Posts Tagged ‘Chongqing’

Holding Pattern: Zhou Yongkang in the Public Sphere

By | May 22, 2012

Holding Pattern: Zhou Yongkang in the Public Sphere by Megha Rajagopalan This past week, China’s security czar Zhou Yongkang (周永康) returned to the spotlight amid reports he had already handed over much of his responsibility to a successor, seeking to evade further fall-out from the Bo Xilai scandal and activist Chen Guangcheng’s escape from house […]

Turmoil in the Inner Circle: Zhou Yongkang and North Korea

By | April 06, 2012

One of the working assumptions in looking at North Korea as it interacts with China is that the PRC, more or less, is wealthier, more powerful, more modern, and more open to the West — and thus better — than North Korea. But is it more stable?  Are questions about “regime stability” in northeast Asia […]

Zhang Dejiang and the DPRK: Enter the Electronics Industrial Working Delegation

By | March 30, 2012

Even when rockets emblazoned with hangul are being trundled around the periphery, strange developments in domestic politics maintain a certain primacy. In an unusually precipitous public clash of swords between the Obama and Romney camps this past week, the subject of East Asia never arose once, in spite of the fact that the POTUS was […]

There Goes the Neighborhood? Zhang Dejiang, Chongqing, and Chinese-North Korean Relations

By | March 15, 2012

Sino-NK’s editors are on the move, fleeing North: Managing Editor Charles Kraus is in Toronto for the Association for Asian Studies conference, and Chief Editor Adam Cathcart is on assignment in the PRC’s Yanbian Korean Autonomous Region.  Goings-on in Beijing and further south in Chongqing, however, are at the heart of this Krausian missive.  — […]