Biden Plans Big Pledge on U.S. Emissions Cuts
Washington wants to reclaim climate leadership and get other major countries to ramp up ambitions.
The United States and China Need to Cooperate—for the Planet’s Sake
Polling shows Americans want Biden to emphasize climate diplomacy with Beijing.
Germany Is Pouring Cold Water on the Biden-Europe Love Fest
Even the arrival of a pro-European U.S. administration can’t paper over unmistakable signs of trans-Atlantic trouble.
Has China Decided That ‘Moderately Prosperous’ Is Good Enough?
As China’s growth model sputters and Xi Jinping prioritizes repression over reform, China looks unlikely to join the ranks of developed countries.
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.
Cutting Through the Hype on Asia’s New Trade Deal
The RCEP truly is a China-style trade agreement: platitudinous and ineffective.
Trump’s Flip-Flops on China Are a Danger to National Security
China is a real threat. That requires a serious U.S. strategy, not bellicose rhetoric designed to distract voters from the administration's failures.
In Xi’s Little Red Article, the Monotony Is the Point
The Chinese leader’s latest assertion of his absolute power is as tediously dangerous as his thinking.
China’s Steps Backward Began Under Hu Jintao
Beijing’s new aggression and ideological reaction started well before Xi Jinping.
Xi Jinping’s Tiananmen Family Lessons
The Chinese leader learned one key thing from his father: The party comes first.