News

Review highlights at the Center and commentary of our experts in the press.

Trump’s Vow To End Military Drills With Seoul Stuns Region
June 12, 2018, Tai Ming Cheung and Stephan Haggard featured on KPBS Midday Edition

America May Need to Adopt China's Weapons to Win Tech War
June 5, 2018, Peter Cowhey quoted in Bloomberg

Trump's Backtracking on Chinese Tariffs Prompts Hope and Despair
May 21, 2018, Victor Shih quoted in Bloomberg

The Party, The Pig, and The Penguin: Grip Tightens on China’s Tech Sector
May 7, 2018, Tai Ming Cheung quoted in China Digital Times

Chinese-American Elites Lament a Brewing Trade War
May 6, 2018, Susan Shirk quoted in Wired

Xi Tightens His Grip, and China’s Tech Giants Feel the Squeeze
May 2, 2018, Tai Ming Cheung quoted in The New York Times 

Turning Back: China's Governance U-Turn under Xi Jinping
May 1, 2018, article authored by Susan Shirk in Power 3.0

They may ask in Beijing, ‘Who Lost America?’
March 23, 2018, Susan Shirk cited in The Washington Post

Stan Grant: China's communist princeling Xi set to wield his 'fragile superpower'
March 5, 2018, Susan Shirk quoted in ABC News

Behind public persona, the real Xi Jinping is a guarded secret
March 5, 2018, Susan Shirk quoted in Today Online

February 2018

With Xi’s Power Grab, China Joins New Era of Strongmen
Feb. 26, 2018, Susan Shirk quoted in The New York Times

Power grab strengthens Xi’s influence on China economic reforms
Feb. 26, 2018, Susan Shirk and Victor Shih quoted in Financial Times (subscription required)

Xi Won’t Go
Feb. 25, 2018, article authored by Susan Shirk

China seizes control of troubled insurer that owns Waldorf Astoria
Feb. 23, 2018, Victor Shih quoted in The Washington Post

America's foreign-policy muscle is withering — while China bulks up its own
Feb. 13, 2018, Susan Shirk quoted in Business Insider

The State Department is withering and China is taking advantage
Feb. 13, 2018, Susan Shirk quoted in We Are The Mighty (blog)

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China's Debt Battle Has Global Growth at Stake
Oct. 29, 2017, Victor Shih cited in Bloomberg

Xi Jinping Thought to be taught in China's universities
Oct. 27, 2017, Susan Shirk quoted in The Guardian

Xi Unveils China’s New Leaders but No Clear Successor
Oct. 26, 2017, Susan Shirk cited in Boston Globe

What Xi Can Learn From Deng
Oct. 24, 2017, Barry Naughton cited in Bloomberg

Xi Jinping celebrates China’s rising power — and his own
Oct. 18, 2017, Susan Shirk appeared on PBS News Hour

China's Communist Party elders picked Xi Jinping because they thought they could control him. They were wrong
Oct. 16, 2017, Susan Shirk cited in Los Angeles Times

Xi Jinping Presses Military Overhaul, and Two Generals Disappear
Oct. 11, 2017, Tai Ming Cheung quoted in The New York Times

China Central Bank Boss Calls for Reform Amid Congress Countdown
Oct. 9, 2017, Victor Shih quoted in Bloomberg News

Does Chinese leader Xi Jinping plan to hang on to power for more than 10 years?
Oct. 6, Susan Shirk quoted in South China Morning Post

One Belt, One Road, One Leader: Xi Jinping’s Environmental and Infrastructure Initiatives
Oct. 5, 2017, Barry Naughton authored blog post for China Focus

Xi Jinping’s Extended Reach: The General Secretary Combines Economics and Politics
Oct. 2, 2017, Barry Naughton authored blog post for China Focus