On balance, how many more people did Earth gain every minute of the past year?
How much did different world regions gain in population over the past year?
How are Asian countries responding to the steady erosion of U.S. power in the region? And how is China playing its hand?
While the U.S. President grandstands, the Chinese leadership changes global power dynamics – by stealing a page from American history.
Shinzo Abe, the reelected Prime Minister, will have a hard time to make his vision of a Japan as the biggest Asian power a reality.
For all of China’s active global summitry, the most complex diplomatic exercise is entirely domestic – the CCP’s Party Congress, held every five years.
Can the EU replace the United States, as China starts dominating the globe?
China has established a seven-decade-long record of strategic caution and a preference for diplomatic and paramilitary rather than military solutions to national security problems.
Overcoming nationalistic barriers is more urgent than ever for pro-Western Asian countries.