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Tenth Annual Terrorism Conference

Save the Date! Wednesday, December 14th

The National Press ClubGrand Ballroom 529 14th St. NW, 13th FloorWashington, DC 20045

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Beijing Contradicts “Rule of Law” Campaign in Crackdown

September 13, 2016

The recent trial of lawyers, legal assistants and NGO personnel who were detained during mass arrests more than a year ago has given the clearest indication to date of whether the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) under President Xi...

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

Intellectuals Lobby For More Freedom As President Xi Faces Pushback From Party Rivals

August 1, 2016

Academics, journalists and other free-thinking intellectuals have taken the bold step of calling for more freedom of expression and less Internet censorship. Others want to resuscitate long-stalled political reform. For the first...

Category: China Brief, Willy’s Corner, Home Page, Featured, Domestic/Social, Elite

The Eclipse of the Communist Youth League and the Rise of the Zhejiang Clique

May 11, 2016

Power struggle is not a dinner party. Internecine bickering and back-stabbing among rival factions and personalities are intensifying as the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) prepares for its 19th Congress next year. Apart from...

Category: Willy’s Corner, China Brief, Elite, China, Home Page

Pushback against Xi Jinping’s One-Upmanship Strengthens

April 21, 2016

“Every bush and tree is an enemy” is a Chinese proverb that describes how the timid Emperor Fu Jian of the Eastern Jin Dynasty (317–420 AD) was once so overawed by the superior troops of his opponent that he mistook nearby rows...

Category: China Brief, Willy’s Corner, Domestic/Social, Home Page, China

Will “Core of the Leadership” Xi Jinping Rule for 15 Years Or More?

March 7, 2016

In December 2015, Chinese President, Communist Party Secretary and Central Military Commission Chairman Xi Jinping took on the additional title of “Core of the Leadership” (“领导核心”). This is just one of several recent signs...

Category: China Brief, Willy’s Corner, Home Page, Featured, Domestic/Social, Elite, China

Xi’s Obsession with “Cultural Renaissance” Raises Fears of Another Cultural Revolution

February 4, 2016

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the start of the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution (GPCR) (1966–76), a political and cultural watershed for China. Chinese rock star and pop culture icon Cui Jian spoke for many when he...

Category: China Brief, Willy’s Corner, Domestic/Social, Elite, China

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