Ian Williams

Author

Ian Williams was foreign correspondent for Channel 4 News, based in Russia (1992–1995) and then Asia (1995–2006). He then joined NBC News as Asia Correspondent (2006–2015), when he was based in Bangkok and Beijing. As well as reporting from China over the last 25 years, he has also covered conflicts in the Balkans, the Middle East and Ukraine. He won an Emmy and BAFTA awards for his discovery and reporting on the Serb detention camps during the war in Bosnia. He is currently a doctoral student in the War Studies department at King’s College, London, focusing on cyber issues.

Ian Williams was foreign correspondent for Channel 4 News, based in Russia (1992–1995) and then Asia (1995–2006). He then joined NBC News as Asia Correspondent (2006–2015), when he was based in Bangkok and Beijing. As well as reporting from China over the last 25 years, he has also covered conflicts in the Balkans, the Middle East and Ukraine. He won an Emmy and BAFTA awards for his discovery and reporting on the Serb detention camps during the war in Bosnia. He is currently a doctoral student in the War Studies department at King’s College, London, focusing on cyber issues.

Books

  • Hardback | Pub: 05 Sep 2024
    £20.00

    This is the terrifying story of China’s vampire economy. State capitalism. Socialism with Chinese characteristics. A socialist market economy. There have been numerous descriptions of the Chinese economy. However, none seems to capture the...

  • Paperback | Pub: 07 Mar 2024
    £12.99

    Shortlisted for the Orwell Prize 2023 As seen in The Times, Sunday Times, Spectator, and on Tonight with Andrew Marr (LBC) Under President Xi Jinping, China’s global ambitions have taken a dangerous new turn. Bullying and intimidation have...

  • E-Book | Pub: 01 Apr 2023
    £19.99

    As seen in The Times, Sunday Times, Spectator, and on Tonight with Andrew Marr (LBC) Join journalist Ian Williams as he examines China like never before. He begins with the extraordinary rise of the Chinese surveillance state, how information...

  • Paperback | Pub: 01 Apr 2021
    £16.99

    ‘one of the year’s most exciting releases’ – The Herald China is building the world’s first digital totalitarian state, a system of hitherto unimaginable social and political control. Internet freedom has been eliminated and...