NATO Needs to Deal With China Head-On
The Western alliance is unprepared to counter the direct and growing challenge from Beijing.
Biden, Asia, and the Politics of Nuclear Arms Control
To construct a new balance of power in Asia, Washington needs a better approach to nuclear arms.
Why France Has a Much Better India Strategy Than America
France’s state-centered development model is a natural fit for the Indo-Pacific.
Biden Should Dump the Trump Playbook on Trade With China
Washington should get back in the trade game and use it as leverage against Beijing.
Beijing’s Welcome Gift to Biden: More Threats and Tensions
If China is seeking a reset of relations, it has a strange way of showing it.
Why Attempts to Build a New Anti-China Alliance Will Fail
The big strategic game in Asia isn’t military but economic.
A New Pivot to Asia
The fuzzy goodwill between Biden and America’s Asian allies will soon be tested by China’s growing power.
Biden Makes His First Bold Move on Asia
The appointment of Kurt Campbell as Biden’s right hand on Asia will supercharge the incoming administration’s policy to counter China.
Bengaluru Is the New Shenzhen as Apps Displace Devices
In the global internet economy, India’s tech industry has a leg up on China’s.
The World After the Coronavirus
We asked 12 leading thinkers to predict what happens in 2021 and beyond.
Cutting Through the Hype on Asia’s New Trade Deal
The RCEP truly is a China-style trade agreement: platitudinous and ineffective.
China’s Monster Fishing Fleet
Though not alone in its destructive practices, Beijing’s rapacious fleet causes humanitarian disasters and has a unique military mission.
America’s Pullback Must Continue No Matter Who Is President
For all the talk of a new administration boldly reengaging with the world after four years of “America first,” Trump’s strategic retrenchment can only be the start.
Welcome to the Final Battle for the Climate
The great powers have taken big steps to fight global warming. Now attention turns to the rest of the world.
China Learns the Hard Way That Money Can’t Buy You Love
Few countries have soured more rapidly against China than Australia, as decades of influence-building by Beijing come to naught.
COVID-19 Might Not Change the World
Pandemics are not always transformative events. While some worrying preexisting trends could accelerate, it’s incorrect to assume that the coronavirus will end globalization, kill liberal democracy, or enhance China’s soft power.
Turkey’s Caucasus Adventure Risks Another Crisis in NATO
NATO allies have been at odds with Turkey for years. But Ankara’s role in the Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict is bringing matters to a head.