Dan Xin Huang is a freelance writer and journalist. He previously worked as a reporter for The Wall Street Journal.






Afghanistan May Soon Have Peace—at the Cost of Democracy
The New Republic | Apr. 29, 2020
A fledgling armistice endangers the country’s 20-year experiment in democratic state-building.


The Chinese Enlightenment at 100
Foreign Affairs | May 3, 2019
How the Communist Party seized the legacy of May Fourth


The American Candidate
Pacific Standard | Apr. 25, 2019
Attaullah Nasib came of age in the United States. When he ran for Afghan Parliament, he learned how difficult re-building a democracy can be.

A Nation’s Conscience
Guernica | Jan. 31, 2019

Peking University and the legacy of Chinese intellectual independence








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