The hurdles to the growth of Chinese power extend far beyond the economic sector. “The Chinese century” is not a foregone conclusion.
Pursuing a proactive but principled approach could successfully safeguard Vietnamese sovereignty while avoiding the scourge of war.
There’s growing risk that the West may lose its maritime dominance, opening the door for a new, illiberal China-dominated world order.
China’s rising semiconductor industry could disrupt global supply chains, reshape labor markets, and pose security risks in critical infrastructure.
Beijing’s Hong Kong autonomy experiment ended in 2020. The new experiment is active internal colonialism.
China’s population decline means that by the end of this century, its working-age population will have to support a much larger elderly population.
Expect a tougher, but more erratic approach toward China in a second Trump administration. That could cause concern among U.S. allies.
China may pursue “horizontal” escalation in the South China Sea, intensifying current grey-zone actions below the threshold of using force.
Ali Wyne joins host Arif Rafiq to discuss the risks of a U.S.-China war over Taiwan and the broader challenge of managing a rising China.
Pro-independence candidate Lai Ching-te wins Taiwan’s presidential race, potentially setting the stage for more aggressive behavior by China.