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The Evolution of America’s China Strategy
While US President Joe Biden’s administration is right to question the basic assumptions that underlay America’s strategy of engagement with China, those who devised that strategy over two decades ago were also right in their own way. Then as now, even distant scenarios must be left open, writes Joseph S. Nye Jr.
Beyond US-China relations: Towards an inclusive and pluralistic Indo-Pacific order
The future of Indo-Pacific order need not be solely determined by US-China relations, writes Tsutomu Kikuchi. Strengthening the resilience of regional states can lead to an inclusive and shared rules-based order.
Xi is sabre-rattling but isn't likely to risk a Taiwan war
Despite the sound and fury over Taiwan, the risk of war remains low, writes Colin Heseltine.
Biden's Faustian bargain with the Taliban
A year after the chaotic US withdrawal from Afghanistan, the Biden administration is striking a Faustian bargain with the Taliban even as the country turns into a breeding ground for international terrorism, narcotics trafficking, and mass migration, writes Brahma Chellaney.
All politics is local – until it isn't
Nancy Pelosi’s unwise visit to Taiwan is unlikely to see US-China competition veer out of control, but it will leave a damaging legacy writes John McCarthy.