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With the Liberal West in Decline, Will China Be Given Free Rein?
December 14, 2017
With the Liberal West in Decline, Will China Be Given Free Rein?
A leaderless liberal West seems increasingly willing to defer to China, even if it compromises liberal values at home.
With the Liberal West in Decline, Will China Be Given Free Rein?
China’s Stealthy Holiday Crackdowns
December 14, 2017
China’s Stealthy Holiday Crackdowns
Dissident convictions and acts of censorship seem timed to avoid lumps of coal from international observers.
China’s Stealthy Holiday Crackdowns
Why Should We Pay Attention to China’s Televised Confessions?
September 23, 2017
Why Should We Pay Attention to China’s Televised Confessions?
If we want to understand China, the recent televised trial of a Taiwanese human rights advocate is a good place to start.
Why Should We Pay Attention to China’s Televised Confessions?
Why China's Soft Power Solution Lies in its Past
September 22, 2017
Why China's Soft Power Solution Lies in its Past
Beijing can look to its own history to solve its glaring soft power deficit.
Why China's Soft Power Solution Lies in its Past
China’s War on Dissent
August 30, 2017
China’s War on Dissent
Detained activists have two choices: vanish or confess.
China’s War on Dissent
Liu Xiaobo’s Death Breathes Life into China-Norway Trade Talks
August 28, 2017
Liu Xiaobo’s Death Breathes Life into China-Norway Trade Talks
‘We hope that the two sides can take this as an opportunity to move forward the bilateral relations,’ said China.
Liu Xiaobo’s Death Breathes Life into China-Norway Trade Talks
China's New Media Strategy: The Case of Liu Xiaobo
July 28, 2017
China's New Media Strategy: The Case of Liu Xiaobo
Instead of hushing up issues it finds embarrassing, China is now aggressively manipulating the public discourse.
China's New Media Strategy: The Case of Liu Xiaobo
Liu Xiaobo Wasn’t China’s Only Prisoner of Conscience
July 28, 2017
Liu Xiaobo Wasn’t China’s Only Prisoner of Conscience
The best way to honor his memory is to press China to end torture and free other dissidents.
Liu Xiaobo Wasn’t China’s Only Prisoner of Conscience
Liu Xiaobo and the Moral Critique of Contemporary China
July 24, 2017
Liu Xiaobo and the Moral Critique of Contemporary China
Liu's sharpest critiques of the Party were not political, but moral.
Liu Xiaobo and the Moral Critique of Contemporary China
Taiwan's President Vows to Help China Achieve Democracy
July 14, 2017
Taiwan's President Vows to Help China Achieve Democracy
Tsai Ing-wen expresses condolences for the death of Liu Xiaobo and encourages Chinese people to pursue democracy
Taiwan's President Vows to Help China Achieve Democracy
US Calls on China to Release Liu Xiaobo’s Wife
July 14, 2017
US Calls on China to Release Liu Xiaobo’s Wife
Chinese Nobel Laureate Liu died of multiple organ failure after years in jail. His widow remains under house arrest.
US Calls on China to Release Liu Xiaobo’s Wife
Chinese Nobel Laureate Liu Xiaobo Released on Parole With Liver Cancer
June 28, 2017
Chinese Nobel Laureate Liu Xiaobo Released on Parole With Liver Cancer
The Norwegian Nobel Committee condemned the Chinese authorities in a rare statement.
Chinese Nobel Laureate Liu Xiaobo Released on Parole With Liver Cancer
China and Norway: Unpacking the Deal
December 25, 2016
China and Norway: Unpacking the Deal
The normalization of China-Norway ties is the result of years of quiet diplomacy.
China and Norway: Unpacking the Deal
Norway-China Relations 'Unfrozen'
December 21, 2016
Norway-China Relations 'Unfrozen'
After six years of tensions, China and Norway have normalized relations. Why now?
Norway-China Relations 'Unfrozen'
US Senate Votes to Give Chinese Embassy a New Address: 1 Liu Xiaobo Plaza
February 17, 2016
US Senate Votes to Give Chinese Embassy a New Address: 1 Liu Xiaobo Plaza
A small but telling example of US election politicking affecting the U.S.-China relationship.
US Senate Votes to Give Chinese Embassy a New Address: 1 Liu Xiaobo Plaza
Towards the Thaw: Seeking Clarity in China-Norway Relations
January 16, 2016
Towards the Thaw: Seeking Clarity in China-Norway Relations
How can China and Norway move on from the political freeze sparked by dissident Liu Xiaobo's Nobel Peace Prize?
Towards the Thaw: Seeking Clarity in China-Norway Relations
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