If, as Ralph Waldo Emerson said, a foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, then the study of statecraft will provide no end of...

During 1993, visitors to China began to notice the widespread appearance of trinkets, souvenirs, and other memorabilia of this century’s most prominent Chinese leader, Mao...

To the Editor: Chi An, the heroine of Steven W. Mosher’s A Mother’s Ordeal: One Woman’s Fight Against China’s One-Child Policy, is not a monster, according...

About 30 years ago, it seemed that the great tradition of China would prove no match for an all-conquering Westernism. Indeed, homegrown Chinese ways—for all...

China’s Lost Children A Mother’s Ordeal: One Woman’s Fight Against China’s One-Child Policy. by Steven W. Mosher. Harcourt Brace. 335 pp. $21.95. Of all the world’s languages, few can...

There are no “declinists” in China. There may be many Chinese who see in the country’s course over the last ten years much to lament....

China Plain China: A New History. by John King Fairbank. Harvard University Press. 519 pp. $27.95. China in Our Time. by Ross Terrill. Simon & Schuster. 366 pp. $25.00. John King Fairbank,...

Since the triumphant end of the war against Iraq, the predictions of those who had opposed it have become the object of much merry ridicule....

It is better to keep Hong Kong the way it is. —Chairman Mao Zedong, 1959 The early months of 1979 may have been Hong Kong’s most glorious...

It is almost half a century since the great and the good of the postwar Western world forged a new economic order, based on the...

A strange alliance of 60’s activists, Vietnam veterans, and maverick conservatives is pushing to normalize relations with Hanoi. Among the conservatives, former New York Congressman...

The Japanese Challenge The Enigma of Japanese Power: People and Politics in a Stateless Nation. by Karel Van Wolferen. Knopf. 496 pp. $25.95. More Like Us: Making America Great...