In recent years, as Beijing has been expanding economic ties with Latin America, engagement with...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 1, 2011
While China was initially hesitant to celebrate the apparent defeat of Gaddafi’s regime in Libya, the government is now officially recognizing the rebel forces as the future leaders of the country by attending an...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 22, 2011
China abstained from the U.N. vote in March which authorized enforcing a no-fly zone over Libya, and later condemned airstrikes on Tripoli by allied forces. Now that the regime of Moammar Gaddhafi appears to be have fallen, the...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 16, 2009
Paul Collier, director for the study of African economies at Oxford University, writes in the Independent: For the past few months Guinea has been ruled by a young army captain who led a successful coup. Not that you’d...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 23, 2009
The Hindu reports: In recent weeks, China has significantly expanded its economic presence in the energy-rich Central Asian nation of Kazakhstan, where a number of countries including India and the United States have in the past...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 28, 2008
The Christian Science Monitor looks at the possible long-term repercussions of the killing of four Chinese oil workers in Sudan: The attack on Chinese oil workers and interests in Sudan comes as many international diplomats are...
by Wu Nan | Sep 17, 2007
A humanitarian crisis in Darfur and abundant oil in Sudan have put the U.S. and China on a collision course. From Global Pulse, via Youtube:
CDT in the News
- Mind Matters – #WhereIsPengShuai: China’s Star Tennis Player Went Missing
- The New York Times – China’s Silence on Peng Shuai Shows the Limits of Beijing’s Propaganda
- The Hindu – What happened to Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai?
- Vice – How China Managed to Wipe Out All Mentions of Its Most Explosive #MeToo Case
- WSJ – China’s Response to Peng Shuai Allegations Follows Familiar Pattern