Tom Watkins Advisor, Michigan-China Innovation Center
Dec 21 , 2018
The Chinese Communist Party has lifted hundreds of millions of its citizens out of abject poverty to the equivalent of a Chinese middle class over the past 40 years – a truly remarkable and universally acknowledged feat.
Zhang Baijia Former Deputy Director of the Party History Research Center, CPC Central Committee
Dec 19 , 2018
The challenge for China is how to smoothly navigate through its issues, so as to create a favorable external environment for comprehensively deepening reform, to complete as planned the mission of building a moderately prosperous society in all respects, to basically achieve modernization by the middle of this century, and to ultimately accomplish the mission of national reunification.
Minxin Pei Professor, Claremont McKenna College
Dec 14 , 2018
The West should not overreact to China’s influence operations, nor sacrifice the openness that is a source of their strength.
Philip Cunningham Independent scholar
Dec 11 , 2018
A chorus of anti-China voices is rising across the US, a mix of disappointed ideologues, disgruntled stakeholders, unyielding populists, and those who enjoy a good fight and want to join the pack. But the tenor of the times is such that many of the same academics, and diplomats who once could be counted on to bridge the diplomatic gap have cut the conversation short and battened down the hatches.
Zhu Songling Professor, Beijing Union University
Dec 06 , 2018
The DPP’s betrayal of the One China principle will cost them and Taiwan.
Lucy Hornby Deputy bureau chief for the Financial Times in Beijing
Nov 16 , 2018
The anniversary of ‘reform and opening’ has sparked a contest of narratives about who was responsible.
Martin King Whyte Professor of International Studies and Sociology Emeritus, Harvard University
Oct 25 , 2018
China eliminated its one-child policy in hopes of boosting its population, but three years later, the country faces not only a looming population decline but also a demographic reality that could disrupt its economic and social progress.
Gideon Rachman Chief Foreign Affairs Columnist at the Financial Times
Oct 23 , 2018
Even ultimate failure would not invalidate his claim to be a truly historic president.
Cecilia Joy-Pérez Research Associate at the American Enterprise Institute
Oct 04 , 2018
After promoting its rigid family planning regime for decades, the Chinese government now faces the economic consequences of the one-child policy.
Lea Shih Research Associate, Mercator Institute for China Studies
Sebastian Heilmann Founding president of MERICS
Sep 19 , 2018
The new leadership structure of the central political commissions demonstrates a fundamental shift in the division of responsibilities between members of the Standing Committee since the 1980s. Policymaking on the top priority issues of Xi Jinping’s agenda will effectively be shifted from the Politburo’s Standing Committee to the special political commissions in the upcoming years.