Publications

Foreign Policy: U.S.-China Trade Talks Should Prioritize Opening Up China’s Internet

By: Jianli Yang & Lianchao Han U.S. President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping finally held their much-anticipated virtual summit on Monday. After the meeting, intended to normalize relations and establish guardrails for contest, competition, and...

National Review: Is China Having a ‘Me Too’ Moment

Jianli Yang - November 15, 2021 Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai has publicly accused Zhang Gaoli — a former member of the seven-member Politburo Standing Committee (the highest authority in the Chinese Communist Party) and a former Chinese vice premier — of sexual...

Providence: On Taiwan: Goal Clarity, Strategic Tacitness, and Tactical Ambiguity

Jianli Yang - Oct. 27, 2021 The 110th anniversary of the founding of the Republic of China comes at a time of unprecedented Chinese military provocations against Taiwan. The democratic island nation of Taiwan still largely uses the legal system and keeps the national...

Centre College: Renowned activist Dr. Yang Jianli to speak at Centre, Oct. 19

Centre College’s Student Service Initiative (known as STAND) is hosting a presentation by Dr. Yang Jianli, a prominent human rights and democracy advocate, on Tuesday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. in Weisiger Theatre. Titled From Tiananmen To Today “A Journey to Shine Light On...