Mikaila Smith Master's Candidate, University of Oxford
Jun 08 , 2018
With the drastic changes to the Chinese Constitution, international observers have fixated on President Xi Jinping’s consolidation of power. But this intensive focus leads many people to forget other bodies that execute Chinese power, such as local governments, who may be more crucial to the equation than many think.
Victor Zhikai Gao Chairman, China Energy Security Institute
Jun 07 , 2018
With Marx’s guidance, Xi will take China into the new era.
Qin Xiaoying Research Scholar, China Foundation For Int'l and Strategic Studies
Jun 01 , 2018
Marx’s vision for the world was global, and so is China’s.
Doug Bandow Senior Fellow, Cato Institute
May 18 , 2018
Substantial political controls over Chinese businesses may prove incompatible with a creative, innovative economy.
Dennis V. Hickey James F. Morris Endowed Professor of Political Science, Missouri State University
May 04 , 2018
For Americans, Taiwan’s defense equation is important. The U.S. does not have an “iron-clad” commitment to defend Taiwan. As President Jimmy Carter once observed, however, the Taiwan Relations Act provides a U.S. president with an option to go to war to protect the island. Indeed, America is Taiwan’s only potential security partner in a conflict with the Chinese mainland.
Ian C. Forsyth Lead Analyst, United States Special Operations Command Pacific (SOCPAC)
Apr 24 , 2018
The PRC’s Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) recently announced the so-called “31 Measures” relating to working relations with Taiwanese entities. But how genuine are these offers, and will winning wallets lead to winning hearts and minds, to paraphrase Lyndon Johnson?
Ma Shikun Senior Journalist, the People’s Daily
Apr 19 , 2018
China’s presence in Africa, by the numbers.
Cheng Li Director, Brookings Institution
Gary Xie Student at the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.
Apr 18 , 2018
In April 2017, President Xi Jinping designated three counties in Hebei Province as the “Xiong’an New Area.” This special development area is crucial for Xi’s “new era” ¬–– and for his legacy. The success or failure of Xiong’an could affect his new vision for China’s development.
Gregory Kulacki Senior Analyst, Union of Concerned Scientists
Apr 12 , 2018
China's a lot less scary up close.
Keyu Jin Professor, London School of Economics
Apr 12 , 2018
China needs a strong leader to maintain stability.