Keith Richburg is the Director of the Journalism and Media Studies Centre at the University of Hong Kong and a Washington Post Global Opinion columnist. He spent more than 30 years with The Washington Post, including as bureau chief and correspondent in Manila, Nairobi, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Paris, Beijing and Shanghai. He covered the invasion in Iraq, the fall of the Taliban in Afghanistan, the genocide in Rwanda, and the 1997 handover of Hong Kong to China. He was the Post’s Foreign Editor from 2005-2007. His 1997 book, Out Of America: A Black Man Confronts Africa, chronicles his travels across Africa. He is President of the Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Hong Kong.