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Ukraine’s Crisis, Russia’s Policy, Western Responses

April 21, 2014 02:00 PM

Monday, April 21, 2014

2:00 P.M.–5:00 P.M.

 

Root Conference Room

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

1779 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20036 

 

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Sunflowers in Springtime: Taiwan’s Crisis and the End of an Era in Cross-Strait Cooperation

April 9, 2014 09:02 PM

With two years left in the second and last term of Ma Ying-jeou’s presidency, Taiwan has been embroiled in a political crisis since March 18 that will have serious, and possibly long-lasting, repercussions on the dynamics within Ma’s Kuomintang (KMT) and the island’s relationship with China.  After a nearly three-week-long standoff at Taiwan’s Legislative Yuan, a surprise intervention by Speaker Wang Jin-pyng—who has promised to meet one of the key demands made by the Sunflower...


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PLA Joint Operations Developments and Military Reform

April 9, 2014

During recent high-level political meetings, Chinese leaders have made repeated calls for “military reform.” While these speeches have given little detail about the content of such reform, the People’s Liberation Army (PLA), in...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, Military/Security, China and the Asia-Pacific, China

Facing Grain Shortfalls, China Asserts Self-Sufficiency Policy

April 9, 2014

Demand for food in China is increasing at an unprecedented rate, as the Chinese become wealthier. In 2011, China became a net importer of rice, and imports of soybeans overtook domestic production in 2004. Changing Chinese...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Economics, China and the Asia-Pacific, China

New High-Level Groups Threaten Line Between Party and Government

April 9, 2014

The Xi Jinping leadership is concentrating more powers in secretive leading groups and commissions at the apex of the Chinese Communist Party. These top-level decision-making and coordinating agencies—the Central National...

Category: China Brief, Willy’s Corner, Home Page, Elite, China and the Asia-Pacific, China

‘A Peaceful, Friendly and Civilized Lion’: Xi Explains China’s Rise in Europe

April 9, 2014

During an 11-day tour of Europe, Chinese President Xi Jinping stuck to familiar themes. In a series of speeches and op-eds published in European newspapers, he delivered a message of peace, cooperation and friendship­—and of...

Category: China Brief, In a Fortnight, Foreign Policy, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Europe, Home Page

Old Wine in an Ancient Bottle: Changes in Chinese State Ideology

March 20, 2014

Only a year since assuming the top Party post in November 2012, Xi Jinping has emerged as the strongest Chinese leader in decades. His sweeping anti-corruption and mass line campaigns have shaken the bureaucracy, consolidated his...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Domestic/Social, Elite

Fleshing out the Third Plenum: the Direction of China’s Legal Reform

March 20, 2014

Since the Third Plenum in November of last year, a couple of interesting documents have appeared that have begun to add meat to the Plenum’s bare bones recommendations for reforming China’s legal system. Efforts appear to be...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, Domestic/Social, China and the Asia-Pacific, China

Malaysia Walks Tightrope on China and the South China Sea

March 20, 2014

For almost two years, Malaysia and China have been making elaborate preparations to commemorate the historic 40th anniversary of their diplomatic relationship in 2014 (The Star, August 29, 2012). Yet the first few months of...

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New High-Level Groups Threaten Line Between Party and Government

April 9, 2014 09:01 PM

The Xi Jinping leadership is concentrating more powers in secretive leading groups and commissions at the apex of the Chinese Communist Party. These top-level decision-making and coordinating...


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‘A Peaceful, Friendly and Civilized Lion’: Xi Explains China’s Rise in Europe

April 9, 2014 08:59 PM

During an 11-day tour of Europe, Chinese President Xi Jinping stuck to familiar themes. In a series of speeches and op-eds published in European newspapers, he delivered a message of peace,...


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