Dec 15 , 2017
President Xi of China says the crisis on Korean Peninsula has to be resolved through talks, not war.
Doug Bandow Senior Fellow, Cato Institute
Dec 14 , 2017
Beijing has the power to do most anything that it wants not only in the mainland but also Hong Kong (and Macau). However, prudence counsels for less rather than more.
Dec 11 , 2017
Peng Liyuan, wife of President Xi Jinping and a well-known soprano, received an honorary doctorate from New York's Juilliard School at the China Conservatory of Music in Beijing on Dec 6, according to the official website of the conservatory.
Dec 07 , 2017
China’s cabinet on Wednesday released broad new definitions of conduct punishable under its three-year-old counter-espionage law, as China seeks to bolste
Pranab Bardhan Professor, University of California, Berkeley
Dec 06 , 2017
It seems that China’s leaders have now forsaken Deng Xiaoping’s advice to tao guang yang hui (“keep a low profile”). In declaring a “new era” for China during October’s 19th National Congress in Beijing, President Xi Jinping presented the Chinese system of governance as a model for other countries to emulate.
Zhao Jiayu NYU Graduate Student in International Politics and International Business
Dec 05 , 2017
For a country seeking to promote its own development, enacting a successful long-term development plan is key, regardless of the economic system. Benefiting from its long-term plans, China is gradually growing into a global power.
Shi Yinhong Professor, Renmin University
Nov 28 , 2017
Due to various causes, China’s strategic posture in East Asia and the western Pacific after Xi Jinping became China’s top leader again. However, China’s strategic behavior in the same region began to moderate as situation shifted both at home and internationally. This trend started even before Donald Trump’ election as the U.S. president.
Zach Montague News Assistant, New York Times
Nov 22 , 2017
At the 19th Party Congress, President Xi announced that China had “taken a driving seat in international cooperation to respond to climate change.” But as much as Beijing has done to get its own house in order domestically, it has hasn’t always let concern over climate change inform its trade policy or diplomacy. And while China is becoming a cleaner, lower-emissions country at a national level, it has done so by "outsourcing" emissions, both internally and overseas.
Vasilis Trigkas Onassis Visiting Scholar, Columbia University
Nov 16 , 2017
With Xi Jinping’s eponymous thought now enshrined into the Party, it is even more obvious that Politics stands supreme in China and the forces of the market are bowing to the Party. But to truly understand the ways in which Politics have defined China’s historical trajectory, one must read Yan Xuetong, the father of the “Tsinghua School of Thought.”