China's rise on the global stage is one of the most important geopolitical events of the last two decades. Now the world's third-largest economy and largest holder of foreign exchange reserves, China's growing international influence is also marked by its cooperation in the Six-Party Talks on North Korea's denuclearization and an array of global discussions ranging from trade to climate change. But in the shadow of the 20th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, questions remain about the government's record on human rights, political reforms, and role as a responsible stakeholder in the world.
The following is a list of resources on China tracing some of the important issues:
China's Economy and the World
Political and Democratic Reforms