The CCP Politburo holds “study sessions” on a semi-regular basis, in which an outside academic or government expert leads a discussion on a selected topic. Such sessions are important signals as to what issues the senior leadership finds important. The July 29, 2022 session focused on cultivation of high quality personnel in the military forces to build a “world-class military”.
This is translation of a section of a Q&A series explaining theories from Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics, published in the People’s Daily. This section deals with the concept that political security is inseparable from national security, explaining that “political security is directly connected to the life and death of the Party and country”.
This prominent commentary by the current head of the State Council’s Taiwan Affairs Office (and contender to replace Wang Yi as foreign minister) outlines Beijing’s current official assessment of cross-Strait relations and the path towards “reunification.”
These formal guidelines, issued in 2014 by the CCP General Office, outline the process organizations must follow when cultivating new applicants to the CCP, as well as the formal steps applicants must go through on their path to full Party membership.
On a semi-regular basis, the CCP Politburo holds a “study session,” led by an outside academic or government expert on a selected topic. Such sessions are important signals as to what issues the senior leadership find important. The June 18, 2022 session focused on anti-corruption measures within the Party and was led by an official at the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection and the National Supervisory Commission.
Yuan Peng, the president of one of China’s leading international relations think tanks and an influential advisor to the CCP on foreign policy, outlines the importance of Xi Jinping’s vision of “national security” for navigating the “new great struggle” of global uncertainty.
This People’s Daily commentary by Politburo Standing Committee member Zhao Leji discusses the theme of “self-revolution” in the Party and its connection to China’s development.
This article, written by the new Party Secretary of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, highlights the centrality of the Party’s view of “national security” in its efforts to govern its borderlands.
Analysis of China’s increasingly complicated international strategic environment by a senior official at the Central Party School, the Communist Party’s premier cadre training facility.
A researcher at the CCP Central Party School argues that the January 6th riot at the Capitol Building “exposed the myth of ‘American democracy'”