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Minxin Pei

The writer is professor of government and non-resident senior fellow at the German Marshall Fund of the US.

Bad news from Beijing
Mon, Mar 21, 2016

Capital flight, at a rate of about $100 billion a month, threatens to deplete China’s hoard of $3.23 trillion in foreign exchange reserves in a couple of years.

For Barack Obama and Xi Jinping, a pause, not a turning point
Sat, Oct 03, 2015

For now, Obama and Xi have given their best shot to stabilising ties. But the long-term outlook for US-China remains cloudy.

If Xi stumbles
Fri, Sep 11, 2015

Even the slightest perception of vulnerability is politically risky. He needs to change the subject in China.

The same bad movie
Thu, Aug 13, 2015

Currency devaluation is the latest example of Chinese leaders’ misplaced faith in the power of the state

The show chugs along
Thu, May 21, 2015

Outcomes from Modi’s China visit are not spectacular. But they are substantial.

When Mr Narendra Modi goes to China
Sat, May 09, 2015

Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping can lay the foundations for a stable Sino-Indian relationship.

In China, like Singapore
Mon, Mar 30, 2015

Chinese leaders have tried to imitate, not always accurately, Lee Kuan Yew’s statecraft.

What Modi could learn from Deng
Thu, Dec 04, 2014

Keep a low profile while growing your strength. Keep the focus on domestic development

No endgame in Hong Kong
Wed, Oct 22, 2014

Beijing is likely to restore order in the short term. But does it have a long-term solution to the crisis of governability?

Beyond sweet talk and tempting deals
Wed, Sep 17, 2014

To gain India’s trust, Xi Jinping needs to follow his words of reassurance with concrete action

BRICS building
Fri, Jul 18, 2014

The long-term challenges to its success are geopolitical rather than economic

Just a coronation
Fri, Jun 27, 2014

Why its becoming economy No 1 is not causing excitement, within China or outside.

Deciphering Modi
Wed, May 21, 2014

For now, Beijing will listen to what he says, watch what he does.

Killing tigers in China
Mon, Apr 14, 2014

Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption drive differs from his predecessors’ attempts.

The not so peaceful rise of China
Mon, Dec 16, 2013

Tactically,China’s recent moves vis-a-vis Japan are brilliant. Strategically,Beijing has lost more.

Xi’s new moves
Mon, Nov 11, 2013

But the US is underwhelmed by his call for a new great power relationship

The here and Mao
Sat, Oct 19, 2013

Xi Jinping retrieves an obsolete prescription for a much changed party.

Rumour has it
Sun, Oct 06, 2013

A chill descends on China’s social media

China’s favourite country club
Sat, Sep 14, 2013

G-20 places no obligations on economic,political fronts,lets Beijing’s leadership look good on a global stage

Beijing and the bubble
Thu, Jul 25, 2013

China's government may be in denial about the credit crisis

Weathering Snowden
Mon, Jul 01, 2013

The drama underlines the absence of strategic trust between China and the US

Couples therapy
Wed, Jun 05, 2013

Their informal summit will test whether US and China can cooperate without strategic trust

Read between the LAC
Sat, May 11, 2013

China’s strategy of offensive deterrence may have been behind the Ladakh stand-off

No yuan for growth
Fri, May 03, 2013

China's investment binge of 2009-10 is dragging down its economy

Homework for Xi
Fri, Apr 05, 2013

He needs to show Obama he is more in favour of building trust,less prone to strategic paranoia