Zhao offers a quick history of China's foreign policy since 1949 and then offers a provocative assessment of it today.
Happy New Year -- 新年愉快 -- governments around the world mark the Year of the Ox with special stamps
Happy New Year!
The year of the ox begins Monday. We wish you and your family the best possible year.
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The mainstreaming of the lunar new year is quite remarkable - companies such as Time Warner Cable have worked the holiday into their marketing campaigns. The envelope below, addressed to "current resident," brought their latest pitch.
People in many nations mark the lunar new year and many governments have issued stamps to mark the occasion. Below we send you pictures of those stamps as a way of celebrating and wishing you well.
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2021: Year of the Ox
2020: Year of the Rat
2019: Year of the Pig
2018: Year of the Dog
2017: Year of the Rooster
2016: Year of the Monkey
2015: Year of the Ram/Goat/Sheep
2014: Year of the Horse
2013: Year of the Snake
2012: Year of the Dragon
2011: Year of the Rabbit
2010: Year of the Tiger
2009: Year of the Ox
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Join us for a book talk with Suisheng Zhao on how Mao Zedong, Deng Xiaoping, and Xi Jinping each conceived and executed radically different approaches to China's relations with others.