- Wed, 03/12/2014 - 18:09
The five republics of Central Asia (Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Kazakhstan) are endowed with an immense amount of natural resources and are located in the center of Eurasia.
- Tue, 03/11/2014 - 18:22
Russia’s military occupation and impending annexation of the Crimea in Ukraine has put Beijing in a difficult spot, confronting Chinese leaders with numerous competing priorities and principles.
- Thu, 03/06/2014 - 15:54
After the brutal knife massacre in a Chinese train station on Saturday, Chinese authorities have promised to go after the “terrorists” with everything they’ve got.
- Thu, 03/06/2014 - 15:39
“The stark fact is that even if Russian military intervention stops with the establishment of a pro-Russian vassal state in Crimea, Russia will have enormous leverage over the new government in Ukraine,” writes Edward Walker in the Los Angeles Times.
- Wed, 03/05/2014 - 20:04
March 5, 2014, 7:14 am
By ANDREW JACOBS
- Wed, 03/05/2014 - 20:00
The Chinese howling about how Westerners are portraying Saturday night’s horrific slaughter at the Kunming train station have a point: It’s pretty hard not to call an unprovoked attack by 10 black-clad, sword-wielding assailants on a crowd of innocent civilians -- in which 29 victims died and 143 were wounded -- anything but a terrorist attack.
- Wed, 03/05/2014 - 19:35
Full Comment’s Araminta Wordsworth brings you a daily round-up of quality punditry from across the globe. Today: China’s response to the deaths of more than 30 people in Kunming provides a revealing glimpse into Beijing’s mindset.
- Fri, 02/28/2014 - 21:28
The most surprising thing about Ilham Tohti being charged with separatism is that it didn’t happen sooner.
- Fri, 02/28/2014 - 21:20
US comments on human rights in China aren’t expected to change anything. Instead, they reveal the core of US-China distrust.
- Wed, 02/26/2014 - 21:32
Prominent Uighur scholar, Ilham Tohti, has been formally arrested and charged with “separatism” in China.