Zheng Wang Director of Center for Peace and Conflict Studies
Jul 02 , 2013
Are we one of the blind men when we try to explain China? We see only part of it but claim that to be the truth about China. The field of China studies needs revisions to meet challenges to understanding such a large and fast-changing country, especially in the following three aspects: reliance on trans-Atlantic thought to analyze China; failure to update with changes; and lack of integration.
Stephen Roach Faculty Member, Yale University
Apr 03 , 2013
The debate is over. After six years of weighing the options, China is now firmly committed to implementing a new growth strategy. At least, that’s the verdict I gleaned from the just-completed annual China Development Forum, long China’s most important dialogue with the outside world.
Xiong Lei Guest Professor, Renmin University
Mar 21 , 2013
In his closing address to the 12th NPC, Xi Jinping stated, “The Chinese dream, after all, is the dream of the people.” As Xiong Lei notes, China’s richest resource is its 1.3 billion people and their collective dreams, which are vital for China’s national rejuvenation and to provide a prosperous life for all of its citizens.
Zhang Monan Senior Fellow, China International Economic Exchanges Center
Mar 12 , 2013
As vested interests and established powers continue to distort China’s economy, Zhang Monan highlights three areas of Chinese society where reforms would provide equality and opportunity for socio-economic development while allowing growth.
Qin Xiaoying Research Scholar, China Foundation For Int'l and Strategic Studies
Mar 09 , 2013
March sees the return of spring, the best season, as the Chinese believe, to begin the work for a year. China's Two Sessions now under way, however, differ from the previous ones in several senses.
Feb 18 , 2013
A consensus is rapidly emerging within China that the rule of law is the single most important precondition for inclusive, sustainable, and long-term peace and prosperity.
Yanzhong Huang Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
Dec 07 , 2012
In a blog piece I posted in August 2012 on the trial of Bo Xilai’s wife Gu Kailai, I noted that “there is something seriously wrong with the Party but chan
Dan Steinbock Founder, Difference Group
Oct 29 , 2012
On Thursday, November 8—only a day after the U.S. presidential election—the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China will begin in Beijing.
Sep 18 , 2012
After twenty years of managed leadership successions, steady economic growth, basic social stability, and a generally positive foreign policy—we have recently witnessed unpredictable instability in all these spheres. China watchers ask: Is this the “new normal” in China?