Has the U.S. Empowered China in the Past 40 Years?

As the bilateral relationship between the U.S. and China has reached the lowest point since it was established more than 40 years...

The U.S. and China Reach a Phase One Trade Deal- What’s Next?

Photo by Susan Walsh/AP Rob La Terza After weeks of suspense, on December 13 the...

The U.S. Acts to Protect Human Rights- But at the Expense of Trade?

Photo by AP/J. Scott Applewhite Rob La Terza On November 27, U.S. President Donald Trump...

Trump Warns of Prolonged Trade War: Why a comprehensive trade deal is still unlikely

By Mark Weiss President Trump warned on Tuesday that the ongoing US-China trade war...

The 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidates on China: Policy Profiles

(Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) No one thought Donald Trump could win the Presidency in 2016. One of Trump's...

Connecting the Dots- the U.S.’ Answer to the BRI?

Rob La Terza On November 4, the U.S., Japan, and Australia jointly announced the Blue Dot Network infrastructure program...

The CPC’s Fourth Plenum: Xi Emerges Stronger

(Photo by Xinhua) Rob La Terza Before the Fourth Plenum of the 19th Congress of...

A Bridge Too Far: Unscrambling ‘Ron Vara’

If U.S.-China relations are analogized to building a bridge across the Pacific, a government official falsifying sources or information in academic publications, even if in jest, is like a civil engineer using erroneous math as a practical joke. Failing to correct these errors threatens the stability of the entire project, with potentially catastrophic results.

The Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act Explained

By Rob La Terza In a rare moment of bipartisanship, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Hong...

Swapping Tariffs for Trade Deals?

By Rob La Terza Trade talks on October 10th and 11th surpassed expectations, as President Donald Trump announced that...

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