Sasha Obama is learning Chinese

(Photo courtesy of The WSJ) Sasha Obama is all play here with her sister Malia, but 9 year-old Sasha is serious about her future. Young Sasha is learning Chinese at her private grade school, the Sidwell Friends School, and was eager to put it into practice when Chinese President Hu Jintao was in town visiting … Continue reading

Language of the future, for the future

China, already a superpower on the world stage, certainly commands our respect and attention. International relations with the nation hosting one-fifth of the world’s population are now more important than ever. President Obama’s recent trip to China certainly demonstrates the necessity to strengthen ties and achieve “cooperation, not confrontation.” “The relationship between the United States … Continue reading