As China Cracks Down on Uighurs, a Uighur American Joins the White House
Trump’s new China hand could be a sticking point in talks with Beijing.
How Close Is Hong Kong to a Second Tiananmen?
The Chinese Communist Party prefers violence to perceived weakness.
China’s AI Dreams Aren’t for Everyone
The Chinese government has big plans for artificial intelligence. Can it make them a reality in its education system?
The World Is Reaping the Chaos the British Empire Sowed
Locals are still paying for the mess the British left behind in Hong Kong and Kashmir.
Beijing’s Paranoia Sees the CIA Under Every Rock
Chinese propagandists are throwing around wild allegations in Hong Kong—but the leadership may really believe them.
In Africa, China Is the News
Beijing’s infrastructure projects may grab headlines, but its efforts to shape the media are more dangerous.
Our Top Weekend Reads
A crisis unfolds in Kashmir, the U.S.-China trade war escalates (again), and the United States grapples with back-to-back mass shootings.
Universities Are Turning a Blind Eye to Chinese Bullies
Mainland thuggery against Hong Kongers is being extended to foreign campuses.
The Dark Legacy of China’s One-Child Policy
On the podcast: The filmmaker Nanfu Wang tells the harrowing story of her own family’s one-child ordeal.
In China’s Credit Ratings, Democracies Pay a Price
Data from Chinese firms shows a Beijing-dominated world would be a financial boost for autocrats.
Currency War With China Dooms Trade Talks
Trump’s puzzling move to ratchet up tensions won’t work, experts say.
China’s Paramilitary Police Could Crush Hong Kong
The People’s Armed Police, not the army itself, is the sharp edge of daily repression on the mainland.
Pyongyang Is Playing Washington Against Beijing
China is finding it harder and harder to steer its troublesome ally.
Why Is Hong Kong Erupting?
Hong Kongers are fighting for their city's unique status under the shadow of Beijing.