The trial of Bo Xilai, the fallen Chinese Communist Party official and former member of the ruling Politburo, is attracting the world’s attention with its tales of corruption, sex, murder and political intrigue. But while such details are riveting, they divert attention from the real meaning of the case, writes Global Fellow Zheng Wang in The New York Times.
Are there adequate rules and governing bodies in place to sort out current and anticipated disputes in the Arctic region? That’s the focus of part 3 of our series, “Who Owns The Arctic?” Rob Huebert shares his thoughts on the jurisdictional questions surrounding the earth’s northern pole.
Director J. Stapleton Roy Participates in a Brookings Institution Panel Discussion on the "Evolution of China's Governance"
Director J. Stapleton Roy explains how recent decades of China's economic growth has spurred positive change in its government. An article adapted from Roy's presentation appeared in The Globalist, Friday, June 03, 2011 and can be accessed here!
The dialogue, which took place October 19, 2011, assessed the current state of U.S.-China relations and was held at the Metropolitan Club of the City of Washington, D.C.
Is the United States Prepared to see International Institutions Adapted to Reflect China’s Influence?
KICUS Director, J. Stapleton Roy Discusses China’s increasing influence in international institutions and the idea of international structural change.
Deputy Director Douglas Spelman Participates in Discussion on the VOA (Chinese) Program "Pro and Con"
Did China's abstention on the UN Libya resolution represent a fundamental shift away from China's traditional position of opposing interference in the internal affairs of a sovereign nation? Watch Deputy Director, Douglas Spelman discuss this issue here!