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August 17, 2020

U.S. Tries to Bolster Taiwan’s Status, Short of Recognizing Sovereignty

The New York Times | WASHINGTON — A visit to Taiwan by an American cabinet secretary. A sale of advanced torpedoes. Talk of starting negotiations over a potential trade agreement....

August 15, 2020

On V-J Day, U.S. Pushes for a Stronger Japanese Military

Foreign Policy | In the hours before Japan surrendered to end World War II, on Aug. 15, 1945, while American bombers blanketed...

August 4, 2020

Trump Looks to Arms Sales to Deepen Ties With India

Foreign Policy | The Trump administration is looking to ramp up arms sales to India in the wake of the country’s deadly border clashes with China, opening a new front of tensions....

June 2, 2020

As Virus Toll Preoccupies U.S., Rivals Test Limits of American Power

The New York Times | WASHINGTON — With the United States preoccupied by the sobering reality of more than 100,000 Americans dead from the coronavirus, China has.....

April 21, 2020

China-Russia alliance on horizon as nuclear arms treaties crumble

Nikkei Asian Review | A new reality is forcing US foreign policy to make fundamental changes. China is becoming so powerful that it can question America's global supremacy - not....

February 2, 2020

Americans Demand a Rethinking of the ‘Forever War’

The New York Times | WASHINGTON — Nearly two decades after the fall of the World Trade Center and the attack on the Pentagon, American troops continue to wage war...

January 3, 2020

US killing of Iranian general must not blind it to greater threat from China

The Times | Three months ago President Trump bemoaned that America had squandered $8 trillion waging war in the Middle East. “Going into the Middle East is the worst....