July 10, 2017
Despite a verbal commitment to international standards, the Chinese government lacks the political will to take on trafficking and protect broader human rights.
April 30, 2010
Questions about Iran and North Korea will undoubtedly be on the table at the UN’s NPT Review Conference. But expert Li Hong says those issues are best handled outside the conference, which will be mo…
July 21, 2015
The odds of an economic hard landing for China remain low, but continuing stock volatility could set back critical market reforms, says expert Stephen Roach.
October 28, 2014
China’s leaders have made a renewed call for rule of law reforms, but it is important to stress the ruling Communist Party remains above the law, says CFR’s Elizabeth C. Economy.
September 18, 2014
West Africa’s Ebola outbreak is outpacing current efforts to contain and combat it, says CFR’s Laurie Garrett.
November 14, 2013
China’s Third Plenum failed to clarify how the country’s new leadership will advance economic reforms in the years ahead, says CFR’s Elizabeth Economy.
November 8, 2012
China’s Communist Party Congress will affirm new top leaders, but little is known about their selection or how they will guide the country, says CFR’s Jerome Cohen.
January 20, 2011
The Obama administration scored some successes on human rights and trade during Chinese President Hu’s just-concluded state visit, but there were no breakthroughs on currency and other issues, says C…
February 17, 2010
Tensions over the first visit of the Dalai Lama to the Obama White House indicate China’s mounting domestic concerns even as it exercises growing global clout, says Tibet expert Robert Barnett.
June 2, 2009
Reflecting on the twentieth anniversary of the Chinese government crackdown on pro-reform protests in Tiananmen Square, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof says China is likely to evolve toward…