The Friendly Mr. Wu

“The weakest link in America‚Äôs national security may not be foreign technology but its own people. Mara Hvistendahl traces the story of the single mother who sold out to China.”

Source: 1843
Published: Apr 15, 2020
Length: 19 minutes (4,880 words)

Where Have All the Girls Gone?

How did more than 160 million women go missing from Asia? The simple answer is sex selection — typically, an ultrasound scan followed by an abortion if the fetus turns out to be female — but beyond that, the reasons for a gap half the size of the U.S. population are not widely understood. And when I started researching a book on the topic, I didn’t understand them myself.

Source: Foreign Policy
Published: Jun 27, 2011
Length: 10 minutes (2,651 words)