July 02, 2022
Can China Achieve Its BRICS Ambitions?
By Jacob Mardell
Beijing has so far failed to turn the grouping into an anti-U.S. coalition, but Washington shouldn’t sleep on the bloc’s dissatisfaction with the status quo.
April 28, 2022
The Myth of Might Makes Right: Ukraine, Korea, and the Failure of Great Power Politics
By Andy Hong
The real lesson to draw from Ukraine’s security-for-denuclearization arrangement should be that multilateral agreements are not enough to guarantee follow-through.
September 03, 2021
Afghanistan Shows White Privilege in Action on the Geopolitical Stage
By Chandran Nair
Western exceptionalism and privilege have long been entrenched in geopolitics – and war.
April 02, 2020
Book Review: ‘Trumped: Emerging Powers in a Post-American World’
By Joy Mitra
A new book examines global order in the 21st century.
June 04, 2019
Is America Seeking to End the Current International System?
By Jin Kai
China is often criticized as revisionist, but the United States under Trump seems more dissatisfied with the international order.
February 19, 2019
The Return of Biopolarity in World Politics
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Øystein Tunsjø.
September 14, 2018
When Will Closer China-Russia Cooperation Impact US Policy Debate?
By Robert Sutter
Washington is debating Russia and China policy separately. It needs to consider the emerging Russia-China axis.
February 25, 2018
In Competing With China, the US Should Realize the Virtues of the Rules-Based Order Speak for Themselves
By Theresa Lou
How can the United States lead without categorically opposing China’s international role and leadership?
June 07, 2017
Trump's Qatar Tweets Show Why Mattis' Task in Singapore Was Impossible
By Ankit Panda
Trump's behavior on the world stage shows that even his own cabinet secretaries can't speak on his behalf.
January 26, 2017
India Must Adapt Quickly in the Age of Trump
By Akhilesh Pillalamarri
As Trump shapes his foreign policy, India must remain nimble and ready to react.
November 10, 2016
The End of American World Order
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Amitav Acharya.
October 26, 2016
Discussing China and Global Norms with Rosemary Foot
By Maurits Elen
Rosemary Foot, Professor at Oxford University, on China’s ability to influence global norms.