Alec Ash is a writer and editor living in Beijing. He is author of Wish Lanterns (Picador, 2016), literary nonfiction about the lives of six young Chinese, which was a BBC Book of the Week and featured in a New York Times interview. His articles have appeared in The Economist, Dissent, BBC, Prospect, Foreign Policy, and elsewhere. He is a contributor to the book of reportage Chinese Characters and co-editor of the anthology While We're Here.
‘Haunted by Chaos: China’s Grand Strategy,’ with Sulmaan Wasif Khan
This week on Sinica, Kaiser and Jeremy speak with Sulmaan Wasif Khan, assistant professor of international history and Chinese foreign relations at the Fletcher School at Tufts University, about his book, Haunted by Chaos: China’s Grand Strategy from Mao Zedong to Xi Jinping. He makes the case that China’s overriding concern is for maintaining the […]
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Spring is cherry blossom season in Beijing. This picture was taken two years ago on a Leica M6 at Yuyantan (Jade Lake Park), which is famous for its cherry blossoms.