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.

What would China do if the Suez Canal were closed?

  • Tue, 02/01/2011 - 11:00

Despite the turmoil in Egypt, the Suez Canal is operating normally — for now. But if something happened, what would China (and more specifically, the Chinese navy) do?

Will China walk like an Egyptian?

  • Mon, 01/31/2011 - 11:00

For nearly a week now, as much of the world remains riveted by the events unfolding in Egypt, China is making assiduous efforts to appear uninterested.

A State Insult with Chinese Characteristics

  • Mon, 01/31/2011 - 11:00

A state banquet was scene to a triumph of sorts for a newly assertive, and more nakedly anti-American, strain in Chinese foreign policy.

Obama-Hu Summit: the Good, the Bad & the Ugly

  • Tue, 01/25/2011 - 11:00

Good: when President Obama said: The United States continues to support further dialogue between the government of China and the representatives of the Dalai Lama to resolve concerns and differences, including the preservation of the religious and cultural identity of the Tibetan people.

What I Told Obama About Beijing's Human Rights Problem

  • Fri, 01/21/2011 - 11:00

On January 13, President Obama invited me and four other activists and scholars--the writer Zha Jianying, whose brother is a former political prisoner in China; Andrew Nathan, a Columbia professor; author Bette Bao Lord; and Paul Gewirtz, director of Yale's China Law Center--to meet with him at the White House to discuss the current state of human rights and reform in China.

Human rights? Hu will hear none of it.

  • Fri, 01/21/2011 - 11:00

Something about human rights just doesn't translate for Chinese President Hu Jintao.