China established the National Security Commission to help top leaders coordinate the country’s national security policy in a world of increasingly complex security challenges.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank is an opportunity for China and the EU to achieve win-win cooperation in the years ahead.
Burgeoning research into hypersonic missile systems may disrupt a delicate strategic balance between the nuclear states. Yet due to diplomatic and regulatory barriers, a global ban seems unlikely.
China’s growing economic, political, and military power is redefining the country’s international role and changing its relationships with neighboring Asian countries and the United States.
Russia is tilting toward China in the face of political and economic pressure from the United States and Europe. This does not presage a new Sino-Russian bloc, but the epoch of post-communist Russia’s integration with the West is over.