Donald Trump signals to China and Russia that neither will be able to shield its clients if they cross the line.
Unlike Russia and the United States, China does not seek to upend the world system.
China shares an interest with Europe in an open world economy, but it doesn’t always like the openness to go both ways.
The president’s defenders said he had a plan to negotiate better terms with the Chinese. Turns out there was no plan.
The future of the Sino-American relationship could hinge on how the new president treats Europe and Russia.
Chinese president Xi Jinping warns against the very economic policies Donald Trump advocates.
2016 was a good year for authoritarians and delivered blow after blow to liberal democracy.
If Donald Trump pushes China too far on Taiwan, its leaders may feel they have no choice but to respond.
America’s most reliable ally in the Pacific is forced to turn to China for leadership on liberalizing trade.
China and Russia are both challenging the West, but that doesn’t mean their interests are necessarily aligned.
The fate of the Trans Pacific Partnership will determine who writes the rules of commerce in the Pacific.
The Filipino president’s rhetoric reeks of opportunism rather than strategy, but there is risk in the long term.