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Liu Xiaobo

It’s been 65 years since the chair sat empty. The last time a detained Nobel Peace Prize laureate failed to be formally represented by anyone at the awards gala was when Nazi Germany barred pacifist Carl von Ossietzky from attending in 1935.

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Flare-up between North and South Korea tests U.S., Chinese power

Jon Meacham talks with Charles Armstrong, director of the Center for Korean Research at Columbia University, about the recent flare-up between North and South Korea.

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  In India, a climate of power

President Obama reached an unusual clean energy agreement with India during his trip there last week. So what role does this emerging power play in the fight against climate change?

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On the campaign trail: The enemy hearts China!

There is a new trend in political ads: fear of China, complete with stereotypes from the days of Fu Manchu buffoonery.

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Chinese Twitter users support Nobel winner, despite censors

A sample of Chinese Twitter users’ reactions to Liu Xiaobo’s winning of the Nobel Peace Prize.

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Terrorism in China?

Members of China’s Muslim Uighur minority have clashed, sometimes violently, with the authorities, and Beijing has used the threat of terror to crackdown on them.

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  How green is my country?

The race is on to develop sustainable solutions to climate change. Can the U.S. compete?

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  Google and the ‘great firewall’

As China defended its policy of web censorship, Need to Know spoke with Google’s chief legal officer about his company’s own run-in with China’s censors.

Iran sanctions pit major powers against developing world

The U.S.-led push for sanctions on Iran has opened a rift between world powers and developing nations, threatening international consensus on efforts to limit the spread of nuclear weapons.

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