100 Years of the Communist Party of China, Special Issue 1

China Report Vol. 58, No. 1, February 2022 100 Years of the Communist Party of China, Special Issue 1 Guest Editors: Jabin T. Jacob & Bhim B. Subba https://journals.sagepub.com/toc/chra/58/1 CONTENTSIntroduction: Towards Exceptionalism: The Communist Party of China and its Uses of History Jabin T. Jacob & Bhim B. Subba https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/00094455221074169 ‘Yelling at the Masses’: Making Propaganda Audible …

Xi Jinping in Tibet: What India Needs to Look Out For

The non-military uses of China’s civilian infrastructure build-up in TAR or Xinjiang must not be ignored

Xi Jinping Visits the Tibet Autonomous Region

Constant references to the ‘new’ to describe the Party-State’s views of developments on the Tibetan plateau underline Xi’s attempts to leave his personal stamp on Tibet policy.

Book : China’s Search for ‘National Rejuvenation’: Domestic and Foreign Policies under Xi Jinping

Asian perspectives on China’s domestic and foreign policies

Journal Article : China’s External Propaganda during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Jabin T. Jacob, ‘“To Tell China’s Story Well”: China’s International Messaging during the COVID-19 Pandemic’, China Report, Vol. 56, No. 3 August 2020. 374-392. Abstract The Covid-19 pandemic has dented China’s image as an efficient Party-state given how an effort to cover up the outbreak and the resulting delays in reporting led to the virus spreading …

Why a post-COVID-19 global order led by China is only a distant threat

The world order might require changing but China is not going to be able to take leadership for political and economic reasons

A China-led Post-Covid World? What to Expect

China seems to believe that it will over the next couple of decades have the economic and military capacity to preempt competition or opposition to its will and that this will itself lead to global order and on its terms. But such a world order is actually likely to be an unstable one based as it is on the principle of ‘might is right’.

Incompetence, Insecurity and an Epidemic

Freedom of speech and the diversity of opinion that it engenders are not a reflection of seditious tendencies endangering state security even if they might threaten the regime in power.