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Alex W. Palmer


Alex W. Palmer is a writer based in Washington, D.C. His work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, GQ, WIRED, and other publications.


Deep State, Inc.

Last year, a nixed deal between the Solomon Islands and Sam Group, a Chinese conglomerate, offered a rare window into how Chinese companies often work in tandem with, and sometimes on behalf of, Beijing.

Hidden Talents

Now that Charles Lieber has been arrested, everyone has questions about his involvement in China's Thousand Talents Program — to include, perhaps, Lieber himself.