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The Limits of Chinese power

The Limits of Chinese power

October 13, 2020
Everything about US-China hinges on the result of the upcoming US presidential election. Trump 2.0 essentially would turbo-charge its bet on decoupling, aiming to squeeze “malign” China on a multiple …
UNGA 2020: Trump vs. Putin & Xi

UNGA 2020: Trump vs. Putin & Xi

September 24, 2020
The speeches given by Presidents Trump, Putin, and Xi via video during the 2020 UN General Assembly predictably revealed that the American leader's assessment of the contemporary international situati…
The Global Rushmore of Autocrats

The Global Rushmore of Autocrats

July 14, 2020
Donald Trump would dearly like to add his face to Mt. Rushmore as the fifth presidential musketeer. His fireworks-and-fury extravaganza on July 3 was the next best thing. Trump’s dystopian speech was …