TITLE

Asia Minor

AUTHOR(S)
Berlau, John
PUB. DATE
March 2002
SOURCE
New Republic;3/25/2002, Vol. 226 Issue 11, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Offers observations on the failure of the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), an endowment created to promote democracy around the globe, to challenge the Chinese government's anti-democracy practices. Operations of NED since its establishment under former United States President Ronald Reagan; Rejection made by NED of grant applications by Chinese dissidents such as Wei Jingsheng; Support given by NED for Chinese reform policies.
ACCESSION #
6365677

 

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