Alternatives to Global Conflict Between the US and China

April 20, 2020

We are witnessing a period of great change in world politics. The old power structures still dominate daily politics but are no longer unchallenged. New ideas for a post-liberal order appear on the horizon. The world order has indubitably entered an “interregnum” where, as Antonio Gramsci...

David Petraeus: It Doesn’t Pay to Bet Against Modern China

December 19, 2019

The US and China are the two biggest economies in the world. Over the decades, the two countries have been opponents, friends, frenemies and rivals. The US joined the European powers in the exploitation of China, opposed the spread of communism and fought Mao Zedong's young nation in Korea. This...

China and the US are Approaching Dangerous Seas

August 25, 2016

It’s not just the chilling rhetoric. In the past five months, warships from both sides have done everything but ram one another. A combination of recent events, underpinned by long-running historical strains reaching back more than 60 years, has turned the western Pacific into one of the most...