John Pomfret

Reporter, Washington Post

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Reporter and former Beijing Bureau Chief, for the Washington Post, and editor of its Outlook section; author of Chinese Lessons: 5 Classmates and the Story of the New China

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President Obama welcomed the  Dalai Lama  to the White House today.

Obama Meets with the Dalai Lama, but Keeps It Low Key

President Obama welcomed the Dalai Lama to the White House today.

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Tomorrow is the 20th anniversary of the bloody crackdown near Tiananmen Square, when Chinese troops gunned down unarmed civilians.

Understanding Tiananmen Square 20 Years Later

Tomorrow is the 20th anniversary of the bloody crackdown near Tiananmen Square, when Chinese troops gunned down unarmed civilians.

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