August 3, 2018

“Is this what you imagined democracy would look like?”

Seems like a big question for a Wednesday.

As an undergrad at LSA studying international affairs and Chinese, Beijing was a known quantity but a distant concept.  During my time at Michigan I had studied abroad and t...

February 17, 2016

Meet Tsai Ing-wen:

Tsai Ing-wen was born on August 31, 1956 in Taipei, Taiwan. The daughter of automobile repair shop owners, she dreamed of studying history before switching to the more practical study of law. Following graduation from the College of Law at the Nationa...

February 6, 2016

        Despite the concerted efforts of the Pakistani military in the past year, the terrorist attack on Bacha Khan University on Wednesday, January 20, 2016, shocked the nation and the world.  In a scene eerily similar to the Peshawar school massacre of December 2014...

November 4, 2015

The recent visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to the United Kingdom was greeted by familiar pomp and circumstance.  A visit with the royal family, a trip to the Imperial College London, and several, well-documented strolls with British Prime Minister David Cameron w...

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