The USA is planning a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics, due to concerns over human rights violations in China. Professor Shaun Breslin, a leading expert on Chinese politics from the Department of Politics and International Studies, offers his view.
Tensions between Taiwan and China are at their worst in forty years, according to Taiwan's defence minister, who has warned of the risk of an accidental strike. Read more in BBC News. Professor Shaun Breslin, expert in Chinese International Relations from the University of Warwick, offers his comment.
US House speaker Nancy Pelosi has called for a international boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics in 2022, in response to reports of human rights abuses by the Chinese government.
Professor Shaun Breslin, a renowned expert on China, comments.
Xi Jinping's endorsement of Carrie Lam "indicates a lack of public accountability in Hong Kong politics"
Pablo A. Rodriguez-Merino, from the Department of Politics and International Studies and the Institute of Advanced Study, comments on the latest news that Chinese president Xi Jinping has expressed confidence in Carrie Lam, in her position as Hong Kong's chief executive.
"The current Hong Kong protests have all the hallmarks of being an issue of postcolonial relations between Hong Kong and mainland China." Dr Raza Saeed, Assistant Professor in Warwick Law School, comments on the proposed Hong Kong extradition bill.