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Perhat Tursun and the Plight of Uyghurs in Xinjiang

Perhat Tursun and the Plight of Uyghurs in Xinjiang Perhat Tursun and the Plight of Uyghurs in Xinjiang

In The Backstreets, the novelist and poet documents the centuries of dislocation imposed on the Uyghur people

Jun 13, 2023 / Books & the Arts / Yangyang Cheng

Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, in April 2019 in Beijing, China.

The Outcome of the War in Ukraine Depends on China and India The Outcome of the War in Ukraine Depends on China and India

Whether Americans like it or not, this country will have little choice but to begin planning for an emerging world order.

May 24, 2023 / Michael T. Klare

Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia, permanent representative of Russian Federation to the United Nations, and Ambassador Zhang Jun, permanent representative of China to the UN, engage in conversation during the UN Security Council meeting on Nord Stream pipeline explosions at the UN Headquarters on February 21, 2023, in New York City.

The Diplomatic Wins at the Heart of China’s Ascendancy The Diplomatic Wins at the Heart of China’s Ascendancy

Its diplomatic feat of restoring relations in the Middle East reflects less its position as a rising power than the startling decline of American regional credibility.

May 23, 2023 / Juan Cole

President Xi Jinping (center) and leaders of the Chinese Communist Party attend the opening of the National People’s Congress in 2021

The Consequences of Underestimating China The Consequences of Underestimating China

Every step Beijing takes to consolidate its control over Eurasia weakens Washington’s presence and erodes its once formidable global power.

May 3, 2023 / Alfred McCoy

Taiwan Air Force Brave Eagle advanced jet trainers fly during a demonstration over in Taitung County, Taiwan, on Wednesday, July 6, 2022.

A US-China War Over Taiwan? A US-China War Over Taiwan?

There are few barriers to nuclear escalation.

Apr 26, 2023 / Michael T. Klare

We Must Challenge the Bipartisan War Party

We Must Challenge the Bipartisan War Party We Must Challenge the Bipartisan War Party

Biden’s four-front global crusade against perceived enemies threatens our future.

Apr 19, 2023 / Editorial / Jeff Faux

children interact with robot

China’s Race to Become an AI Superpower China’s Race to Become an AI Superpower

China wants to be world leader in artificial intelligence, but US trade sanctions and a brain drain of the best engineers mean it won’t be easy.

Apr 10, 2023 / Between Us, We Cover the World / Gabrielle Chou

Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, in April 2019 in Beijing, China.

Biden Doesn’t Need to Keep Pushing Xi and Putin Closer Biden Doesn’t Need to Keep Pushing Xi and Putin Closer

A path away from great power conflict.

Mar 22, 2023 / Jake Werner

Are We Manufacturing a Taiwan Crisis Over Nothing?

Are We Manufacturing a Taiwan Crisis Over Nothing? Are We Manufacturing a Taiwan Crisis Over Nothing?

Concluding that an invasion is not likely under current circumstances is absolutely reasonable—but you wouldn’t know it in Washington.

Mar 17, 2023 / Michael T. Klare

There’s No Settlement of the War in Ukraine Without China

There’s No Settlement of the War in Ukraine Without China There’s No Settlement of the War in Ukraine Without China

Instead of working toward a peaceful resolution of the conflict, Washington has escalated tensions with Beijing.

Mar 17, 2023 / Gilbert Achcar

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