China

taiwan

Taiwan’s balancing act is becoming ever more precarious

May 22, 2020 2:57 pm

China has not ruled out taking back Taiwan by military force if necessary

covid

Lockdowns are as contagious as COVID

May 21, 2020 9:23 pm

Once short-term deaths become the yardstick by which policies are judged, it is difficult to steer a different course

cambridge

Cambridge University is kowtowing to China

May 20, 2020 11:21 pm

Further investigation of Jesus College’s China Centre site suggests all is not well

useful idiots

Xi’s useful idiots against free speech

May 20, 2020 9:50 am

Free-thinking people everywhere should condemn those among us who facilitate China’s lies

hong kong

It’s time to take a stand against Chinese bullying

May 19, 2020 1:24 pm

China has gotten away with a lot because the world wanted to avert its eyes

ma jian

Ma Jian: China’s regime is ‘stronger than ever’

May 11, 2020 3:05 pm

The dissident author Ma Jian on China after the virus

pangolins WHO

WHO ate all the pangolins?

May 8, 2020 12:43 pm

The World Health Organizations tacit defense of Traditional Chinese Medicine

hugging china

Hugging China hasn’t done Britain any favors

May 7, 2020 8:02 pm

It isn’t healthy to be told that you’re chewing gum on the sole of another country’s shoes

beijing australian

Beijing’s biotech bullies

May 5, 2020 11:05 am

Australian politicians need to stop being so naive and wise up about the threat posed by the Chinese Communist party

china cover-up

China’s COVID cover-up shows it can’t be trusted

April 30, 2020 11:55 am

The China of 2020 is not the China of 2010, still less the China that acceded to the WTO in 2001

asterisk

The world puts an * next to China

April 29, 2020 5:50 am

The asterisk is the powerful symbol of a new era of distrust

britain china

Britain’s bid to become China’s best friend in the West is over

April 25, 2020 11:54 am

Hawkishness on China is going to be one of the issues that binds together the new Tory electoral coalition

hong kong

China is using coronavirus to crack down on Hong Kong

April 23, 2020 11:35 am

Over the weekend, 15 senior democracy campaigners were rounded up and arrested

arctic

Time to crush China’s Arctic influence

April 20, 2020 2:35 pm

It’s simply not possible for nations the size of Norway to take on the rising threat of the CCP in the Arctic alone

pandemic global

The global politics of a pandemic

April 17, 2020 10:57 am

The new post-corona world is slowly emerging

china uighur

Curbing China’s rise should be America’s top priority

April 14, 2020 12:25 pm

We cannot accept an order that permits China to create a sphere of authoritarianism beyond its borders

germany

Does Germany need China more than Europe?

April 12, 2020 4:19 pm

For its future prosperity, Germany may be forced to look east

south china sea

Geopolitical jockeying in a time of pandemic

April 7, 2020 11:18 am

It’s business as usual in Asia’s vital seas

covid-19

How many people have COVID-19 and don’t even know it?

April 5, 2020 10:57 am

We know that the cases which are being recorded are only the tip of an iceberg

Chinese President Xi Jinping

Italy gave China PPE to help with coronavirus — then China made them buy it back

April 4, 2020 3:17 pm

Reports of Beijing’s diplomacy go from bad to worse

world

How will the world be changed by the war against coronavirus?

April 2, 2020 1:06 pm

Will March 2020 be remembered like the Great Crash of 1929 or the end of World War Two in 1945?

china

Beware China’s masked diplomacy

March 31, 2020 1:14 pm

From Confucius to confusing us: disinformation with a Chinese twist

taiwan

The best message the State Department could send Beijing and the WHO

March 30, 2020 5:25 pm

Time to officially recognize Taiwan

liberalism

Will coronavirus revive liberalism — or deliver it a fatal blow?

March 23, 2020 2:13 pm

Some politicians, despite what they might have hoped, are only ever remembered for one thing. Coronavirus could easily become that ‘one thing’ for today’s leaders

wuhan

Beijing’s attempts to elude blame for the Wuhan virus will backfire

March 20, 2020 12:58 pm

The Trump administration will vigorously defend itself against the CCP’s smear campaign