Jean-Pierre Lehmann: Why the world has to study Chinese history, and how China views history

Jean-Pierre Lehmann: Why the world has to study Chinese history, and how China views history

It is dispiriting and indeed alarming to see how ignorant the West is about China. Illustration: Craig Stephens In 2017, shortly before his death, Jean-Pierre Lehmann said that the country’s centrality in our 21st-century world makes it imperative that outsiders understand what is shaping its views and decisions, and Hong Kong could do more to […]

The Corona as an opportunity: Reboot humanity and change security thinking and policies

The Corona as an opportunity: Reboot humanity and change security thinking and policies

What change toward a New Necessary Normal will have to look like Jan Oberg August 27, 2020 Originally published as an editorial at Transcend on August 10, 2020 Connecting dots is neither the trend of our times nor of day-to-day political decision-making. Over the years, time, space and intellectual focus has shrunk. It’s deplorable and […]