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The Science Split?

With a landmark, 44-year-old agreement set to expire at the end of this month, the U.S. is facing one of its biggest China tests: Can...

Sidelined

More than two decades after it paved the way for China’s accession to the World Trade Organization, the U.S. is increasingly uncomfortable with the result...

Muting Zoom

Chinese interference in the video conferencing company's operations is a stark lesson that governments need to get involved in countering Beijing's influence.

Zombie Supply Chains

For years, environmental advocates in the West made real progress cutting off supply chains in Southeast Asia that violated ESG standards. But thanks to the...

India’s Chance for Chips

India wants to capitalize on over concentrated supply chains and the Washington-Beijing chip war to burst onto the global semiconductor stage. Its great hope? Vedanta...

BYD’s Big Moment

BYD’s blink-and-you-miss-it expansion in the last three years has blindsided just about everyone. Today it is the world’s largest producer of electric vehicles, the second...

Cable Cutters

On February 2, a Chinese fishing vessel cut one of the two subsea internet cables connecting the Matsu islands to Taiwan. Six days later, an...

Aluminum Foiled

In 2000, the U.S. was the world’s top producer of aluminum. Today, it’s the ninth-largest. The toppling, of course, is due to China, which came...

Commerce at the Center

On Thursday, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo met with Wang Wentao, the Chinese Commerce Minister, in Washington. It marked the first cabinet-level meeting in Washington between...