Commentary

Hitting China With Humor

  • Sun, 12/30/2012 - 20:53

CHINA’S leaders have tried honoring Ai Weiwei and bribing him with the offer of high positions.

Rethink the Status of Tibet

  • Thu, 12/20/2012 - 00:00

Nearly 100 Tibetans have committed suicide over the past three years in protest of conditions under Chinese rule.

Tokyo to Take a Tougher Line With China

  • Mon, 12/17/2012 - 00:00

December 17, 2012
By JOHN LEE

Defending Freedoms

  • Mon, 12/17/2012 - 00:00

Gao Zhisheng is one of the most respected human rights lawyers in China.

As China Rises, So Do Australia’s Anxieties

  • Fri, 12/14/2012 - 00:00

One of the most immediately apparent features of Australia is its vast emptiness. A mere 23 million people are spread over a landmass the size of the continental U.S.

Australia Grapples With China's Rise

  • Fri, 12/14/2012 - 00:00

Like certain other people in Washington, I'm trying to make my own pivot to Asia, both because the Middle East is so maddening and depressing, and because, well, Asia is Asia.

Dark side of the Great Renewal: Chinese nationalism

  • Wed, 12/05/2012 - 00:00

China’s new leader, Xi Jinping, has issued a call for action to realize “the cause of national rejuvenation,” which he describes as “the greatest dream for the Chinese nation in modern history.”

China's narrative of Han expansion

  • Mon, 12/03/2012 - 20:52

Philip Bowring says that China's focus on its role as a victim of past humiliationsis tempered by the historical spread, both inside and outside its current borders, of its largest ethnic group

Blind Chinese Legal Activist Chen Guangcheng to Xi Jinping: Reform Now or Risk Violent Transition

  • Mon, 12/03/2012 - 20:49

Exiled Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng has posted a new video with a message for China's soon-to-be President Xi Jinping.

China: The Mao Dynasty Moves Toward Democracy And Human Rights

  • Tue, 11/20/2012 - 00:00

A more important, historically speaking, presidential election than America’s concluded last week … where Xi Jinping was entrusted with the leadership of China.

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