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Mark C. Eades is an American writer based in Shanghai, China. His current work focuses on contemporary China, Sino-Western relations, and Shanghai as an emerging global metropolis. He has spent more than five years in China, and has taught at Fudan University, Shanghai International Studies University, and in the private sector in Shanghai.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

"Beijing’s Fight Against Democracy Activism in Hong Kong" China Brief (Jamestown Foundation, Washington DC), Feb. 20, 2014.

"Kerry in Beijing: Chinese Media Reactions" Foreign Policy Association (New York): Foreign Policy Blogs, Feb. 18, 2014.

"China Escalates War on International Media" Foreign Policy Association (New York): Foreign Policy Blogs, Feb. 3, 2014.

"China is Exporting Internet Censorship to Iran" (opinion). US News & World Report, Jan. 30, 2014.

"China Imprisons Dissident Xu Zhiyong, Announces Charges Against Uighur Scholar Ilham Tohti" Foreign Policy Association (New York): Foreign Policy Blogs, Jan. 27, 2014.

"China Targets Western 'Cultural Threats'" US-China Perception Monitor (The Carter Center, Atlanta), Jan. 24, 2014 (Previousy published at FPA Foreign Policy Blogs, Jan. 15, 2014).

"China Blocks Reporting on Xu Zhiyong Trial, Offshore Wealth of China’s Elite" Foreign Policy Association (New York): Foreign Policy Blogs, Jan. 24, 2014 (See also at Politics Trending).

"Soft Power, America vs. China: America Still Wins" Foreign Policy Association (New York): Foreign Policy Blogs, Jan. 22, 2014.

"China Begins Trial of Dissident Xu Zhiyong Despite International Objections" Foreign Policy Association (New York): Foreign Policy Blogs, Jan. 21, 2014.

"China Has No Excuse for Its Poor Human Rights Record" (opinion). US News & World Report, Jan. 17, 2014 (See also in Chinese: "北京为其人权记录找的借口都站不住脚").

"U.S. and EU Speak Out on China's Detention of Uighur Scholar Ilham Tohti" Foreign Policy Association (New York): Foreign Policy Blogs, Jan. 17, 2014.

"China Targets Western 'Cultural Threats'" Foreign Policy Association (New York): Foreign Policy Blogs, Jan. 15, 2014.

"Democracy in Hong Kong: A Key Asia-Pacific Issue for 2014" Foreign Policy Association (New York): Foreign Policy Blogs, Jan. 13, 2014.

"China's Chen Guangbiao in New York: The Plot Thickens" Foreign Policy Association (New York): Foreign Policy Blogs, Jan. 10, 2014.

"Chen Guangbiao's Chinese Soft-Power Circus Comes to New York" Foreign Policy Association (New York): Foreign Policy Blogs, Jan. 9, 2014.

"Chinese Consulate Fire Suspect Arrested, Depriving Angry China of Propaganda Value" Foreign Policy Association (New York): Foreign Policy Blogs, Jan. 7, 2014.

"San Francisco Consulate Fire Exacerbates U.S.-China Tension" Foreign Policy Association (New York): Foreign Policy Blogs, Jan. 6, 2014.

"Nationalist Fury on Chinese Websites Following Japan Shrine Visit" Foreign Policy Association (New York): Foreign Policy Blogs, Jan. 3, 2014.

"Protests Signal Rising Tensions Between Hong Kong and Mainland China" (opinion). US News & World Report, Jan. 2, 2014.

"Japan Shrine Visit Stirs Ghosts of War in China" Foreign Policy Association (New York): Foreign Policy Blogs, Dec. 27, 2013.

"Beijing Calls for Tighter Control of Media and Education" Foreign Policy Association (New York): Foreign Policy Blogs, Dec. 27, 2013.

"Great Power? China Rages Incoherently at Japan and Video Games" Foreign Policy Association (New York): Foreign Policy Blogs, Dec. 23, 2013.

"Tear Down This Firewall: Challenging Internet Censorship in China" Foreign Policy Association (New York): Foreign Policy Blogs, Dec. 23, 2013.

"Ambassador Nominee Baucus a Strong U.S. Hand in China" Foreign Policy Association (New York): Foreign Policy Blogs, Dec. 19, 2013.

"Protect U.S. Journalists in China" (column). USA Today, Dec. 17, 2013 (See also in Chinese: "美作家:美国驻华记者的权利应得到保护").

"Congress Responds to China’s Crackdown on U.S. Journalists: Will It Be Enough?" Foreign Policy Association (New York): Foreign Policy Blogs, Dec. 16, 2013.

"China's Mandela Is Still in Jail" (opinion). US News & World Report, Dec. 13, 2013.

"China’s Crackdown on Western Journalists: How Should America Respond?" Foreign Policy Association (New York): Foreign Policy Blogs, Dec. 11, 2013.

"China Still Doesn't Get 'Soft Power'" (op-ed). Asia Times (Hong Kong), Nov. 25, 2013.

"Shutdown Helped China Propagandists" (column). USA Today, Oct. 17, 2013.

"No Joy in US or Chinese Exceptionalism" (op-ed). Asia Times (Hong Kong), Sept. 11, 2013.

"China's Dueling National Dialogues" (op-ed). Atlantic Community (Atlantic Initiative, Berlin), Aug. 20, 2013.

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