The US speak of the house’s visit to Taiwan has provoked more sabre-rattling from China, but neither China nor the US will want tensions to escalate further.
While there are good reasons not to exaggerate these events, the bad news is these incidents are almost certain to continue. But we shouldn’t frame them as if we’re in the brink of war.
War with China is very likely, but it is avoidable if we take the threat seriously and act now.
Richard Nixon’s visit sparked a new era of collaboration but now the relationship between US and China is beginning to unravel.
Research suggests that two factors are most important when making decisions on how businesses should respond to the U.S.-China trade war: location and supply chain dependence, and technology.
In the past, the lack of a succession plan for China has led to political unrest in the country. If it happens again, it will also affect the world.
The meeting of the leaders of the world’s most powerful countries hit all the right diplomatic notes, but there are still vast differences and disagreements to work through.
Mao’s Long March has a storied place in Chinese history. There are resonances in China’s current approach to international relations.
The region is already arming at the fastest rate in the world, but China and other nations can be expected to respond to AUKUS by further expanding their militaries.
Analysis of US survey data finds that white people who hold racist views are more likely than others to favor military action over diplomacy in China and Iran, and to endorse the global war on terror.
The Chinese president has used a major address to reassert China’s role as a rising superpower and its willingness to be front and centre on major global issues, including climate change.
A scholar of global relations says China seems worried about its future. Meanwhile, the US and Europe still treat China as a threat. The clash of world views could be destabilizing.
‘America First’ may not be long for this world. Surveys show many GOP members under 35 are closer to Democrats on China, trade and defense spending.
The type and amount of misinformation closely tracks tensions in US-China relations. Effectively countering the misinformation comes down to who does the debunking.
Biden wants to restore US global leadership after four years of Trump’s isolationism and antagonism. These are some of the challenges and opportunities he’ll face, from China to Latin America.
A survey of 800 foreign policy experts identified four international issues where Republicans and Democrats may actually cooperate to get something done – and one area of severe disagreement.
The Trump administration’s policies affected Africa in detrimental ways.
After a disastrous few years under the Trump administration, Australia must find a way to confront China on bullying behaviour while seeking its co-operation on climate change and trade.
A round-up of expert analysis from across the world on Biden’s win.
America might be coming back under the new US president, Joe Biden, but this is not the same world or the same country it once was.