Climate Consensus

Increasingly, Democrats and Republicans believe that climate change and China pose a single interconnected challenge. As a result — and for the first time ever — a window is opening for bipartisan cooperation on climate policy. Historically progressive ideas like a 'carbon border adjustment mechanism' now have conservative champions, for instance. But with Washington's main focus on the Warming War with China, can it still save the planet?

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The New Superweapon

Earlier this month, when the Biden administration imposed the most sweeping export restrictions yet on semiconductors, it represented the culmination of a U.S. tech policy seven years in the making. Since the final days of...

Xi Jinping By the Numbers

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Six decades after first spending time in Taiwan, Orville Schell recently went back for a visit and was struck by how much the island has changed — and how little the Chinese Communist Party has....

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The Steel Trap

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The Ocean Edge

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