Over the past year, the Chinese government has significantly broadened its control of the internet. Under President Xi Jinping, China passed a law granting it unprecedented powers to survey its own populace, disrupted the popular messaging service WhatsApp, rolled out
YCW's New York was launched in 2014 and its inaugural speaker was Stephanie Kleine-Ahlbrandt, the former Director of Asia-Pacific Programs at the United States Institute for Peace (USIP).
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There are now roughly 330,000 Chinese students studying at American universities — a more than five-fold increase in just 10 years. The sheer size and rapid growth of this cohort are having seismic effects on American campuses, as well as
On November 8, just weeks after Chinese Communist Party Secretary Xi Jinping proclaimed he was shepherding China into a “new era,” President Donald Trump will begin a three-day state visit to Beijing. His first trip to China since his inauguration,
As the 19th Party Congress gets under way on October 18th, we look back at one of the most under-recognized elements of Xi Jinping’s first five years in office: his enthusiastic support of traditional religions and values. Since taking office
As China’s government continues to tighten control over Chinese journalists, critics, and its general populace, institutions anchored outside Chinese borders will need to strengthen their resolve to support writers, reporters, and other observers, both Chinese and non-Chinese, who are invested