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Xi Jinping May Turn to Top Ally to Handle US Pressure
February 16, 2018
Xi Jinping May Turn to Top Ally to Handle US Pressure
Wang Qishan, Xi's right-hand man, may reemerge as vice president after stepping down from his CCP position.
Xi Jinping May Turn to Top Ally to Handle US Pressure
Is This the Year China Gets Serious About Ending Rural Poverty?
February 13, 2018
Is This the Year China Gets Serious About Ending Rural Poverty?
China has long spoken of a 'war on poverty,' but recent signs suggest it might be even more of a focus in 2018.
Is This the Year China Gets Serious About Ending Rural Poverty?
Countering North Korea’s Political Warfare
February 10, 2018
Countering North Korea’s Political Warfare
Washington and its allies need to deal with another potent tool in Pyongyang’s diplomatic arsenal.
Countering North Korea’s Political Warfare
America and China Need Each Other
February 08, 2018
America and China Need Each Other
China and the United States simply cannot afford to be adversarial.
America and China Need Each Other
Dutch King and Queen to Visit China
February 02, 2018
Dutch King and Queen to Visit China
It will be King Willem-Alexander’s second visit to China since he ascended the throne.
Dutch King and Queen to Visit China
Wang Qishan Returns to China’s Political Stage
January 30, 2018
Wang Qishan Returns to China’s Political Stage
China’s former anti-corruption czar is rumored to be the next vice president.
Wang Qishan Returns to China’s Political Stage
Xi Stresses the Party's Absolute Leadership Over Political and Legal Work
January 23, 2018
Xi Stresses the Party's Absolute Leadership Over Political and Legal Work
A closer look at the current complicated situation of China's political and legal system.
Xi Stresses the Party's Absolute Leadership Over Political and Legal Work
Why General Fang Fenghui Was Purged
January 14, 2018
Why General Fang Fenghui Was Purged
Fang, the former chief of joint staff, has close ties to disgraced top generals who are accused of attempting a coup.
Why General Fang Fenghui Was Purged
China’s Anti-Graft Campaign: 527,000 People Punished in 2017
January 12, 2018
China’s Anti-Graft Campaign: 527,000 People Punished in 2017
Xi Jinping continues to focus on loyalty above honesty, however.
China’s Anti-Graft Campaign: 527,000 People Punished in 2017
South Korea’s Real Fight Is With China, Not Japan
January 06, 2018
South Korea’s Real Fight Is With China, Not Japan
Seoul is picking the wrong battle, with real implications for itself, Washington, and the region. 
South Korea’s Real Fight Is With China, Not Japan
The Mysterious Death of a Chinese General
December 28, 2017
The Mysterious Death of a Chinese General
What Zhang Yang’s suicide reveals about Xi Jinping’s political situation.
The Mysterious Death of a Chinese General
Winners and Losers From Asia’s Year of the Rooster
December 26, 2017
Winners and Losers From Asia’s Year of the Rooster
How did Asia's leaders fare in 2017?
Winners and Losers From Asia’s Year of the Rooster
Zheng He's Voyages and the Symbolism Behind Xi Jinping's Belt and Road Initiative
December 22, 2017
Zheng He's Voyages and the Symbolism Behind Xi Jinping's Belt and Road Initiative
What explains Xi's Belt and Road push? Above all, it may about domestic political legitimacy for the Chinese Communist Party.
Zheng He's Voyages and the Symbolism Behind Xi Jinping's Belt and Road Initiative
China’s Belt and Road Meets Trump’s Afghanistan Plan
December 21, 2017
China’s Belt and Road Meets Trump’s Afghanistan Plan
Could China play the good cop while the U.S. plays the bad cop?
China’s Belt and Road Meets Trump’s Afghanistan Plan
Xi Jinping in 2017: The World's Luckiest Man
December 16, 2017
Xi Jinping in 2017: The World's Luckiest Man
Xi Jinping's political dominance owes a great deal to factors completely beyond his control.
Xi Jinping in 2017: The World's Luckiest Man
Does Xi Jinping Thought Really Matter?
December 14, 2017
Does Xi Jinping Thought Really Matter?
The move to codify Xi Jinping thought may not be as important as analysts have been suggesting.
Does Xi Jinping Thought Really Matter?
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