Corruption Is Wasting Chinese Money in Africa
Beijing’s funding could do tremendous good—if Africans fight for their own real interests.
Trump’s Trade War With China Is About to Get Supersized
Washington is levying more tariffs, leaving Beijing to retaliate in other painful ways, from Iran to North Korea.
Google Is Handing the Future of the Internet to China
The company has been quietly collaborating with the Chinese government on a new, censored search engine—and abandoning its own ideals in the process.
America Can’t Be Trusted to Run the Global Economy
After Donald Trump’s unprovoked attack on Turkey, the world must protect itself from Washington’s economic power.
U.S. to Canada: Deal or No Deal?
As the deadline looms, here’s how the complicated NAFTA talks could play out.
Don’t Buy the Panic About the Rupee’s Fall
A cheaper currency will help rebalance India’s massive trade deficit.
Justin Trudeau Can’t Take Any More Humiliation
Unless Canada’s prime minister strikes a trade deal on his own terms, Donald Trump’s bullying won't stop.
Foreign Collusion Is as American as Apple Pie
Shady international influence over U.S. politics didn’t start, and won’t end, with Donald Trump.
Will Trump’s New Mexico Deal Save NAFTA—or Kill It?
The agreement that purports to replace NAFTA does not include Canada for now.
There’s a Better Way to Take White Farmers’ Land
South Africa needs to redistribute property—but not all appropriation is made the same.
How Turkey Dumbed Itself Down
Erdogan used to rely on Turkey’s best and brightest—until he replaced them with its worst and dimmest.
Turkey’s Losing Economic War
Ankara blames Washington for its financial troubles, but it is fighting the wrong enemy.
Xi Jinping Thought Is Facing a Harsh Reality Check
China's new ideological rigidity is being put to the economic and technological test.
Five Questions About the Crisis Between Washington and Ankara
How a dispute over a jailed American pastor roiled Turkey’s economy.
The Real Payoff From Artificial Intelligence Is Still a Decade Off
The robot revolution hasn't started yet.
You Live in Robert Lighthizer’s World Now
Trump might look like he's flailing on trade—but it's all going according to his trade czar's plan, which has been years in the making.
U.S. Turns up Heat on Iran’s Economy, Adding Fuel to Massive Protests
Experts question whether the resumption of sanctions will help topple the regime or strengthen it.
The Ghost of Smoot-Hawley
On the podcast: The United States’ last big trade war was in 1930. It did not end well.