June 9, 2020
The Chinese Communist Party faces a host of pressing domestic and international policy challenges as it transitions to a new generation of leaders.
May 13, 2019
China’s industrial policy is aimed at rapidly expanding its high-tech sectors and developing its advanced manufacturing base. The plan is seen as a threat by President Trump, and could escalate the trade war.
October 11, 2018
Tens of millions of Chinese now identify as Christians, and the number has grown rapidly, posing challenges for a government that is officially atheist and wary of threats to its power.
July 12, 2017
China has become Africa’s largest trade partner and has greatly expanded its economic ties to the continent, but its growing activities there have raised questions about its noninterference policy. …
September 4, 2014
The Muslim separatist group, based in the Xinjiang province in northwest China, presents a heightening security challenge for Beijing.
November 19, 2012
Poland has maintained economic growth despite the global financial crisis and eurozone woes, while asserting itself as a leading advocate for greater European integration.
March 22, 2007
Backgrounder: Ongoing sectarian troubles and corruption threaten Nigeria’s future security.
December 12, 2012
While congressional action lags, a series of year-end fiscal measures could derail the U.S. recovery.
February 21, 2006
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni’s decision to run for a third term in the February 23 presidential election—which he is expected to win—the imprisonment of his main political rival, and the festeri…
December 22, 2005
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IntroductionDefining a year just past is often a matter of perspective. Sometimes it’s self-evident: 1989 saw communism fall in Europe, 2001 saw terrorism arrive in …