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.
Amazon Workers Struggle to Stay Safe as Company Swells
The delivery giant is likely to come out of the coronavirus crisis even more powerful.
The Virus Has Exposed the Recklessness of Trump’s “America First”
The world needs to cooperate to beat the coronavirus pandemic. That includes you, President Trump.
Blindsided on the Supply Side
The coronavirus outbreak has shown that supply-chain disruptions could wreak far greater havoc on the global economy—and national security—than most CEOs and governments realize.
Will American Firms Put America First?
The Davos-inspired era of unrestrained globalization is over, and companies should start putting the national interests of their home countries ahead of profits.
Ghosn’s Flight Leaves CEOs Thinking Twice About Japan
A controversial case has put an unwelcome spotlight on the Japanese justice system.
From Chop Suey to Fine Dining
Wealthy Chinese are pushing to overturn their national cuisine’s image as fast and cheap.
Xinjiang Backlash Is Hitting Chinese Firms Hard
The United States has slapped sanctions on companies tied to Chinese repression. That may be just the start.
Beijing Is Shooting Its Own Foot in Hong Kong
Political paranoia is making it hard for the Chinese Communist Party to sell its own narrative.
China’s Outrage Culture Packs a Mean Punch
UBS is the latest company to cave to irrational but politically powerful demands.