Jayati Ghosh Professor of Economics at Jawaharlal Nehru University
Oct 04 , 2018
While ‘strongmen’ politicians govern states throughout the Asia Pacific, the truth is that these strongmen are presiding over increasingly vulnerable states and even more fragile economies.
Wu Zhenglong Senior Research Fellow, China Foundation for Int'l Studies
Oct 02 , 2018
Highlights from Xi Jinping’s speech.
Yu Sui Professor, China Center for Contemporary World Studies
Sep 20 , 2018
The Belt and Road Initiative will help build a community of shared destiny of mankind in the new era.
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.
Sep 03 , 2018
Amid a better trade war with Washington, China's Xi reiterates commitment to reform.
Doug Bandow Senior Fellow, Cato Institute
Aug 17 , 2018
Relations between China and much of the West appear to be moving in reverse. The PRC risks losing its best friends abroad.
William Overholt Senior Fellow, Fung Global Institute
Aug 14 , 2018
In its haste to prepare for a ‘rising China’ and the increasing power of President Xi, the U.S. has misread crucial political and economic factors that could change the United States’ characterization of China as a threat.
Minxin Pei Professor, Claremont McKenna College
Aug 03 , 2018
Beginning the year with a drastic restructuring of the Constitution, the Chinese Communist Party under President Xi appeared increasingly formidable. But in the face of domestic scandals, currency concerns, and a trade war with the U.S., Minxin Pei argues that President Xi may need a new strategy to satisfy the Chinese people.
Kevin Rudd Former Prime Minister of Australia
Jul 13 , 2018
China has a clear script for the future. It’s time for the rest of the international community to develop one of its own.
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.”