September 2012

China's Public Confidence Crisis

Fri, 09/14/2012 - 20:17

The mysterious disappearance of presumed next leader Xi Jinping has many Chinese worried about how much they can trust their government.

Colin Barnett errs on the political front

Fri, 09/14/2012 - 20:14

WEST Australian Premier Colin Barnett is a central figure in the Australia-China relationship.

WUC Representatives Tell Brussels: “Uyghur people need the EU’s help in order to assure their basic human rights”

Thu, 09/13/2012 - 19:29

Two days of meetings in Brussels on 25 and 26 September 2012 have enabled representatives of the WUC to raise the issue of the ongoing human rights violations in East Turkestan and to ask support for Uyghur asylum-seekers in European countries.

US Lawmakers Charge China With Harvesting Organs From Prisoners

Thu, 09/13/2012 - 19:17

U.S. lawmakers are investigating reports that the human organs of religious and political dissidents are being harvested by Chinese authorities and sold for profit.

Organ Harvesting of Religious and Political Dissidents by the Chinese Communist Party

Thu, 09/13/2012 - 19:07

"Organ Harvesting of Religious and Political Dissidents by the Chinese Communist Party" by Ethan Gutman - Adjunct fellow at Foundation for Defense of Democracies.

US lawmakers accuse China of bullying its maritime neighbors

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 21:40

U.S. lawmakers Wednesday accused China of bullying its neighbors to press territorial claims in the South China Sea but also raised questions about America’s capacity to police the region.

Why China needs a PR makeover

Tue, 09/11/2012 - 21:17

The China Central Television building in Beijing towers over everything around it. As a marvel of design, two sloping pillars meeting at an odd angle in mid-air, the construction seems to defy gravity.

China’s “One Country, Two Systems” Under Threat

Tue, 09/11/2012 - 21:15

As mainlanders head to Hong Kong to protest, Chinese authorities are increasingly cracking down on the former British colony.

The Interview: Zbigniew Brzezinski

Tue, 09/11/2012 - 21:13

As the world changes so too must U.S. foreign policy. The Diplomat asks Zbigniew Brzezinski about America's role in the 'Asian Century.'

Several Loud Cracks in an Almaty Bazaar

Mon, 09/10/2012 - 22:21

On the lowest level of the largest bazaar in Almaty sits a small, unassuming restaurant. A square window and a lone door are the only things marking the business from the rows of nut vendors and thrift marts flanking the eatery.