China Cracks Down and Reconsiders Non-Interference Policy

August 14, 2018

China does not acknowledge the existence of re-education camps, but the UN says it has credible reports that 1 million Uighurs are being held. In response to international criticism, China has come closer to admitting that it has brutally cracked down on the strategic northwestern province of...

China Hedges its Bets on the Ukraine Crisis

March 03, 2014

China's autocrats are hoping for a Russian victory in Ukraine. As events unfold quickly in Ukraine, Russia's increasingly close ally China is hedging its bets on an uncertain outcome. China has been quick to condemn US and European involvement in Ukraine's affairs, but has withheld...

China: The Leadership Changes, Now What?

November 15, 2012

A new leadership has taken charge in China; its decisions are going to determine the fate of the Middle Kingdom and the rest of the world. Background The Chinese Communist Party (CPC) has just concluded its once-in-a decade congress. Delegates, no less than 2270 of them, met in the Great Hall of...