Commentary

Tremor within the Chinese Communist Party

  • Wed, 11/14/2012 - 00:00

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is holding a new congress, the 18th, due to start on November 8.

The World Holds Its Breath for China

  • Thu, 11/08/2012 - 12:56

I hope that Xi Jinping will be a reformer who will move China away from authoritarianism.

When Will China Have Its First Minority President?

  • Thu, 11/08/2012 - 00:00

The country's current attitudes towards ethnic identity suggest it won't be anytime soon.

Unwelcome at the Party

  • Tue, 11/06/2012 - 00:00

On Thursday, China’s Communist Party will begin its 18th National Congress, which it nicknames “18th Major.”

China's new leaders must focus on rights

  • Thu, 11/01/2012 - 21:54

Speculation is rife about the changing of the guard at the upcoming 18th Communist Party Congress, with questions swirling about what a new leadership will mean for China and the world.

China’s Troubled Bourbons

  • Wed, 10/31/2012 - 21:40

Sometimes the books that a country’s top leaders read can reveal a lot about what they are thinking.

A Test Case for the Communist Party’s Commitment to Reform

  • Wed, 10/24/2012 - 00:00

Speculation about the Chinese Communist Party’s 18th Congress, where the party is scheduled to announce its next generation of leaders

China’s Nobels

  • Thu, 10/18/2012 - 19:01

WHEN the Swedish Academy called the Chinese writer Mo Yan to tell him he had won this year’s Nobel Prize in Literature...

Want More Jobs in United States? Push China to Respect Human Rights

  • Wed, 10/17/2012 - 21:56

There's been a lot of bashing of China this election year for unfair trade practices that cost United States' jobs.

High-stakes choices for China’s leaders

  • Thu, 10/11/2012 - 19:58

It is probably a coincidence that China will parade its new leaders only a couple of days after the US chooses between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.

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