Opinion / Chen Weihua

Chen Weihua

Chen Weihua is the Chief Washington Correspondent of China Daily and Deputy Editor of China Daily USA. He has a particular focus on US politics and US-China relations.

Deal on Syria is good news for Obama

[2013-09-17 08:19]

The agreement reached by Russia and the US in Geneva on Saturday to bring Syria's chemical weapons under international control was good news.

Obama echoing George W. Bush's stance

[2013-09-06 07:05]

President Barack Obama's going to Congress for approval for military action in Syria is intended to make the lawmakers a scapegoat if things go wrong.

No military resolution to Syrian crisis

[2013-08-31 08:15]

US President Barack Obama spoke passionately at the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom led by Martin Luther King Jr.

Manning case a dark moment in US history

[2013-08-24 08:12]

US soldier Bradley Manning, who leaked a trove of US government and military information to WikiLeaks, was sentenced to 35 years in prison on Wednesday.

US shows no remorse for drone attacks

[2013-08-20 07:53]

A Pew Center survey released late last month revealed that the vast majority of people outside the US oppose the drone strikes while 61 percent in the US supported.

Bring back blue skies and white clouds

[2013-08-10 09:27]

China's rapid modernization has narrowed much of the gap with the developed world. But it has sharply widened the gap on the environmental front.

US crusade to hide the truth of spying

[2013-08-02 07:08]

It has become clear now the US government's crackdown on Snowden and Manning is intended to send a warning to other potential whistle-blowers.

Racial equality still a dream in the US

[2013-07-27 08:28]

Some hard facts cannot mask the reality that African-Americans are still far from being fully equal in the US.

Candid talk is the right way forward

[2013-07-19 07:08]

It was in sharp contrast to the buildup to the Sunnylands summit when the only words about China in the United States were allegations of Chinese cyberattacks.

Obama trying to get foothold in Africa

[2013-07-05 07:04]

While many emerging economies see Africa as a growing force, many in the US are still guided by the outdated view of Africa as a "hopeless continent looking for handouts".

Dodging key question on Snowden's revelations

[2013-06-28 08:14]

I don't know how many times the US has tried so far to dodge the fundamental question about Snowden's revelations. It certainly has appeared resourceful and relentless.

US media's disconnect in Snowden case

[2013-06-22 08:24]

Snowden said he landed in Hong Kong not to hide from justice, but to expose a grave crime. He also said that the greatest honor for an American is to be called a "traitor" by Dick Cheney

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