Senior Fellow, Cato Institute
Oct 07, 2021
The fallout of the AUKUS deal has the potential to alter the landscape of relationships in the Pacific region. By entering a nuclear arms deal with Australia, the U.S. and U.K. are applying pressure in the showdown between China and its Western counterparts.
Sep 18, 2021
While Beijing has used Washington’s troop withdrawal out of Afghanistan to their advantage, the aftermath might put the U.S. in a better standing on the geopolitical stage.
Aug 24, 2021
North Korea has presented an issue to both China and the U.S. since the ceasefire halted the Korean War in 1953. Though both nations share common security interests regarding the Hermit Kingdom, the desired outcome may drive a wedge between them.
Jul 22, 2021
China’s “Wolf Warrior” diplomacy continues to increase suspicion and distrust abroad. China should move beyond rhetoric and work on cultivating a positive international image.
Jun 10, 2021
China and the U.S. share misguided illusions of the other that remain unproductive and even dangerous. Both governments must strive to see each other clearly and cooperate in the face of increasing public hostility.
May 27, 2021
The perception of righteous values and a sense of inflated confidence is hurting relations between the U.S. and China.
Apr 17, 2021
A meeting in Anchorage, representing the midway point between the U.S. and China, was nothing close to a middle ground for either country. Without a productive agenda that includes compromises, the two great powers are not going to be able to cooperate.
Mar 25, 2021
When two highly motivated powers compete for influence, its defenders prepare for the worst - full blown military conflict. The cost of deadly conflict must weigh heavily on the minds of national leaders before they take their next steps.
Mar 03, 2021
In engaging with North Korea, the Biden administration must avoid the “strategic patience” employed during the Obama years. China may be in the prime position to mediate between Pyongyang and Washington.
Jan 22, 2021
The United States needs to have greater cooperation with its allies in order to achieve more effective relations with China.