Commentary

An exchange on human rights

  • Thu, 01/20/2011 - 11:00

THE MOST significant statements at the joint news conference of President Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao√ on Wednesday came in response to questions about human rights.

U.S. must not overlook China's rights abuses

  • Thu, 01/20/2011 - 11:00

As Chinese President Hu Jintao visits Washington, the policy of the Obama administration is clear -- at least rhetorically. But will this approach deliver real results on improving human rights in China?

Changing Our Dysfunctional Relationship With China

  • Wed, 01/19/2011 - 11:00

With Chinese President Hu Jintao's state visit, it is a good time to reflect on how the dysfunctional U.S.-China relationship has developed, and to consider why it may be time for a trial separation.

Hu Jintao's Press Conference: A Controlling Leader Meets An Open Press

  • Wed, 01/19/2011 - 11:00

More than a year ago, President Obama traveled to Beijing, where he appeared for a press conference before hundreds of reporters with Chinese President Hu Jintao.

What if China stumbles?

  • Mon, 01/17/2011 - 11:00

Unlike Las Vegas, what happens in China, does not stay in China. President Obama and China’s President, Hu Jinato will certainly touch on this reality when they meet at the White House.

China Policy Ossified, Wishful, Ruinous

  • Mon, 01/17/2011 - 11:00

 The White House plans a state dinner for Hu Jintao next week. Yet, it is high time to re-think U.S.-China policy that has become out of step and injurious.

Of U.S.-China Summits, Past and Present

  • Mon, 01/17/2011 - 11:00

One way to judge the prospects of President Hu Jintao’s state visit to the United States this week is to place it in the context of previous China-U.S. summit meetings.

Beijing's Broken Promises on Human Rights

  • Mon, 01/10/2011 - 11:00

The National Human Rights Action Plan wraps up after two years, but confessions extracted by torture are still accepted in Chinese courts.

The Constructive Cambodian

  • Wed, 01/05/2011 - 11:00

At any given time at the Phnom Penh International Airport or the Kingdom’s borders with Thailand and Vietnam, young Cambodians can be found streaming out of the Kingdom to find work abroad.

2010 - The Uyghur Human Rights Year in Review

  • Wed, 01/05/2011 - 11:00

Looking back over 2010, many of the incidents in the Uyghur human rights year stemmed from the summer of 2009.

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