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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...
taiwan

I am an admirer and supporter of Taiwan. I have had the opportunity to visit that remarkable island on a couple of occasions and have...
taiwan

On Friday night, Donald Trump crashed a carefully choreographed diplomatic dance between the United States, the People’s Republic of China, and the Republic of China...
Taiwan

That President-elect Donald Trump spoke by phone with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen has raised not only Chinese ire but also the castigation of the U.S....
asia

As commander-in-chief of the United States armed forces, Donald Trump will face many tests from abroad. Though the president-elect seems more concerned with the threat...