China

US President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping

Why is Trump being nice to China again?

April 6, 2020 7:13 pm

A trade deal hangs in the balance

middle east

Coronavirus is a ticking time-bomb for the Middle East’s old guard

April 5, 2020 12:07 pm

Conflict won’t end and over-centralized states will struggle to reform

Sen. Tom Cotton coronavirus

Questioning coronavirus origins is not a conspiracy

April 4, 2020 4:13 pm

It’s up to the media to discover the truth, not accept answers at face value

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

Peter Navarro

Peter Navarro blasts ‘Swamp Creature’ opponents of ‘Buy American’ order

March 26, 2020 1:52 pm

The White House trade adviser says Big Pharma wants to ‘preserve its offshore oligopoly

Trump coronavirus task force big pharma

Big Pharma and free market orgs unite against Trump’s ‘Buy American’ order

March 25, 2020 10:50 pm

They claim the order will harm efforts to provide doctors and hospitals with the equipment and medicines they need to stop the spread of COVID-19

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

wet markets singapore

Time to ban wet markets

March 18, 2020 1:16 pm

China’s rampant consumption of exotic animals and lack of hygiene standards is far from above criticism

mao

How Mao’s medicine made modern China

March 18, 2020 10:27 am

While Mao’s intent was to mobilize the masses from the bottom up, the party response to COVID-19 runs largely in the opposite direction

thucydides

The coronavirus is springing the Thucydides trap

March 17, 2020 5:34 pm

War isn’t inevitable, until it is

chinese

We’re all Chinese now

March 16, 2020 8:50 am

The international coronavirus response marks a huge breakthrough moment for Chinese soft power

pandemics

How do pandemics change the way we think?

March 12, 2020 1:38 pm

During elevated pathogen threat levels, mating preferences are skewed toward higher attractiveness and better symmetry

huawei

Coronavirus is a metaphor for Britain’s vulnerability over Huawei

March 12, 2020 1:14 pm

Why are we making ourselves dependent on a country, China, which is not far short of being our enemy?

coronavirus

How coronavirus could change the global order

March 11, 2020 10:03 am

Western diplomacy might, if used judiciously, change Chinese behavior while Beijing is on the defensive

coronavirus

In coronavirus quarantine

February 25, 2020 10:19 am

House arrest in China could be worse

equifax

Why does the Chinese Communist party want my credit history?

February 19, 2020 11:48 am

Citizens and consumers in liberal democracies should fear the rise of the CCP

coronavirus

Is China hiding how bad the coronavirus is?

February 8, 2020 4:32 pm

When an authoritarian regime controls all media outlets and arrests anyone who talks outside the party line, truth is hard to discover

tigers

Entente hostile: China, Japan and Korea

January 30, 2020 12:46 pm

Three Tigers, One Mountain: A Journey Through the Bitter History and Current Conflicts of China, Korea and Japan by Michael Booth reviewed

xi

Xi’s dictatorship is a tragedy, not a farce

January 20, 2020 12:50 pm

His oppression impacts all aspects of Chinese life

tiktok

TikTok is the world’s fastest-growing — and goofiest — digital platform, but should we fear it?

January 16, 2020 11:52 am

The Chinese video app, which has more users than Snapchat and Twitter combined, is underpinned by some of the most sophisticated AI in the world

trade war

There’s a long way to go before Trump can declare victory in his trade war

January 15, 2020 8:03 pm

The goodwill signaled by China’s concessions is perhaps more important than the concessions themselves

tiktok

Why do we keep ignoring TikTok’s security problems?

January 15, 2020 2:54 pm

The media ought to know better by now