China Is Fishing for Trouble at Sea
The Trump administration is taking on China’s illegal catch—and Biden should do the same.
Xi Jinping Doubles Down on Korean War Propaganda
China’s new nationalism is alienating its neighbors and distorting history.
Note to Biden: Forget Trade, the Real War With China Is Over Tech
Just like Trump, Biden is stuck in the last century if he believes globalization is about trade and rust-belt manufacturing jobs.
For the West, There Is No Road Back to a Time Before Trump
Europeans are relieved by Biden’s victory but will be very disappointed if they don’t heed the lessons of the past four years.
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America’s democracy demotion, U.N. peacemaking in the age of plague, and Biden’s Putin challenge.
The Biden Administration Needs a Fresh Approach to Huawei and 5G
Rivalry with China is only one reason why U.S. policy on digital risks is falling short.
Liberal Chinese Americans Are Fighting Right-Wing WeChat Disinformation
Chinese-language social media has been dominated by racism and fake news.
Taiwan Is Beating Political Disinformation. The West Can Too.
With money and effort, a shared sense of truth can be reclaimed.
The Power Delusion
U.S.-China competition isn’t just about great-power rivalry. It’s about the ideological battle between democracy and authoritarianism, too.
Why Did the United States Take China’s Word on Supposed Uighur Terrorists?
The Eastern Turkistan Islamic Movement barely existed, but Washington wanted Beijing on board for the war on terror.
Biden Will Speak Softer but Act Stronger on Taiwan
U.S. support will be strengthened, but Trump’s provocations will disappear.
A Divided Washington Is (Sort of) United on China
Hundreds of billions of dollars are ready to flow into U.S. tech—if both sides can agree where.
Why Trump Will Blame Beijing for a Biden Victory
Right-wing Chinese American groups have already conjured up conspiracies.
America Under Biden Won’t Go Soft on China
Beijing may appreciate a less erratic U.S. administration. But it shouldn’t expect Biden to be more pliable.
China and Europe Won’t Get Any Relief on Trade From Biden
Washington will not return as the champion of the global trading system. But it may stop being its biggest foe.
Xi Doesn’t Need to Invade Taiwan Right Now
An uncertain U.S. presidency creates the risk of opportunism, but the dangers are too high for Beijing.