February 2012

How the UN Isolated Russia, China, on Syria's Uprising

Fri, 02/17/2012 - 22:45

The U.N. General Assembly told the Syrian government to stop shooting unarmed protestors and isolated its key supporter, Russia, in adopting a resolution that had at least 137 "yes "votes and only 12 against.

US President Obama Raises Human Rights issues with China's VP Xi

Fri, 02/17/2012 - 22:39

During a meeting with Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping, Barack Obama mentioned China's human rights record while pro-Tibetan and pro-Uyghur protesters gathered outside of the White House.

Hundreds Protest Chinese Abuses Outside White House

Thu, 02/16/2012 - 00:00

Outside the White House, hundreds of people rallied to protest China’s treatment of Tibet, ethnic Uyghurs and members of the Falun Gong.

How I'll Respond to China's Rising Power

Thu, 02/16/2012 - 00:00

The character of the Chinese government—one that marries aspects of the free market with suppression of freedom—shouldn't become the norm.

How to handle China's Xi Jinping

Thu, 02/16/2012 - 00:00

The U.S. visit of Beijing's leader-designate offers an opportunity to try gauging his intentions. But the real work must be to find common ground.

Protesters greet Chinese VP’s White House visit

Wed, 02/15/2012 - 22:50

President Barack Obama welcomed China’s vice president Xi Jinping to the White House Tuesday, as hundreds of protesters...

China launches propaganda drive against "extremism" in far west

Wed, 02/15/2012 - 22:49

China launched a propaganda campaign against illegal religious activities and 'religious extremism' in the restive far western region...

China's Xi Starts His Wooing of U.S.

Wed, 02/15/2012 - 22:47

Obama, Biden Press Beijing's Next Leader on Divisive Issues; Trip Aims to Define Ties for Next Decade

America's apprehensive China diplomacy

Wed, 02/15/2012 - 22:46

Beijing's economic superpower status causes anxiety for the US, but most pressing for Xi Jinping are China's internal pressures

Chinese heir apparent's 'seven transcendences'

Wed, 02/15/2012 - 22:44

Xi Jinping, who is set to take over the helm of the Chinese government this autumn, might look like a low-profile leader with few special features, but a China watcher in Taiwan said...