Because the Indo-Pacific region promises to become the new center of gravity in global politics, its security problems intimately affect the safety, prosperity, and international position of the United States, as well as the wellbeing of its allies.
New Delhi’s current challenge is not about undoing Beijing’s new economic weight in the region. It is about building on its own natural geo-economic advantages in the region.
The Trump administration’s obsession with trade deficits is misguided. Instead, the U.S. focus should be on strengthening investment relations with China.
Russian companies are optimistic that the sale of cheap grain and high-quality sweets will help create a climate of “comprehensive strategic cooperation” with China. However, they face completion in the Chinese market from more familiar food brands from the U.S., Australia and New Zealand.
The Trump administration should review the policies behind the U.S. trade deficit with China before deciding on a new course of action.
India is focused on making Bangladesh a centerpiece of its Act East policy.
In light of the recent rise of populism and the refugee crisis, the future of European integration will depend on the results of imminent elections in France, Germany, and the Netherlands.
Bilateral trade balances alone aren’t an accurate reflection of a country’s economic strength.
After five years of consolidating power, Xi Jinping will emerge stronger than ever before. For this year at least, Xi will play the role of global leader, and the world will be better for it.
Both China and the United States need to address shared problems such as moderating rising income disparities, designing effective regulatory systems, and promoting innovation.