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

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

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

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