UK Foreign Minister’s China Speech Lacks Details on Rights
By Maya Wang
It is unclear whether the U.K. government is willing to translate its words about human rights into action and hold Chinese officials responsible for serious human rights violations.
UK: ‘Genocide’ Clause to China Trade Deals Narrowly Defeated
By Associated Press
The proposal would have made the U.K. the first country in the world to allow genocide cases to be considered in domestic courts.
Taiwan Needs to Be a Part of the UK’s China Strategy
By David Green
The willingness (or lack thereof) to embrace Taiwan is a bellwether of how serious liberal democracies are about countering CCP threats to their ideals.
UK-China Relations: From Gold to Dust
By Thomas des Garets Geddes
The rapid recent souring of British perceptions of China has as much to do with domestic factors as American pressure.
Hong Kong and Britain’s China Reset
By Duncan Bartlett
Beijing’s plan to clamp down on Hong Kong has angered politicians of all persuasions in Britain. Meanwhile, China is threatening revenge for U.K. “interference.”
COVID-19: A ‘Reckoning’ for UK-China Relations?
By Niall Gray
“China hawks” are gaining strength as the United Kingdom struggles with the fallout of the new coronavirus.