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China Asked to Back ICC Case Against North Korea

The U.N.’s chief investigator into North Korean human rights issues has asked China to support an International Criminal Court case against Pyongyang, rejecting the widespread assumption that Beijing will inevitably shield its neighbor and ally. From Mirjam Donath at Reuters: Michael Kirby, a former Australian judge who led the independent U.N. inquiry into alleged

October 23, 2014 5:23 PM

Panda Sluggers: U.S. Democrats Bash China

At Slate, William Saletan describes a wave of China-bashing by current Democrat campaigns in the U.S.: Exploiting American anxiety about Asia is a long, unsavory tradition. As the Soviet Union unraveled in the 1980s and 1990s, many candidates turned their xenophobic fire from Russia to Japan and Korea. The threat was no longer military; it was economic. Now the enemy is China, whose

October 23, 2014 5:11 PM

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