Category: China

‘China’s COVID Secrets’: How to curb Beijing’s authoritarian agenda

     

President Joe Biden’s nominee for United Nations ambassador will pledge to restore American leadership, warning that its absence in recent years has allowed China to fill the void, Bloomberg reports…. Read more »

Hong Kong: ‘An existential crisis is looming’

     

Realistically, the chances of Hong Kong returning to the freedom and openness that it enjoyed for 23 years after the handover are minimal, writes Oxford University’s Rana Mitter, the author of… Read more »

Is liberal democratic order fit for purpose in the 21st century?

     

President Joe Biden may be obliged to accept that the days of US co-operation with China are waning and prepare to set about protecting the west’s democracy while there is… Read more »

China ‘in darkest period’ since Tiananmen: ‘Crimes against humanity – and possibly genocide’

     

China has possibly committed “genocide” in its treatment of Uighurs and other minority Muslims in its western region of Xinjiang, a bipartisan commission of the U.S. Congress said in a… Read more »

The China challenge: Strategic urgency the prelude to strategic patience?

     

Cold War analogies aside, the world is in a battle for ideas, values, and the protection of sovereign democracies from outside influence and interference, argues Kevin Sheives – associate director… Read more »