The New Yorker's China correspondent on the meaning behind Chinese President Xi Jinping's political slogan, and the obstacles in its way.
May 7th by Dan Washburn |
A decision, cloaked in secrecy, that would affect more than a billion people. Speculation on whether the chosen one would be a "conservative" or a "reformer." Which leadership change are we talking about?
April 2nd by Jeffrey Wasserstrom |
Columbia Professor Andrew Nathan discusses the role of factional relationships, institutionalization of leadership roles, and the vitality of the new leaders in the make up of China's next five years.
January 18th by Saira Siddiqi |
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.
January 18th by Susan Jakes |
Professor Andrew Nathan of Columbia University discusses how leadership changes in China are shaped by the times more than straying from the Chinese Communist Party mission.
January 17th by Saira Siddiqi |
Columbia Professor Andrew Nathan discusses the idea of reform in China, how economic reform differs from the idea of political reform, and the how reform is defined in both ways.
January 16th by Saira Siddiqi |
Facing many different political factions and conflicts, the cards are stacked against China's new leader, writes Ouyang Bin.
December 28th by Ouyang Bin |
America's Ambassador to China assesses its just-completed leadership transition with George Stephanopoulos of ABC News and Asia Society's Orville Schell.
December 17th by Jeff Tompkins |
Deng Xiaoping biographer Ezra Vogel breaks down four major political perspective in modern China, and suggests which one "trumps" them all.
December 17th by Ezra Vogel |
"I want to change China from a country ruled of man and by man to a country ruled of law and by law," Chinese activist and legislator Wu Qing tells Asia Blog.
December 10th by Liz Flora |