Commentary

Internet freedom cannot wait

  • Mon, 02/07/2011 - 11:00

In Egypt, the Internet is back on. After a few grueling days in which the government practically severed its nation's connections to the rest of the world, costing millions of dollars, the price became too high, and the switch was flipped.

Chinese Segregation: No Caucasian Mummies Need Apply

  • Mon, 02/07/2011 - 11:00

The Chinese exhibition “Secrets of the Silk Road” ran without incident in California and Texas.

LEE: Watching Egypt crumble

  • Fri, 02/04/2011 - 11:00

Many think the political turmoil in Egypt, Tunisia, Jordon and Yemen is a warning to Beijing that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) could be the next authoritarian regime existing on borrowed time.

What China Could Teach Middle East Dictators

  • Fri, 02/04/2011 - 11:00

Sometimes the most interesting development in a revolution takes place where you least expect it. In the case of Egypt, that would be China.

Social Media Alone Do Not Instigate Revolutions

  • Fri, 02/04/2011 - 11:00

Internet services were reportedly restored in Egypt yesterday after being completely shut down for two days. Egyptian authorities unplugged the last Internet service provider (ISP) still operating Jan. 31 amidst ongoing protests across the country.

When Hu played sumo with Obama

  • Thu, 02/03/2011 - 11:00

The recent Hu-Obama Presidential Summit in Washington was akin to two highly ranked sumo wrestlers circling each other while assessing how to edge the adversary out of the ring. 

Special Commentary: Beijing's Response to Egypt's Lotus Revolution

  • Wed, 02/02/2011 - 11:00

Beijing is taking no chances regarding the possible impact that the “color revolutions” raging in North Africa and Middle East may have on China.

What's Next on China

  • Wed, 02/02/2011 - 11:00

So what’s next? After finally deciding to give human rights concerns pride of place in January’s US-China summit, how should the Obama administration translate its rhetoric into policy?

China Isn't Immune to Nile Fever

  • Tue, 02/01/2011 - 11:00

As growth slows and prices rise, Beijing's mandate to govern erodes.

Analysis: U.S. military says keeps up with China; Is it enough?

  • Tue, 02/01/2011 - 11:00

U.S. military commanders are expressing confidence that they can hold their own in the face of faster-than-expected advances by China's military, but looming cost cuts are adding to doubts about the future of American power in the Pacific.

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