The United States does not need to take Xi Jinping’s attempt to project power at face value.
Joe Biden has moved closer to providing Taipei with a security guarantee. That makes sense given China’s aggressive behavior.
The Communist Party’s real priority is protecting itself, not the public.
Despite the war in Ukraine, the president is fully focused on the challenge of a rising China, says National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan.
His engagement with Beijing in 1979 was shaped by U.S. superpower rivalry with the Soviets. Today, his Cold War adversary is China itself.
Taipei is celebrating; Beijing is seething. This may prove a consequential moment in a looming confrontation between China and the U.S. over not just the island’s future but the world’s.
The rancor over the House speaker’s potential visit reveals how badly Xi Jinping needs a new strategy.
What began as a trade war and a tech war between Beijing and Washington is now an ideas war.
The Communist regime has always been brutal, but it was at least predictable and, in its own way, practical. No longer.
Coming back to Beijing showed me what happens when an unfettered state is allowed free rein, unchecked by law or civil society.
As in Europe, where Vladimir Putin’s assault is uniting the region against him, so too in Asia is an aggressive Beijing entrenching American power.
The country’s recent experience should wake its leaders to the potential pitfalls of “zero COVID.”
Separate events are accelerating a shift that is transforming global politics.
How Beijing manages its relations with Moscow will help define it as a great power.
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine makes the frightening possibility of China seizing control of the island more real.
For its entire nuclear history, China has been content with a relatively modest arsenal. That’s now changing.
Since 2008, the Games’ 2022 host has grown more powerful—and more fearful.
Biden’s handling of Putin may tell Xi Jinping how resolutely the U.S. would defend Taiwan.
Why Xi Jinping won’t stop talking about “common prosperity”
The American monopoly on international rule-writing is facing its stiffest challenge since the fall of the Soviet Union.