In the waning days of the Trump regime, then-secretary of state Mike Pompeo capped the rising tide of anti-China rhetoric he had been pushing throughout his time in office by claiming that China was committing genocide and crimes against humanity in Xinjiang. No substantive evidence of this was presented, and as ever Pompeo’s inflammatory assertions […]
Author Archives: Kenneth Hammond
Ken Hammond is professor of East Asian and global history at New Mexico State University. He lived in Beijing from 1982-87, before completing his PhD in history and East Asian languages at Harvard University in 1994. He is currently associate editor of the Journal of Chinese History published by Cambridge University Press, and heads a research team working on the study of visual materials in Chinese local gazetteers at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin.