October 02, 2017
China's Next President: Reading the Tea Leaves of Chinese Politics, Part 2
Will Xi Jinping remain in charge after 2022?
China's Next President: Reading the Tea Leaves of Chinese Politics, Part 2
A Closer Look at the Downfall of Sun Zhengcai
October 02, 2017
A Closer Look at the Downfall of Sun Zhengcai
The Chinese Communist Party rushes to expel former Chongqing party leader Sun Zhengcai ahead of National Day.
A Closer Look at the Downfall of Sun Zhengcai
China's Next President: Reading the Tea Leaves of Chinese Politics
September 29, 2017
China's Next President: Reading the Tea Leaves of Chinese Politics
It's time to push back against the “Xi Forever” narrative and take a deep dive into political maneuvering in China.
China's Next President: Reading the Tea Leaves of Chinese Politics
Chinese Politician Sun Zhengcai Is Under Party Investigation
July 25, 2017
Chinese Politician Sun Zhengcai Is Under Party Investigation
Xinhua posted an extremely short statement saying Sun is "suspected of serious violations of discipline."
Chinese Politician Sun Zhengcai Is Under Party Investigation
How China's Poorest Province Became a Political Kingmaker
July 19, 2017
How China's Poorest Province Became a Political Kingmaker
Chen Min'er's promotion once again signals Guizhou's importance as a political proving ground.
How China's Poorest Province Became a Political Kingmaker
What's the End Game for Xi Jinping's Political Moves?
February 02, 2017
What's the End Game for Xi Jinping's Political Moves?
What political maneuvering does Xi Jinping have planned ahead of the next Party Congress?
What's the End Game for Xi Jinping's Political Moves?
Hong Kong Lawyers Protest Beijing's Overreach
November 09, 2016
Hong Kong Lawyers Protest Beijing's Overreach
Over 2,000 lawyers staged a silent protest over Beijing's recent interpretation of Hong Kong's Basic Law.
Hong Kong Lawyers Protest Beijing's Overreach
China: The Eclipse of the Politburo
January 26, 2015
China: The Eclipse of the Politburo
Evidence suggests the Politburo Standing Committee is in decline, while the central party bureaucracy gains more clout.
China: The Eclipse of the Politburo
Will China Have Its First Female Politburo Standing Committee Member?
January 02, 2015
Will China Have Its First Female Politburo Standing Committee Member?
Sun Chunlan is in prime position to be the first female politician to reach China's top decision-making body.
Will China Have Its First Female Politburo Standing Committee Member?
President Xi and China's Future Leaders
December 16, 2014
President Xi and China's Future Leaders
Unlike his predecessors, Xi hasn't signaled close personal support for any potential successors. Why?
President Xi and China's Future Leaders
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