Jacques deLisle is Director of FPRI’s Asia Program and A. Cozen Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania.
“It’s not about selling it to the Chinese or to anybody,” Kirby said, under questioning during a media briefing. “It’s about meeting our security commitments in a serious alliance with the Philippines. That’s what this is about.”
Before 9/11, in 1996 the Chinese government had launched a “strike hard” campaign against the so-called “three evil forces” of separatism, fundamentalism, and terrorism. The definitions of these three evils, however, were kept so broad that they allowed Beijing to persecute any Uyghurs who dared to call for more rights or who refused the forced assimilationist policies propagated by Beijing. The international environment and paranoia over jihadism in the aftermath of 9/11 helped the to frame the co
Secondary school teachers, curriculum supervisors, and junior college faculty are invited to apply for participation in our next history weekend. (40 slots available) Application Deadline: January 30, 2018 In 2018, our 13th annual military history weekend for teachers at the First Division Museum will focus on “Understanding the Many Missions of the American Military, Post-Vietnam.” This institute […]For information about FPRI, or to reach one of our scholars for an interview or comment, please c