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Ninth Annual Terrorism Conference The War in Syria, Islamic State and the Changing Landscape of Asymmetric Threats

October 23, 2015 04:07 PM

Ninth Annual Terrorism Conference: The War in Syria, Islamic State and the Changing Landscape of Asymmetric Threats


Tuesday, December 8, 2015 8:30 A.M.–4:15 P.M.

The University Club of...

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Xi Jinping Consolidates Power While Presiding Over Tilt Toward Ultra-Conservative Ideals

November 2, 2015

Even as President Xi Jinping underscored China’s commitment to reform and globalization during his high-profile trips to the United States and Britain over the past two months, the Fifth Generation leader has masterminded a...

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

Xi Jinping Burnishes Foreign Policy Credentials Despite Lack of Achievement At U.S. Summit

October 2, 2015

Despite a lack of concrete achievements in his summit with his U.S. counterpart Barack Obama, Chinese President Xi Jinping has accomplished a more important goal for his domestic audience—burnishing his image as a statesman. At a...

Category: Willy’s Corner, China Brief, China, Foreign Policy, Elite

President Xi Suspects Political Conspiracy Behind Tianjin Blasts

September 3, 2015

Almost immediately after the devastating explosions near Tianjin Port at 11 pm, August 12, President Xi Jinping convened his closest aides to check whether there was any political motivation behind one of the most atrocious...

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

President Xi Lays Down His Own “Political Rules”

August 18, 2015

In the run-up to the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) Fifth Central Committee Plenum scheduled for October, President Xi Jinping has adopted a number of tactics to consolidate his power. Xi, who is also CCP General Secretary and...

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

Stock Market Crash Reveals Serious Flaws in the Xi Administration's Economic Policies

July 17, 2015

The recent Chinese stock market crisis has exposed the fallacy of the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) contention that it is possible to seek economic development and reform without commensurate political changes. That the...

Category: China Brief, Willy’s Corner, Economics, China

White Paper Expounds Civil-Military Relations in Xi Era

June 19, 2015

As the world observed the 26th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, the focus has remained on how this cataclysmic event has rolled back reforms and exacerbated the trend of major clans in the Chinese Communist Party...

Category: China Brief, Willy’s Corner, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, China and the Asia-Pacific, China

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