Policymakers should adopt a more realistic focus on deterring Pyongyang from using its nuclear weapons rather than pursuing low-probability attempts to denuclearize the peninsula in short order.
A positive relationship between the United States and China is crucial for promoting global growth and development, but it is increasingly fraught by disagreements over what a fair economic relationship looks like.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s clumsy approach to foreign policy and fractious relations with long-time allies leaves the West poorly equipped to push back against Russia or China.
Correcting misguided conventional wisdom about China’s major economic, political, and foreign policy issues.
Although Beijing has been willing to make progress on low-hanging fruit in White House priority areas, there are few signs it intends to address the more systemic and fundamental contradictions at the core of U.S.-China tensions.
It’s not enough to ask Beijing to pressure Pyongyang into holding bilateral negotiations with Washington—China has to be a central part of negotiations too.