Nixon Goes to China

As History.com notes, Nixon went to China on this date in 1972: The American fear of a monolithic communist bloc had been modified, as a war of words—and occasional border conflicts—erupted between the Soviet Union and the PRC in the 1960s. Nixon, and National...

China v. Radio Free Asia

Fred Hiatt at The Washington Post: To punish Gulchehra Hoja, a Washington-based journalist for Radio Free Asia, and to stifle her reporting, China’s rulers have imprisoned her brother, harassed her parents and threatened many other relatives back home in Xinjiang,...

Internet Freedom

Adrian Shabaz and Allie Funk at Freedom House: Freedom on the Net is a comprehensive study of internet freedom in 65 countries around the globe, covering 87 percent of the world’s internet users. It tracks improvements and declines in internet freedom conditions each...