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Eighth Annual Terrorism Conference

October 20, 2014 02:59 PM

Al-Qaeda and Its Heirs

 

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

8:30 A.M.–4:00 P.M.

The University Club of Washington, D.C.

Grand Ballroom (2nd Floor)

1135 Sixteenth Street, N.W.

Washington, D.C....


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China’s New National Constitution Day: Is It Worth Celebrating?

November 20, 2014 01:48 PM

In one of its few precise actions, the recent fourth plenary session of the current Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party declared December 4 to be “National Constitution Day” (China News, November 1). The Standing Committee of China’s National People’s Congress, ever responsive to the Party’s lead, promptly enacted this decision into law, as it did the decision’s corollary requiring all appointed government officials to swear to uphold the Constitution. This was the slender...


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Special Issue on China's Fourth Plenum

November 20, 2014

As Editor, I have the distinct pleasure of introducing a special issue of China Brief, focused on the Chinese Communist Party’s Fourth Plenum and its theme of yifazhiguo, often translated as the “rule of law,” though, as one...

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

After the Fourth Plenum: What Direction for Law in China?

November 20, 2014

On October 23, Chinese authorities concluded their annual Party plenum, focused on “ruling China according to law” (yifa zhiguo)—the first time that top Chinese leaders have designated law as the central focus for the meeting. In...

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Xi Consolidates Power at Fourth Plenum, But Sees Limits

November 20, 2014

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) pledged to promote rule of law with Chinese characteristics at the Fourth Plenary Session of its Central Committee. President Xi Jinping, also Party General Secretary, promised that the CCP would...

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

Fourth Plenum: Implications for China’s Approach to International Law and Politics

November 20, 2014

At the recently completed Fourth Plenum of the 18th Party Congress, Chinese leaders directed efforts to reform existing international institutions and laws and promote alternative values, political principles and legal arguments...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, South China Sea

The Fourth Plenum, Party Officials and Local Courts

November 20, 2014

The Fourth Plenum of the 18th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) focused on transforming the country’s legal system and passed the Decision Concerning Some Major Questions in Comprehensively Moving Forward and...

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China Cynical over U.S. Midterm Elections, But Expects Policy Continuity

November 7, 2014

On Tuesday, November 4, the United States held its 2014 midterm elections and voted the Republican Party into the majority in the U.S. Senate, giving them control of both houses in Congress and, as Chinese analysts noted, a major...

Category: China Brief, In a Fortnight, Home Page, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Elite, Foreign Policy, Domestic/Social

China’s Espionage Against Taiwan (Part I): Analysis of Recent Operations

November 7, 2014

The last few weeks put Chinese espionage against Taiwan back into the headlines with a series of arrests and sentencing pronouncements. In the first week of October, a Taiwanese court sentenced Vice Admiral Ko Cheng-sheng, a...

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Xi Consolidates Power at Fourth Plenum, But Sees Limits

November 20, 2014 01:46 PM

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) pledged to promote rule of law with Chinese characteristics at the Fourth Plenary Session of its Central Committee. President Xi Jinping, also Party General...


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Special Issue on China's Fourth Plenum

November 20, 2014 01:50 PM

As Editor, I have the distinct pleasure of introducing a special issue of China Brief, focused on the Chinese Communist Party’s Fourth Plenum and its theme of yifazhiguo, often translated as the...


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