Commentary

The Exclusiveness of Being Chinese

  • Tue, 03/16/2010 - 12:00

The Characteristics of Chinese and Indian Identities and How to Obtain Them

Have we got a China junket for you

  • Wed, 03/03/2010 - 11:00

Spring break for congressional folks is just around the corner. Time for lawmakers and aides to sign up for those grueling missions in search of facts. But don't dally. For example, we hear there's only a seat or two left on an excellent 12-day trip for congressional staffers to China, leaving March 30.

Uighurs' gambit

  • Wed, 03/03/2010 - 11:00

They had hoped for a new homeland far from the island fortress that is the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo, Cuba, where they could find fellowship with other Uighurs.

Uighurs failed by Cambodia's sham refugee law

  • Wed, 03/03/2010 - 11:00

In June last year a solitary Uighur from Xinjiang Province in China arrived in Phnom Penh seeking asylum. He registered his claim with the Cambodian Government and with UNHCR.

China's global role

  • Thu, 02/25/2010 - 11:00

Today the question is not about the rise of China but its role as a global power and how this will affect Asia and the world. The new US administration under President Barack Obama was to usher in a new and less conflictual relationship but has had to face opposition from rivals as well as allies and friends.

China's Tibet Tactics

  • Mon, 02/22/2010 - 11:00

Verbal attacks underline Beijing's insecurities, not its strength.

Cambodia's One-Party Future

  • Wed, 02/17/2010 - 11:00

The opposition party has lost touch and Chinese patronage is threatening the prospect of multi-party democracy.

The Dalai Lama's principled pursuit of democracy

  • Tue, 02/16/2010 - 11:00

Now that the White House has announced that President Obama will receive the Dalai Lama, it is important that he be welcomed not only as a moral and religious leader respected throughout the world but also as a fellow democrat who shares America's deepest values.

Stingy China May Hurt Only Itself

  • Mon, 02/15/2010 - 11:00

Greece’s big budget deficit has plunged the euro zone into crisis, while rating agencies wonder whether Washington’s fiscal profligacy could one day cost the United States its AAA rating.

China's Self-Defeating Censorship

  • Mon, 02/15/2010 - 11:00

At the desiccated northwest corner of Gansu province in western China, a fort known as Jiayuguan marks the end of the Great Wall. During the 1500s messages from this distant outpost could reach the imperial capital Beijing in a matter of days via a system of smoke signals and fires.

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