Lun Zhang and Xiaorong Li: Tiananmen is not for sale

From the International Herald Tribune:

June 4 marks the 16th anniversary of China’s bloody repression of pro-democracy protests on Tiananmen Square. The legacy of the massacre has been put sharply in focus by the current debate over lifting the arms embargo imposed by the European Union in response to that event.

At stake in the debate is not only the meaning of Tiananmen in the context of rapid changes in China, but also the will of the EU to assert its values as it fashions coherent policies toward an increasingly influential China.

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