Avoiding the Thucydides Trap and the middle-income trap will require compromise, domestic stability, and constructive relations with the US.
The opening volleys have been fired in the long awaited US-China trade war.
For better or worse, the elimination of presidential term limits will be looked back on as a turning point in modern Chinese history.
How will the Fifth Plenum respond to the growing list of economic and military challenges facing China?
The latest meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization wrapped up in Tajikistan with pledges of deeper economic cooperation and new member-states in the years to come.
To view this week’s demotion of a key ally to President Hu Jintao as a victory for accountability at the highest levels of China’s leadership would be incorrect. Quite the contrary, it stands as yet another sign that China’s leadership transition is anything but orderly.
The 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China will convene this autumn as the culmination of a secretive transfer of power at the very top of the Communist Party (CCP).