A dangerous decade ahead as China’s rise falters

On September 26 last year, China passed a milestone that was barely mentioned and certainly not celebrated. The People’s Republic had on that Wednesday in...

Xi Jinping’s ‘firefighter’ Wang Qishan calms down Hong Kong

China's Vice President Wang Qishan, a close aide to President Xi Jinping and the former enforcer of the president's anti-corruption campaign, is believed to have played a...

A message to Hong Kong’s protesters: there’s only one way you...

Protesters of Hong Kong, I think I can safely say that I am one among many millions of people around the world who admire...

Celebrating Americanism in Our Foreign Policy, remarks by Secretary of State...

ecretary of State Michael R. Pompeo “Celebrating Americanism in Our Foreign Policy” at the American Legion’s 101st National Convention SECRETARY POMPEO:  Good morning.  Thank you...

Special Report: Rudderless rebellion – Inside the Hong Kong protesters’ anarchic...

Ah Lung spends his days working as a clerk for a Hong Kong shipping firm. At night, he dons a mask, black helmet and...

The Observer’s view on China’s reaction to pro-democracy protests in Hong...

In Hong Kong, China’s leaders are confronted by an old truth, familiar to more securely established governments, that with power comes responsibility. There is no...