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LIGNET: Chinese Activist Derails US-China Relations

Tuesday, 01 May 2012 02:48 PM


US Reportedly Negotiating Asylum Deal for Chen

Reports that blind Chinese human rights activist Chen Guangcheng, who escaped from house arrest last week, is now under the protection of the United States and may be living in the basement of the American embassy in Beijing have created a sudden obstacle for U.S.-China relations. Washington has said nothing, but news has leaked that the Obama administration is negotiating an asylum deal for Chen that will allow China to save face. Beijing may agree to the deal, but will Chen?

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Venezuelan Leaders Look for a Successor to Ill Chavez
Venezuela’s ruling United Socialist Party appears to be moving to position a successor to President Hugo Chavez, who has been battling cancer since last year and making frequent trips to Cuba for treatment. But party leaders, recognizing that a replacement candidate would require more than five months to build support among the Venezuelan people, are also considering delaying the election to allow more time for a new candidate to campaign. The talk of a successor and a possible election delay appears to signal an admission by top leaders in the Venezuelan government that Chavez is seriously ill, and unlikely to recover.

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Syrian Rebels Resort to Bombings
Outgunned by the Syrian regime and frustrated by the ineffectiveness of UN observers, the Syrian rebels appear to be resorting to bombing government buildings. This can only serve to complicate efforts to reach a peace deal and strengthen Russian and Chinese support for the Assad regime.

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