China

hong kong

The Hong Kong protests have echoes of Tiananmen

June 13, 2019 1:09 pm

Legal challenges like this eat away at everyone’s security

AI

China will be the AI superpower

May 28, 2019 10:24 am

The US is sleepwalking into defeat

iran

Russia and China are watching Iran, and waiting

May 20, 2019 12:07 pm

America’s rivals are exploiting Trump’s split with Europe

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How I learned to stop worrying and love Trump’s trade war

May 14, 2019 12:05 pm

China’s importance to domestic US industry has been exaggerated

xi jinping

Our real problem with China: Xi Jinping

May 10, 2019 12:22 pm

He is the global leader of opposition to the US position in international politics

world trade

The future of world trade is in the balance

May 7, 2019 3:03 pm

US-China trade talks approach a crisis

kim jong-un

Kim Jong-un is doing to Trump what Trump is trying to do to China

May 6, 2019 11:55 am

The portly pariah of Pyongyang fired off several missiles that landed in the Sea of Japan

uighurs

China’s war on Islam

May 1, 2019 3:09 pm

Beijing has been ruthlessly willing to use technology and force against the Uighurs

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We should be watching Chinese meddling, not Russian

April 16, 2019 2:53 am

China is creating a new world order

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US military ‘on the balls of our feet’ for Venezuela, says four-star admiral

April 10, 2019 7:23 pm

Adm. Craig Faller compared the situation to the chaos in Syria under Bashar al-Assad

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Mar-a-Lago is the dream soft target for Chinese spies

April 3, 2019 8:23 pm

Another espionage scandal hits Trump’s ‘southern White House’

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What is Trump’s big deal with China?

February 25, 2019 2:43 pm

The president wants to deliver peace in our time in Asia

huawei

Maybe it’s time to accept that Huawei is a Chinese intelligence front

January 11, 2019 10:51 am

The telecoms giant is caught up in another spying scandal

china russia

Who poses a greater threat to the West: China or Russia?

January 10, 2019 2:43 pm

By the time the West finds itself in open conflict with Beijing, we will have lost our relative advantage

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The confusion of the Confucians

December 13, 2018 12:05 pm

Kissinger is right about Trump, of course

george h.w. bush 41

From the archives: Peregrine Worsthorne on Bush 41

December 4, 2018 2:03 pm

‘On opening my bag, I found a bottle of Jack Daniels with a note from the future President of the US’

donald trump xi jinping showdown

The US and China are headed for a showdown. Do the American people care?

December 1, 2018 11:00 am

Tensions can spawn a crisis when you least expect them

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How China views the Xi-Trump summit today

December 1, 2018 9:30 am

They are reduced to putting their hopes on the president’s desire to come out with a deal

china surveillance state

In China’s new surveillance state, everyone will be watched, reviewed and rated

November 15, 2018 9:25 am

Social credit and a high-tech, all-seeing government will keep every citizen in line

peter navarro

Peter Navarro slams Wall Streeters as ‘foreign agents’ hindering the White House

November 10, 2018 10:48 am

Factionalism within the White House itself and in-fighting over Washington’s China policy was on full display

globalization

The failure of globalization and the return of inflation

November 7, 2018 11:35 am

Globalists beware: inflation is a tax on the poor

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How China sees the trade war

September 26, 2018 8:26 am

Beijing will seek friends in defence of globalisation and the other mantras Xi likes to unroll

turkey china iraq

Why ‘we’ got Turkey wrong (and China. And Russia. And Iraq)

August 21, 2018 9:09 am

Another foreign policy item bites the dust

How blockchain can beat state censorship

August 6, 2018 11:18 am

Information which might otherwise have been lost in the ether now lives on in an all-but indestructible form.

Bruce Lee: weird, gruesome and oh-so-cool

July 26, 2018 9:11 am

From his early street fights to his friendship with Steve McQueen, from his cha-cha to his one-inch punch, Bruce Lee was made to be Bruce Lee.