With its short-term focus on what currently occupies the American mind (North Korea), the U.S. is actually playing into China’s hands in Asia.
Beijing’s approach to Hong Kong is part of the surge in Chinese nationalism engendered by economic success.
Hong Kong was the last significant Western colonial possession. Its handover to China marked the rise of Asia.
Duterte’s declaration of martial law in Mindanao is a personal power grab that won’t make the Philippines safer.
China’s Belt and Road initiative is eerily reminiscent of a 15th century Chinese vanity exercise.
U.S. pressure on China to “do something” about North Korea results from the Trump team’s lack of regional knowledge.
More fumbles from the new Philippines president, who now picks on a distinguished woman senator to distract from himself.
Will Donald Trump, in order to protect his golf buddy, have his administration close down the investigation into 1MDB?
The Phillipines’ new President, not Russia’s Putin, is the international leader closest to Trump’s heart and mind.
Thailand and the US are in the process of adjusting to controversial new leaders. Look out for the amazing parallels.