Minxin Pei

Minxin Pei is a professor of government at Claremont McKenna College and the author of "China's Crony Capitalism" (2016)

  • A bridge, belt and road too far for China?

    Beijing's grand scheme could turn out to be a financial boondoggle

  • Why Western dealmakers should worry about China's entrepreneurial upstarts

    Disclosures about Anbang Insurance hint at a looming crisis in corporate sector

  • Syria takes shine off Trump-Xi summit

    The mood was brighter than many were expecting, but the outcome underwhelmed

  • Xi shows utility of a rubber stamp

    China's legislature does little real business but has a critical function

  • Will Beijing blink again on Pyongyang?

    North Korea's recent bad behavior could actually lead to improved Sino-American ties

  • Chinese tycoon's disappearance foreshadows showdown in Beijing

    Xiao Jianhua's abduction deals body blow to anti-Xi faction

  • By playing a longer game, China could turn tables on Trump

    Beijing's choices include playing hardball, appeasement or something in between

  • China's credit tide recedes to reveal 'naked swimmers'

    Policymakers in a bind about renminbi's value, Trump's ascension adds to woes

  • US-China relations in the Trump era could go three ways

    Collision, bonanza or kabuki? Scenarios on how the President-elect may govern.

  • Xi wins the battle but factional war continues

  • China's Trumpian nightmare

  • Four decades on, Mao's ghost still haunts China

  • Why China's elites worry about the country's future

  • Why China's political calendar is bad for reform

  • Losing the hearts and minds of the money men