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Trump promises to increase soy exports to China—but if the deal goes through, only corporate interests will benefit. Read more

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There is a battle brewing among countries seeking influence in Central America, and China is leading the way. Its goals include gaining political influence, and severing the region’s diplomatic relations with Taiwan. Read more

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Reese Erlich

Along the way in its relationship with the United States, China has made decisions that put it in a stronger position than the typical developing country. Read more

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Diplomacy has worked to defuse the nuclear conflict in Iran. It can work in North Korea as well. The world cannot risk a nuclear confrontation. Read more

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On this 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, the remnants of the pro-democracy movement in China are hard to find. What began as a peaceful demonstration at Tiananmen Square in Beijing ended in a bloody massacre of students and c... Read more

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I will have more to say about tonight's 60 Minutes debacle. But for now, let me make three points. Read more

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China won't be able to solve its environmental crisis until it respects human rights. Read more

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Edward Snowden may have to count on the people of Hong Kong to save him from being extradited to the United States.Hong Kong occupies a unique place when it comes to human rights. Under the "one country, two systems" model by which China governs ... Read more

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A heart-wrenching saga continues to unfold in Tibet."Two Tibetan teenagers died after they set fire to themselves in protest at Chinese rule, reports and Western rights groups said, in a rare instance of a double self-immolation in the restive re... Read more

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To ensure that the Tibetans aren’t further alienated and radicalized, the Chinese regime needs to meaningfully negotiate. Read more

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China wrongly believes it can maintain control by manipulating the succession to the Dalai Lama’s post. Read more

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Put on a happy face. George has left the country. Read more

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With China's crackdown in Tibet, the Beijing Olympics have been irrevocably tarnished, notwithstanding George Bush’s decision to still participate. Bad timing, you guys at Party headquarters in Beijing. Read more

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The United States spends more than 10 times on its military than China does. And yet we have a Pentagon functionary complaining deadpan about its military intent. Read more

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Whose bright idea was it to award the event to Beijing? A leading member of the fascist Franco regime. Read more

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With its odd mix of Stalinism and cowboy capitalism, China is now susceptible to speculative trading just like we are, even more so. And when it falls, everyone else loses balance. Read more

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On February 22, 15 very brave protesters demanding better policies by the regime staged a march in the middle of Rangoon, the nation’s erstwhile capital. This extremely rare, daring gesture merited no more than a paragraph in the New York T... Read more

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Decider: “We live in a global world.” Genius! W sure seems focused on oil lately. Read more

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The quiet announcement by the Bush administration that it was to block funding of the U.N. Population Fund (UNFPA) for the third year is disappointing and shortsighted. Read more

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