Asian economies have considerably reduced the impact of Western sanctions by acting as new customers for its commodity sales.
China is using “geostrategic corruption” to gain a foothold in Latin America as U.S. influence has waned in the region.
India eclipsing China in population doesn’t necessarily mean it will become a more powerful country. It will likely remain weaker and poorer.
Garment industry workers’ human rights have not improved. The COVID-19 pandemic has worsened conditions for them.
If the U.S. doubles down on dollar weaponization, then AMF 2.0 or lookalikes will become countervailing steps that push for de-dollarization.
Claiming that China’s lead in research outputs indicates its dominance in “critical technologies” is a case of equivocation.
Middle powers such as Japan must practice economic diplomacy for the Global South by deepening economic and social relationships, rather than being forced to choose a side
India’s young labor force might prove to be a burden as it struggles to identify sources of employment and create new opportunities.
Taiwan’s strategic significance and manufacturing strength in the semiconductor industry have made it a crucial partner for the U.S.
French President Emmanuel Macron leaves China with little apparent progress on a diplomatic resolution to the Ukraine war.