New alliances won't lead to another World War I.
Not by racking up frequent flier miles, he won't.
The United States has a strong interest in standing with its allies against Chinese expansionism.
Despite often tense relations, legislative exchanges have occured between the two for decades. Deepening that aspect of the relationship could be constructive.
America has pushed its allies to refrain from developing nuclear weapons. Counterintuitively, that's making nuclear deterrence less reliable.
Beijing's participation in the landmark Asian trade talks would be good for America.
Relations on land are tough. But cooperating against piracy far away is one way to move forward.
Beijing often suggests its hands are tied by widespread patriotic fury. Polls suggest otherwise.
Tales from World War II are tearing East Asia apart.
If the China continues growing rapidly, the US will once again face a potential peer competitor, and great-power politics will return in full force.
A new book on the South China Sea struggle misses the mark.
Like many, Moscow is hedging its bets in Southeast Asia.
The path got longer—but the arguments are still sound.
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