Total 67 Posts
The Trump administration’s quest to curb relationships between its allies in the Middle East and China offers a preview of how big power rivalry in the region is likely to unfold. It also suggests the limits on the United States’ ability to reduce its commitment to regional security.
China is issuing a reality check to the world, as South Korea warns against settling into returning to a pre-pandemic normal any time soon.
To be a world leader after 1945, the US had to be seen to be anti-racist. Now it no longer cares who is watching.
Dual crises are in the making in Hong Kong. A constitutional crisis for Hong Kong and a diplomatic crisis for China. My piece on the dynamic situation.
A lot depends on China and India sharing the products of their pharmacuetical manufacturing with the rest of the world.
The WHO’s legitimacy is at stake – it must answer tough questions on whether it kow-towed to China.
Beijing is touting its role in the world and praising its autocratic governmental system and its huge countrywide surveillance network. Hawks in Washington aren’t impressed.