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China's Crackdowns
China's Crackdowns
Chinese Authorities Fear 90s Nostalgia

Chinese authorities are cracking down on celebrations of Jiang Zemin.

China's Crackdowns
Chinese Regulators Squeeze Western Media

A more restrictive Beijing likely signals that China’s leadership is scared of what’s ahead for China’s economy.

China's Crackdowns
Beijing to Chinese Citizens: Watch Yourselves

Xi Jinping’s China is doubling down on its 70s nostalgia, reestablishing a Maoist system of social control that puts a policeman on every block and an informer in every social network.

China's Crackdowns
5 Cultists Sentenced to Death as China Faces Christian Surge

Five members of the Church of the Almighty God, a Chinese cult, have been sentenced to death for the fatal beating of a woman whom they were trying to convert to their cult. Official efforts to combat not just fringe cults but also more mainstream Christian churches in China have deep historical roots.

China's Crackdowns
China "Rescues" Muslim Children from Madrassas

China’s sweeps of Muslim religious schools are part of Beijing’s latest effort to exert control over its far-flung provinces and minority populations.

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Crude Economics

OPEC and co. hardly have a choice in the matter.

Asia's Game of Thrones

China is moving closer to replacing the United States as a key Pakistani ally.

The Future

Here’s some fodder for your next dinner party.


Hint: It involves leaflets, psy-ops, and calls from Mom.

Libyan Afterparty

America’s top general in Africa has confirmed that Russia is up to new tricks in Libya.


As if holding back America’s schools wasn’t enough….

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