Keyword: 18th party congress
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," Chinese activist and legislator Wu Qing tells Asia Blog.
Asia Society's Orville Schell tells Asia Society members that China's government has 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.
Xi Jinping (foreground), China's new Communist Party General Secretary, waves with other members of the new Politburo Standing Committee in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China on November 15, 2012. (Feng Li/Getty Images)
Richard Solomon states that in some ways, China's society and economy have 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 restrictions before the 18th Party Congress have inconvenienced pigeon owners and taxi riders, among other parts of the population.