Xi Jinping

The Party Throws Itself A Party

Xi Jinping speaks at the Ceremony marking the CCP's 100th Anniversary
July 1, 2021

China's Communist Party marks the 100th anniversary of its founding. Here we share resources on the party's history and agenda.
(Photo: Flag raising, Pang Xinglei, Xinhua)

Xi Jinping, Speech at a Ceremony Marking the Centenary of the Communist Party of China, July 1, 2021

July 1, 2021

This is the Xinhua news agency translation of General Secretary Xi Jinping 习近平总书记 speech at the ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Communist Party. The Chinese version follows the English.

Leaders' Finances Under Scrutiny

October 1, 2020

Politicians expect to be put under a microscope but like to keep their finances in the dark.

2018 Amendment to the Constitution of the People's Republic of China

March 11, 2018

The change that attracted the most attention was the removal of term limits for the president (国家主席 state chairman) of China. This was widely seen as permitting the current president, Xi Jinping, to continue in office. The Communist Party has formal term limits for its general secretary and Xi Jinping was expected to continue in that position beyond the 2022 Party congress.

President Xi's speech at opening of Belt and Road forum, May 14, 2017

May 14, 2017

This is the full text of the keynote speech given by Chinese President Xi Jinping at the opening ceremony of the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation. 

Andrew Scobell Discusses His Book "PLA Influence on China's National Security Policymaking"

March 23, 2016

Andrew Scobell seeks to assess the "real" relationship between the PLA and its civilian masters by moving beyond media and pundit speculation to mount an in-depth examination and explanation of the PLA's role in national security policy-making.

Video: Andrew Scobell and Tai Ming Cheung examine the remaking of the PLA by Xi Jinping

December 11, 2015

The USC U.S.-China Institute hosts a discussion to look at how China's national security policy is shaped under Xi Jinping.

The President Receives President Xi of the People’s Republic of China, September 25, 2015

September 25, 2015

President Obama delivers remarks at the arrival ceremony of President Xi of the People’s Republic of China to the White House.

Barack Obama and Xi Jinping, US-China Joint Presidential Statement on Climate Change, Sept. 25, 2015

September 25, 2015

President Barack Obama and Xi Jinping issued a joint announcement on what the U.S. and China will do to support an ambitious agreement at the 2015 Paris Climate Change Conference. They issued this statement in Washington, D.C.

Barack Obama and Xi Jinping, Joint Press Conference, September 25, 2015

September 25, 2015

Remarks by President Obama and President Xi of the People's Republic of China in Joint Press Conference

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