Tag: Washington Post

  • Xi Jinping thumbs nose at US anti-China populism

    In written answers to questions from the Washington Post editorial board, Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping, who is expected to take power as Chairman of the Chinese Communist Party in November, implies that anti-China economic rhetoric is based in ignorance. As economic globalization gathers momentum, China and the United States have become highly interdependent economically. Such […]

  • Olympic Threats Won't Work and They're Getting Old

    The Olympics are a major international political event, and they’ve been part of activists’ rhetoric on Darfur and now Burma. But making threats about the Olympics is no way to make China cooperate. The phrase “Genocide Olympics” has been a recurring theme in rhetoric from U.S. and European activists who seek to pressure the Chinese […]