Commentary

Ambivalence, Idealism, and the Nobel Peace Prize

  • Sat, 12/11/2010 - 11:00

This time last year, I was celebrating Obama's Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech.

How China branded Nobel winner Liu Xiaobo a traitor

  • Sat, 12/11/2010 - 11:00

The magazine is banned in mainland China. So, too, is its Web site. Its editor is barred from visiting the land of his birth. Yet Chinese authorities have repeatedly cited reporting from the blacklisted publication.

Liu Xiaobo: China's Nobel public affairs disaster

  • Sat, 12/11/2010 - 11:00

Maybe, with hindsight, China would have done things differently.

Human rights rebuke to China

  • Thu, 12/09/2010 - 11:00

The Norwegian Nobel Committee awards the Nobel Peace Prize Friday to jailed Chinese pro-democracy dissident Liu Xiaobo.

China's Global War on Human Rights

  • Thu, 12/09/2010 - 11:00

Why Beijing is promoting a world-wide rejection of postwar international norms.

The Internal Political Situation In China

  • Mon, 12/06/2010 - 11:00

An editorial published on October 15, 2010, by the Communist Party controlled “Global Times” said:  “China has changed a lot. In the future it will continue to adopt gradualism to bring about changes. No force can compel the nation to change what cannot be changed at the moment….. 

Let Liu Xiaobo's wife accept his Nobel Peace Prize

  • Mon, 12/06/2010 - 11:00

Hope dims that you will join peace-loving governments around the world by allowing Liu Xia to travel to Oslo this week to receive the Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of her husband, Liu Xiaobo.

Don't Get Your Hopes Up About Chinese Political Reform

  • Fri, 12/03/2010 - 11:00

In recent weeks, there has been growing discussion about China’s internal political situation. Most tantalizing to the American press was Premier Wen Jiabao’s comments about the desirability of Chinese political reform.

China-North Korea alliance frustrates South

  • Fri, 12/03/2010 - 11:00

Stepping into the Korean War (1950-53) to help North Korea, China’s communist leader Mao Zedong compared the relationship between the two countries to ``lips and teeth’’ _ if the lips are gone, the teeth would shiver in the cold.

From WikiChina

  • Wed, 12/01/2010 - 11:00

While secrets from WikiLeaks were splashed all over the American newspapers, I couldn’t help but wonder: What if China had a WikiLeaker and we could see what its embassy in Washington was reporting about America?

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