Month: June 2014

Regrets

『百家講壇』(“Lecture Room”) is a very good series, where lecturers talk about history (historical events, people, canonical texts). What’s interesting is how some of the topics may be interpreted to fit today’s situation. In Professor 韓昇(Han, Sheng) of 復旦大學(FuhTan University) presents…

Cautions on How to Respond to China

Republican House of Representative for Virginia, Randy Forbes wrote a very good article, which was featured on the Asia Times: http://www.atimes.com/atimes/China/CHIN-02-270614.html In it, he praised the US Navy’s War College for developing a stream of open source analysis on understanding…

25 Years On. Still Scared.

Today, a very omnipotent-sounding group called the 天安門母親(“Mothers of the Heavenly Gate”) only stayed for one hour at TianAnMen Square (天安門廣場). You can read a heart-wrenching story from one mother’s perspective at NPR: http://www.npr.org/blogs/parallels/2014/05/20/313961978/25-years-on-mothers-of-tiananmen-square-dead-seek-answers Usually, whenever Western countries wants to…