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Demonstrators wear masks of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Benny Gantz as they protest against plans to annex parts of the West Bank, on June 23 in Tel Aviv.

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.

Employees eating lunch at a Dongfeng Honda auto plant in Wuhan, China, shortly after returning to work, on March 23.

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.

Riot police in Hong Kong

China’s Crackdown in Hong Kong Won’t Spare Foreigners

Business as usual is over in the city, whether companies like it or not.

A participant stands near a screen during the ethical hacking contest Insomni'hack in Geneva on March 21, 2014.

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.

Employees of the Gabonese pharmaceutical factory Sogafam

The Remaking of Big Pharma in a Post-Pandemic World

COVID-19 has bucked conventional wisdom on how the industry must operate.

Li Shufu, the chairman of China's Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, poses for photographs in front of Volvo cars in Tiananmen Square during the opening session of the National People's Congress in Beijing on March 5, 2011.

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.

A man delivers an Amazon parcel in Paris

Amazon Workers Struggle to Stay Safe as Company Swells

The delivery giant is likely to come out of the coronavirus crisis even more powerful.

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Manchester, New Hampshire, on Aug. 15, 2019.

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.

A security guard wearing a face mask looks at his mobile phone in a closed Apple store in Beijing on Feb. 5.

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.

Participants check their messages on electronic devices during the World Economic Forum  annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland on Jan. 23.

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.

Carlos Ghosn

Ghosn’s Flight Leaves CEOs Thinking Twice About Japan

A controversial case has put an unwelcome spotlight on the Japanese justice system.

Diners at Hunan Slurp in New York’s East Village on July 25.

From Chop Suey to Fine Dining

Wealthy Chinese are pushing to overturn their national cuisine’s image as fast and cheap.

A park in Xinjiang.

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.

Students attend a rally at Edinburgh Place in Hong Kong on Aug. 22.

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.

Piglets stand in a pen at a pig farm in Yiyang county, in China's central Henan province, on Aug. 10, 2018.

China’s Outrage Culture Packs a Mean Punch

UBS is the latest company to cave to irrational but politically powerful demands.

A man walks by the New York Stock Exchange in New York City on July 12, 2018.

Big Business Is Big Politics

Don’t underestimate the danger of crony capitalism.

A man walks by the New York Stock Exchange in New York City on July 12, 2018.

Big Business Isn’t Big Politics

Fears of crony capitalism in the United States are misplaced.

Paramilitary police officers stand guard near a Starbucks in the Beijing Railway Station on Feb. 2 ahead of the Lunar New Year. (Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images)

How Beijing Could Unmake Howard Schultz’s Billions

Corporate interests and political power are a dangerous mix for a wannabe president.

More than 100,000 shared bikes are piled up in an open space in Xiamen, China, on Jan. 13. (Wang Dongming/China News Service/VCG via Getty Images)

The Rise and Fall of China’s Cycling Empires

China’s bike-sharing firms were supposed to be the next big thing. What happened?

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