Beijing and Moscow are teaming up to diminish Washington's global influence, spread tyranny and undermine democracy.
For Hal Brands's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
The Venezuela crisis is a test of Russian and Chinese power in America's backyard.
Key players in the Trump administration had protected American interests in Japan, South Korea and Europe. No longer.
The West needs a plan for China like it had against the Soviet Union.
Instead of trying to divide the U.S. from its allies, Beijing is taking hostages.
Russia and China are making moves on America's illiberal allies.
The new cold war has spread far from the geopolitical arena.
The U.S. president is correct that Europe could fall apart without the trans-Atlantic alliance, but he's the one who's endangering it
Those who believe globalization will bring peace should remember they thought that in 1914, as well.
Yes, it's only half of one branch, but they could do enough to put U.S. allies at ease.