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.

America, China, Tibet and Double Standards

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

from To the Point

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

What Should the US Do about Burma?

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

from To the Point

North Korea says it has successfully conducted its first underground nuclear test, an action that has generated grave concern from the international community.

Global Community Reacts to North Korea's First Nuclear Test

North Korea says it has successfully conducted its first underground nuclear test, an action that has generated grave concern from the international community.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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