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Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping

Brzezinski: Obama Should Seek 'New Opening To China' To Balance Putin's Russia

Politico | Michael Hirsh | Posted 11.07.2014 | World

At 85, Zbigniew Brzezinski is still the Democratic Party’s best answer to Henry Kissinger. As a global strategist, he has a well-deserved reputation...

No Protests on the Streets of Cuba

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 09.20.2014 | Latino Voices
Yoani Sanchez

Freedom can be simulated, replaced by false statistics of well-being and justice, but someone always puts it to the test. That public protests on national and international issues don't happen in our territory is evidence of the lack of rights and social autonomy we endure.

China's President To America: Leave Asia To Asians

Arirang News | Posted 05.22.2014 | World

President Xi Jinping at an international security summit in Shanghai on Wednesday said that the problems facing Asia today should be handled by the na...

Sweet and Sour Pork

Robert Kuttner | Posted 08.09.2013 | Politics
Robert Kuttner

President Obama's personal summit with China's new president, Xi Jinping, at the well-named venue of Rancho Mirage, Calif., covered a wide range of issues, from North Korea to cyber-spying to territorial disputes with Japan and Taiwan, to global climate change. What the meetings did not engage is the fact that China's entire economic system violates the naïve American premise that free markets produce efficient and balanced outcomes. As China has demonstrated for more than a generation, "free trade" is a useful American fantasy, and state-led capitalism is not a contradiction in terms. It is a recipe for hollowing out the U.S. economy in favor of Chinese economic primacy. Nor does capitalism, Chinese-style, logically lead to increased democracy and human rights.

Xi Jinping's First Great Test

Stanley Weiss | Posted 06.18.2013 | World
Stanley Weiss

WASHINGTON--In Washington, D.C. today, the White House was taken over by North Korean terrorists. With the help of a rogue Secret Service agent, the P...

Reset the U.S.-China Relationship

Steve Orlins | Posted 01.09.2013 | World
Steve Orlins

When President Obama took office, I urged him to go to China early and often. On the eve of his second term, I repeat that advice, believing that person-to-person exchange and feet-on-the-ground experience can be transformative.

The Ominous Disappearance of Xi Jinping

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 11.12.2012 | World
Tom Doctoroff

The mysterious disappearance of China's heir apparent, Xi Jinping, will be unsettling for Chinese citizens and a murky leadership vacuum is the last thing China needs right now.

Are Politicians Disregarding Crimes Against Tibet?

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 02.17.2012 | Los Angeles

The U.S.'s conflict between wanting jobs and prosperity from China and not wanting to condone the country's human rights violations shone brightly in ...