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Anti-foreigner propaganda is not spiking in China

Media reports suggest that anti-foreigner propaganda has surged in Chinese official media. The statistics tell a very different story.

  • Alastair Iain Johnston
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  • Dec 2, 2014

Wishing away the world without the West

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.

  • Naazneen Barma, Ely Ratner, Steve Weber
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  • Nov 19, 2014

How Jordan’s protest movement mattered

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.

  • Dana M. Moss
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  • Oct 27, 2014

Corruption and a changing China

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

Why China won't let Hong Kong democratize

  • Akos Lada
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  • Oct 2, 2014

Educating those who will overthrow you

New research sheds light on why recent events in Hong Kong may not be that surprising.

  • Clayton L. Thyne, Howard Sanborn
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  • Sep 29, 2014

Dictators lie about economic growth

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.

How ‘rogue’ is China’s aid?

China is hardly unique in shaping its foreign policy around natural resource needs.

  • Cullen S. Hendrix, Marcus Noland
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  • Jun 10, 2014

Why Chinese media are talking about Tiananmen

Chinese media is talking quietly about the Tiananmen Square protests. Why is the Chinese government letting this happen?

  • Andrea Jones-Rooy
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  • Jun 6, 2014

The security risks of China’s abnormal demographics

How aging, fertility patterns, and gender imbalances may pose national and international security threats.

  • Andrea den Boer, Valerie M. Hudson
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  • Apr 30, 2014
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