Left to right: Mao Zedong, Bo Xilai, Xi Jinping, and Hu Jintao. Credit: HNN Staff/Wikipedia.
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NewsAnti-Japan Sentiment Gains Strength in China (9-23-10)'Mao's Last Dancer' tiptoes through forgotten history (8-20-10)China Seizes on a Dark Chapter for Tibet (8-10-10)Chairman Mao's grandson proclaims nepotism was key to promotion (8-5-10)Chairman Mao Zedong's grandson, Mao Xinyu, becomes youngest general in China's history (8-3-10)Mongolian neo-Nazis: Anti-Chinese sentiment fuels rise of ultra-nationalism (8-2-10)Chinese archaeologists' African quest for sunken ship of Ming admiral (7-27-10)Taiwan president urges China to use historic free-trade deal to improve relations (7-11-10)China and Taiwan sign a landmark trade deal (6-29-10)Cross-strait relations improving between Taipei and Beijing (6-29-10)China rewrites history of Korean War (6-25-10)Plastic Mao statues outlawed in China (6-22-10)Frank Views from Chinese Historian About Korean War (6-18-10)Shanghai rediscovering its pre-revolutionary heritage, just in time (6-7-10)Tiananmen Square memoir claims China decided to 'spill some blood' (6-5-10)Mothers of Tiananmen Square victims still searching for answers (6-2-10)Professor warnings over conservatism in China (5-18-10)In Search of a Modern Humanism in China (5-13-10)Celebrity Chinese historian severely criticizes Mao on state TV (5-11-10)Chinese president calls for correct view of history (5-9-10)Expo Offers Shanghai a Turn in the Spotlight (4-30-10)A Primer on China from Jeffrey Wasserstrom (4-22-10)Highs and Lows in U.S.-China Relations (4-13-10)China Bars Noted Scholar From Planned Trip to U.S. (4-5-10)Communist Party Needs to Loosen Its Grip in China(3-2-10)Poll shows concern about American influence waning as China's grows (2-25-10)
Commentary: HistoriansJeffrey Wasserstrom: What Should Obama and Romney Read on China? (9-3-12)Stephen Platt and Jeffrey Wasserstrom: China's Long History of Defying the Doomsayers (8-30-12)Ira Chernus's MythicAmerica: Pentagon Planning for War With China (8-2-12)Thomas Fleming: Channelling George Washington: The End of China's New Class (7-16-12)Jeffrey Wasserstrom: How an American Became a 'Revolutionary' in Mao's China (7-9-12)Ira Chernus's MythicAmerica: U.S.-China Policy: Hiding the Military-Economic Link (7-8-12)James Holmes: China’s Monroe Doctrine (6-20-12)Roderick MacFarquhar: In China, Fear at the Top (5-20-12)Murray Polner: Review of John Paton Davies, Jr.’s “China Hand: An Autobiography” (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012) (4-10-12)Jeffrey Wasserstrom: The Long and the Short of It: Writings on Contemporary China (A Top Ten List for 2011) (12-21-11)Lawrence S. Wittner: Is a Nuclear War with China Possible? (11-28-11)James A. Millward: Being Blacklisted by China, And What Can Be Learned from It (8-24-11)Niall Ferguson: Gloating China, Hidden Problems (8-14-11)Megan Shank and Jeffrey Wasserstrom: China’s High-Speed Crash Leads to Legitimacy Crisis (7-29-11)Timothy Garton Ash: Europe's Crisis is China's Opportunity. No Wonder Nice Mr Wen is on His Way (6-22-11)R. Bin Wong: Why Did China Fall Behind Europe? (5-15-11)Niall Ferguson: Dr. K’s Rx for China (5-15-11)Tom Engelhardt: China as Number One? Don’t Bet Your Bottom Dollar (5-1-11)Diana Lary: China and Japan at War: A Primer (12-19-10)Wada Haruki: Resolving the China-Japan Conflict Over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands (10-31-10)Piers Brendon: Will China Seek Revenge For Its Century of Humiliation at the Hands of the West? (10-20-10)Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom: China’s Attempt at Gaining Soft Power is Tripped Up by Clash Over Human Rights (10-13-10)Willy Lam: Is China Afraid of Its Own People? (9-28-10)Michael Lind: America is Losing the Trade War (9-28-10)Caroline Reeves: Bill and Warren’s Excellent (Chinese) Adventure (9-27-10)Walter Russell Mead: China in the Kaiser's Footsteps (9-26-10)Jeffrey Wasserstrom: Is China Strong or Weak? (9-22-10)Jeffrey Wasserstrom: Three Ways of Looking at the PRC’s Latest Campaigns (9-16-10)Jeffrey Wasserstrom: Foxes, Hedgehogs, and the Latest Crop of Books on Contemporary China (8-22-10)Maura Elizabeth Cunningham and Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom: China Discovers World Expo is No Olympics (8-17-10)Daniel K. Gardner: China's Fight Against Disposable Chopsticks (8-15-10)Jeffrey Wasserstrom: Fear of China is Overblown (7-5-10)Priscilla Hart: The Cuban Embargo, South American Security, and Teaching America's"Officers-In-Training": An Interview with Naval Academy Professor Daniel Masterson (7-5-10)Jeffrey Wasserstrom: What the Foreign Media Misses in Covering China's Labor Unrest (6-18-10)Willy Lam: Shaking Up China's Labor Movement (6-14-10)James W. Loewen: Not Aesopian Enough: A Chinese Publishing Fable (6-9-10)Harold James: China’s Renminbi Seen as a Major Reserve Currency (6-7-10)Jeffrey Wasserstrom: The Anniversary of Tiananmen Square (6-3-10)Jeffrey Wasserstrom: China's Season of Protests (6-1-10)Jeffrey Wasserstrom: Shanghai Illuminations: 1890-2010 (5-1-10)Jeffrey Wasserstrom: Shanghai’s Expo: What Everyone Needs to Know (4-24-10)Jeffrey Wasserstrom: What's the Real Story in China? (4-7-10)Jeffrey Wasserstrom: Going to Philadelphia...With Shanghai on My Mind (3-18-10)Robert Brent Toplin: Decline of a Great Power? (3-7-10)Willy Lam: China's Congressional Concerns (3-2-10)Warren I. Cohen: The China We're Stuck With (2-28-10)Jeffrey Wasserstrom: The Dalai Lama's Visit to D.C.: A Short Interview With Historian A. Tom Grunfeld (2-24-10)Kate Merkel-Hess: As China Beat Heads Into Its Third Year… (2-23-10)Maura Elizabeth Cunningham and Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom: A Tale of Two Presidents in China (2-21-10)Kate Merkel-Hess and Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom: A New Consensus on the Rape of Nanking (2-9-10)Jeffrey Wasserstrom: Big China Books: Enough of the Big Picture (2-8-10)Jeffrey Wasserstrom: “Confucius” and “Avatar” at the Chinese Multiplex (2-7-10)Judith Stein: 'Green' Jobs Go to China, Too (2-4-10)Jeffrey Wasserstrom: China and the U.S.: Too Big to Fail (2-4-10)Geremie R. Barmé: China's Year of Anniversaries (1-20-10)Jeffrey A. Engel: The First Bush Presidency: Made in China (7-27-08)Judith Apter Klinghoffer: Why China Has to Steal Technology (4-25-05)
Commentary: MediaDavid Pilling: Japan, China and Their ‘History Problem’ (8-22-12)Martin Jacques: China and Japan ... Two Nations Locked in Mutual Loathing (8-20-12)Melinda Liu: China’s Trials of the Century (8-9-12)Gideon Rachman: China’s Past Needs To Be Rewritten (3-12-12)Winston Lord and Leslie H. Gelb: Nixon’s China Opening, 40 Years Later (2-20-12)Ezra F. Vogel: China Under Deng Xiaoping’s Leadership (9-27-11)Li Datong: Wen Jiabao: The Verdict of History (10-20-10)Robert J. Samuelson: The Makings of a Trade War with China (9-27-10)Robert D. Kaplan: While U.S. is Distracted, China Develops Sea Power (9-26-10)Michael Klare: China, Energy, and Global Power (9-19-10)Ambrose Evans-Pritchard: China’s Young Officers and the 1930s Syndrome (9-7-10)Chrystia Freeland: China's Economic Model Isn't the Answer for the U.S. (8-19-10)The Economist: India and China: A Himalayan Rivalry (8-19-10)Joseph A. Massey and Lee M. Sands: The Yen’s Lesson for the Yuan (8-23-10)Joseph A. Bosco: Straight Talk on Taiwan (8-20-10)David Pilling: China at Number Two ... and Counting (8-18-10)Ross Terrill: Mao Zedong and All That (8-16-10)Terry Lautz: China's Deficit in American Studies (8-12-10)Andy Yee: China Rising ... What Would Mackinder Do? (8-6-10)The Economist: Life of the Party (8-6-10)Xujun Eberlein: The Return of Politically-Charged Chinese Sci-Fi(7-30-10)E. Wayne Merry: Are We Overestimating China’s Superpower Strength? (7-21-10)Temtsel Hao: Mao Zedong in Video-History's Gaze (7-12-10)Jay Mathews: The Myth of Tiananmen (6-4-10)Joseph Nye: China's Century is Not Yet Upon Us (5-18-10)Brett Edkins: China's Undocumented Migrant Problem (5-14-10)Richard Lourie: The Next Round of the Great Game (5-11-10)Adam Minter: China Rules the World at Expo 2010 (4-29-10)Wen Liao: Bismarck’s Lessons for Beijing (4-13-10)James Mann: Behold China: Repressive at Home, Aggressive Abroad, Driving Obama Nuts (3-17-10)Michael Klare: Is the World’s Future Resource Map Tilting East? (4-1-10)Nicolas Berggruen and Nathan Gardels: China May Be More Open to Fundamental Political Reform than the U.S. (3-31-10)Harold Meyerson: A Flawed American Political Model Aids China (3-31-10)Sebastian Mallaby: For Rising China, An Identity Crisis (3-26-10)Martha Cooper: Lusting for Old Shanghai (3-17-10)Ross Terrill: How Not to Gain China's Respect (3-15-10)James Fallows: The Danger of Romanticizing China's Past (3-10-10)Daniel A. Bell: China’s Confucian Alternative to Communism and Democracy (2-24-10)Richard Samuelson: Why China Views Google as a Tool of the U.S. Government (2-22-10)Paul Mozur: China's Self-Defeating Censorship (2-15-10)Robert Samuelson: The Danger Behind China's 'Me First' Worldview (2-15-10)Fareed Zakaria: U.S.-China Growing Pains (2-8-10)Yang Yao: The End of the Beijing Consensus (2-2-10)Ian Buruma: Battling the Information Barbarians (1-29-10)Robert Kaplan: Don't Panic About China (1-28-10)Feng Chongyi: Charter 08: A New Beginning for Chinese Liberalism (1-25-10)Koji Taira: Why China and Japan Can't Agree Who Owns the Diaoyu/ Senkaku Islands (9-04)
Bo XilaiJeffrey Wasserstrom: Motives and Motifs in the Curious Case of Bo Xilai (5-2-12)Jeffrey Wasserstrom: Fact, Fiction and the News Out of China (4-6-12)Damien Ma: Children of the Revolution: The History China's New Leaders Won't Confront (3-27-12)Jamil Anderlini: Wen Lays Ground for Tiananmen Healing 3-20-12Jeffrey Wasserstrom: Red Songs, Black Boxes and the Tale of Bo Xilai (3-19-12)Chris Bray: Strike the Battle Drum of the Great Leap Forward Ever Louder! (12-01-11)Pankaj Mishra: Today Maoism Speaks to the World's Poor More Fluently than Ever (7-19-11)Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom: Hu's Chicago Stop-Over and the Future of US-China Summits (1-20-11)Ross Terrill: Mao Zedong and All That (8-16-10)