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Economy, not rights, rules the new China-US world

  • Mon, 11/24/2008 - 11:00

Democracy and rights, once central in US-China ties, yield to economics as Obama takes over

U.S.-China ties weaken alliances

  • Mon, 11/24/2008 - 11:00

As the United States works harder than ever to strengthen relations with China, there are signs its alliances with Japan and Taiwan are weakening. A conspicuous sign of change in Japan-U.S.

MoJo Video: The Ex-Gitmo Detainee Next Door

  • Sun, 11/23/2008 - 11:00

Washington Dispatch: If freed by a federal court, 17 Uighurs imprisoned at Gitmo may find new homes in northern Virginia. What will the neighbors think?

Authorities Cancel Plans to Subject Uyghur Woman to Forced Abortion (Updated)

  • Tue, 11/18/2008 - 11:00

Authorities in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) released from the hospital a Uyghur woman who is six months pregnant with her third child, after cancelling plans to subject her to a forced abortion for violating the region's population planning regulations, according to reports from RFA.

Shanghaied into Cooperation

  • Mon, 11/17/2008 - 11:00

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization has just finished its eighth summit meeting, with the "Five Day War" between Georgia and Russia proving to be a point of contention. Sreeram Chaulia looks at these differences — as well as differing views among other international organizations.

Rangzen: The Case for Independent Tibet (2008 edition)-Jamyang Norbu

  • Thu, 11/13/2008 - 11:00

Displaying the old mountain and snowlion flag in Tibet is a “splittist” offence for which you could be shot on sight. In this year’s historic uprising, scores, even hundreds, of national flags were defiantly flown throughout Tibet to visually amplify, as it were, the clarion call of the protestors for independence.

Sino-Kazakh Relations: A Nascent Strategic Partnership

  • Mon, 11/10/2008 - 11:00

While the Chinese authorities make a point of honoring the establishment of cordial relations with all five Central Asian states, Kazakhstan enjoys a unique status.

Business Over Bluster

  • Mon, 11/10/2008 - 11:00

The task ahead of President-elect Barack Obama is not to meet all of the expectations of his supporters or to solve every problem facing the United States right now, but to simply practice what he has preached.

Philip Bowring: Obama in the Orient

  • Thu, 11/06/2008 - 11:00

Much has been written about the favorable impact of Obama's election on foreign perceptions of the United States. But it is worth turning the question around: What will be the impact on U.S. views of Asia, and Asian countries' views of themselves?

Is China An Inclusive Society?

  • Thu, 11/06/2008 - 11:00

With its recent election of an African American president, the United States has continued to evolve into a more inclusive society.