James Lilley

Former US Ambassador to South Korea and China

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Former US Ambassador to South Korea and China (Reagan and Bush Administrations), and former Assistant Secretary of Defense (first Bush Administration); former Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute

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As China prepares to welcome the  Olympic Games , world leaders are under increasing pressure protest China's treatment of Tibet.

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Despite years of isolation by a despotic regime, the world is watching the military crackdown on peaceful protesters in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma.

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Despite years of isolation by a despotic regime, the world is watching the military crackdown on peaceful protesters in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma.

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