Four key issues that will define President Obama's second-term pivot to Asia.
Vladimir Putin's secret (fake) letter of congratulations to Xi Jinping.
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Six ways China's new leader could be the reformer the Chinese have been waiting for.
Why does the planet's No. 1 spy never go to the really dangerous places?
Meet He Di, the insider trying to save the Chinese Communist Party from itself.
As it turns out, not much.
A tale of an alleged rape and one woman's futile quest for justice in modern China.
Why corruption is set to become one of the defining political issues of the 21st century.
In 10 years under Hu Jintao, China has changed to an extent unprecedented in history.
The Communist Party knows what it needs to do. What's missing is the will.
Will China's outgoing leader be the man who introduced the world to a new superpower, or the man who destroyed it? It's too early to tell.
Sorry, folks: The votes are in, and the ballots have already been counted.
The candidates may disagree on some human rights issues, but the next president will face challenges that transcend partisan lines.
As the United States dithers, an emboldened North Korea is quietly establishing itself as a small nuclear power.
Mitt Romney would manage relations with a rising China better than Barack Obama.