NYU Alumnus with a Master’s Degree in International Relations
Oct 08 , 2019
The updated Beijing-Tehran strategic partnership emphasizes Xi Jinping’s calls for “mutual respect, fairness, justice, and win-win cooperation” at the 2017 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit.
- We Remember 1999 Very Well'- The NATO Bombing of Yugoslavia and its Impacts on Sino-Russian Relations
Sep 13 , 2019
Since the late 1990s, China and Russia coordinated their diplomatic efforts to serve mutual interests and simultaneously oppose US global hegemony. A ‘Eurasian’ worldview began to concretize after the NATO bombing of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia during the Kosovo War. In response to NATO and US unilateralism, China and Russia became more concerned with protecting concepts of sovereignty and territorial integrity within the rules-based international order.
Sep 10 , 2019
In a recently released Real Vision Finance interview, Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon makes a populist argument against China in which he blames both self-serving US elites and China’s aggressive geopolitical strategy for America’s ‘managed decline.’ To reestablish unmatched US hegemony, Bannon argues for a hawkish and unilateral US foreign policy and economic nationalism.
Aug 23 , 2019
Chinese foreign direct investment in the US has seen a profound decline over the past few years, but President Trump’s unorthodox methods do not account for the entirety of the issue.
Aug 14 , 2019
Over the next decade, new perspectives on sovereignty, human rights, and intellectual property will revise current legal norms. We are not in a ‘Cold War,’ but Beijing is courting US allies away from liberal democracy with investment, as globalization and its growing pains prove unpopular and spread populist politics across the globe.
Jul 15 , 2019
President Trump must convince US allies of his positions toward Iran, or risk appearing as an erratic rogue actor while China and Iran seek to preserve a familiar status quo.
Jun 21 , 2019
While the United States bickers with allies in Europe and along its southern border, Russia and China agree on new economic and political partnerships which oppose global US hegemony.
Jun 04 , 2019
As Huawei hysteria develops, Western governments and their media systems present China as an ideological adversary opposed to traditional US views on privacy. In doing so, is Washington pitching China as a new and more dangerous opponent of western liberal democracy?
May 29 , 2019
The days of guns, germs, and steel are over. Now, data, surveillance, and databases reign. The US should match Beijing’s long-term plans for AI and national intelligence goals if it is to remain a global economic and political leader.
Apr 26 , 2019
Greece’s recent decision to join China’s 16+1 initiative signals that cooperation between China and the Central and Eastern European Countries (CEEC) is strengthening. While both the BRI and 17+1 should remain vulnerable to criticism, the summits are building diplomatic bridges between European nations, while simultaneously expanding China’s influence.