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China’s Arab Spring Cyber Lessons
October 03, 2011
China’s Arab Spring Cyber Lessons
The Arab Spring has offered some useful pointers for countries such as China about what works in suppressing dissent — and what is counterproductive.
China’s Arab Spring Cyber Lessons
How China Sees Middle East
September 06, 2011
How China Sees Middle East
The US and Israel will be the big losers from the Arab Spring, while Egypt will be a winner, say Chinese analysts.
How China Sees Middle East
September 01, 2011
Why China is Getting Tough
Worries over domestic unrest and a permissive regional environment are behind China’s recent assertiveness.
Why China is Getting Tough
Wang Lihong and Protest
August 12, 2011
Wang Lihong and Protest
Wang Lihong’s trial is a reminder of the determination of China’s leadership to crack down. And of growing opposition.
Wang Lihong and Protest
Why Jasmine Died in China
July 14, 2011
Why Jasmine Died in China
Fear, lack of information and a government crackdown killed the chances of a Jasmine Revolution here.
Why Jasmine Died in China
If Bahrain Erupts
June 13, 2011
If Bahrain Erupts
A flare-up in Bahrain could spark a regional conflict between Sunnis and Shias. If it did, the US would be left with the question of how to handle China.
If Bahrain Erupts
Why China’s Crackdown is Selective
April 28, 2011
Why China’s Crackdown is Selective
The Chinese government may be cracking down hard on dissent. But some protesters are treated more gently than others, argues Minxin Pei.
Why China’s Crackdown is Selective
China and Radical Thoughts
March 28, 2011
China and Radical Thoughts
The Jasmine rallies may have been snuffed out in China. But an overbearing government could still spark anger.
China and Radical Thoughts
'Western Democracy Risks Chaos'
March 11, 2011
'Western Democracy Risks Chaos'
China’s top legislator, Wu Bangguo, says Western-style democracy would cause an ‘abyss of disorder.’
'Western Democracy Risks Chaos'
Jasmine Lacks Spark
March 07, 2011
Jasmine Lacks Spark
Another Sunday, another heavy police presence in Beijing and elsewhere to deter mass Jasmine rallies.
Jasmine Lacks Spark
How Kyrgyzstan Sees Jasmine Unrest
March 02, 2011
How Kyrgyzstan Sees Jasmine Unrest
The kind of unrest seen in the Arab world is familiar to many Kyrgyzstanis. But the hard work comes after revolution, says Erica Marat.
How Kyrgyzstan Sees Jasmine Unrest
How Jasmine Looks to Chinese
March 02, 2011
How Jasmine Looks to Chinese
Few in China actually know about the Jasmine rallies called for each Sunday in Beijing’s Wangfujing.
How Jasmine Looks to Chinese
China Sweeping Jasmine Away?
February 28, 2011
China Sweeping Jasmine Away?
Police were out in force in Beijing and elsewhere Sunday after the latest call for a Chinese Jasmine Revolution.
China Sweeping Jasmine Away?
Why India Can’t Ignore Libya
February 28, 2011
Why India Can’t Ignore Libya
Democracy might help curb revolution in India, but its leadership must still learn from uprisings in the Arab world.
Why India Can’t Ignore Libya
'Osama Bin Laden Did It'
February 25, 2011
'Osama Bin Laden Did It'
How will China respond to an open letter calling for peaceful gatherings across the country every Sunday at 2 pm?
'Osama Bin Laden Did It'
Gaddafi’s Unwanted China Praise
February 23, 2011
Gaddafi’s Unwanted China Praise
Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi praises the Tiananmen crackdown on protesters. It’s praise China can do without.
Gaddafi’s Unwanted China Praise
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