9 April – Taiwan, China Relations, from the perspective of Taiwanese Ambassadors perspective

Historically, relations between Beijing and Taipei governments have been characterized by limited contact, tensions, and instability. After decades of hostile intentions and angry rhetoric, Chinese-Taiwanese relations started improving in the 1980s. Party-to-party talks between have since been resumed and semi-official negotiations through organizations representing the interests of their respective governments are being scheduled. However, there […]

18 January – Human Rights, China and the Chinese Government

Ten years ago, the Chinese economy was less than half the size it is today. Despite China’s skyrocketing economy, it remains a one-party authoritarian state that systemically curbs fundamental rights. Since President Xi Jinping assumed power in 2013, the Chinese government has arbitrarily detained and prosecuted hundreds of activists and human rights lawyers and defenders. […]