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November 30, 2017

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The shadow of a participant is seen on a map illustrating China's "One Belt, One Road" megaproject at the Asian Financial Forum in Hong Kong, China January 18, 2016. REUTERS/Bobby Yip - GF20000098473

Research & Commentary

Why European partners are critical to US strategy in Asia

Trump’s trade deals with China offer little new

The new geopolitics of trade in Asia

Trump, Xi, Putin, and the axis of disorder

Hong Kong: Twenty years after reversion

In The News

Large-scale turnover of Chinese leadership yields the oldest Central Committee in decades. Citing data from Cheng Li, the South China Morning Post reports that the reshuffling of the Chinese Communist Party's central leadership at the 19th Party Congress was "the most dramatic in decades" and that the average age of Central Committee members is now a record-setting 57 years.

China prioritizes stability and reform in Zimbabwe. Amid a period of political transition in Zimbabwe, David Dollar tells The Washington Post that China's foremost concerns will be "economic stability and reform" rather than the particular characteristics of the country's new leader.

About The China Center

The John L. Thornton China Center develops timely, independent analysis and policy recommendations to help U.S. and Chinese leaders address key long-term challenges, both in terms of U.S.-China relations and China's internal development.

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