Category Archives: Foreign Relations 外交

2015: Li Jiang 李江:  Why should China’s foreign affairs strategy change gear?*

This translation is by a friend of mine who wishes to remain anonymous.  The article appeared on both the Financial Times Chinese language website in July 2015 as well as on the PRC liberal intellectual discussion website Aisixiang. 中国外交战略为何转变? FT中文网撰稿人李江:在当前的条件下,中国外交战略显得强硬可能是试图通过外交为棘手的内政问题寻找出路,加强意识形态控制,利用反腐整顿吏治均是表现。 … Continue reading

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2006: The Waves of PRC Nationalism Since the 1990s: Criticizing Wang Xiaodong

Here is a summary of a chapter from the August 2004 book Undercurrents: Criticisms and Reflections on Narrow-minded Nationalism   潜流: 对狭隘民族主义的批判与反思[Qianliu: Dui xia’ai minzuzhuyi de pipan yu fansi]. This book by a group of Chinese scholars and edited  by Leshan … Continue reading

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2009: “China is Unhappy” First Chapter Capsule Summary

  The first chapter of China is Unhappy    Unhappy China: The Great Time, Grand Vision and Our Challenges (Chinese: 中国不高兴:大时代、大目标及我们的内忧外患; pinyin: Zhōngguó bù gāoxìng: Dà shídài, dà mùbiāo jí wǒmen de nèiyōu wàihuàn) summarized. This is a book easy to dismiss but worth … Continue reading

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2009: Behind the Hurt Feelings of the Chinese People — A Threat

  The Xinhua publication Global Times on its websites offered a list and map of countries that have hurt the feelings of the Chinese people 伤害了中国人民的感情 over the past few decades. Chinese officials often say that this or that action … Continue reading

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2011: Comment from Woeser’s Invisible Tibet Blog on the Party’s United Front Work Department and Tibet

  转自唯色博客http://woeser.middle-way.net/2011/11/2011.html  Woeser’s Invisible Tibet Blog entry of November 24, 2011  Tibetan Affairs Revealed 2011 (some notes on Tibet work of the Chinese Communist Party’s United Front Work Department)  http://woeser.middle-way.net/2011/11/2011.html  http://tibetalk.com/bbs/index.php?all=1305432253  The Tibetan writer Woeser, in her blog entry of … Continue reading

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Highlights from the Chinese Spy Novel “Fatal Weakness” — Chapter Entitled “The CIA Spy School”

Fatal Weakness [Zhiming Ruodian] author  Yang Hengjun 杨恒均 worked in the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs for several years and later in a Hong Kong company.  Now he is an Australian citizen. Yang Hengjun blogs in Chinese on his website http://www.yanghengjun.com/ … Continue reading

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Li Woteng: China Should Fill the Leadership Void Left by the United States

When I saw this article in the Chinese language edition of the Financial Times by independent scholar Li Woteng   黎蜗藤,  it made be think of the interview that former U.S. Embassy Beijing Chargé d’affaires David Rank had on the PBS … Continue reading

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