More than one hundred fifty people have died as ethnic tensions rise in western China. A panel joins Diane to discuss what’s behind the violence and the challenge it presents to China’s leadership.


  • Shai Oster Correspondent for The Wall Street Journal and The Wall Street Journal Asia
  • John Pomfret Diplomatic correspondent, "The Washington Post"; author of "Chinese Lessons: Five Classmates and the Story of the New China."
  • Cheng Li Senior fellow and research director at the Brookings Institution's John L. Thornton China Center, a director of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, and the author of "China's Changing Political Landscape."
  • Nury Turkel Attorney; past president, the Uyghur American Association
  • Baodong Wang Spokesman and press counselor for the Chinese embassy in Washington, D.C.

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