China’s Crisis of Confidence
What if, instead of being a competitor, China can no longer afford to compete at all?
As China’s Economy Falters, Be Careful What You Wish For
Why Western schadenfreude about Beijing’s economic troubles is misplaced.
Is Biden Missing a Chance to Engage China?
Appalled by Russian President Vladimir Putin’s Ukraine debacle, Beijing could be open to a new U.S. approach.
Biden and Xi Struggle to Compete in Asia
What do the two superpowers have in common as they woo the region? Flawed strategies.
Why Xi Is Trapped in Ukraine
Now, it is Russia, not China, sitting in the geopolitical driver’s seat.
What Exactly Is America’s China Policy?
The United States needs to right-size the China threat to know how to counter it.
Don’t Buy the Xi-Putin Hype
Beijing went out of its way to downplay the summit's significance, revealing a potential wedge for the West.
Xi Jinping Is Watching His Back
His rhetoric has taken a paranoid turn—and holing himself up in Beijing hasn’t helped.
A Squabble About History Almost Killed Xi Jinping’s Father
Fights about the party’s past are serious business in Beijing.
German Academic Freedom Is Now Decided in Beijing
German universities are bowing to China on censorship. That could finally change under the new government.
Ideological Competition With China Is Inevitable—Like It or Not
Beijing recognizes promoting human rights and democracy is an ideological challenge. So should Washington.