Timothy Lesle

Tim Lesle is a freelance journalist and student at Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism. His personal website is telesle.net, his personal blog is here.

AFRICOM Willing to Work with China

The U.S. military’s relatively new African Command, or AFRICOM, has expressed an openness to working with China’s military, should the opportunity arise, says its commander. Stars and Stripes has a rundown of...

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The Last Hero of Tiananmen

In 2004, after revealing the truth about SARS in China, military doctor Jiang Yanyong went public with his experience treating victims of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre. Journalist Philip Pan describes this effort–and...

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The Island of China

The analysts at Stratfor have taken a look at China’s historic and contemporary geopolitics and, in a monograph explaining their findings, they have included this compelling theoretical map that highlights the core of...

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Fiat Apologizes to China Over Commercial

The latest apology to China comes from automaker Fiat, reports Reuters. The company aired a commercial for the Fiat Delta in Italy, but it starred American actor Richard Gere and portrayed him driving into Tibet. In a statement...

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