H&M's statements about forced labor in Xinjiang have angered both Chinese and human rights groups.
Warren I. Cohen, University of Maryland
Cohen was a discussant for the opening panel on “State to State Relations in a Changing Economic Environment.”
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Warren I. Cohen is Distinguished University Professor of History and Presidential Research Professor at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and Senior Scholar with the Asia Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C. He is an historian of America's foreign relations and has published eighteen books, which include East Asia at the Center: Four Thousand Years of Engagement with the World (Columbia University Press, August 2001), and the best known of which is America's Response to China (4th. ed. 2000). In addition to his scholarly publications, he has written for the Atlantic Monthly, Baltimore Sun, Christian Science Monitor, Foreign Affairs, International Herald Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Nation, New York Times, Times Literary Supplement, and Washington Post. He is also an occasional commentator on National Public Radio, the Voice of America, and the BBC.
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