Oct 30, 2014
In the Communist Party of China Central Committee’s 4th Plenum, reform of the legal system was the focus of the meeting. Minxin Pei analyzes the “Major Decisions” document and examines the challenges facing Xi Jinping as he puts forth a new concept of “rule according to law.”
Oct 28, 2014
Derek Scissors critiques the methods to measure the wealth of a nation, in particular the GDP PPP metric which led to World Bank and IMF projections of China’s economy surpassing the American economy next year.
Oct 23, 2014
Reflecting on recent media coverage of “The Umbrella Revolution” in Hong Kong, Wu Sike outlines the three ways in which a “color revolution” typically unfolds and provides his explanation for why the political reform process will continue without being influenced by the demonstrations in Hong Kong.