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...

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...

Dropping the Ball: NBA Dispute and More Threaten Trade Talks

(Photo by the Associated Press) by Rob La Terza Tensions between the US and China have...

“Meeting the Challenge of China” with Senator Mark Warner, US Institute of Peace

On September 23, Senator Mark R. Warner delivered remarks on U.S. – China relations at an event hosted by the United States Institute for Peace (UISP)’s China Program. He emphasized China’s threat to U.S. power and global influence through utilizing the global access, resources, and power that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)...

President Trump’s Allegations Against the Bidens: Quid Pro Faux?

Rob La Terza In recent days, President Trump has accused his political rival, former Vice President Joe Biden, of...

Be a Warrior of Bridge Building Instead of Wall Building

(Ambassador Winston Lord, left, and Wenshan Jia, right) By Wenshan Jia I. Building Bridges Versus Building...

Matthew Pottinger: Architect of the Chinese Cold War

By Michael B. Cerny. After the abrupt exit of John Bolton as National Security Advisor in mid-September, the White House has been shuffling its team...

President Carter Commemorates China’s 70th Anniversary, President Xi Responds

President Carter with President Xi, 2009 (Photo by CNN) In recognition of the People's Republic of China's 70th anniversary,...

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