By Jillian Smith I had a high school teacher who told me to watch China. The world is shifting from a unipolar order to
By Jillian Smith I am writing this in the soft drizzle of the Chengdu evening rain. The rain in Shanghai is hard and fast,
By Jillian Smith This was my thought as I eyed the ancient, crumbling staircase that was sewn roughly into the side of Qingcheng Mountain.
By Jillian Smith I called her the scary potato lady. All 4 feet and 9 inches of her seemed coiled and ready to snap
By Jillian Smith Yesterday, I attended a talk featuring former defense secretary William Perry and retired People’s Liberation Army Major General Yao Yunzhu. The
By Jillian Smith In the cold mist of an ungodly morning hour, I sprinted for the bus heading to Chongming Island. I dared not