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China

liu xiaobo

The prominent Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo died last week while still in Chinese government custody, thus becoming the first Nobel Peace Prize winner to die...
Japan

As North Korea develops nuclear weapons and tests ballistic missiles that could potentially hit the United States, the U.S. response has so far been ineffective. President...
China

President Trump picked the wrong moment to pull out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Not that there would ever be a good time to abandon this...
china

Donald Trump has developed a well-earned reputation for rhetorical excess. But in the case of North Korea, most, if not all, of his rhetoric is...
China

President Donald Trump has promised to return respect to the U.S. military after years of budget cutbacks and downsizing. There is no better way to...
North Korea

Why does North Korea continue to act badly—testing ballistic missiles and nuclear weapons, repressing its own populace, and threatening its neighbors? Because it can do...
rex tillerson

Rex Tillerson stumbled on his first swing through Asia as secretary of state by not taking a traveling press corps with him. For some reason,...
china

At the Davos conference in January, Chinese leader Xi Jinping denounced protectionism and postured as a champion of a rules-based international order. It was a...
deterrence

In the history of naïve statements, few will stand the test of time like that uttered by President Barack Obama at his first address to...
asia

The rise of China as an economic and, perhaps, military power has for more than two decades dominated strategic conversations in Washington and New York,...
barack obama

Barack Obama has every reason to feel insecure about his presidential legacy, and his apprehensions were on full display last night. In his farewell speech,...
trade

Candidates usually govern as they campaign, so Americans should not be surprised as the incoming Trump administration prepares to make good on a promised “trade...