April 8, 2021

Biden Backs Taiwan, but Some Call for a Clearer Warning to China

The New York Times | If anything can tip the global power struggle between China and the United States into an actual military conflict, many experts and administration officials say, ...

April 5, 2021

The West Needs to Redevelop the Tools and Mindset of Strategic Competition

Small Wars Journal | Interview with Dr. A. Wess Mitchell, co-chair of the NATO 2030 Reflection Process....

March 25, 2021

Let’s Avoid the ‘Crusades’ and Focus on China

Le Figaro | This former Pentagon strategist under Trump warns against overly aggressive rhetoric on "democratic values" that is not backed up by adequate military and economic means...

March 16, 2021

Future Balance of Power Haunts US as China Bulks Up

Nikkei Asia | In recent years, the Pentagon has carried out multiple war games simulating a U.S.-China military conflict in Asia. The American side has reportedly lost time and time again...

February 19, 2021

US Concerned at Chinese Law Allowing Coast Guard Use of Arms

Financial Times | The US has expressed concern about a new law that authorises the Chinese coast guard to fire on foreign ships operating in disputed waters claimed by Beijing in the South China Sea and East China Sea….

February 10, 2021

Joe Biden creates Pentagon task force on China

Financial Times | US president pledges to ‘meet the China challenge and ensure the American people win’....

February 10, 2021

Pentagon launches new task force to examine China threat

Politico | The move underscored the message that the administration is prepared to counter China on the military front....

January 10, 2021

US risks enraging China by easing limits on Taiwan relations

Financial Times | Mike Pompeo, US secretary of state, has lifted longstanding restrictions that limit US diplomatic relations with Taiwan, in a move that is likely to incense China days before the Biden administration takes power.....

January 10, 2021

State Dept. Moves to Ease Restrictions on Meeting With Taiwan Officials

New York Times | The United States said on Saturday that it would relax its restrictions on interactions between American officials and their counterparts in Taiwan as the Trump administration seeks to lock in a tougher line against Beijing in its final days.....

January 10, 2021

NYSE begins delisting China’s three largest state-run telecoms groups

Financial Times | The New York Stock Exchange has begun delisting China’s three largest state-run telecom groups to comply with a Trump administration executive order barring US investors from holding stakes in companies suspected of having ties to the Chinese military......