Robert Keatley

Robert Keatley is a former editor of The Asian Wall Street Journal and the South China Morning Post, both of Hong Kong.

The Great Debate

Several TNI regulars assess the campaign's last debate.


Progress is possible this week—but Beijing party politics will decide if it lasts.

Friday's summit in California could yield more results than usual.

The old ways are too entrenched for the new president to uproot.

After years of improving relations with neighbors, Beijing has driven them into U.S. arms.

War isn't likely over the Senkakus, as Chinese and Japanese leaders know it would be costly, but risks of confrontation remain high.

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April 24, 2014