by Joe Renouard
Since the 2008 Beijing games, the People's Republic of China's vastly increased global economic power and the COVID pandemic have changed the core narrative around the current winter games. It remains to be seen whether the Olympics will signal a turn back to openness or the intransigence of a confident world power.
SOURCE: Foreign Policy
by Peter Zarrow
The recent course of the Chinese Communist Party follows the vision of nationalist Sun Yat-sen more than that of Karl Marx.
SOURCE: New York Times
by Yi-Zheng Lian
Unlike their Soviet predecessors, the Chinese Communist Party has figured out how to maintain a lasting hold on power. Western critics hoping for its demise will be disappointed.
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