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For pirate captain Xi Jinping, party congress will be a coronation
Commentary
For pirate captain Xi Jinping, party congress will be a coronation
What does ‘Pirates of the Carribean’ have to do with the CCP? Under President Xi, the party’s rules have turned out to be guidelines which he can follow, or dispense with, as the…
Conversations: Zhiqun Zhu on Chinese foreign policy ahead of the 20th National Congress of the CCP
Podcasts
Conversations: Zhiqun Zhu on Chinese foreign policy ahead of the 20th National Congress of the CCP
In this episode of Lowy Institute Conversations, Research Fellow Jennifer Hsu talks with Zhiqun Zhu to explore and assess some of China’s major foreign policy initiatives and…
Lowy Institute Conversations: Fan Yang and Fergus Ryan on Chinese-language media in Australia
Podcasts
Lowy Institute Conversations: Fan Yang and Fergus Ryan on Chinese-language media in Australia
In this episode of Conversations, Jennifer Hsu talks with Fan Yang and Fergus Ryan about the media representation of Australia-China relations, WeChat, self-censorship…
Lowy Institute Conversations: Richard McGregor speaks with Desmond Shum, the author of Red Roulette
Podcasts
Lowy Institute Conversations: Richard McGregor speaks with Desmond Shum, the author of Red Roulette
In this episode of Lowy Institute Conversations, Senior Fellow Richard McGregor speaks with Desmond Shum, the author of Red Roulette: An Insider’s Story of Wealth, Power,…
Commentary
Why the US is quietly outshining China
Xi Jinping likes to say China owns the future and the West is in decline. But appearances can also deceive. Originally published in the Australian Financial Review.
Commentary
China’s communists guard their future from the past
As they celebrate their party’s centenary, China’s leaders remain obsessed with the fate of the Soviet Union and its political reforms. They study history to avoid a repeat. …
The Director’s Chair: Professor Philip Bobbitt on his career, his uncle LBJ, and fatherhood.
Podcasts
The Director’s Chair: Professor Philip Bobbitt on his career, his uncle LBJ, and fatherhood.
In this episode of The Director’s Chair, Michael Fullilove speaks with Professor Philip Bobbitt, one of America’s leading experts on constitutional law and national security, and…
The Director’s Chair: Dr Kori Schake on Senator John McCain, the Quad and the future of the GOP.
Podcasts
The Director’s Chair: Dr Kori Schake on Senator John McCain, the Quad and the future of the GOP.
In this episode of The Director’s Chair, Michael Fullilove speaks with the well-known American strategist and author, Dr Kori Schake.
Xi's tech crackdown preserves socialism with Chinese characteristics
Commentary
Xi's tech crackdown preserves socialism with Chinese characteristics
Protecting foreign investors has never been a top priority. Originally published in Nikkei Asia Review   Richard McGregor