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The Great Dragon Awakens: China Challenges American Hegemony

  • Tue, 01/06/2009 - 11:00

Nowadays, most International Relations analysts acknowledge China’s potential to achieve superpower status over the course of the next decades due to its impressive economic growth, which was triggered by Deng Xiaoping’s economic reforms program.

Let us improve ourselves

  • Mon, 01/05/2009 - 11:00

Terrorist work must be condemned and brought to justice from all regions of the world. Yet, race and all people of Islam should not be considered as terrorists, that is, all religions have waged war in the old days and now; do we still hold the people of today, at fault for their ancestors fault? We do not.

China's momentous 2008

  • Tue, 12/30/2008 - 11:00

Tania Branigan recounts extraordinary events from the last 12 months in China and introduces video highlights of the year

Why China Had to Reform

  • Tue, 12/30/2008 - 11:00

Former top Communist Party official Bao Tong examines the reasons behind the Communist Party's move toward economic reform, begun 30 years ago this month.

China Tightens Press Controls for 2009

  • Tue, 12/30/2008 - 11:00

China plans a new press campaign to strengthen the Communist Party's image in the coming year, while writings on Taiwan and other 'sensitive' topics will receive closer scrutiny.

Two Faces' of Deng Xiaoping

  • Tue, 12/30/2008 - 11:00

Deng Xiaoping saw himself as a man set apart from the common herd, and his only aim was to save the Chinese Communist Party, according to a former top official.

WUC and UAA Submission for the Fourth Session of the Universal Periodic Review

  • Mon, 12/29/2008 - 11:00

In this submission, the World Uyghur Congress and the Uyghur American Association provides information under the general guidelines for the preperation of information.

Military Rivalry in Central Asia

  • Tue, 12/23/2008 - 11:00

The attacks of 9/11 and the ensuing war in Afghanistan did not start the new "Great Game" in Central Asia.

Intellectuals Lobby for Political Change as Party Marks 30th Anniversary of the Reform Era

  • Mon, 12/22/2008 - 11:00

While expectations for policy changes are not high as Beijing marks the 30th anniversary of the reform era, a clutch of forward-looking cadres and intellectuals are taking advantage of the occasion to press for bolder measures particularly in political liberalization.

Charter 08, signed by hundreds of Chinese intellectuals

  • Mon, 12/15/2008 - 11:00

The following text of Charter 08, signed by hundreds of Chinese intellectuals and translated and introduced by Perry Link, Professor of Chinese Literature at the University of California, Riverside, will be published in the issue of The New York Review dated January 15, which goes on sale on January 2.