The International Development Finance Corporation is America's latest way of reining in China's growing global influence. It's going to need a bigger war chest.
Huge loans to poor island nations leave them vulnerable to becoming vassal states for China's strategic interests.
China is one of the world's largest economies, and Deng Xiaoping was arguably the man who made that happen through his visions of economic reform.
Cold War 2.0 may not be fanciful: The US and China are plainly entering a period of significant geopolitical rivalry, and each has ambitions that are mutually incompatible.
There can be no middle road in the trade war between China and the United States. Soon we will have to pick sides.
The Belt and Road Initiative will not be starting entirely from scratch. China has already invested heavily in several African railways.
With international trade facing its greatest threat in decades, this club of China, Brazil, Russia, South Africa and India will have much to say about it.
New research suggests the values and identities of the world's great powers present a major barrier to China's aspirations of global domination. Do not bet on China’s hegemonic prospects just yet.
While the US gets protectionist, China is working to establish itself as a leader in global trade rules.
China's government is prioritizing world-class science and tech. An expert describes the Chinese research landscape – and questions its sustainability.
International trade policy requires three traits to be successful and lead to mutual prosperity. Trump's is missing all three, as he showed at the G-7 summit.
Film could benefit China's soft power. It highlights the country's deep pockets and potential for wider audience appeal.
The Chinese president dreams of World Cup glory. His best first step is to win the right to stage the finals.
For China, national amnesia has become a 'state-sponsored sport'. Memories of events deemed sensitive by the state are not just forgotten, they are winnowed out and selectively deleted.
Xiong’an is called China’s No.1 urban project. Orchestrated by President Xi Jinping, the mega-city to be built just over 100 kilometres south of Beijing is also very much a political project.
We modelled a number of scenarios showing all increases in US or Chinese trade protection would cause international trade, and the global economy more generally, to shrink.
The recent U.S. trade mission to China failed, allowing no space for future compromise. What follows will likely be much more than a simple trade war.
At first, the 2010s seemed full of hope for democracy. The picture today is rather more complicated.
“Honesty is the best policy” is hardly a hallmark of the Trump régime, so China would have been smart to pursue a more honest, less manipulative path in its simmering trade war with the U.S.
Kim Jong-un's surprise recent visit to Beijing and Xi Jinping was an awkward get-together that didn't address the elephant in the room -- Kim's possible face-to-face meeting soon with Donald Trump.