Regions / China
With the Olympic Games just around the corner, the prospects for democratization in China have never been more propitious.
A Malian timber scandal points to a positive side of China's controversial growing presence in Africa.
China has bought into the extravaganza of commodification that is modern Olympism and, in so doing, the country's buy-in to consumer capitalism is almost complete.
A former U.S. trade negotiator criticizes U.S. trade policy.
Are China's relations with Sudan a reason for the international community to boycott the opening ceremonies of the Beijing Olympics? Eric Reeves and James Nolt take sides.
The international community should boycott the opening ceremonies of the Olympics to send a signal to China about its support of the Sudanese government, argues Eric Reeves.
Those protesting Beijing's hosting of the summer Olympics are simply stoking patriotic feelings within China, argues James Nolt.
A military threat to the United States? An economic powerhouse? More likely a Potemkin Village.
The West is seriously misreading what is going on in Tibet.
Washington must balance human rights and regional stability in its response to Beijing over Tibet.