Russia and China are making moves on America's illiberal allies.
For Hal Brands's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
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.
China is smart to try to influence those who influence the impulsive U.S. president.
Alliances with nations that quash democracy and human rights are proving costly.
If the U.S. retreats from the Middle East, it will lose whatever restraining leverage it once had over allies and competitors alike and leave behind a more chaotic environment.
U.S. Republicans, Democrats, unions and manufacturers are aboard the anti-China train. What about Silicon Valley?
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