In a few months, it will be the 100th anniversary of the communist Bolshevik Revolution in Russia—and it’s worth revisiting one incident that occurred decades...
Was Trump’s Taiwan Call a Shrewd Test?
United States president-elect Donald Trump’s unexpected telephone conversation with Taiwan president Tsai Ing-wen has been a hotly debated topic. Some speculate that the call is... Read more
Newly Created State Supervision Commission Is Major Systemic Reform
Xi Jinping, the new “core” leader of the Chinese Communist Party, is rolling out a new state supervision commission, with a pilot program now in... Read more
Think Tank That Embraces Senselessness
It doesn’t take a genius or someone with supernormal ability to tell that our world is in much chaos today, not minor or trivial chaos,... Read more
The Conundrum of Chinese Manufacturing
Chinese manufacturing brings to the world a double edged sword: sheer pleasure in affordable shopping, and painful witness of closed factories. The world seems to... Read more
Why Is China After Power and Not Greatness?
American scholars would usually use “great power” to denote China and Russia, those countries that rank as second tier in the rank of all nations... Read more
Ending Organ Tourism to China
In 2006, the Washington-based Coalition to Investigate the Persecution of Falun Gong in China asked Canadian lawyer David Matas and me to investigate as volunteers... Read more
Organ Harvesting: The Abuse Continues
My wife and I first encountered organ harvesting (the removal of vital organs from unwilling, living victims who were killed in the process) in summer... Read more
G-20 Leaders Need to Talk With Their Hosts About Genocide
Twenty of the world’s heads of state are descending on Hangzhou, China, on Sept. 4–5 for the G-20. When they want to take a break from... Read more
Beidaihe: Not Just a River
It is customary for top leaders of the Chinese Communist Party to go on vacation at the resort town of Beidaihe in the province of... Read more
Speculations About Secretive Seaside Meeting Shed Light on Political State of Chinese Regime
The Chinese Communist Party’s meeting at Beidaihe is underway. Every summer, high-level Party cadres hold a secretive summit in the resort town of Beidaihe in... Read more
The PR Man for China’s Organ Transplantation Is Not Believable
For years, gaining attention for forced organ harvesting in China was difficult to achieve because the crime itself was too horrible to believe. This understandable... Read more
Why Are Beautiful Women Always Getting on the CCP’s Nerves?
Why are beautiful women always on CCP’s nerves? No, I am not talking about Chinese Communist Party carders’ lust and avariciousness over women and sex, or... Read more
Chinese Ballistic Missile Submarines Should Definitely Cause Concern
As the United States continues to struggle with adequately funding its armed forces, other nations around the world are developing impressive military capabilities. Case in... Read more
China: (Not) Talking About a Revolution
Fifty years ago on May 16 the Cultural Revolution began. Don’t expect this event to be given much attention in China itself, though. The reality... Read more
China’s Media Reports Uncover Inside Story of the Purging of Officials
Zhang Yue, security boss of Hebei province, has been arrested for “serious violation of Party discipline” and is currently being investigated, according to news from... Read more
Why China Is Willing to Work With United States to Sanction North Korea
North Korea has been harassing its neighbors for quite a long time. For powerful countries, it is just like a ringworm problem. But because it... Read more