On Monday, three labor activists associated with Guangdong’s Panyu Worker’s Center were sentenced...
by Samuel Wade | Dec 19, 2013
News came on Wednesday of Max Baucus’ selection—pending senate approval—to succeed departing...
by Natalie Ornell | Jun 3, 2013
The Obama administration must make stronger efforts not just to “hedge” China but to recognize its core interests while avoiding sensitive issues that fuel resentment, according to a New York Times op-ed by former...
by Samuel Wade | Oct 18, 2012
Former U.S. ambassador to China Jon Huntsman talked to Foreign Policy’s Isaac Stone Fish about China-bashing campaign rhetoric, Sino-U.S. relations and political sensitivities in China ahead of its looming leadership...
by samuel wade | Dec 1, 2011
As a colourful Republican field vies for the chance to take on Obama in next year’s presidential election, the China issue has been a focal point of debate. Most candidates have competed to adopt a harder line than their...
by Samuel Wade | Nov 15, 2011
Former ambassador to China and aspiring Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman has criticised his rivals’ anti-China posturing, as others compete be seen as tough on Beijing. From China Real Time Report: Mr....
by Samuel Wade | Nov 2, 2011
An article at Slate picks apart Jon Huntsman’s brief display of his much-trumpetedly fluent Chinese on The Colbert Report: To the extent Republican presidential candidate and former Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman is...
by Scott Greene | Oct 18, 2011
With next year’s U.S. presidential race already in full swing, Republican hopefuls have much to dispute but one clear point of agreement: China. The Wall Street Journal analyzes the latest aggressive criticism from U.S....
by Sophie Beach | Jun 19, 2011
Jon Huntsman is expected to announce his official candidacy for the U.S. 2012 Presidential Election on Tuesday, and the media is focusing on his recently-completed tour as Ambassador to China when introducing him to the American...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 30, 2011
Now that Jon Huntsman is back in the U.S. and possibly preparing for a presidential run, the New York Times assesses his tenure as U.S. Ambassador in Beijing: The ambassador, who was to leave his post on Saturday, has proved...
by Samuel Wade | Apr 21, 2011
Vice President Xi Jinping has described departing US ambassador Jon Huntsman as “an old friend of the Chinese people”. Xi is likely to step up to China’s presidency next year, while Huntsman is widely expected...
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