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

China’s New Energy Car Quest
The Wire China | Jun. 19, 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

Trying to Serve Veterans Faster, VA Opens Door to Disability Fraud
The Wall Street Journal | July 14, 2016

Payouts soar as embattled department expands coverage and streamlines claims process, risking overpayments