Liu Xia’s Freedom Shows China Can Still Be Pressured
Even Beijing admitted the Nobel laureate's widow had committed no crime.
Africa’s Attack on Internet Freedom
While Washington turns a blind eye, autocrats across the continent are muzzling their citizens online.
Crisis in U.S. Nuclear Talks With Pyongyang Not China’s Doing, Experts Say
Beijing is angry over the U.S. trade war, but Trump’s own mishandling of North Korea talks are the main problem.
Trump’s Deal Is All Show, No Reality in Pyongyang
Negotiations with North Korea are a grueling process. The president’s empty boasts don’t help.
The Singapore Honeymoon Is Over
Trump in Singapore was spectacle. Pompeo in Pyongyang is the grim reality.
Chinese Investment in the U.S. Tanks Amid Major Policy Crackdowns
With or without a trade war, Chinese foreign direct investment to the United States won’t stop tumbling anytime soon.
The U.S. Can’t Afford to Demonize China
The relationship between Beijing and Washington is collapsing fast, to everyone’s detriment.
Trump’s Push to Ban Iranian Oil Could Mean Pain at the Pump
Big buyers of Iranian oil such as China are seen as unlikely to cut purchases to zero, but sanctions will still send crude prices higher.
Experts Question Wisdom of Canceling U.S. Exercises with South Korea, As Mattis Makes It Official
But some analysts say it’s a small price to pay for the possibility of peace with North Korea.
Russia and China See in Trump Era a Chance to Roll Back Human Rights Promotion at U.N.
As the United States retreats from the world, Moscow and Beijing seek to gut U.N. programs, cut staff.
With North Korea, Good Intentions Aren’t Enough
Trump's unilateral negotiating strategy will fail unless the United States collaborates with its regional allies — and adversaries — to forge a lasting peace.
Washington Needs a New Solarium Project To Counter Cyberthreats
President Eisenhower confronted the unprecedented nuclear threat of the 1950s with a novel exercise. The United States needs a similar approach to tackle today's cyber threats.
Xi Jinping Is the World’s Most Powerful Soccer Coach
China's team is a national embarrassment — but the party chairman has big plans for the game.
Xi and Kim’s Marriage of Convenience
The Chinese president is briefed on the Singapore summit during the North Korean leader’s third state visit.
State of the Trade Wars
Tracking U.S. President Donald Trump’s tariffs — and the retaliatory measures other countries are taking.
Kim Jong Un Gets to Sit at the Cool Table Now
Trump’s handshake gave North Korea the status boost marginal states crave.