Jun 5, 2020
The Hong Kong Crisis and the Future of US-China Relations
Perhaps it was never the case that the United States held meaningful sway over the People’s Republic of China (PRC). But if there was ever a time when Beijing was anxious to...
Apr 30, 2020
The New U.S.-China Interdependence
The United States and China are swapping one form of interdependence for another. The old interdependence was an economic phenomenon characterized by close cooperation in areas such...
Apr 20, 2020
Trump Is the Wrong Sort of Anti-Internationalist
There is a strong case to be made that Americans ought to reconcile themselves to a more circumscribed world role – in Stephen Wertheim’s words, that they should...
Mar 19, 2020
The Coming Tug of War Over America’s China Policy
Should the United States try to slow, halt, or reverse the rise of China? According to an increasing number of analysts, the answer is yes. Their reasoning is straightforward: the...
Mar 4, 2020
To Stop Being an Imperial Power, America’s Leaders Need to Stop Thinking Like One
Just over twenty years ago, Andrew Bacevich wrote an article – “Policing Utopia” – to criticize US foreign policy in the post-Cold War era. His central...
Jan 29, 2020
The Foreign Policy Debate in the Wake of Soleimani's Killing
President Trump’s assassination of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani was an illuminating moment for U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East. Among other things, it revealed that...
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