"If Americans revered veteran China correspondents the way Chinese communists revere their founding revolutionaries, former Los Angeles Times
bureau chief Jim Mann would justly be hailed as an 'immortal.'"
-Clay Chandler, editor, Fortune Asia
"Mr. Mann has perfectly described the blend of hope and cynicism that currently underpins American policy toward China."
-Gordon S. Chang, The New York Sun
About the Author
James Mann is the senior writer in residence at the CSIS International Security Program and the author of two critically acclaimed books: About Face: A History of America’s Curious Relationship with China from Nixon to Clinton
and Beijing Jeep
. Previously, he was a long-time correspondent with the Los Angeles Times
, and his writing has also appeared in The New Republic
and The Atlantic Monthly