March 6, 2019

When Xi Jinping first took power in 2012, Chinese society was politically, economically, sociologically, and even sentimentally broken into Chinas. One is China, Inc. consisting of the political, economic, social, and cultural elite bonded together by corruption and ma...

December 4, 2018

Carl Gershman is president of the National Endowment for Democracy.

The death last month of Lodi Gyari, who as the Dalai Lama’s special envoy conducted nine rounds of negotiations with Beijing over Tibet’s status, offers an occasion to reflect on the increasingly troubl...

November 29, 2018

Sino-US relations are currently undergoing the most profound changes of the past 40-plus years. The backdrop of these changes is the long-term and sustained expansion of China’s trade surplus with the United States. The so called Sino-US trade war began not long after...


There is growing recognition that internet freedom has become an indispensable human right of the 21st century. This new reality has created an urgent need to update America's strategy for informing a...

February 26, 2018

By Yang Jianli

A man films Li Wenzu, left, wife of imprisoned lawyer Wang Quanzhang, who holds a paper that reads “Release Liu Ermin,” as she and supporters and activists stage a protest outside the Tianjin No. 2 Intermediate People’s Court in Tianjin, China, in August...

February 23, 2018

Recently, a poster for Mercedes-Benz by the same-named German auto maker sparked a "public opinion" protest in China. Caving to pressure, on February 6, 2018, Daimler AG (of which Mercedes-Benz is a division) issued a public apology. Although China's foreign ministry s...

July 24, 2017

The world lost a hero when China's only Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Liu Xiaobo, died of liver cancer in Chinese custody on July 13, 2017.

In life as well as in death Liu Xiaobo represents the best of what China can ever be. He possessed a moral authority...

The Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Has Devoted His Life to the Cause of Freedom in China.

On Monday, China released Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo from prison on parole, after he was diagnosed as being in the final stages of liver cancer. He is being treated at a hos...

June 23, 2017

Interpol, the intergovernmental organization that facilitates police cooperation among member states, often issues red notices to alert its members to locate and arrest wanted persons with the aim of extradition or similar lawful action.  Interpol's mission is guided b...

June 12, 2017

By Yang Jianli

What do Richard Spencer, Ann Coulter, and the Dalai Lama have in common? Each of them has been the target of college student protests opposing their speeches on campus.

But unlike Mr. Spencer and Ms. Coulter, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama was born on a...

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