March 19, 2021
Jailed Canadians to Face Trial in China
By Associated Press
After two years in detention, Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor will face trial for espionage, amid accusations that Beijing is using them for “hostage diplomacy.”
October 19, 2020
Of Hostage Diplomacy and History: China and American Political Polarization
By Bradley J. Murg
Beijing's threats against U.S. citizens in China seemingly ignore the central place that "hostage diplomacy" has played in American history.
July 13, 2020
Through Hong Kong, Beijing Channels Its Repression to the World
By Sarah Cook
Individuals and institutions are scrambling to adapt to the Chinese Communist Party’s growing extraterritorial reach.
December 10, 2019
The Cruel Fate of Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor in China
By Peter Humphrey
A firsthand account of what life in Chinese detention is like for a foreigner on politically motivated charges.
July 23, 2019
The US-China Trade War Could Spell Election Defeat for Canada’s Trudeau
By Kurt Fifelski
The Canadian prime minister might become the most high-profile casualty of U.S.-China frictions.