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China's Think Tanks Need to Reach Out and Connect

Fu Ying | Posted 04.22.2015 | World
Fu Ying

BEIJING -- Chinese think tanks must be independently minded and objective in their analysis -- seeking truth from facts -- if their contribution is to be of sound use to policymakers.

How to Break the 'Mutually Assured Misperception' Between the U.S. and China

Kevin Rudd | Posted 04.21.2015 | World
Kevin Rudd

Many in China perceive that the United States has not, and never will, accept the fundamental political legitimacy of the Chinese administration because it is not a liberal democracy. There is also a deeply held, deeply "realist" Chinese conclusion that the U.S. will never willingly concede its status as the pre-eminent regional and global power, and will do everything within its power to retain that position.

To Understand Where China Is Headed, Look at the Ancient Concept of 'He'

Zhao Qizheng | Posted 04.13.2015 | World
Zhao Qizheng

BEIJING -- We have to tackle the international community's concerns about China head-on, and explain why the Chinese system has its merits, where the country is headed and why China is not a threat to other others.

Howard Fineman

9 Ways China Could Blow It

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics

SHANGHAI -- China’s officials and technocrats -- the latter in their 40s, with degrees from schools such as Stanford, Berkeley and Harvard -- exude ...

Howard Fineman

Middle Kingdom In The Middle

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 05.19.2014 | Politics

BEIJING -- Vladimir Putin is coming to China this week. So is Ban Ki-Moon, the secretary general of the United Nations. Not to mention Hassan Rouhani...

The Future Of Democracy In Hong Kong

ChinaFile | Posted 04.14.2014 | World

ChinaFile Presents Anson Chan and Martin Lee in Conversation THE EDITORS Veteran Hong Kong political leaders Anson Chan and Martin Lee des...

Helmut Schmidt: 'I Would Not Sell Democracy To The Chinese' -- Part I

Guancha.cn | Wang Hui | Posted 12.05.2014 | World

Recently, the Chinese scholar Wang Hui sat down for a conversation with Helmut Schmidt, Germany’s elder statesman, in Hamburg. Until 2007, Wa...

China's "New Urbanization" Needs to Be Inclusive and Sustainable

Sri Mulyani Indrawati | Posted 12.05.2014 | World
Sri Mulyani Indrawati

If managed well, urbanization can create enormous opportunities: allowing innovation and new ideas to emerge, saving energy, land and natural resources, managing climate and the risk of disasters. Globally, almost 80 percent of GDP is generated in cities. It will be difficult for any country to reach middle-income status and beyond without getting urbanization right. Urbanization creates opportunities. But cities also consume around 70 percent of the world's energy and account for nearly 80 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions.

Rem Koolhaas: How China Plans To Inhabit Its Future

The WorldPost | Nathan Gardels | Posted 12.02.2014 | World

Rem Koolhaas is the Pritzker Prize winning architect of such buildings as the CCTV tower in Beijing and an urban theorist whose books include "S M L X...