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Will the West’s Imperialist Past Be China’s Future?
October 17, 2018
Will the West’s Imperialist Past Be China’s Future?
It's unfair to evaluate China's past -- and it's future -- through a lens dominated by European thinking.
Will the West’s Imperialist Past Be China’s Future?
China’s Cultural Genocide and the Conscience of Nations
October 16, 2018
China’s Cultural Genocide and the Conscience of Nations
As China does its worst, the world must uphold the best.
China’s Cultural Genocide and the Conscience of Nations
China's Diplomacy Has a Monster in its Closet
October 13, 2018
China's Diplomacy Has a Monster in its Closet
Ultra-nationalism is damaging China’s credibility as its ambassadors indulge in curious, chauvinistic and all-too-official tirades.
China's Diplomacy Has a Monster in its Closet
Indonesia’s Deadly Disaster Sparks Political Blame Game
October 12, 2018
Indonesia’s Deadly Disaster Sparks Political Blame Game
The earthquake and tsunami that hit Central Sulawesi and the government’s response has raised concerns about some of the decisions being made.
Indonesia’s Deadly Disaster Sparks Political Blame Game
India’s Data Localization Quandary: Three Guiding Principles
October 12, 2018
India’s Data Localization Quandary: Three Guiding Principles
India's government hasn't seriously considered the negative implications of its data localization push.
India’s Data Localization Quandary: Three Guiding Principles
The Failed Promise of Reconciliation in Sri Lanka
October 11, 2018
The Failed Promise of Reconciliation in Sri Lanka
Sri Lankan governments have proven unwilling to acknowledge, let alone address, the root cause of conflict on the island.
The Failed Promise of Reconciliation in Sri Lanka
Aiding Africa: If Not China, Then Who?
October 11, 2018
Aiding Africa: If Not China, Then Who?
An overemphasis on the challenges posed by Chinese aid to Africa can conceal the difficulty of providing credible alternatives.
Aiding Africa: If Not China, Then Who?
US-North Korea: Talking Is Our Only Chance at Peace
October 10, 2018
US-North Korea: Talking Is Our Only Chance at Peace
The United States must commit to diplomacy with North Korea -- even in the face of setbacks.
US-North Korea: Talking Is Our Only Chance at Peace
Abrupt Detention of Meng Hongwei Further Damages China's International Reputation
October 09, 2018
Abrupt Detention of Meng Hongwei Further Damages China's International Reputation
Meng, like all other Chinese citizens, deserves procedural justice, one core value of the rule of law which China often ignores.
Abrupt Detention of Meng Hongwei Further Damages China's International Reputation
What Does 'Competition' Between the United States and China Really Mean?
October 08, 2018
What Does 'Competition' Between the United States and China Really Mean?
Many of Mike Pence's grievances with China were valid, but competition alone is not a strategy.
What Does 'Competition' Between the United States and China Really Mean?
Embracing Change and Working Together to Save the Planet
October 08, 2018
Embracing Change and Working Together to Save the Planet
From fighting climate change to adapting to the fourth industrial revolution, it will take more than government action to make progress.
Embracing Change and Working Together to Save the Planet
Why Canada’s Revoking of Aung San Suu Kyi’s Honorary Citizenship Matters
October 06, 2018
Why Canada’s Revoking of Aung San Suu Kyi’s Honorary Citizenship Matters
The move is just the latest that illustrate her remarkable fall from grace.
Why Canada’s Revoking of Aung San Suu Kyi’s Honorary Citizenship Matters
The Truth About KORUS and Jobs
October 06, 2018
The Truth About KORUS and Jobs
Far from a “horrible deal,” KORUS has worked quite well for the United States.
The Truth About KORUS and Jobs
China-US Relations: What’s Next?
October 05, 2018
China-US Relations: What’s Next?
The status quo is breaking down, and proactive steps must be taken to ensure it’s not replaced by another cold war.
China-US Relations: What’s Next?
Abe’s Coal Addiction
October 03, 2018
Abe’s Coal Addiction
Abe’s addiction to coal prove his empty words on climate change action.
Abe’s Coal Addiction
A Blue Wave Won’t Rescue China
October 03, 2018
A Blue Wave Won’t Rescue China
A Democratic victory in the midterm elections will not change the substance of the years-long struggle between Washington and Beijing for economic and global supremacy.
A Blue Wave Won’t Rescue China
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