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.
Xi Jinping Is a ‘Good Emperor’
An advocate for China describes why the pandemic has increased his trust in Xi, the party, and Beijing.
Trump Is Dangerously Predictable With China
Whether he is cozying up to China or scapegoating it, Trump has consistently placed his personal political interests over those of the United States.
With Kim Jong Un Mysteriously Gone, China Is Likely to Make a Power Move
There are many ways Beijing could use the mystery surrounding Kim Jong Un’s disappearance to its advantage. None of them are good for the United States or Japan.
No, the Coronavirus Will Not Change the Global Order
We should be skeptical toward claims that the pandemic changes everything. China won’t benefit, and the United States will remain preeminent.
China Will Do Anything to Deflect Coronavirus Blame
Don’t mistake different messages for division within the party.
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.
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.
Donald Trump’s America Can’t Fight Xi Jinping’s China
China hawks pinned too many hopes on a deeply flawed administration.
China’s Global Critics Are Helping It Win
Beijing won’t tolerate dissent at home. But when foreigners criticize its geopolitical tactics, it listens.
Can American Values Survive in a Chinese World?
A new book looks at the China challenge for the United States—and China itself.
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.