Zhu Feng is currently the visiting fellow at the Freeman Chair in China Studies, Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, DC. Professor Zhu is the director of the International Security Program at the School of International Relations at Peking University.
On November 3, Chinese President Hu Jintao promptly congratulated George W. Bush on his re-election, indicating Beijing's willingness to continue to work with the current administration on issues of mutual
Since Wen Jiabao's visit to Washington in December 2003, Beijing has steadily ratcheted up its rhetoric on Taiwan, pressuring Washington and threatening Taiwanese president Chen Shuibian to stop leading Taiwan
In late July, the Politburo standing committee met for a study session to consider ways to build a “prosperous nation and powerful military” (fuguo qiangbing). The result was a “new”
By Andrew Thompson and Zhu Feng The on-going transfer of power in Beijing is contributing to the "politicization" (zhengzhihua) of China's foreign policy, causing commentators and policymakers in Beijing to