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Is China the new Russia?

May 22, 2019 11:50 am

A rapper, a Republican fundraiser, and a missing $1 billion – inside the mysteries of Chinese influence over American politics

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Donald Trump’s one-front trade war

May 22, 2019 3:15 am

Like the military, Trump can only take on one major tariff target at a time

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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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The future of world trade is in the balance

May 7, 2019 3:03 pm

US-China trade talks approach a crisis

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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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The Chinese must be furious. Imagine blowing $1.3m on Jeb!

March 13, 2019 10:56 am

If you’re paying to gain foreign influence, shouldn’t you buy off someone with...power?

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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

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Is the Fed caving to the demands of the market?

February 7, 2019 9:25 am

Distant thunder rumbles when ‘recession’ creeps back into America’s vocabulary

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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

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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’

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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

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China’s power grab steps up apace

November 29, 2018 1:41 pm

The New Silk Roads: The Present and the Future of the World by Peter Frankopan reviewed

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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

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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

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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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Adam Smith would have approved of Trump’s trade tariffs

September 27, 2018 6:50 am

Was the USA ever really in favour of free trade?

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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

Australia’s choice: Chinese trade – or American security?

July 26, 2018 9:04 am

Only 55 per cent of Australians trust Uncle Sam to ‘act responsibly in the world’ — the lowest level recorded in polls.

Are Trump’s tariffs a good idea? The arguments for and against

June 7, 2018 12:35 pm

Yes Supporters of the global free-trade regime that has been built up over the past 25 years like to think…

The mind of Donald Trump, as explained by Anthony Scaramucci

April 13, 2018 12:01 pm

When Anthony Scaramucci announced that he was writing a book about his time with Donald Trump, the joke was that…

A trade war with China sounds terrifying – but the US is doing the right thing

April 2, 2018 2:44 pm

Nobody likes the sound of trade war, and rightly so. China’s new retaliatory tariffs against US products feel like the…

Does anybody care about persecuted Muslims?

March 28, 2018 11:24 pm

Anti-Christian persecution, for so long a great untold story, has started to gain the world’s attention. But the suffering of…

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…