China Is Losing Influence—and That Makes It Dangerous
The best thing Biden can do is lighten up on China and let gravity take its toll.
Can Biden Finally Put the Middle East in Check and Pivot Already?
The new administration, like previous ones, has a Middle East quagmire. But it’s trying some nuanced moves to break free.
Meet Today’s Masters of the Universe
“The World for Sale” peels back the cover on the secretive—and sometimes shady—people who make the modern world go around.
In Kolkata, Only a Few Lions Are Still Dancing
A 2-century-old Indian Chinese community is threatened by tensions between the two countries.
Latin American Governments Are Caught in the Middle of the U.S.-China Tech War
So far, policymakers have maintained strong ties with both nations. In 2021, they may face a point of no return.
Why China Favors Democracy Over Dictatorship in Myanmar
To secure Beijing’s economic and regional interests, a reliable democratic government is better than an unpredictable and expansionist military junta.
China’s Nationality Law Is a Cage for Hong Kongers
Foreign passport holders risk being trapped in China by nervous authorities.
Influence Without Entanglement in the Middle East
How China is outflanking the United States—and staying under the radar.
Biden’s Pick for CIA Director Singles Out China as ‘Biggest Geopolitical Test’
Bill Burns, a veteran diplomat, will helm the spy agency in an era of renewed great-power competition.
Did India Just Win at the Line of Actual Control?
Beijing and New Delhi may be disengaging in the Pangong Tso lake region, but their divisions are more fraught than ever.
Can Biden Fix the U.N. Human Rights Council?
The administration insists it can succeed where two U.S. presidents already tried and failed.
How Did India Manage to Build an Advanced Fighter Jet Like the Tejas?
When it comes to sensitive industries like defense, democracy and the rule of law do matter.
Can a Dam Deal Buy Beijing’s Support for Myanmar’s Junta?
China wants an unpopular billion-dollar project restarted, but it has walked a fine line around the coup.
The United States and China Are Fighting Over the Dalai Lama’s Reincarnation Plans
The Chinese Communist Party claims ultimate control over Tibetan souls.
NATO Needs to Deal With China Head-On
The Western alliance is unprepared to counter the direct and growing challenge from Beijing.
Biden Wants to Compete With China. Here’s How.
Washington’s battle with Beijing is not one of investment or innovation but one of values.
The U.S.-Japan Alliance Should Pivot to China’s Human Rights Issues
Washington and Tokyo need a sharp focus in a challenging era.