Hu’s Coming to Dinner: A Year After the Google-China Dust-Up, Has Anything Changed?

Huffington Post, 2011

On Jan. 19, China’s President Hu Jintao will attend a state dinner at the White House. This comes about a year since his government and Google Corporation duked it out over Google’s refusal to abide by the PRC’s laws to control internet content. There were punches thrown and punches pulled. The heavyweight fight was sort of a draw, with no clear winner or loser. Now is a good time to revisit what the dust-up meant then, what it means today, and what it might mean for the future of U.S.-China relations. Read More »