Brexit nativism, resurgent nationalism in Europe, and Donald Trump’s ‘America First’ were very visible in the headlines this year. China was able to take a relative dash forward during the 2008 financial crisis, so what are the implications of this year’s political turmoil?
It might take a long time to establish a bona fide relationship in China; but once you’re in, trust is no longer an issue.
Of Course Xi Jinping Will Not Serve a Third Term. Xi will remain incredibly powerful; he has no reason to risk his influence in pursuit of formalising it.
Before the situation becomes truly critical, the world must find a way to temper the CCP censorship regime. The anaconda extends its reach.
As Xi Jinping has taken the reins of almost all areas of governance, the Chinese president has amassed a large amount of power.
“China is a peaceful country,” declares Jane, a Hmong-minority nursing student from Guizhou…These are common sentiments voiced by young adults raised on a steady diet of communist party propaganda.
The South China Sea (SCS) is a central feature of the Belt and Road Initiative’s (BRI) and influence in the SCS is a principle concern for Beijing.