In the global race for emerging markets, China picked up support from Italy, shocking the United States and European Union.
As China and India ramp up their soft power plays in Southeast Asia, The Maldives is caught in the middle, reaping the benefits of the two states’ economic investment.
India and Pakistan have each armed themselves with nuclear weapons. Without the scrutiny of Great Powers, the two states threaten war.
As the United States and Taiwan celebrate forty years of relations, a retrospective on shared values, democracy, and the state of Chinese relations.
The clear rift in their understandings and non-negotiables headed into the summit were what led to the failure to reach a deal on denuclearization. However, one may still ask – was the Hanoi summit an overall failure or success, aside from the production of tangible policy outcomes?
As the United States and China become increasingly polarized, Europe is placed in an uncomfortable position. On the one hand, the Chinese government offers the promise of cheap goods. On the other hand, the United States offers benefits as Europe’s status as a world power continues to fade.
Tweets and tariffs embodied the US-China relationship in 2018. 2019 looks like another wild ride for American markets.