Canadians Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig have been held for more than 100 days without charge in China. Photo: Facebook Canadians Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig have been held for more than 100 days without charge in China. Photo: Facebook
Canadians Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig have been held for more than 100 days without charge in China. Photo: Facebook
Ankit Panda
Opinion

Opinion

Ankit Panda

No China-US cold war but visa freeze puts mutual insight on ice

  • Essential but non-official connections between the two countries are being pulled apart just as they are needed most, writes Ankit Panda

Canadians Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig have been held for more than 100 days without charge in China. Photo: Facebook Canadians Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig have been held for more than 100 days without charge in China. Photo: Facebook
Canadians Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig have been held for more than 100 days without charge in China. Photo: Facebook
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Ankit Panda

Ankit Panda

Ankit Panda is an Adjunct Senior Fellow in the Defense Posture Project at the Federation of American Scientists, a Senior Editor at The Diplomat, an online magazine on Asia-Pacific affairs, and a Contributing Editor at War on the Rocks. Panda is an award-winning writer and a frequently cited analyst on geopolitical and security issues in the Asia-Pacific. His writing has appeared in The Diplomat, The Atlantic, The Daily Beast, Politico Magazine, and War on the Rocks, among other publications.