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Shannon Tiezzi

Shannon Tiezzi

Shannon Tiezzi is Editor at The Diplomat.

Her main focus is on China, and she writes on China’s foreign relations, domestic politics, and economy. Shannon previously served as a research associate at the U.S.-China Policy Foundation, where she hosted the weekly television show China Forum. She received her A.M. from Harvard University and her B.A. from The College of William and Mary. Shannon has also studied at Tsinghua University in Beijing.

South China Sea Ruling: China Caused 'Irreparable Harm' to Environment
July 15, 2016
South China Sea Ruling: China Caused 'Irreparable Harm' to Environment
The arbitral tribunal rules that significant environmental damage has been done -- and China is to blame.
South China Sea Ruling: China Caused 'Irreparable Harm' to Environment
Taiwan: South China Sea Ruling 'Completely Unacceptable'
July 13, 2016
Taiwan: South China Sea Ruling 'Completely Unacceptable'
Taiwan denounces the tribunal's decision that Itu Aba is a rock, not an island.
Taiwan: South China Sea Ruling 'Completely Unacceptable'
China: Tribunal Ruling 'Null and Void', Will Not Affect South China Sea Claims
July 12, 2016
China: Tribunal Ruling 'Null and Void', Will Not Affect South China Sea Claims
Beijing continues to push its South China Sea claims, though many were struck down by an arbitral tribunal today.
China: Tribunal Ruling 'Null and Void', Will Not Affect South China Sea Claims
It's Official: Formosa Subsidiary Caused Mass Fish Deaths in Vietnam
July 01, 2016
It's Official: Formosa Subsidiary Caused Mass Fish Deaths in Vietnam
Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Corp accepts the blame, and promises $500 million in compensation for the damage.
It's Official: Formosa Subsidiary Caused Mass Fish Deaths in Vietnam
China Congratulates Philippines' New President Duterte
July 01, 2016
China Congratulates Philippines' New President Duterte
China hopes to turn over a new leaf in relations with Manila.
China Congratulates Philippines' New President Duterte
Did China Just Kill Cross-Strait Relations?
June 26, 2016
Did China Just Kill Cross-Strait Relations?
Beijing announces that it suspended cross-strait communications when Tsai Ing-wen assumed office.
Did China Just Kill Cross-Strait Relations?
China's Xi Brings 'Belt and Road' to Serbia, Poland
June 24, 2016
China's Xi Brings 'Belt and Road' to Serbia, Poland
The Chinese president's trip, complete with business deals, echoed similar visits to other European states.
China's Xi Brings 'Belt and Road' to Serbia, Poland
Chinese Peacekeeper Killed in Mali Attack
June 02, 2016
Chinese Peacekeeper Killed in Mali Attack
Four additional Chinese peacekeepers were injured in an attack on the UN base in Gao.
Chinese Peacekeeper Killed in Mali Attack
Joshua Pollack on North Korea's Nuclear Program
June 01, 2016
Joshua Pollack on North Korea's Nuclear Program
Joshua Pollack on North Korea's ever-evolving nuclear weapons program, and the U.S. response.
Joshua Pollack on North Korea's Nuclear Program
Taiwan's 'New Era' and the Legislative Yuan
May 28, 2016
Taiwan's 'New Era' and the Legislative Yuan
For the first time, the DPP must transition from an opposition to a governing party in the legislature.
Taiwan's 'New Era' and the Legislative Yuan
It's Official: Taiwan Has a New President
May 20, 2016
It's Official: Taiwan Has a New President
Tsai Ing-wen official assumes office with promises of economic, political, and social reform.
It's Official: Taiwan Has a New President
David Shambaugh on China's Future
May 17, 2016
David Shambaugh on China's Future
An interview with David Shambaugh on the possible paths China can take.
David Shambaugh on China's Future
Interview: Anja Manuel
May 10, 2016
Interview: Anja Manuel
How China and India will shape the world.
Interview: Anja Manuel
Chinese Military Targets College Students With Its Latest Weapon: Rap Music
May 06, 2016
Chinese Military Targets College Students With Its Latest Weapon: Rap Music
China's military steps up its publicity game, in hopes of bringing in more educated recruits.
Chinese Military Targets College Students With Its Latest Weapon: Rap Music
Taiwan-Japan Fishing Dispute Heats Up
May 03, 2016
Taiwan-Japan Fishing Dispute Heats Up
Taiwan sends Coast Guard and military vessels to enforce its right to fish in what Japan claims as its EEZ.
Taiwan-Japan Fishing Dispute Heats Up
China Passes Foreign NGO Law Amid National Security Push
April 29, 2016
China Passes Foreign NGO Law Amid National Security Push
China implements new restrictions on foreign NGOs, despite heavy criticism from abroad
China Passes Foreign NGO Law Amid National Security Push
Is China Gearing up for Another 'People's War'?
April 22, 2016
Is China Gearing up for Another 'People's War'?
China is urging average citizens to join the fight to defend national security.
Is China Gearing up for Another 'People's War'?
Taiwan Sends Delegation to China to Discuss Deportation Case
April 21, 2016
Taiwan Sends Delegation to China to Discuss Deportation Case
Taipei will seek to have 45 Taiwanese suspects, currently detained in Beijing, returned to Taiwan.
Taiwan Sends Delegation to China to Discuss Deportation Case
Australia and China: All About 'Optimism' for PM Turnbull
April 16, 2016
Australia and China: All About 'Optimism' for PM Turnbull
On his first official visit to China, Australia's prime minister downplayed recent tensions in the relationship.
Australia and China: All About 'Optimism' for PM Turnbull
China, US Accuse Each Other of Human Rights Violations
April 15, 2016
China, US Accuse Each Other of Human Rights Violations
It's the 2016 edition of what has become a yearly ritual.
China, US Accuse Each Other of Human Rights Violations
The South China Sea in 2016: What’s Changed?
April 13, 2016
The South China Sea in 2016: What’s Changed?
Bonnie Glaser with an overview of the current "facts on the water" in the South China Sea.
The South China Sea in 2016: What’s Changed?
Kerry Becomes First US Secretary to Visit Hiroshima
April 12, 2016
Kerry Becomes First US Secretary to Visit Hiroshima
Kerry's trip, made with the other G7 foreign minsters, could pave the way for a visit by Obama in May.
Kerry Becomes First US Secretary to Visit Hiroshima
Vietnam to China: Move Your Oil Rig out of the South China Sea
April 09, 2016
Vietnam to China: Move Your Oil Rig out of the South China Sea
China's HYSY 981 is once again operating near the Gulf of Tonkin, to Vietnam's dismay.
Vietnam to China: Move Your Oil Rig out of the South China Sea
What Do the Panama Papers Reveal About China?
April 09, 2016
What Do the Panama Papers Reveal About China?
Plus, the Great Firewall under fire, OBOR, and China picking up Russia's slack in Kyrgyzstan. Friday China links.
What Do the Panama Papers Reveal About China?
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