Editorials Dec 25, 2018

Trump loses a guardrail

With the resignation of U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis, the world waits with mounting anxiety for Donald Trump's next decisions.

Unsure of U.S., Asia builds new alliances to counter China

Asia Pacific | FOCUS Jun 5, 2017

Unsure of U.S., Asia builds new alliances to counter China

Several Asian nations are seeking to bolster informal alliances among themselves, regional diplomats and officials said, unsettled by growing fears that the United States could not be relied on to maintain a buffer against China's assertiveness. Countries including Australia, Japan, India and Vietnam are quietly ...