Well-meaning Westerners, including Americans, should stop suggesting that nationalism is imaginary. It's real, powerful, and here to stay.
Azar GatAzar Gat holds the Ezer Weitzman professorial chair at Tel Aviv University’s School of Political Science. His book (with Alexander Yakobson) "Nations: The Long History and Deep Roots of Political Ethnicity and Nationalism" was published by Cambridge in 2013, and his "The Causes of War and the Spread of Peace: But Will War Rebound?" will be published by Oxford this summer.
Beijing is happy to take advantage of an international red notice system that is notoriously easy to abuse — and is now overseen by a former Chinese official.
Bethany Allen-EbrahimianBethany Allen-Ebrahimian is an assistant editor at Foreign Policy. She spent four years in China before joining Foreign Policy and holds a master's degree in East Asian studies from Yale University.