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Chinese Leadership

Weekend Roundup: American Democracy's Downside Parallels China's 'Bad Emperor' Problem

Nathan Gardels | Posted 11.11.2016 | Home
Nathan Gardels

Donald Trump, a xenophobe and liar with no governing experience, could become the leader of the world’s most powerful nation after next week’s Ame...

History and Rehabilitation in China: A Vigorous Little Man Who Helped Shake a Nation

Jim Laurie | Posted 11.23.2016 | Home
Jim Laurie

I first met him at the Great Hall of the People in 1982. "Met" is the wrong word. Encountered is better. He was waiting for a visiting foreign dignitary. I was on the other side of a red rope with a gaggle of other reporters. But I could see that he was different from other Chinese leaders.

The Long March's Final Destination: The British Virgin Islands

Jonathan Russo | Posted 05.04.2014 | Politics
Jonathan Russo

It is now clear that anti-corruption efforts are always going to be politics masquerading as reform. Repression of information and web attacks on critics is business as usual. And Western companies are learning that the tong method of negotiation is not pretty.

Subduing Pakistan: China's Chance for Leadership

Aziz Nayani | Posted 06.04.2012 | Home
Aziz Nayani

The Chinese, much like the rest of the world, need a stable, internationally cooperative Pakistan. Its unique relationship with the country provides it the ability to shape and influence the alliance so that Islamabad does not become an international pariah.

Is China Serious About Major Economic Reform? Probably Not

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

Is China wrong to make economic reforms so slowly? Probably not. Despite having become the world's second largest economy, China is still a poor country on a purchase power parity (PPP) basis.

Where Are the Men in Black Suits? Maybe They Are in Our Heads

Fawn Germer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Fawn Germer

China is neither all good nor all bad. It's a country with four times our population and ten times our problems. They're working on their issues.

"Success Is Always Temporary, Failure Lasts Much Much Longer"

Fawn Germer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Fawn Germer

I am tell people to expect success, make decisions with confidence and to advertise their strengths. That is the exact opposite of the Chinese way, which is to be humble and sense that failure looms.