Apr 1, 2014

Is China losing Taiwan?

Taiwan's president is learning a valuable lesson the hard way: If you want to cozy up to China, it's best not to be too Chinese about it.

Mar 28, 2014

Ulterior motives behind China's anger?

China is doing its best to foster a sense of aggrievement, as if it has been intentionally wronged by this tragic accident. This is part of a broader pattern of exploiting international incidents for domestic gain.

Mar 20, 2014

Recent stimulus setting up debt crisis for China

The idea that China acted in economically rational ways that merit U.S. study and replication, as suggested by two Chinese economists, is just too much. Asia's biggest economy is merely delaying a debt crisis that will be much bigger and more spectacular than it ...

Feb 15, 2014

Sure winners in 2020 Tokyo Olympics? Gangsters

As Japan bets on a big economic boost from the 2020 Olympics, it might be dismayed by what’s happening right now in Russia. Moody’s doubts the Sochi Games will be much of a plus for that economy. Yet there is one sector of Japan’s ...