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The Sharp Sword stealth drones and the intercontinental ballistic missiles and the truck-borne monuments to the Communist struggle are ready.
China poses a long-term threat to America, to liberal democracy and to the international order, John C. Rood, undersecretary of defense for policy.
American bipartisan democratic unity is essential if the U.S. is to counter the rise of three autocratic Eurasian superpowers — China, Russia and Iran
Asian environmentalists as well as self-serving autocrats make the argument that a crisis as severe as rising temperatures can be mitigated.
Exposure should form a core plank of public information campaigns that reveal China and Russia’s corrupting and coercive behaviors.
Hong Kong has held the line against totalitarian advance on its own for too long. Here’s how the free world can help Hong Kong in its fight for democracy.
China’s expansionism is detrimental to the democratic West in many respects. Europe and the U.S. need to wake up to the challenge, says a leading analyst.
A period of strategic competition with China and firm push-back against Russia could be blended with economic growth and focused cooperation.
Larry Diamond joins the Democracy Works podcast this week to talk about the threat China’s model of authoritarian capitalism poses to liberal democracy in the United States and around the world.