Donald Trump huddled with his national security advisers on Sunday to try to decide on a response to North Korea’s sixth and most powerful nuclear test. Pyongyang said it had detonated a hydrogen bomb, using nuclear fusion as well as fission, and...
“China is prepared to keep the peace on the Korean peninsula—whether the White House likes it or not.” As President Donald Trump trades threats with North Korea, China is staying idle. Through assertive military exercises and statements, Beijing has warned...
The fast development of China’s capacity to project power overseas has raised serious concerns and anxiety in Southeast Asia. Virtually all countries in the region were once in the hands of imperialist powers and went through brutal struggles for...
It’s no secret that tensions between China and America are ramping up over the South China Sea and Taiwan as President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson have drawn a firm line against China. Tillerson even went so far...
The first time it happened was bewildering. Rex Tillerson, on his maiden voyage to Beijing as secretary of state, with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi at his side, parroted a series of Communist Party slogans that are well-known shorthand for...
Chief Strategist Steve Bannon's dismissal from the White House last week removes one of the most hawkish voices on China within the Trump Administration. But his departure won't lead to major reversals in Donald Trump's now increasingly tough foreign policy stance...

Competing with China

Steve Bannon might have been right about just one thing—the United States needs to play China’s game. While Steve Bannon’s departure from the White House is being cheered and largely welcomed by the so-called mainstream media, progressives, liberals, and even...
After being ejected from the White House on Friday, Steve Bannon told the Weekly Standard: “The Trump presidency that we fought for, and won, is over.” It’s not entirely clear what he meant, or whether he was saying anything worth paying...
China and India have been locked in a military standoff in a remote section of the Himalayas for a couple of months. At first it appeared to be the latest of the minor clashes that have flared between the...
China is getting serious about cracking down on North Korea with punishing economic sanctions — or at least it’s trying to make it look that way. This week China abruptly cut off seafood imports from North Korea in accordance with new...
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Seven myths about China

We are on the cusp of serious ­debates about the implications for Australia and the whole Asia-Pacific world of the vast increase in Chinese...

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