The Mueller Report Is a Test for the United States
As the world looks on, it’s up to Washington to demonstrate the strength of its institutions.
Britannia Helps Rule the Waves
The Royal Navy’s return to Asia can guarantee the freedom of the seas.
Will Djibouti Become Latest Country to Fall Into China’s Debt Trap?
The African country houses a key U.S. military base, making it a particular concern for Washington.
Cambodia Becomes the World’s Newest One-Party State
With Chinese support, Hun Sen has effectively destroyed all opposition to his autocratic rule.
China Is Using America’s Own Plan to Dominate the Future of Artificial Intelligence
The Chinese are massively investing in AI research and tech, while the Trump administration is cutting federal programs wholesale.
One Last Chance to Reunite Cyprus?
There’s political will. That doesn’t mean there’s a practical way.
How’s Trump Doing? Look at the Mexican Peso.
When Trump does well, the peso goes down. When he does poorly, it goes up.
The End of Days Is Coming — Just Not to China
Why apocalyptic fiction and film haven’t caught on in the Middle Kingdom.
Why Kim Jong Un Needs Nuclear Weapons
At North Korea’s first party congress in 36 years, the country’s leader is showing why he’s the man to defend his people.
Defending Donald Trump … Again?
Why playing devil’s advocate with the Republican front-runner’s rhetoric eventually leads back to the source of the problem — Washington.
Playboy Is Ditching the Sex and Betting on China
But the once-hot brand has moved decidedly down-market. Can Hugh Hefner save his struggling company by selling sweatsuits to Chinese grandmothers?
Crouching Tiger, Sleeping Giant
The 120-year-old cliché that explains the Chinese-American relationship.
USA Freedom Kids Singing a Trump Theme Song Makes America Great Again
This video of a girl-group singing a Trump theme song will restore your faith in America.
You Have the Right to Remain Silent
Inside the fight over the American Bar Association's tepid condemnation of Beijing’s crackdown on lawyers and activists.
Xi Jinping’s Taiwan Trap
The self-governing island's soft power remains potent enough to change mainland China.
Move Over, America: Canada Is the Land of the Free
According to new research released Monday, Americans feel less free than Canadians and more scared on a daily basis than Bangladeshis, Egyptians, and Sudanese.
Afghan President Ghani Pun-tificates on D.C. Voting Rights
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is surprisingly up to speed on D.C. voting rights.