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New Orientation
New Orientation
London and Beijing in Rights Row

In the long run, the best way to improve human rights in China is to bring it into an American-led world order, not to castigate it at every opportunity.

New Orientation
UK Draws Fire for Deepening Ties with China

Opening Britain up to Chinese investors makes a lot of sense for the UK, particularly as London works to solidify its position as the financial capital of the world.

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Asia's Game of Thrones

The Trump Administration is likely to comply.

demographic transformation

The millennial urban boom may be coming to a close. This could have major consequences for America’s politics and geography.

A Heavy Lift

No, probably not. But President Trump may have trouble lifting them in the first place.

Delivering on Promises

TPP, NAFTA, and a special deal with the UK: Trump’s first week will be a busy one.

WRM in the WSJ

Eliot Cohen’s new book presents a nuanced and compelling defense of hard power.

Infowar

Regular readers know the answer: not very effective at all.

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