Europe Is Getting Closer to China, But Biden Can Pull It Back
In negotiations with Beijing over a new investment treaty, Brussels has asserted its autonomy from Washington. A human rights focus could repair the transatlantic rift.
Trade Can Drive a Revived U.S. Strategy in Asia
After years of neglect under Trump, the region needs fresh attention from Biden.
We’re All Brexiteers Now
A look at Swiss politics shows that Euroskepticism is in the United Kingdom to stay.
China Won’t Rescue Iran
Despite reports of a major Chinese-Iranian trade deal, Beijing won’t jeopardize the possibility of better relations with Washington in order to cozy up to Tehran.
Why the World Should Root for the EU in Brexit Talks
If Brussels folds, it will mark the end of the last, best hope for stopping a race to the bottom.
2021 Could Be the Year of Free Trade
The Free Trade Area of the Americas has spent years on the back burner, but Biden could revive it when he takes office.
The Trump State Department’s Swan Song? A Strange, Flawed China Paper.
The U.S.-China conflict may be the defining 21st-century challenge, but the recommendations stand out by what they fail to address.
Report Sheds Light on How Biden’s Future NSC Chief Wants to Reshape U.S. Foreign Policy
Jake Sullivan spent several years working on a less ambitious approach to U.S. global interests that could disappoint both internationalists and progressives.
Cutting Through the Hype on Asia’s New Trade Deal
The RCEP truly is a China-style trade agreement: platitudinous and ineffective.
India’s Farmers Come Out in Force Against Modi
New agriculture laws are making a desperate situation more dire.
Why India Refused to Join the World’s Biggest Trading Bloc
New Delhi chose protectionism over the RCEP. History suggests it made the wrong call.
Note to Biden: Forget Trade, the Real War With China Is Over Tech
Just like Trump, Biden is stuck in the last century if he believes globalization is about trade and rust-belt manufacturing jobs.
Meet the World’s Largest Free Trade Area
When it comes into effect, the African Continental Free Trade Area will remake African economies—and the world’s.
China and Europe Won’t Get Any Relief on Trade From Biden
Washington will not return as the champion of the global trading system. But it may stop being its biggest foe.