P.J. Crowley, former Assistant Secretary of State and current Fellow at the School of Media and Public Affairs, appeared on the MSNBC show NOW with Alex Wagner today to discuss diplomatic relations between China and the United States. Crowley specifically addressed the political implications of the blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng currently asking the United States for asylum.
Crowley was nominated by President Obama as the Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs in 2009 and confirmed by the United States Senate. He served as the Assistant Secretary and Spokesman at the Department of State until March 2011.