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Under Chinese censorship, Game of Thrones becomes a mundane medieval documentary

Strip Game of Thrones of the sex, violence, and supernatural horror, and what’s left? Chinese fans of the show are finding out, as they’re watching a...

It’s time for the US and Europe to ask what sort...

European Union leaders sat down this week in Brussels for a summit with a China it recently branded a “systemic rival, ” and the...

Why the Chinese government has blocked the nation’s most popular soap...

China’s wildly popular soap operas are disappearing. Two of the three most successful Chinese television series in 2018 — “Story of Yanxi Palace” and “Ruyi’s...

Is Italy playing with fire when it comes to China?

Italy's decision to be the first major European economy to join China's massive investment and infrastructure project, the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), can only...

Sharp Power and Stock Villains

It’s hard to coin a new term, but the National Endowment for Democracy did just that in a report released two years ago. Co-authored...

The Guardian view on Xinjiang’s detention camps: not just China’s shame

An “A-list” comedian, well-known singers, scholars, pensioners and civil servants – the list of prisoners grows. As many as 1.5 million Uighurs and other Muslims...