Security, Middle East
Washington’s long-term vision seldom extends beyond four years, but China plays the long game.
Publicly, President Donald Trump justifies the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan as responsible leadership, and the...
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Surge In Chinese Industrial Profits Continues, But Is This Just More "Fake Data"
Sun, 09/27/2020 - 14:15
Overnight, China's National Bureau of Statistics reported that profits at Chinese industrial enterprises...
Andrew F. Krepinevich
Washington risks looking weak if it does not have enough advacned bombers to project power.
Key point: Delaying bomber upgrades is a bad strategy. Moreover, America needs to seriously expand its bomber fleet...
Refresh for latest…: In its fifth weekend at the international box office, Warner Bros’ Tenet added another $15.8M from 56 markets, a 38% drop from last session. The offshore cume has risen to $242M for a worldwide total of $283.2M....
Chinese e-commerce is booming, and it's hard to ignore JD.com (NASDAQ: JD) when sizing up the strongest players in the world's most populous nation. JD.com bills itself as China's largest online retailer and its biggest overall retailer and internet...
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The United States must learn from Athens’ mistakes in order to avoid turning a Greek tragedy into an American reality.
The ongoing contest with China is transforming America’s domestic and international policies, raising...
US Marines, Philippine marines, and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force members after an amphibious exercise in the Philippines, October 12, 2019.
US Marine Corps/Cpl. Harrison Rakhshani
The Marine Corps will reexamine where it's postured in the...
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China seems set to overfly Taiwan with fighter jets. Such an operation would be designed to warn the United States against increasing its support for Taiwan. And second, to test whether President Tsai Ing-wen is willing to fire on Chinese...
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China's surprise pledge to slash its carbon footprint to zero by 2060 was met with cautious applause, but fresh spending on coal to rev up a virus-hit economy threatens to nullify its audacious bid to lead the world into a low carbon future.
The proposed TikTok partnership deal between US-based companies Oracle and Walmart and China-based ByteDance fails to address the concerns associated with user data being tied to a Chinese company
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Both America and the world need China to sign the START treaty.
The United States and the world must exert all available political, military, economic, and diplomatic pressure to get China to sign the next iteration...
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The Financial Times reports that US has made good on their treats impose export controls on SMIC (Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp), China’s largest chipmaker, meaning US companies will need a license to export items to them....
U.S. companies have been notified that they will now need a license to export certain technology to Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp., according to a copy of the Commerce Department letter reviewed by The Washington Post.
The carrier was first designed by the Soviet Union.
Key Point: The Liaoning is hardly equal to a U.S. supercarrier.
China was proud to launch its first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, in 2012. This vessel was a...
Can Beijing take on top-tier U.S. mines?
A Chinese newspaper is claiming that the People's Liberation Army Navy successfully completed complex countermine operations using sweeping “flotillas” to clear sea lanes from...
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James Jay Carafano, Ana Quintana
It is time for Washington to make clear that partnership with the United States offers more opportunity and promise than working with China.
This administration takes Western Hemisphere foreign...
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