The recent attempt to limit the spread of disease from China makes no sense at all.
Tightening its grip on Hong Kong, China is determined to make an example of the prodemocracy media tycoon.
She was one of millions left virtually defenseless by China’s sudden abandonment of its failing zero-COVID policy.
Xi Jinping said his country and Putin’s Russia are friends with “no limits.” The reality is more complicated.
The tech supply chain is growing more complex.
As Beijing’s ambition of overtaking the American economy stalls, its strategy is shifting to economic coercion. The U.S. must be prepared.
Now they’re being used in China. But do they work?
How Beijing tries to make a democracy submit without putting up a fight
Commemorations of the dearly departed are a licensed form of popular feeling that can make them dangerous moments for the Communist authorities.
Authoritarian competence might seem appealing for a time. But the costs are too high.
Whatever happens with case counts in China now, one person owns them.
The world’s most populous nation is being forced onto a zero-COVID off-ramp.
A strategy to restore America’s military deterrence
The island’s people seem blissfully oblivious of a looming conflict with China. The U.S. can’t afford that luxury.
Following nationwide protests, the Chinese government is undertaking a partial rollback of the zero-COVID policy, but the people there are far from free.
Strict zero-COVID policies have kept disease from spreading, but at enormous social cost. How far should they be rolled back?
The death of a former leader, Jiang Zemin, is inconvenient for the Chinese Communist regime but unlikely to deter its crackdown on dissent.
The popular defiance is a direct challenge to the Communist Party leader’s authority.
Runaway climate change once seemed like it could spur violence. Now a different risk has emerged.
Just because the two powers have every reason to cooperate on the issue doesn’t mean they will.