Jake Sotiriadis Air Force intelligence officer
Jun 19 , 2018
The hyperbolic headlines in the Western press regarding Xi Jinping’s consolidation of power obscure the true dynamics of what is occurring in China. Xi’s co-opting of Confucian philosophy as a unifying concept for Chinese society seeks to further entrench the CCP as protector and guarantor of “Chineseness.”
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.
May 09 , 2018
Trump spoke with Chinese President on Wednesday, with the two reiterating commitment to existing sanctions on North Korea even as a trade war brews between the two countries.
May 09 , 2018
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visited China and met President Xi Jinping, state media of both countries said on Tuesday, their second encounter in two months in a flurry of diplomatic engagement that has eased tensions on the Korean peninsula.
Xu Hongcai Deputy Chief Economist, China Center for Int'l Economic Exchanges
Apr 24 , 2018
President Xi Jinping’s speech offers great insight into the future landscape of China.
Keyu Jin Professor, London School of Economics
Apr 12 , 2018
China needs a strong leader to maintain stability.
Aaron Jed Rabena Fellow, Program Convenor, Asia-Pacific Pathways to Progress
Apr 11 , 2018
Apart from the mainstream narrative that Xi is appropriating methods of Maoist political conservatism or autocratic statecraft, China’s domestic imperatives and external conditions prove useful in examining the motivation behind the abolition of term limits.
Lea Shih Research Associate, Mercator Institute for China Studies
Mar 29 , 2018
President Xi Jinping has been labelled a “president for life” and a “new emperor.” The future of Chinese politics has been assessed by commentators as a “reversion to the days of Mao Zedong.” However, resorting to these old paradigms prevents us from seeing the differences between the past and the present.