Jerome A. Cohen

Jerome A. Cohen is Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the US-Asia Law Institute at NYU Law School. He is also an adjunct senior fellow for Asia at the Council on Foreign Relations.

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Xi Jinping Amends China's Constitution

The instantaneous reaction to the momentous news that Xi Jinping will be eligible to serve a third term and beyond as chairman of China’s government is the most recent demonstration that we live in a connected world. Domestically, Xi’s bold move to amend his country’s Constitution, although undoubtedly popular with the masses, has clearly generated significant elite opposition.