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Obama wants to strike ‘appropriate balance’ on Chinese dissident, official says

A senior White House official said Sunday that President Obama wants to strike an “appropriate balance” in dealing with a Chinese dissident who fled house arrest last Sunday and reportedly is under protection inside the U.S. Embassy in Beijing. Read full article >>
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Did Obama betray Chen the a Chinese hero?

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

(CNN) -- When the blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng staged his astonishing escape from house arrest, he sought American protection at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing. Six days later, when Chen left the embassy for a local hospital... Read Post

Top Stories: Latest On Chinese Dissident; Attacks In Kabul Following Obama Visit

News : The Two-Way (3 years ago)

Top stories include a Chinese dissident who left the U.S. embassy has received assurances he'll be freed from house arrest but there are doubts; Taliban insurgents attack points in Kabul after President Obama departs following a lig... Read Post

Obama to propose protecting 1.4 million acres of U.S. Arctic refuge: report

News : The Newsroom (4 hours ago)

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will propose protecting 1.4 million acres (556,000 hectares) of Arctic refuge from oil and gas drilling, The Washington Post reported on Sunday. The administration plans to propose desig... Read Post

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