Erdogan’s Power Plays Turn to Profit Margins
The Turkish president is willing to tank the economy if it means he can quash his ideological opponents.
The Shrinking Chinese State
A look at Beijing’s spending suggests that Western fears of its influence may be misdirected.
The West Needs Champions
With China strongly backing its big national firms, the West should consider doing the same.
Why Western Companies Should Leave China
Consumers will punish brands that rely on forced Uighur labor. While abandoning the Chinese market might hit profits, it will bolster reputations.
How to Keep Activist CEOs Honest
New sustainable finance regulations in Europe will raise the bar for green investment.
In Rare Unanimity, Biden Could Double Down on Trump’s Uighur Sanctions
A bipartisan crackdown on Chinese forced labor has put Western corporations on notice—and could pave the way for Washington to finally support the International Criminal Court.
National Business Corps to the Rescue
In the United Kingdom, an obscure partnership between business leaders and the military pulled the country back from the brink. The United States and other countries should replicate the model now.
South Korea’s Corporate Hierarchies Are Breaking Down
A new generation of familial leadership is relaxing business culture.
Disney’s ‘Mulan’ Disaster Highlights Dangers of China Deals
The cost of doing business with Beijing has risen sharply and swiftly.
Chinese Acquisitions of Western Firms Threaten National Security
If the invisible hand won’t produce buyers at home, governments will need to step in.
How 9/11 and the Coronavirus Pushed the UAE and Israel Together
The backstory of the UAE’s deal with Israel is a 20-year tale of business, technological, and personal ties.
Corporations Will Be Complicit if Israel Goes Through With Annexation
Annexation will raise their legal risk of being held accountable for human rights violations and war crimes.
As Economies Reopen, It’s the Law of the Jungle for Workers
Governments and companies are returning to business at many different speeds. All worry that something might go wrong.
China’s Crackdown in Hong Kong Won’t Spare Foreigners
Business as usual is over in the city, whether companies like it or not.
Want to Avoid the Next Pandemic? Hire a Devil’s Advocate.
Forcing governments and businesses to institutionalize doubt—by putting hackers and red teams on the payroll—would stop groupthink and could prevent catastrophes.
The Remaking of Big Pharma in a Post-Pandemic World
COVID-19 has bucked conventional wisdom on how the industry must operate.
China Is Bargain Hunting—and Western Security Is at Risk
Beijing could use the coronavirus-induced economic crisis to go on a buying spree. The U.S. and European governments must restrict the purchasing of distressed companies in sensitive sectors.