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Sino-Russian Relations

Trade between China and Russia is down 29 percent this year. It’s the latest piece of bad news for the Russian economy.

crime wave

If the latest crime boomlet turns into a boom, the criminal justice reform consensus could evaporate in a heartbeat—no matter what the source of the boom may be.

An Eastern Wind

If it works, the premier instrument of American naval supremacy could be meaningfully blunted.

China's Christians

A Beijing lawyer has been put in “secretive detention” for advising Christians opposed to the campaign to remove crosses and tear down churches. Expect to see more authoritarianism in China.

Cold War II?

Is NATO getting more serious about addressing the return of geopolitics?

Fracking Smarter

New rigs are helping shale producers stay profitable even as prices languish.

Mind Your Own Business
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American diplomats and politicians should avoid the temptation to referee East Asia’s historical grievances. We are far more likely to be used than to be useful.
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Objective and Subjective History
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