Apr 29, 2021
Western public discourse regarding Xinjiang and other hot-button China issues is often subject to ridicule when it strays from dominating political opinion. Is it possible challenge the dominant media narrative?
Apr 17, 2021
China, Japan, and the U.S. have all swapped places as allies and adversaries of each other. Recent times have brought Japan and the U.S. closer together against a powerful Chinese presence in East Asia.
Mar 27, 2021
The U.S.-China talks in Alaska will set the stage for future interaction. After public and private meetings met with frustration on both sides, it’s possible a real dialogue has begun. But one thing is certain: China is ready to get down to business.
Mar 26, 2021
Large gaps between ambassador appointments can cause significant challenges for the next diplomat. As the next U.S. ambassador sent to Beijing is determined, they should look to past successes like James Lilley to understand how to engage with China.
Mar 11, 2021
Australia is an outlier - its geography makes it a Pacific power, yet culturally, it is a part of the West. Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd is poised to give a nuanced perspective on the rise of China - but will global leaders follow suit?
Feb 08, 2021
The world looked on in horror as Burma’s military seized power on Feb 1, the latest coup in the Southeast Asian country’s fraught history. Neighboring China’s geopolitical interests and America’s globally provocative rhetoric may come to a head as the situation unfolds.
Jan 30, 2021
Biden’s cabinet picks on China are ripe with seasoned Beltway politicians, signaling a return to fair play and a restoration of protocol for American China policy. But there remain many points of dispute between Beijing and Washington, and there is no time to waste.
Jan 12, 2021
China’s historic moon landing is the first of its kind in over 44 years— yet it’s a victory that won’t be shared in full due to frosty relationships between China and the leading space-power: the United States.
Dec 26, 2020
China is investing heavily in space technology while the US’s program seems to grow more stagnant. If China continues on their current trajectory, they could replace the US as the world’s leading space power.
Dec 08, 2020
The Hunter Biden scandal was fueled in part by a false report, reported under a false name. In the age of fake news, digital clues can lead us to the truth.