What started as Trump’s petty complaints on trade with China eventually escalated into what many call 'a new Cold War'.
There is a risk of a 'great fracture' between the US and China. But unlike the Cold War, so far, no one has brandished a shoe at the General Assembly.
Chinese fishermen are illegally trawling South American waters, inflaming tensions with the US. But for centuries Washington used aggressive fishing to expand its overseas presence, too.
Banning the Chinese-owned social media platforms raises free speech concerns and could worsen the US-China trade war.
In 2016 Trump promised to 'shake the rust off America's foreign policy.' Four years later, it's clearer what that looks like: a US that sits on the sidelines of world crises and collaborations alike.
An app that young people use to share videos of themselves dancing might seem like a silly diversion, but it's become a powerhouse social media platform.
How would Joe Biden engage a world upended by Trump? A diplomacy expert explains what Biden's history says about his foreign policy priorities.
The US used to remain neutral on China's maritime claims in the South China Sea. Why it changed tack.
Southeast Asian countries need to rethink their ties with the two great powers and try to reduce their dependency on them.
Election campaigns tend to expose faultlines. 2020 will do that in spades.
With the US exercises in the South China Sea, the security and political environment is treacherous at a moment when China itself feels under siege.
The US may want to rethink its anti-China policy as Beijing's focus on providing international coronavirus aid and digital and health care investments seems to be working.
It's not just the coronavirus that is upping the ante, but tensions over Huawei and other technologies that are threatening to create a new cold war. And Australia will be caught in the middle.
The US defense community is coming to understand that AI will significantly transform, if not completely reinvent, the world's military power balance.
US actions do more than just keep Huawei away from critical infrastructure. They choke off the supply of semiconductors to China.
In its mirroring of the US position, the government is indicating it believes China needs to have its wings clipped, while Labor has taken a different view.
The espionage allegation against the Australian writer comes against a backdrop of rising trade and political tensions – and the Australian government's response is hardening.
Trade wars are symptoms of underlying economic problems rather than their cause.
China has reportedly halted all purchases of US soybeans. Here's why that's going to be very painful for American farmers.
The US has raised its tariffs on Chinese imports, bring the two nations to the brink of a trade war.