Richard Bernstein

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Richard Bernstein is an independent journalist and writer specializing in the affairs of China and Southeast Asia. He studied history and East Asian languages at Harvard, and, in 1980, opened the Time bureau in Beijing. His other foreign posts, first for Time and later during a 24-year career at The New York Times, include Hong Kong, Paris, and Berlin. He's a past two-time recipient of Pulitzer Center grants, a contributor to The New York Review of Books, Foreign Policy, the Wall Street Journal, and Real Clear Investigations, and the author nine books, most recently: China 1945: Mao's Revolution and America's Fateful Choice.