Published On: April 6, 2020 10:03 AM NPT By: Keyu Jin
BEIJING – When he welcomed US President Donald Trump to Beijing’s Forbidden City in 2017, Chinese President Xi Jinping pointed to the character “peace” in the names of all three halls of the great complex, emphasizing the Confucian maxim “Peace is prized above all.”
Published On: October 2, 2019 08:56 AM NPT By: Keyu Jin
BEIJING – The celebration of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China on October 1 will be an exuberant affair, involving glitzy cultural events, an extravagant state dinner attended by Chinese and foreign luminaries, and a grand military parade in Tiananmen Square. And, at a time of high tensions with US President Donald Trump’s administration, it will be imbued with an extra dose of patriotic enthusiasm. But while China has much to celebrate, it also has much work to do.
Published On: July 15, 2019 12:30 AM NPT By: Keyu Jin
In the emerging Chinese view, any leverage or advantage the US has over China in trade is far exceeded by the Chinese people’s willingness to withstand the pressure
Published On: October 1, 2018 12:30 AM NPT By: Keyu Jin
Trump thinks attacking China through trade will help to “Make America Great Again.” But it is more likely to make China stronger
Published On: April 8, 2018 12:30 AM NPT By: Keyu Jin
Xi’s approval rating, according to almost all international surveys, seems to exceed combined approval ratings of Trump and Theresa May
Published On: November 6, 2017 12:30 AM NPT By: Keyu Jin
Xi’s motive is not, as many in the West have wrongly inferred, to establish China as a superpower on par with United States.
Published On: August 9, 2016 12:15 AM NPT By: Keyu Jin
While it is true that Xi is amassing power, his motivation is the need to strengthen China—both its government and economy