George Bush

Bush Focuses On Religious Freedom In Beijing

From Reuters: U.S. President George W. Bush on Sunday worshipped at a Beijing church in a bid to press for wider religious freedom in China and met the country’s Communist leaders for what Bush promised would be...

Bush Trip to Asia Balances Fun, Diplomacy

During his final visit to China, President Bush hopes to keep diplomatic ties cordial between China and the United States. From the Associated Press: President Bush’s visit to Beijing almost looks like a vacation — right...

Bush To Attend Church In China, Urge Religious Freedom

From AFP: US President George W. Bush plans to attend church while in China for the opening of the Olympic Games next month, and will speak about freedom of religion, a top aide said Wednesday. “When he goes to church on...

Bush Meets 5 Dissidents From China Before Games

From New York Times: President Bush held private talks with five prominent Chinese dissidents on Tuesday, and urged China’s foreign minister to relax restrictions on human rights, as part of an intensifying White House effort to...

Past Time for Speaking Out

This Editorial is from the New York Times: Two weeks before he goes to the Beijing Olympic Games, President Bush remains unacceptably silent about China’s crackdown on basic human rights. Emboldened by the complicity of Mr. Bush...

Rights Issue Looms as Bush Heads to China

From Washington Post: With President Bush set to leave next week for the Olympics in Beijing, the White House is coming under increased pressure from lawmakers and advocacy groups to make a public statement of concern about the...

Bush Should Keep His Word on Taiwan

Written by Dan Blumenthal, Aaron Friedberg, Randall Schriver and Ashley J. Tellis, from Wall Street Journal: In 2001, President Bush made a bold and principled decision to offer Taiwan a range of military equipment for its...

Bush: Chinese People Watching Carefully

Bush recently made a statement about his intention to join the Olympics opening ceremony in Beijing next month. From China Daily: At a news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda, Bush explained his decision to...

Broken Promises

During his 2000 presidential campaign, George Bush said he’d take China to task over its human rights record, but Joshua Kurlantzick writes in The New Republic that the president’s China policy today is the exact...



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