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China Reaffirms “Absolute Fight” Against Dalai Lama

An article by a Central Party School scholar and reports of experimental concessions in some Tibetan areas have recently given rise to hopes that China might adopt a softer line towards the Dalai Lama. But after police allegedly...

Can the U.S. Fight Climate Change without China?

President Obama’s new climate change plan unveiled this Tuesday calls for global action to reduce emissions and address global warming. Jordan Weissmann at The Atlantic looks at why the US needs China’s cooperation...

Chen Guangfu: “They Didn’t Appear to Be Farmers”

The harassment campaign against the family of blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng continues to mount, as Reuters reports that his eldest brother said that two government-hired thugs beat him on Thursday: Chen Guangfu, 56,...

Cybersecurity and the New Cold War

The effects of an Internet attack could rival those of a nuclear bomb, according to a Chinese general at a briefing with the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff in Beijing on Monday. From Bloomberg News: With the Internet...

China Welcomes Kerry’s Unease Over Pivot

At his Senate confirmation hearing last month, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry expressed caution over the Obama administration’s ‘pivot’ to East Asia, warning that it risked unnecessarily antagonizing a wary...

U.S.-China Tensions: What Must Kerry Do?

In the latest installment of China File’s Conversations series, Elizabeth Economy, Andrew J. Nathan and Orville Schell respond to Nina Hachigian’s recommendations to new U.S. secretary of state John Kerry. In a...

John Kerry Calls for Stronger Partnership with China

At his Senate confirmation hearings, John Kerry, who is expected to be confirmed as U.S. Secretary of State, outlined his expectations for the U.S.-China relationship, acknowledging that while problems persist, he hopes to see...

Kerry ‘accuses Beijing of blocking HK’s democratic aspirations’

Although China has rarely been mentioned in the US presidential campaign, candidate John Kerry gave an interview to Hong Kong’s Singtao Daily, in which he condemned China’s crackdown on democracy in Hong Kong, and promised to raise the issue with Chinese leaders if elected on Tuesday: “Beijing hasn’t completely fulfilled the autonomy and political rights […]



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