Lawrence Lau Professor of Economics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Nov 08 , 2017
Mr. XI Jinping was elected the General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) at the Eighteenth Party Congress in November 2012. In the five years between the Eighteenth and the Nineteenth Party Congress, Mr. XI has accomplished a great deal.
Yun Sun Senior Associate with the East Asia Program, Henry L. Stimson Center
Oct 25 , 2017
Many people find China’s secrecy regarding foreign aid perplexing. To understand Chinese foreign aid policy requires understanding of the complex goals China tries to achieve with aid and of the complex intended, or unintended, effects after aid is distributed. Foreign aid has always been a thorny issue between the Chinese general public and the government, because of the clash between China’s identity as a developing country and its desire for international recognition.
Xianbo Wu MA Candidate, New York University
Oct 10 , 2017
Most Chinese people recognize that China should take more international responsibilities in proportion to its rapid development, and they are eager to see their homeland gain stronger international standing as a “responsible great power.” However, in reality, they are not prepared for the implications of world governance; among them, the fact that China must make sacrifices and compromises and follow ideas that might contradict the propaganda and education that they have long accepted.
He Weiwen VP and Senior Fellow, Center for China and Globalization
Nov 16 , 2013
He Weiwen writes that the 3rd Plenary Session has provided a broad blueprint for China’s reforms and development for the next few years and will have profound implications for China and the world.
Joel Wuthnow A China analyst at CNA
Oct 08 , 2013
As China has distanced itself from Syria in the last eighteen months. Joel Wuthnow believes that arguments that China is hedging its bets on Assad may be premature.
Li Shaoxian VP, China Institute of Contemporary Int'l Relations
Sep 05 , 2013
Li Shaoxian weighs the risks and potential consequences of a US military strike on Syria, concluding that once there is military intervention the hope for reconciliation will become slimmer.
Wu Sike Member on Foreign Affairs Committee, CPPCC
Sep 05 , 2013
China is highly concerned about the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria, and supports the UN Secretariat in carrying out an independent, objective, impartial and professional investigation, writes Wu Sike.
Graham Webster Fellow, Yale Law School China Center
Aug 31 , 2013
How can China and the United States make progress on cybersecurity? Graham Webster explains that until competing views of the Internet – as a source of freedom-promotion in the U.S. and a sovereign autonomy in China are understood – neither side will see real progress on cybersecurity.
Zhang Monan Researcher, China Int'l Economic Exchanges Center
Aug 28 , 2013
To facilitate its drive to upgrade the national economy, China needs to renew its national economy accounting system according to the new international standard, says Zhang Monan.
Yao Yang Professor, China Center for Economic Research
Aug 24 , 2013
Considering the lack of progress toward implementing financial reforms, many analysts question whether China’s leaders have the economy under control. As China’s leaders prepare for their annual summer meeting, Yao Yang urges the adoption of a bold plan for structural reform.