China

Isolationist? Donald Trump appears to be assembling a war cabinet

March 22, 2018 11:47 pm

Is the third time the charm? President Trump has already run through Mike Flynn, who enjoyed the shortest tenure in…

Not my president: meet the Chinese students standing up to Xi Jinping

March 19, 2018 4:18 pm

At last, some students in the West are campaigning for freedom and democracy. Following years of supposedly rad students banning…

Is Donald Trump, like Bush, being taken over by neocons?

March 15, 2018 11:35 am

The Trump administration’s foreign-policy team is beginning to look a lot like a Marco Rubio foreign policy team. It’s not…

Why Trump’s ‘trade war’ makes strategic sense

March 2, 2018 12:00 pm

Has Donald Trump sparked off a trade war? His plans for a 25 percent tariff on steel imports and 10…

China vs America: the espionage story of our time

January 29, 2018 1:00 pm

Why aren’t spy stories sexy anymore? The revelations last year that Beijing destroyed America’s espionage ring inside China a few years ago,…

If China backs Trump on North Korea he won’t like the quid pro quo

November 11, 2017 9:00 am

The first election day since Donald Trump was elected president a year ago brought a funereal mood to Washington that…