Political scientist Andrew Nathan discusses newly installed Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s relationship to his predecessors Hu Jintao and Jiang Zemin, the likelihood of political reform under Xi.
Facing many different political factions and conflicts, the cards are stacked against China's new leader, writes Ouyang Bin.
Deng Xiaoping biographer Ezra Vogel breaks down four major political perspective in modern China, and suggests which one "trumps" them all.
I want to change China from a country ruled of man and by man to a country ruled of law and by law," activist and legislator Wu Qing tells Asia Blog.
Asia Society's Orville Schell explains how China's government suffers from a "leadership deficit."
Asia Society Associate Fellow Steven Lewis says observers both inside and outside China were disappointed with a changing of the guard that may not bring much change.
Richard H. Solomon, former president of the U.S. Institute of Peace, states that in some ways, China's society and economy have both outgrown its political system.
Former U.S. Ambassador to China Winston Lord discusses the "perils of prediction" when it comes to China's leadership.
Unpredictable, not to say bizarre, restrictions ahead of the 18th Party Congress have inconvenienced pigeon owners and taxi riders, among other segments of the population.
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