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Fingleton vs. China: The empire strikes back

East Asian officials don’t take it lying down when a foreign correspondent investigates their guilty secrets. Below is an article I wrote for the International Herald Tribune‘s editorial page on the seventieth anniversary of the Nanking Massacre. The article noted … Continue reading

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A quiet anniversary: The Nanking Massacre remembered — and forgotten

All conventional wisdom to the contrary, Japan and China cooperate closely in key policies, most notably trade. In return for economic favors from Tokyo, Beijing has never pursued claims for reparations over Japan’s aggression of the 1930s and early 1940s. … Continue reading

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