Tag: Minxin Pei

‘Claws of the Panda’: China model going backwards?

     

Can pandas fly? The trade war is biting and growth is slowing. Time to reform China's economy. Our cover this week https://econ.st/2SQknUx Posted by The Economist on Saturday, February 23,… Read more »

China’s sharp power: is talk of new ideological Cold War ‘overblown’?

     

China’s media is being wielded as a tool to shape public opinion and serve the ideological aims of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) across the globe. And, as a part… Read more »

Can constructive vigilance avert U.S.-China clash of civilizations? 

     

Are China and the United States headed toward a clash of civilizations?  The prospect is real, according to a report from Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, the Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands and the Center… Read more »

Bipartisan call for ‘comprehensive strategy’ to counter China’s covert influence ops

     

A bipartisan group of 12 senators has written a letter to senior Trump administration officials, urging them to craft a “comprehensive strategy” to counter covert Chinese interference in democracies around… Read more »

‘Leader of unfree world’ – China’s Xi is ‘courting political catastrophe’

     

In ending presidential term limits, China’s president Xi Jinping – the leader of the unfree world –  is ‘thinking global and acting local’, The South China Morning Post’s Nectar Gan… Read more »

Does Xi – China’s most powerful leader since Mao – plan to ‘do a Putin’?

     

China’s ruling party moved on Tuesday to confirm Xi Jinping’s status as the country’s most powerful leader in decades by adding his name and ideology to its constitution. Xi’s concept… Read more »

Rejecting ‘Western’ democracy, China’s Xi consolidates power with new ideology

     

  China’s President Xi Jinping has created his own political ideology, in a step towards entrenching his position at the top of the Communist Party. Top officials have made multiple… Read more »

China: CCP’s survival strategy ‘exhausted’?

     

Some may dismiss Gao Zhisheng’s prediction of the downfall of the Chinese Communist Party as the wishful thinking of a persecuted dissident, says Carl Gershman, president of the National Endowment… Read more »

West’s ‘China fantasy’ a conceptual failure and strategic blunder

     

A top-level meeting of the ruling Chinese Communist Party has endorsed President Xi Jinping as a “core” leader, giving him equal billing with late supreme leaders Deng Xiaoping and Mao… Read more »

China’s decentralized kleptocracy: dynamics of regime decay

     

In 1989 the movement for democracy brought the Chinese Communist Party to within days of extinction, The Economist notes: According to official reports, on one day alone, May 22nd, 6m… Read more »