Biden Plans Big Pledge on U.S. Emissions Cuts
Washington wants to reclaim climate leadership and get other major countries to ramp up ambitions.
America’s Come-From-Behind Pandemic Victory
China was the global winner of the coronavirus disaster—until the United States beat the odds.
America and India Need a Little Flexibility at Sea
A U.S. operation targeting Indian claims has drawn unnecessary outrage.
Yes, the Atrocities in Xinjiang Constitute a Genocide
Beijing’s own words and actions highlight the intent to end the Uyghurs as a people.
Taiwan and China Are Locked in Economic Co-Dependence
Both sides have leverage but have been reluctant to use it.
The World Should Treat Pandemics Like It Treats Chemical Weapons
Plans for a global pandemic treaty don’t solve the problem of China’s refusal to cooperate.
The Summit That Can’t Fail
Japan’s prime minister visits Washington at a time when, thanks to Chinese aggressiveness, U.S.-Japan relations are critical.
When Clean Energy Is Powered by Dirty Labor
Most solar panels come from China, and using them to fuel a clean energy transition risks reliance on Uyghur slave labor in Xinjiang.
Sanctioning India Would Spoil the Quad
Let India buy its weapons from Moscow. The real strategic threat is Beijing.
China’s Crackdown on Islam Brings Back Memories of 1975 Massacre
Islamophobia has spread far beyond the persecuted Uyghur minority.
Yes, You Can Use the T-Word to Describe China
China is governed by a totalitarian regime. Why is that so hard to say?
China Has an Image Problem—but Knows How to Fix It
Many in Beijing realize a declining international reputation won’t help the country achieve its goals.
Will Australia’s New Defense Minister Play Bad Cop to China?
Peter Dutton stopped the refugee boats. His next job is stopping Beijing’s maritime militia.
The U.S.-China Clash Is About Ideology After All
Claims that the rivalry is purely geopolitical don’t hold water.
The World Needs a Post-Pandemic Health Treaty With Teeth
WHO has no power to demand openness or independently confirm data at present.