Understanding China's Leadership Transition

  • Tue, 01/08/2013 - 21:10

Having spent a week in China recently, I thought it would be a good time to assess where things are today, especially since this was my first trip to China since the 18th Party Congress and the official ascension of Xi Jinping.

Chinese leaders in search of a middle path

  • Tue, 01/08/2013 - 21:03

Lanxin Xiang says by delving into the history of foreign regimes and China's own path to modernity, its leaders are trying to forge a truce between the country's political left and right

na’s Communist inheritance: A ticket to wealth

  • Fri, 01/04/2013 - 00:00

This has been a riveting time for those interested in the marriage of wealth and power in China.

Hitting China With Humor

  • Sun, 12/30/2012 - 20:53

CHINA’S leaders have tried honoring Ai Weiwei and bribing him with the offer of high positions.

Rethink the Status of Tibet

  • Thu, 12/20/2012 - 00:00

Nearly 100 Tibetans have committed suicide over the past three years in protest of conditions under Chinese rule.

Defending Freedoms

  • Mon, 12/17/2012 - 00:00

Gao Zhisheng is one of the most respected human rights lawyers in China.

Tokyo to Take a Tougher Line With China

  • Mon, 12/17/2012 - 00:00

December 17, 2012

Australia Grapples With China's Rise

  • Fri, 12/14/2012 - 00:00

Like certain other people in Washington, I'm trying to make my own pivot to Asia, both because the Middle East is so maddening and depressing, and because, well, Asia is Asia.

As China Rises, So Do Australia’s Anxieties

  • Fri, 12/14/2012 - 00:00

One of the most immediately apparent features of Australia is its vast emptiness. A mere 23 million people are spread over a landmass the size of the continental U.S.

Dark side of the Great Renewal: Chinese nationalism

  • Wed, 12/05/2012 - 00:00

China’s new leader, Xi Jinping, has issued a call for action to realize “the cause of national rejuvenation,” which he describes as “the greatest dream for the Chinese nation in modern history.”