Media reports suggest that anti-foreigner propaganda has surged in Chinese official media. The statistics tell a very different story.
By Alastair Iain Johnston
December 2, 2014
Chinese initiatives constitute a strategic effort to create an alternative set of ideas, institutions and rules that are aligned with a Chinese vision of how political economy and state power come together.
By Naazneen Barma, Ely Ratner and Steve Weber
November 19, 2014
Did the Arab Spring pass Jordan by? Not exactly. A new study explains how activists in Jordan get the regime to listen up – and sometimes give in.
By Dana M. Moss
October 27, 2014
The Chinese Communist Party is centralizing authority, broadcasting the self-criticisms of local officials and calling for a new morality in public life.
Why China won't let Hong Kong democratize
By Akos Lada
October 2, 2014
New research sheds light on why recent events in Hong Kong may not be that surprising.
By Clayton L. Thyne and Howard Sanborn
September 29, 2014
A lot of research suggests that dictatorships see faster economic growth than democracies. However, the differences may be exaggerated by dictatorships' penchant for lying about how fast they are growing.
China is hardly unique in shaping its foreign policy around natural resource needs.
By Cullen S. Hendrix and Marcus Noland
June 10, 2014
Chinese media is talking quietly about the Tiananmen Square protests. Why is the Chinese government letting this happen?
By Andrea Jones-Rooy
June 6, 2014
How aging, fertility patterns, and gender imbalances may pose national and international security threats.
By Andrea den Boer and Valerie M. Hudson
April 30, 2014