Fewsmith Expounds Findings of “Rethinking Chinese Politics“
Up until a couple of years ago, most observers viewed the Chinese political system as institutionalized; party leaders would serve two terms and another party leader who had been named at the previous party congress would take their place. Professor Fewsmith breaks from this notion and explains Xi Jinping’s political maneuvering.
Heine Interviewed on APEC Summit and Evolving Global Economy
China’s influence in Latin America continues to grow; however, increased trade has been greatly beneficial to the economies of the region. Heine hopes that the APEC meeting will give the impetus to bolster trans-Pacific trade that he says is so badly needed today.
Heine Comments on Xi Jinping Securing Third Term as CCP Leader
Ambassador Heine elaborates on the significance of President Xi Jinping’s unprecedented third term and how it reflects the much more personalized leadership he has brought to the Chinese presidency, as opposed to the more collective leadership of his predecessors Jiang Zemin and Hu Jintao.
Heine Discusses “Xi-Na in the Century of the Dragon” in Radio Interview
In his interview, Ambassador Heine elaborates on the motivations behind writing his latest book in the first place and on the significance of China for Latin America in general and Chile in particular.
Heine Discusses CCP Congress & China’s Future on “CGTN“
Ambassador Heine notes that the great balancing act China must commit to is remaining a champion of free trade and foreign investment while also expanding its technological and scientific capabilities in order to be more self-reliant, a challenge that President Xi appears ready to take on.
Heine Comments on 20th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party
Ambassador Heine elaborates on the significance of the CCP meeting, on President Xi Jinping’s bid for an unprecedented third term, as well as the strengthening of China’s Navy and Air Force in recent years.
Heine Comments on Future of Xi Jinping’s Leadership
Ambassador Heine analyzes the role of the current president of China, his possibility of re-election, the tensions with Taiwan, the relationship with North Korea, and more.
Ye Interviewed on China’s Foreign Policy Strategy
“In short, Xi’s third term will continue its unyielding posture when facing the U.S.-allied opposition…But meanwhile, it will be more active to pursue fragmented collaboration that benefits China’s domestic agenda and global public goods.”
Fewsmith Offers Insights into Xi Jinping’s Influential Inner Circle
Professor Fewsmith provided insights into the inner workings of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), what true power means in China, and who wields it.
Heine Discusses Biden-Xi Call on War in Ukraine
In his comments, Ambassador Heine speculates on whether China could mediate in Ukraine.
Fewsmith Offers Insights into Power Consolidation in Chinese Government
Professor Fewsmith notes that as corruption set in throughout the machinery of CCP rule, Xi chose to take advantage of this trend by launching a much-touted campaign against corruption whose real goal was to consolidate his own power.
Fewsmith Offers Thoughts on CCP’s 6th Plenum During Hoover Institution Panel
Professor Fewsmith joined fellow experts in unpacking the significance of the 6th Plenum of the Chinese Communist Party’s 19th Congress and what lies ahead for Xi Jinping and China.
Fewsmith Offers Insights From Latest Book in CLM Interview
From Mao Zedong to Xi Jinping, Professor Fewsmith breaks down the political power structure in China and how power in China cannot be passed from one leader to another institutionally; it is necessary for each leader to build his own support.
Najam Offers Thoughts on Biden-Xi Virtual Summit
One issue Dean Najam hopes the United States and China can work together on is climate change arguing that as the world’s two top polluters, the U.S. and China need to find ways to coordinate climate mitigation efforts.
Fewsmith Delivers Lecture Outlining Findings of His New Book
During a CSA hosted lecture, Professor Fewsmith discussed how people gain positions and consolidate power in Chinese politics and tracks the rise of President Xi Jinping.
Gallagher and GDP Center Researchers Comment on China’s Foreign Coal Investment
Professor Gallagher offered comments on President Xi Jinping’s announcement that China will end its support for new coal power projects overseas in multiple global publications including Associated Press, Forbes, Quartz, The New York Times, The Independent, and Aljazeera.
Fewsmith Discusses Latest Book During CSIS Book Talk
In Rethinking Chinese Politics, Professor Fewsmith shows how the structure of politics in China has set the stage for intense and sometimes violent intra-elite struggles, shaping a hierarchy in which one person tends to dominate, and, ironically, providing for periods of stability between intervals of contention.
Fewsmith Discusses Latest Book on CSIS Podcast
Professor Fewsmith discusses elements explored in Rethinking Chines Politics, including the structure of Chinese politics, the importance of leaders and leadership politics, and the trend of centralizing governing power.
Miller Op-Ed Gleans Insights from CCP Centennial Celebration
“The insecurity the CCP continually struggles with was revealed in spades in Xi’s speech…The reason it was imperative for Xi to hammer home that the CCP had transformed China…was because there is no socialist ideological glue that holds China together today.”
Miller Publishes Column on U.S.-China Relations
“If left to continue on its current course, [U.S.-China relations] will have catastrophic results for the rest of the world.”