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The Death of a Dissident: ChinaFile on Liu Xiaobo

Liu Xiaobo, the Chinese dissident who died Thursday, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in absentia in Oslo, Norway, in 2010. (Berit Roald/AFP/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

Essays and reflections on the Nobel Peace laureate, who died Thursday at the age of 61.

Asia Abridged Podcast: The Period of 'Maximum Danger' for the U.S. and China

Chinese soldiers march in formation passed Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City during a military parade on September 3, 2015 in Beijing, China. (Kevin Frayer/Getty)
Current Affairs

In this podcast short, Howard French discusses how history shapes China's territorial ambitions and how that could be a recipe for conflict.

A 'Very Dangerous Period' For the U.S. and China

China's second aircraft carrier during a launch ceremony at Dalian shipyard on April 26, 2017. (STR/AFP/Getty)
Current Affairs

Howard French describes how economics and demographics make China anxious to gain what it can in the next 10 to 15 years.

Asia In-Depth Podcast: American Universities in China — Free Speech Bastions or Threat to Academic Freedom?

A student walks past the entrance to New York University's Shanghai campus. (Eric Fish/Asia Society)
Current AffairsEducation

Asia In-Depth explores the controversies surrounding American universities like NYU that have established campuses in China.

Trump at 100 Days — The More Things Change ...

US President Donald Trump (L) and Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) walk together at the Mar-a-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Florida, April 7, 2017. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

The 45th president campaigned on his opposition to President Obama's Asia policies. But his first three months have largely continued them.

How California and China Can Fight Climate Change as Washington 'Falls Apart'

Smog envelops Beijing on October 13, 2012. (Fl85/Flickr)
Current Affairs

“There may be some question as to where the U.S. federal government is going on [climate change], but we're not going to wait for them.” 

Everything You Need To Know About the Xi-Trump Summit — From the Asia Society Family

U.S. President Donald Trump departs for his two-day summit meeting with Xi Jinping on Air Force One. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)
Current AffairsPolicy

Read up on the key issues informing this week's gathering of the American and Chinese presidents.

Four Questions for This Week's Trump-Xi Summit

Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet American President Donald Trump in Florida on Thursday for a two-day summit. (Fabrice Coffini/AFP/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

What to look for as the Chinese and American presidents gather for an informal meeting in Florida.

China: Refuge For Globalization or 'U-Turning' From Reform?

China's President Xi Jinping delivers a speech on the opening day of the World Economic Forum, on January 17, 2017 in Davos. (Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty)
Current Affairs

“Shockwaves” from populist movements in Europe and the United States are making China look more appealing to some sectors.

NYT Correspondent: Substantive Political Change in China Unlikely Anytime Soon

Edward Wong speaks at Asia Society in New York on February 28, 2018. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)
Current Affairs

Ed Wong discussed the country's "adaptive authoritarianism" in an event at Asia Society.