International Relations

The Hill: Biden calls for international cooperation, but how to cooperate with China?

By: Jianli Yang - Oct 01, 2021 In his recent speech to the United Nations General Assembly, President Biden aimed remarks at America’s two rival nuclear powers — and particularly China — even though he didn’t name names. He criticized China’s human rights violations...

Hostage Diplomacy rears its head in Beijing, as Meng Wanzhou case reaches a close

Jianli Yang On 19th August, 2021, the Chinese Foreign Ministry's spokesperson Hua Chunying made a statement, asserting the country’s stance on the arrest of Meng Wanzhou. According to her, Beijing has urged the Canadian Government to “immediately correct its mistakes...

Providence: China-Taliban Tango Encourages Unholy Marriage

By Jianli Yang - September 16, 2021 China is brimming with optimism about the Taliban in Afghanistan. But a bombing that killed scores of people, including 13 American troops, outside the Kabul airport on August 26 has led many to distrust the Islamic group’s promise...

WashTimes: China’s expectations from a new Afghan government

Women and human rights will not a priority By: Jianli Yang - September 6, 2021 The Chinese government seems to have defined terms and conditions to the Taliban for Beijing’s support in forming a new government in Afghanistan. Issues like human rights and women’s...