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CEF Director, Jennifer Turner, Interviewed by VOA about the Viral ‘Under the Dome’ Video

Mar 31, 2015
CEF Director, Jennifer Turner commented about a viral Chinese smog documentary “Under the Dome” on VOA.

Jennifer Turner, CEF Director Talks to CCTV America About Pollution Policies in China

Mar 31, 2015
With the hit of a popular smog documentary Under the Dome released in March, CCTV America interviewed Jennifer Turner, the director of China Environment Forum at the Woodrow Wilson Center, on China’s new pollution policies.

CEF Director, Jennifer Turner Interviewed by Canadian Broadcasting Corp. on the Documentary Under the Dome

Mar 31, 2015
Canadian Broadcasting Corp. interviewed Jennifer Turner, the director of the China Environment Forum about the significance and potential impacts of the popular smog film, Under the Dome.

China Daily Covered the Public Screening of Under the Dome at Wilson Center

Mar 31, 2015
Under the Dome, a smog documentary that had drawn over 200 million views under a week, was screened its first half at Wilson Center on March 12. China Daily USA covered the following panel discussion.

Xi Jinping’s challenge is to be strong enough to loosen control

Mar 30, 2015
Since Xi Jinping took over the role of general secretary of the Chinese Communist party in November 2012 there has been a tightening of social, political and economic controls, alongside a renewed emphasis on propaganda and ideological work. China’s president will face resistance if he fails to readjust, writes Anne-Marie Brady.

CEF Director, Jennifer Turner, Interviewed exclusively by CNN on Documentary "Under the Dome"

Mar 19, 2015
China smog documentary ""Under the Dome" goes viral. Director of Wilson Center's China Environment Forum, Jennifer Turner, was interviewed by CNN to comment on the documentary and its impacts on China's environment protection.
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Banning “Western Values” in China

Mar 11, 2015
China's Education Minister Yuan Guiren, has been speaking out about the threat of Western values and ideas on China’s college campuses. He said, “Young teachers and students are key targets of infiltration by enemy forces,” and added that “some countries,” fearful of China’s rise, “have stepped up infiltration in more discreet and diverse ways.” Can the government’s latest attempts to tighten controls over China’s intellectual discourse succeed? That’s the focus of this edition of Wilson Center NOW.
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The Month in U.S.-China Relations (February) 中美关系月报

Mar 04, 2015
It should come as no surprise that China prefers to treat individuals, information, and institutions in the international sphere as it treats them within its own borders. China’s fast-emerging competition with the United States in the rule-making arena is an attempt to have Chinese values and standards accepted as legitimate alternatives to established international standards and practices. This month’s newsletter kicks off with three short articles that, read together, present a balanced picture of the competition to make global rules—a competition that increasingly shapes bilateral relations.

CEF Associate, Susan Chan Shifflett, Interviewed by the Guardian on China’s Food Security and Safety

Feb 19, 2015
For the past three decades an onslaught of urban development, desertification, and pollution has been eating away at China’s once-endless sprawl of tiny farms. How can the country address the dilemma of ramping up urbanization and maintaining food safety and security?
 China’s president, Xi Jinping, has promoted “political security and ideological security,” opening the door for Maoists. Credit Jason Lee/Reuters

The Month in U.S.-China Relations (January) 中美关系月报

Feb 05, 2015
The new year in U.S.-China relations began in the uncertain afterglow of President Obama’s and General Secretary Xi’s November summit in Beijing. Those meetings—Xi was said to spend more time with Obama than with all other national leaders combined—were widely read as a joint effort to ease the friction and mutual suspicion that had characterized relations since Xi and Obama met at Sunnylands in 2013.

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