Who’s Afraid of Saudi Nukes?
Riyadh’s reckless behavior foments widespread mistrust of its plans to buy nuclear reactors.
Hanoi Is Happy Cozying Up to Trump
At the U.S.-North Korea summit, the host may be the biggest winner.
How to Regulate the Internet Without Becoming a Dictator
The British model of filtering data rather than content can protect citizens while preserving an open internet.
Pakistan Has No More Excuses for Supporting Terrorism
A murderous attack in Kashmir rocks relationships throughout Asia.
Trump’s Foreign Policy Is a Work in Progress
His successes and failures defy simplistic, partisan assessment.
Haley Tried to Block Appointment of Chinese Diplomat to Key U.N. Post. He Got the Job Anyway.
As the United States pulls back from the world body, experts say it is ceding influence to China.
Iran’s Economy Is Crumbling, but Collapse Is a Long Way Off
Things will only get worse under Trump’s sanctions, but China, India, and other countries are still defiantly buying oil.
How Beijing Could Unmake Howard Schultz’s Billions
Corporate interests and political power are a dangerous mix for a wannabe president.
U.S. Military Warns of Threat From Chinese-Run Space Station in Argentina
Defense officials are worried about a remote compound Beijing says helped it land on the far side of the moon.
Beijing’s Olympics Paved the Way for Xinjiang’s Camps
The 2008 games were supposed to help liberalize China. Instead the party learned it could get away with anything.
Trump’s Trade Woes Cloud His Re-Election Chances
The new NAFTA is going nowhere, China’s not budging, and farmers are going under.
We Can’t Tell if Chinese Firms Work for the Party
Huawei claims to be an independent firm, but China's own laws mandate a different reality.
Chinese Media Targeted in Foreign Agent Crackdown
CCTV’s U.S. arm agrees to register as an agent of the Chinese government.
She Fled China’s Camps—but She’s Still Not Free
Sayragul Sauytbay, the only person to have worked inside an internment camp in Xinjiang and spoken publicly about it, now faces an uncertain future in Kazakhstan.
Will David Malpass Run the World Bank or Ruin It?
Trump taps a critic of the world’s biggest development bank to be its next president.
Indonesia’s Opposition Takes Up the Uighur Cause
China's internment camps for Muslims have become a political talking point.
Is an Iron Curtain Falling Across Tech?
The conflict around Huawei may be the first shots in a new cold war.
China Couldn’t Dominate Asia if It Wanted to
There are plenty of reasons Asia has been multipolar for almost all of recorded history, and Beijing understands them all.