Dan Xin Huang is a freelance writer and journalist.

He previously worked as a finance reporter for the Wall Street Journal and the lead scriptwriter for Kabul Falling.












Third Way
The New Republic I June 2021 issue
In defeating COVID1-9, Taiwan showcased a model distinct from both Chinese authoritarianism and Western chaos.

China’s New Energy Car Quest
The Wire China I Jun. 14, 2020
The electric vehicle company NIO was about to crash, but many think Beijing, intent on dominating the industry, grabbed the wheel.

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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