Conflict & Justice

Reasons for WeiWei's Release

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Dan Blumenthal

What made Beijing release Ai WeiWei? The West had been pressuring China to release activist Ai Weiwei. It's not clear if that pressure worked, or if China had reasons of its own for setting him free. Anchor Lisa Mullins discusses the situation with China expert Dan Blumenthal of the American Enterprise Institute.

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