One day in March 1947, two young Englishmen, who had been ordered to describe themselves as members of the Foreign Office, arrived at His Britannic...

To the Editor: Women are, indeed, treated differently from men in Asia, as noted by Francis Fukuyama in his excellent article, “Asian Values and the Asian...

A mere decade ago, Americans at every level of business and government were being chided for their failure to emulate the example of Asia. The...

In the spring of 1986, the dissident Chinese writer Zheng Yi set out in search of his country’s heart of darkness. He found it in...

Sooner or later, if present trends continue without change, war is probable in Asia. Yet neither the United States nor its allies have begun to...

To the Editor: Contrary to the assertions contained in Peter W. Rodman’s article, “Grantsmanship & the Killing Fields” [March], there can be no doubt about the...

To the Editor: Arthur Waldron [“Deterring China,” October 1995] is to be congratulated for being right on target in his evaluation of our China policies; they...

Over the course of this summer, American-Chinese relations passed, not for the first time, from (relative) calm to crisis to (relative) calm again. By early...

To the Editor: In “Losing China Again” [April], Charles Horner cites a New York Times Magazine article reporting that Chinese people have said they “are nostalgic...

What is the meaning for us of the “Pacific Century” and the “Asian Resurgence”? It may be that we are on the verge of a...

To the Editor: Cultures are always evolving, and it may be difficult or even impossible to determine to what extent developments are influenced by contact with...

If, as Ralph Waldo Emerson said, a foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, then the study of statecraft will provide no end of...