China

Lighten Up, Francis

Over the weekend, Pope Francis became the first leader of the Catholic Church since John Paul II in 1981 to…

Guyana Matters to China, So It Should Also Matter to the US
Guyana Matters to China, So It Should Matter to the US

During President David Granger’s salute to the People Republic of China’s (PRC) seventieth anniversary, the Guyanese leader labeled Beijing as…

Religious Freedom in Muslim and Christian Lands: Review of Philpott’s Religious Freedom in Islam and Wilken’s Liberty in the Things of God
Religious Freedom in Muslim and Christian Lands: Review of Philpott’s Religious Freedom in Islam and Wilken’s Liberty in the Things of God

It is a common misconception that Christianity is historically the bastion of and main cheerleader for religious freedom and Islam…

China Silences Individuals’ Special Genius as America Nods

America believes “in the dignity of each man, woman, and child. Our entire system is founded on an appreciation of the special genius of each individual.”

How Can the US Help Taiwan in the Western Hemisphere?
How Can the US Help Taiwan in the Western Hemisphere?

While the US continues to support Taiwan, it has been unable to prevent some governments from establishing relations with China. Many of the nations that maintain diplomatic relations with Taiwan are located in Latin America and the Caribbean, two regions where the US has plenty of allies and partners. So as we discuss Taipei’s future in the Western Hemisphere, we must discuss what Washington can (realistically) do to help its ally.

Deceived and Sold: How China Treats North Korean Female Defectors
Deceived and Sold: How China Treats North Korean Female Defectors

An estimated 74.6 percent of North Korean defectors become victims of human trafficking in China, and the situation is worse for female defectors.

As China Increases its Presence in the Western Hemisphere, Where is US Leadership?
As China Increases its Presence in the Western Hemisphere, Where is US Leadership?

General Wei Fenghe, minister of defense of the People’s Republic of China, met with his Brazilian counterpart on September 6,…

China’s Plan for a New World Order: Review of Maçães’ Belt and Road
China’s Plan for a New World Order: Review of Maçães’ Belt and Road

Resolution to America and China’s tit-for-tat trade war seems improbable for now. Last month the disputes continued when China retaliated…

The Enduring Legacy of US-Japan Alliance

The US-Japan alliance has been the cornerstone of regional stability enabling Washington’s forward-deployed presence and deterrence strategy.