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How Chinese Law Is Reaching All the Way to Kenya

Eric Olander | Posted 04.20.2016 | World
Eric Olander

The Kenyan government's consent to a Chinese request for the deportation of dozens for alleged cyber and telecom fraud has now bloomed into a full-scale diplomatic crisis. In the podcast above, we explore the context of the Sino-Kenyan action and discuss how it is part of a broader global trend of the Chinese reaching far overseas to enforce its laws at home.

The South China Sea Controversy: Solved - the author responds

Mahlon Meyer | Posted 01.12.2016 | Politics
Mahlon Meyer

Thanks to the firestorm of comments provoked by my recent article, "The South China Sea Controversy: solved," I am toying with the idea of submitting ...

The South China Sea Controversy: Solved

Mahlon Meyer | Posted 01.04.2016 | Politics
Mahlon Meyer

There's been a lot of controversy about the South China Sea recently with all the artificial islands that everyone and his brother are building there....

Alibaba, the Golden Child of China's Globalization Strategy

Roselyn Hsueh | Posted 12.15.2014 | World
Roselyn Hsueh

With the world increasingly and economically beholden to China and Chinese business, China's globalization strategy has won dividends at home and abroad.

Taiwan President: Taiwanese People Are Watching Hong Kong Closely

Reuters | Posted 09.28.2014 | World

TAIPEI, Sept 29 (Reuters) - Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou has said the Taiwanese people are paying close attention to the events in Hong Kong and hope...

Angelina Jolie Angers Chinese Fans By Mentioning Taiwan

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 06.11.2014 | Entertainment

The Chinese government softened for Angelina Jolie, letting her fiancé, Brad Pitt, into the country for the ongoing "Maleficent" press tour despite t...

Violence and Violence

Mahlon Meyer | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics
Mahlon Meyer

A reader writes that I have failed to understand the extent of the "real violence" in Taiwan. She attaches a video of a policeman wielding a truncheon...

Love Across the Waters

Mahlon Meyer | Posted 05.24.2014 | Politics
Mahlon Meyer

Perhaps the entire storming of the legislature has been one giant "show." Whether or not the actors are entirely conscious of their parts, yet the machine that governs the society is still functioning.

Save Taiwan

Mahlon Meyer | Posted 04.20.2014 | Politics
Mahlon Meyer

Taiwan must survive. It's not just democracy. It's not just five thousand years of culture. It's not just sweet-smelling hills and rivers like perfume. Nor is it cliffs like granite collapsing into oceans like glittering marble.

Global Outcry Against Injecting Beagle Puppies with Rabies

Neal Barnard, M.D. | Posted 10.30.2013 | Green
Neal Barnard, M.D.

It sounds like a scene from a horror movie: injecting rabies into beagle puppies and watching as they succumb to one of the most miserable of diseases. This isn't fiction. It's a cruel experiment that is real and imminent.

China, Taiwan and the 'Anti-Access' Challenge

David W. Kearn | Posted 08.26.2013 | Politics
David W. Kearn

With the shift in the military balance in Taiwan Straits, some experts fear that a conflict may be more likely precisely because China may perceive a significant advantage.

The Regional Implications of China's Rise

David W. Kearn | Posted 08.20.2013 | World
David W. Kearn

While the June summit between Obama and Chinese President Xi reportedly covered significant ground on cyber-espionage, North Korea's nuclear program and free trade, one issue that received little attention was the intensification of territorial disputes between China and its neighbors.

Fix US-Taiwan Dysfunction

Peter Navarro | Posted 01.29.2013 | World
Peter Navarro

Why does Taiwan matter? Firstly, it is one of America's top trading partners. And Taiwan also has our back militarily. So why is it that the last sitting American president to set foot on the island was Dwight Eisenhower?

China's Rising Military Power and What We Should Do About It

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ed Koch

Are we in a position to engage in a war with China? Not as long as we continue to be mired in the war in Afghanistan and have a substantial military presence in Iraq and rely on Pakistan.

Arms Sales To Taiwan Will Proceed, U.S. Says, Despite China Protests | EDWARD WONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING -- The Obama administration will proceed with arms sales to Taiwan despite recent protests by Chinese officials, an American official said Tue...

Headed for Cross-Strait Reconciliation?

Eric C. Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric C. Anderson

Pragmatists can also be progressive. Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou is a case-in-point.

China, Taiwan Ruling Party Meet For Economic Cooperation Talks

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In another sign of thawing relations, Chinese President Hu Jintao Tuesday met with Chairman Wu Poh-hsiung of Taiwan's ruling Kuomintang (KMT) party to...

China Ready To Negotiate Peace Deal Wiith Taiwan | Tania Branigan in Beijing | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

China is ready to talk to Taiwan about reaching a peace deal, the Chinese premier, Wen Jiabao, said today....

China Says "Zai Jian" to W.

Alexander Davenport | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alexander Davenport

Despite the fact that Bush ushered in an era of unprecedented Sino-US stability and provided key benefits to the leadership in Beijing, Bush is not a popular man with the populace of China.

China Signals Thaw On Taiwan

Washington Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

China specialists say the incoming administration will inherit the best prospects in years for a thaw in relations between China and Taiwan, easing a ...