- Tue, 07/10/2012 - 22:14
A battle of ideas is under way in China before a Communist Party Congress in the autumn that will appoint a new generation of leaders.
- Mon, 06/18/2012 - 00:00
We tend to think of dictators as all-powerful leaders who act with naked cruelty and impunity. Think of Bashar al Assad in Syria. Or, for a celluloid reminder, think of Sacha Baron Cohen as Gen. Admiral Aladeen, a North African despot.
- Wed, 06/13/2012 - 22:46
When aliens besiege Earth in Universal Pictures' recent action film "Battleship," it is the Chinese authorities in Hong Kong whom Washington credits with delivering the early proof that these invaders aren't exactly homegrown.
- Mon, 06/11/2012 - 00:00
The territorial disputes in the South China Seas are over, China has won, and the U.S. couldn’t care less. But that’s not necessarily bad.