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CDT Bookshelf: JFK Miller on “Trickle-down Censorship”

Between 2005 and 2011, Australian JFK Miller served as editor-in-chief of the Shanghai-based English-language entertainment magazine That’s Shanghai. Coming to China with little prior knowledge of the country, Miller’s role at the magazine required him to quickly become acquainted with...

Xi Calls for Restructured Military to “Serve the Party”

At Reuters, Philip Wen reports that Xi Jinping has announced a restructuring of the People’s Liberation Army in an effort to “to transform it into a leaner fighting force with improved joint operations capability.” One of Xi’s many titles is Chairman of the Central Military C...

New pipeline broadbases gas supplies

(China Daily) A new strategically important natural gas pipeline running from southern Kazakhstan to China began operating on Friday, China National Petroleum Corp said in a statement. The company said the pipeline, which has annual installed ... Read more ...

Dalai Lama’s Tawang Visit Rekindles Reincarnation Debate

The 14th Dalai Lama today reached Tawang, a small Himalayan district which while historically part of Tibet, is today administered by Arunachal Pradesh, India, a border region largely claimed by Beijing. In recent months, Beijing has been increasingly vocal in its opposition to the ongoing ...

Charting the Rise of a Global Information Power: An Interview with Shanthi Kalathil

Over the past few years, the view that China has become a more sophisticated wielder of soft power has gained traction. Specialists focusing on Chinese efforts to influence foreign journalists and media outlets, international internet governance forums, and Hollywood productions have separately d...