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Can Authoritarian China Keep its Economic Miracle Going?

Doug Bandow | Posted 11.30.2015 | World
Doug Bandow

China has come far. But it has even further to go. Where it ends up is likely to depend on whether the government comes to trust its people and becomes accountable to them. If not, the 21st Century is unlikely to end up as the Chinese Century.

Matt Sheehan

China's Biggest Political Takedowns Since Mao | Matt Sheehan | Posted 12.08.2014 | World

BEIJING -- Last weekend, Chinese authorities announced the arrest of the former head of the country's internal security services, Zhou Yongkang, who b...

Squaring the Circle: Rule According to Law in a One-Party State

Minxin Pei | Posted 12.31.2014 | World
Minxin Pei

The greatest dilemma facing the Chinese government in its long-standing efforts to build an effective legal system is how to ensure both the integrity of the judiciary and the Communist Party's monopoly of power.

Spanish Court Issues Arrest Order For Former Chinese Leaders

AP | Posted 11.20.2013 | World

BEIJING (AP) — China expressed its strong displeasure Wednesday over a Spanish court's arrest orders for several former Chinese leaders including re...

PHOTOS: Shenzhen Is Where Your Stuff Comes From

Thomas Shomaker | Posted 01.13.2013 | Travel
Thomas Shomaker

Although virtually everyone in America owns or wears products that came from Shenzhen, few have a real conception of the city.

Dalai Lama Advisor, Blake Kerr, Testifies in Trial Accusing Chinese of Genocide in Tibet

Robbie Vorhaus | Posted 03.07.2012 | World
Robbie Vorhaus

As a tourist in Lhasa 24 years ago, Blake Kerr witnessed Chinese soldiers and police massacring unarmed Tibetans, inspiring him to begin documenting the underside of China's military occupation of Tibet.

After Rumors Of His Death, Chinese Former President Makes Public Appearance

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 12.09.2011 | World

BEIJING — Former Chinese President Jiang Zemin made a rare public appearance at a Beijing ceremony on Sunday, months after speculation that he h...

Former President's Death Reports Dismissed In China

AP | ALEXA OLESEN | Posted 09.06.2011 | World

BEIJING — China on Thursday dismissed as rumor reports that retired President Jiang Zemin, who led the country through massive changes after the...

Is China's Ex-Leader Dead? Local Censors Don't Want Any Speculation

AP | ALEXA OLESEN | Posted 09.05.2011 | World

BEIJING — Rumors that retired Chinese leader Jiang Zemin was dead or dying raced through China's Internet on Wednesday, sending censors into ove...