China's imperial overreach

/ May 26, 2017

China's imperial overreach

According to a Chinese proverb, "To feed the ambition in your heart is like carrying a tiger under your arm." The further Xi carries China's "one belt, one road" initiative, the more likely it is to bite him.

Money trumps anti-terror task

/ May 24, 2017

Money trumps anti-terror task

Donald Trump's embrace of a country he long excoriated for its role in sponsoring terrorism reflects the fact that Saudi Arabia is a cash cow for American defense, energy and manufacturing companies.

Asia's American menace

/ Apr 30, 2017

Asia's American menace

The need for constant adjustment to Trump's policy flip-flops will only stoke greater anxiety among America's allies and partners, who now run the risk that their core interests will be used as bargaining chips.