The growing distance between reality and perception left its mark on 2016.
The Cold War's conclusion should be viewed with less triumphalism.
Are Washington and Beijing fated to repeat the mistakes Britain and Germany made a century earlier?
China is poised to draw America's allies into its strategic orbit.
Whereas persistent U.S. diplomacy with Iran has accrued significant dividends, it has largely produced disappointments in the North Korean case.
Asking “what if” is rhetorically powerful, but practically useless.
Alliances are critical to Beijing's future success, says Yan Xuetong.
The U.S. would do well to recall George F. Kennan's cautionary counsel.
The Asia-Pacific’s long-term strategic consequence will continue to grow. Clearly the United States should not reflexively impute strategic importance to dramatic events.
Overreacting to every perceived threat could make America's decline a self-fulfilling prophecy.
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