KNIFE TO THROAT
Chinese See ‘Trade War’ as Existential Fight—They’re Right
ONE STEP FORWARD
China, World’s Worst Polluter, Achieves a Climate Milestone
The country may have hit the peak it promised in the Paris climate accord well before its 2030 timetable. But there’s still more work to do.
Former U.S. Officials Taking China’s Side in the Trade War
The Trump administration has set its sights on beating China in the trade war, but some one-time U.S. officials are doing the opposite.
Chinese Cops Now Spying on American Soil
China is compiling a global registry of its ethnic minorities who have fled persecution, threatening to detain the families of those who don’t comply. The message: Nowhere is safe.
China: We Might Help Assad With War in Syria
Direct military assistance from China would mark a dramatic shift in Middle East geopolitics.
China Tries to Extort Apple
China’s Xi Jinping looks intent on lighting the American company—and his own country—on fire.
HARD SOFT POWER
China’s Plans For World Conquest? Easy Credit
With U.S. financial power under Trump confused and dwindling, China’s carefully calculated chokehold over entire nations, entire economies, is paying off.
China’s ‘Security Threat’ Moves Into Europe
The U.S. has closed its doors to Huawei over fears that it’s a stalking horse for surveillance. So now Beijing’s communications giant is planting a flag in the Czech Republic.