China’s big push for its global trade narrative

China's President Xi Jinping intends to tell you a story. But first he's going to try it out on the world's political leaders. Not those...

Time for China to come clean on its goals for ‘Belt...

On May 14, heads of state or government from more than two dozen states on almost every continent will converge in Beijing for the...

China seeks to cement global credentials

China says its Silk Road initiative is helping create "a new era of globalisation" open to all, according to a draft communique for the...

Xi’s Big Road Is Going to Be Bumpy

Projecting power is more complicated than it looks. As they’ve guided China’s remarkable economic ascent over the last four decades, the country’s leaders have largely...

South Korea’s New President Moon Will Charm North Korea And China

Expect a short victory bash for liberal human rights lawyer Moon Jae-in. He handily won the South Korean presidential election Tuesday. But after he takes office, Moon must quickly triage...

Why the US is mistaken to take a softer line with...

Following Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to the United States in early April, there is new hope that China will join efforts to crack...