The standoff between the United States and Iran helps China to build out its energy and trade routes throughout the Middle East.
Pigs’ centrality to life in China is reflected in the Mandarin character for home which depicts a pig under a roof.
Trump’s playing into Beijing’s hands on Huawei and North Korean nukes underscores China’s global power status
Pollution and a faltering economy are what keep China’s leaders awake at night.
The U.S. imports 80% of its rare earths from China, but accounts for just 4% of China’s rare earths exports. This gives China a significant advantage.
Are the warmongers in the U.S. faking attacks from supposed Iranian sources? The lessons of the Vietnam War provide a clear warning.
A better safety net for Americans is the issue that should be addressed with at least as much vigor as tariffs on Chinese goods.
Japan enters an era of “beautiful harmony” as a new emperor ascends to the throne. But beneath the surface is a rising militarism.
The failure to reach an agreement between Trump and Kim is not considered a failure by China’s leaders.
Sending its new aircraft carrier to the South China Sea is another desperate attempt by the former power to punch above its weight class.