The entrepreneurial business model in China has now been extinguished. China’s economy will continue to stumble as a result.
Asia, the world’s largest continent, is now center stage for the battle for the 21st century. It’s here where artificial intelligence matters just as much as artificial islands.
China is seeking not merely to resist but also dismantle a foundational idea of the post-Cold War order: the universality of human rights.
China appears to be departing from its “wolf warrior” diplomacy, adopting instead a soft-balancing approach to divide the West.
If the U.S. intends to halt China’s push for the autarkic mastery of critical technologies, the October 2022 export ban won’t be enough.
The current U.S. policy posture doesn’t leave much room for constructive engagement in APEC, including on free trade.
China’s leadership is tightening its grip on the country’s innovation agenda, aiming to accelerate progress in strategic technologies.
The latest generation of drones and missiles capable of destroying aircraft, ships, and tanks favors defenders like Taiwan and Ukraine.
Since 2018, it’s been mandatory for domestically-listed companies in China to establish a Chinese Communist Party entity.
The replacement of Qin Gang as foreign minister with his predecessor Wang Yi highlights the opaque nature of China’s political system.
China has responded to U.S. sanctions by expanding its own sanctions toolkit and designating American companies as “unreliable.”