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April 17, 2017

Israel
The New York Times Calls a Convicted Terrorist a "Parliamentarian"

Today the New York Times ran an op-ed by Marwan Barghouti, and described him as "a Palestinian leader and parliamentarian." Period. In his op-ed, Barghouti states that he was first arrested at …

April 21, 2017

China
Chinese Cinema’s Absent Allure

Larry Hong is an intern in the Asia program at the Council on Foreign Relations and a senior at Columbia University. This is the second post in his three-part series on the relationship between Holly…

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December 7, 2016

China
Environment-Health Linkages in China

One of the major victims of China’s runaway development is its air quality.  Just yesterday, China’s northern Hebei province issued its first "red alert" of the year for severe pollution, the highest…

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December 2, 2016

China
Bird Flu, North Korean Coal Crunch, and More

Rachel Brown, Erik Crouch, Sherry Cho, Gabriella Meltzer, and Gabriel Walker look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. Bird flu outbreak puts Asian nations on high alert. A newly identified spate…

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October 30, 2014

Energy and Environment
Reducing Food Loss and Waste to Feed the World’s Nine Billion People in 2050

Emerging Voices features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is by Cecilia Chen, Dan Zook, and Da…

A farmer sits on a trolley loaded with melons as he waits for customers at a fruit and vegetable market in Chandigarh, India, May 2014 (Courtesy Reuters/Ajay Verma).

October 16, 2013

United States
The Bush Library’s Freedom Collection

One piece of the Bush Institute and Bush Library in Dallas is the Freedom Collection. Here’s the description: The Freedom Collection pursues the principles of human liberty by documenting …

January 18, 2016

China
China’s Environmental Crisis

China’s mounting environmental crisis is endangering the pace of its economic growth and threatening the legitimacy of the ruling party.

Chinese men pull a tricycle in a neighborhood near to a coal power plant in Shanxi, China.

January 21, 2012

Human Rights
What Does the Chinese Politburo Know?

  This week brought yet more prison terms for yet more Chinese dissidents.  As the Washington Post reported, Chinese writer and activist Li Tie was sentenced to 10 years in prison for “inciting sub…

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April 15, 2010

China
China Is Not Helping Its Manufacturers

Chinese trade officials are reluctant to change China’s dollar-peg currency policy, citing concerns over the fate of exporters. Vice Commerce Minister Zhong Shan has argued that exporters will fail…

China Is Not Helping Its Manufacturers

December 15, 2016

Elections and Voting
Podcast: A Chinese Perspective on the U.S. Election

It has been a busy few weeks for foreign policy analysts in Beijing as they struggle to determine how China should best approach relations with the incoming U.S. president. On this week’s Asia Unboun…

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