Sha Zukang

I’m The U.N. Undersecretary Your Mother Warned You About – The Onion

The following is a satirical look at U.N. Undersecretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs Sha Zukang, from The Onion: From the moment I showed up at the General Assembly, the other countries knew I was trouble. They took one look at my three- button navy suit jacket and my dark, searing eyes, and prayed to […]

Thomas Friedman Gets the Middle Finger in the Middle Kingdom – Rebecca MacKinnon

From RConversation: It’s not every day that you get to sit and watch a senior Chinese diplomat rip Thomas Friedman “a new one” (as we say in American colloquial parlance) as all the Chinese members of the audience cheer him on. But on Friday morning in a panel discussion titled “China’s Soft Power” that’s what […]

The ‘Shut up’ Envoy Gets UN Job – Tim Johnson

From Tim Johnson’s blog: The Chinese diplomat who suggested last August that Washington should just “shut up and keep quiet” about China’s defense spending has just gotten a big promotion. The “un-diplomatic” diplomat, Sha Zukang (Ê≤ôÁ•ñÂ∫∑), just won a plum assignment near the top of the United Nations hierarchy. He’ll be under secretary of economic […]

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