Review of Richard McGregor’s The Party: The Secret World of China’s Communist Rulers • Harper Perennial, 2012
Obama tightened the screws on North Korea. But the US has really kept the North under economic siege since the early 1950s.
Yesterday, millions of Chinese participated in the annual Qingming Festival. Traditionally, Chinese would take this spring day to sweep the Continue reading
A broad spectrum of Tibetans rose up for freedom in 2008. Many wanted to go beyond the Dalai Lama’s call for autonomy within the Chinese state.
The North-South border in Korea is the most militarized in the world. The media usually get things backwards when they try to explain how it got that way.
Aggressive UN inspections of nuclear sites are authorized by international law, right? Maybe by the UN Charter? Well, no.
Obama escalates military threats in order to send a signal: The US won’t tolerate North Korea’s pursuit of a nuclear deterrent (2013).
The death of Kim Jong-il was no cause for leftists to mourn. The Kim family’s dictatorship has nothing in common with socialism. (2012)