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When George HW Bush Met Zhao Ziyang...
May 05, 2016
When George HW Bush Met Zhao Ziyang...
A newly declassified transcript provides insight into a fascinating point in U.S.-China relations.
When George HW Bush Met Zhao Ziyang...
China Has Its Own Problems With History
August 31, 2015
China Has Its Own Problems With History
Beijing's treatment of history should be scrutinized as well.
China Has Its Own Problems With History
After Legislative Inaction, US-China Civil Nuclear Cooperation Is Set for Renewal
August 05, 2015
After Legislative Inaction, US-China Civil Nuclear Cooperation Is Set for Renewal
The 1985 U.S.-China civil nuclear cooperation agreement will likely be renewed after passing the review of U.S. lawmakers.
After Legislative Inaction, US-China Civil Nuclear Cooperation Is Set for Renewal
The Risks of Expanding Repression in China
April 08, 2015
The Risks of Expanding Repression in China
In cracking down on the likes of women's activists, the CCP risks a much larger political crisis.
The Risks of Expanding Repression in China
Why There Won't be an Occupy Beijing
October 21, 2014
Why There Won't be an Occupy Beijing
Hong Kong's protests are similar to movements in China in the 1980s, but mainland students won't be protesting anytime soon.
Why There Won't be an Occupy Beijing
As You Watch Hong Kong, Remember Wukan
October 08, 2014
As You Watch Hong Kong, Remember Wukan
The outcome of Hong Kong's Umbrella Revolution is more likely to resemble Wukan than Tiananmen.
As You Watch Hong Kong, Remember Wukan
Tiananmen Square in the Age of Twitter
June 05, 2014
Tiananmen Square in the Age of Twitter
The real wild card in assessing whether Tiananmen Square could happen today is the role of social media
Tiananmen Square in the Age of Twitter
Tiananmen: ‘Deng Xiaoping Clearly Wanted to Make a Statement’
June 04, 2014
Tiananmen: ‘Deng Xiaoping Clearly Wanted to Make a Statement’
Former US Ambassador to China, Winston Lord, says there was no reason for China to crackdown on Tiananmen protesters.
Tiananmen: ‘Deng Xiaoping Clearly Wanted to Make a Statement’
Arrests, Censorship and Propaganda: China's Tiananmen Anniversary Dance
May 02, 2014
Arrests, Censorship and Propaganda: China's Tiananmen Anniversary Dance
As the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen crackdown approaches, Beijing's censors and security forces are kept busy.
Arrests, Censorship and Propaganda: China's Tiananmen Anniversary Dance
China’s Tiananmen Rocker Pulls Out of State TV Performance
January 21, 2014
China’s Tiananmen Rocker Pulls Out of State TV Performance
Rather than censor himself, Cui Jian chose to not perform at all.
China’s Tiananmen Rocker Pulls Out of State TV Performance
China Attacks: Not the Usual Suspects
November 12, 2013
China Attacks: Not the Usual Suspects
The recent suicide terror attacks expose problems in China’s administrative and judicial systems.
China Attacks: Not the Usual Suspects
November 03, 2013
Call Tiananmen Attack What It Was: Terrorism
Why have Western media outlets been so reluctant to call the attack what it really was?
Call Tiananmen Attack What It Was: Terrorism
Rights Groups Doubt Uyghur Involvement in Tiananmen Attack
October 30, 2013
Rights Groups Doubt Uyghur Involvement in Tiananmen Attack
Uyghur activists fear China will use suicide attack as an excuse to crack down further in Xinjiang.
Rights Groups Doubt Uyghur Involvement in Tiananmen Attack
Tiananmen Square After 24 years: A Vigil and Big Yellow Ducks
June 05, 2013
Tiananmen Square After 24 years: A Vigil and Big Yellow Ducks
References to Tiananmen Square are becoming increasingly difficult for Beijing to suppress.
Tiananmen Square After 24 years: A Vigil and Big Yellow Ducks
Chen Exposes Communist Goliath
May 08, 2012
Chen Exposes Communist Goliath
The case of Chen Guangcheng has exposed how fragile the Chinese Communist Party’s control may be. The incompetence of its repressive apparatus has been exposed.
Chen Exposes Communist Goliath
EU Should Keep China Arms Embargo
April 18, 2012
EU Should Keep China Arms Embargo
Some European nations want the 20-year embargo on sales to China lifted. Their arguments are strong, but the arguments for not lifting it are stronger.
EU Should Keep China Arms Embargo
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