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The rail distance from Chongqing in western China to Duisburg, Germany, the main western terminus of China’s One Belt, One Road rail services, is 11,000 kilometers, or 7,000 miles. That’s two-and-a-half times the distance from New York to Los Angeles. READ MORE

May 30, 2017

If Europe wants collective defense, it is time for Europe to pass around the collection plate. Most of NATO’s frontline members in eastern and southern Europe are doing their part. Germany is not. READ MORE

May 30, 2017

When Xi traveled to Mar-a-Lago in April, he was playing a high-stakes game in Trump’s house, and as any casino owner knows, the house always wins. Against all expectations, Trump’s Asia policy is working. It’s time for the pundits to admit it. READ MORE

May 23, 2017

Why have a One China policy at all? Today, the only real answer is that China insists on it. READ MORE

May 18, 2017

Long before the dollar was painted Washington green, it was polished Mexican silver. READ MORE

May 1, 2017

If China does intervene in North Korea, it won’t be to topple the Kim regime and promote peaceful reunification. It will be to prevent a collapse of the Kim regime in the face of domestic mismanagement and American pressure. READ MORE

April 15, 2017

Forget the so-called “Thucydides Trap.” China is not going to overtake the United States in this century. It may, however, overtake Europe. READ MORE

April 10, 2017

Confucius is synonymous with Brand China, but can the Chinese government live up to the wisdom of Confucius? READ MORE

March 31, 2017