While America’s first priority in the wake of the Wuhan coronavirus must be neutralizing immediate threats to health and safety, the disruption also provides an opportunity to engage in national reflection.
Communist China’s leaders are afraid because they feel a parallel to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, which hardened everyone’s resolve and awakened a sleeping giant.
Many on the left favor globalization and oppose restrictions on international travel or immigration. But on efforts to slow the Wuhan virus, where do they stand on these same measures?
The far more consequential story is Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s participation in richly profiting from the U.S.-China policy for which she has lobbied for 40 years.
George Washington did not promote prosperity so that atomistic individuals could each pursue his or her own good. He did it for the sake of unity.
A new world order demands new geopolitical thinking and new leadership. An informal trade, research, and defense bloc that values national sovereignty would be a good start.
The U.S. shouldn’t be complacent after winning the first round of the trade war. China is a formidable strategic competitor and will remain so for many years to come.
Past behavior from the major European powers has shown that, unlike Washington, they are far more eager to appease Iran, and far more persistent.
For the first time in a long time, the United States and China are striking a deal to set up better trade relations for both countries.
After adding up the expensive externalities and the social cost, cheap stuff from China does not look as affordable as it does on the store shelf or the online cart.
The U.S. and China have such different economic and political systems and different sets of values. We may have to settle our differences through other means, beyond a trade agreement.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi procrastinated on crafting a solution with the White House on the U.S.-Canada-Mexico agreement for months to coincide with impeachment.
Yesterday, the EU’s Court of Justice, the highest court in the EU, ruled that Jewish products made in contested areas of Israel must bear consumer warning labels.
It’s unthinkable that any other great power would get away without any backlash from either Islamic powers, Islamic civil society, or jihadist groups. And that is one of the biggest puzzles in foreign policy worth probing.
The issue of consent in Northern Ireland could keep Boris Johnson from obtaining the consent of Parliament for his new agreement.
Western companies are walking a very thin line between losing access to the Chinese market and losing their customer base everywhere else — and this can’t last forever.
Free traders have the same view of trade war as Quakers do of real war: that it is never the answer.
Free trade with communist nations will defeat every law we have. In a free market with an unfree nation, we have created a competition of systems, and bad systems will drive out good.
It was the conventional wisdom that China, due to the burden of its global responsibilities, would become a responsible stakeholder and global citizen through greater market access. That’s not happening.
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