Professor David Lampton, head of the China Studies program, weighs in on China’s economic slowdown, its current political challenges and its potential global repercussions.
Benedikt Blomeyer, a guest contributor at SAIS Washington, argues that we should not turn a blind eye to human rights disregard, and the US and Europe should stop awarding favors to criminal government.
POLINA BOGOMOLOVA OPINION SECTION WRITER AT SAIS WASHINGTON The world’s oldest, deepest, and largest lake, Baikal is a natural treasure and a national symbol of Russia. Unfortunately, until recently, pollution and neglect have virtually suffocated the lake.
TONG ZHICHAO STAFF WRITER AT SAIS NANJING Over the past few weeks, the whole world has witnessed the terrible aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. Thousands of people have been declared dead and millions are now homeless. There have already been countless fund-raising events around the globe aiming to provide aid to Filipinos. But is it aid and generosity that the Philippines needs, or is it a redistribution based on responsibility and justice?