The Green Great Game Is This Century’s Space Race
By Chietigj Bajpaee
The rivalry for access to raw materials to facilitate the energy transition will turn the “Green Great Game” into one of the defining geopolitical features of the 21st century.
Ali Wyne on China-US Relations After the Blinken Visit
By Shannon Tiezzi
“While diplomatic respites may interrupt the deterioration of U.S.-China relations, they do not alter that trajectory.”
US Influence in Southeast Asia Waning, New Report Says
By Sebastian Strangio
A briefing from Sydney's Lowy Institute argues that the U.S. has lost influence to China in recent years, especially in terms of its economic and diplomatic engagement.
The US Needs a New Solarium for a New Grand Strategy
By James P. Farwell and Michael Miklaucic
A new grand strategy is desperately needed to meet not only the military threat posed by Russia, but the more comprehensive threat from China.
Understanding the Extent (and Limits) of Chinese Public Support for Russia
By Brian Wong
The Chinese public is overwhelmingly on Russia's side amid the invasion of Ukraine, but there is little appetite for China to play an active role.
The Difference Between America’s 2 Cold Wars
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Alfredo Toro Hardy.
China-US Competition Is Not a New Cold War
By Keikichi Takahashi
The Biden administration’s Indo-Pacific Strategy shows the U.S. does not want a Cold War with China.
China’s Xi, Like Biden Hours Earlier, Turns to Calm Language in UN Remarks
By Ted Anthony
In a pre-recorded speech, Xi reiterated China’s commitment to “dialogue and cooperation” and refrained from criticizing the U.S. by name.
Great Power Competition Doesn’t Have to Be Bad
By Fatih Oktay
China-U.S. competition could actually be a net good for the world – if the middle powers can steer it in the right direction.
The Modern China-Russia-US Triangle
By Vu Le Thai Hoang and Huy Nguyen
Why we can’t expect a stable “two vs one” dynamic this time around.
What Is the End Game of US-China Competition?
By Andy Zelleke
Could the two sides agree on a modus vivendi? If so, what would it look like?
US-China Rivalry: Who Will Prevail?
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Ambassador Alfredo Toro Hardy.