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US-China

Dialogue – Issue 52: US-China Rights Dialogue: An Exercise in Insanity?

Participants visit a mosque during the 18th US-China Human Rights Dialogue. Photo credit: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, PRC The US Department of State, led by Acting Assistant Secretary Uzra Zeya, participated in the 18th...

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Dialogue – Issue 51: Sunnylands Summit: US-China Relations in Obama’s Second Term

Xi Jinping, now China’s president, visits the White House while serving as vice president in February 2012. Photo credit: Lan Hongguang, Xinhua President Barack Obama will host President Xi Jinping at Sunnylands, the California...

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Dialogue – Issue 50: China under the Microscope: The Second Universal Periodic Review

China was re-elected to the UN Human Rights Council months after its first UPR in February 2009. Photo credit: China-un.org A key element in the 2006 reform that replaced the Human Rights Commission with...

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Dialogue – Issue 49: Exploring the Human Rights Footprints of China’s New Leaders

After delays caused in large part by the scandal involving disgraced Chongqing Party Secretary Bo Xilai, the 18th Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) will convene in Beijing on November 8. A...

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Dialogue – Issue 48: Bad News on Human Rights Hurts China, Helps Romney

China’s image in the United States is taking a beating. The latest Pew Global Attitudes poll, released June 13, indicates that just 40 percent of Americans have a favorable opinion of China, down 11...

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Dialogue – Issue 46: Content over Volume

Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping’s February visit to the United States led to a flood of western media reports and press statements calling for a tough stance on human rights in China. Many of...

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Dialogue – Issue 46: Sino-US Comparison: Children of Incarcerated Mothers

Children of incarcerated parents aren’t well looked after in China or the US. Neither of the countries has comprehensive means for serving them, and there is a lack of public information on incarcerated parents...

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Dialogue – Issue 42: China Emerges as Likely Issue in 2012 Elections

Following bruising mid-term elections in which China figured in dozens of congressional races, signs are emerging that the country will be a major foreign policy issue in the 2012 elections. There will be important...

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Dialogue – Issue 38: A Sinking Feeling: US-China Relations & Human Rights Diplomacy

The US-China ties are no stranger to conflict, but few can remember a descent in the relationship more rapid than that which occurred in the last weeks of 2009 and the beginning of 2010....

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Dialogue – Issue 38: Tiananmen Sanctions: 20 Years & Counting

China wasn’t the only one who came away empty-handed from the Beijing summit. No progress was made on a longstanding, if nearly forgotten, issue: the continued imposition of sanctions against China for the June...

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