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President Xi Jinping arrives at a meeting of the National People's Congress

China Will Do Anything to Deflect Coronavirus Blame

Don’t mistake different messages for division within the party.

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a White House press conference on the COVID-19 outbreak on Feb. 26.

Truth Has Become a Coronavirus Casualty

From Beijing to Washington, governments have been muzzling scientists, inflating the success of their containment efforts, and discrediting valid reporting. Citizens have to fight back.

A man wearing a protective face mask walks in a nearly empty shopping mall, a few minutes after rush hour, in Beijing on Feb. 24.

How Do You Keep China’s Economy Running With 750 Million in Quarantine?

The “demon virus” threat has rattled the confidence of many Chinese in the regime’s ability to protect people’s lives and jobs.

Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump attend a welcoming ceremony in Beijing on Nov. 9, 2017.

Donald Trump’s America Can’t Fight Xi Jinping’s China

China hawks pinned too many hopes on a deeply flawed administration.

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives for a bilateral meeting with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro (out of frame) ahead of the 11th edition of the BRICS Summit in Brasília on Nov. 13.

Xi Jinping Knows Who His Enemies Are

A new book lays out the Chinese leader’s stark worldview.

Chinese President Xi Jinping meets Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko.

China’s Global Critics Are Helping It Win

Beijing won’t tolerate dissent at home. But when foreigners criticize its geopolitical tactics, it listens.

Jonathan Bartlett illustration for Foreign Policy

Can American Values Survive in a Chinese World?

A new book looks at the China challenge for the United States—and China itself.

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G-20 summit in Japan.

Xi Jinping Has Embraced Vladimir Putin—for Now

But the Russia-China flirtation may not last forever. As in the classic novel “Romance of the Three Kingdoms,” the Chinese can be calculating about alliances.

U.S. President Donald Trump sits in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 27, 2018.

The Tyrannical Mr. Trump

If the U.S. president is impeached and removed from office, don’t expect him to accept the result.

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Xi Jinping Is the Life and Soul of the Party

The Chinese president’s ambitions can’t be separated from the CCP’s ideology.

Chinese President Xi Jinping greets U.S. President Donald Trump at a welcome ceremony in Beijing on Nov. 9, 2017.

The U.S.-China Cold War Is a Myth

The 20th century’s great standoff doesn’t explain the emerging dynamic between Washington and Beijing.

U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping before a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit in Osaka, Japan, on June 29.

In Japan and South Korea, Trump Boxed Himself In

The United States is not making progress in its trade war with China or in nuclear talks with North Korea.

South Koreans in Seoul watch a television broadcast reporting a meeting between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping on March 28.

From Pariah to Pawn

Trump helped make Kim Jong Un a global statesman. Now China is using him to antagonize the United States.

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