Articles by Alec Dubro

China At the Edges

June 4, 2021 | China has territorial disputes with nearly all of its neighbors. It wants respect, not war.

Echoes of Nomonhan

December 15, 2020 | A little-known 1939 battle in the Mongolian grasslands helped determine World War II and shape the current geopolitics of Northeast Asia.


China Trades Up in Latin America

June 2, 2014 | China is taking advantage of its growing trade surplus in Latin America to rally support for its positions at the United Nations.


Tax Dollars for Sweatshops

January 6, 2014 | While feigning outrage at worker abuse in Bangladesh, the U.S. government has been quietly supporting the same sweatshop factories used by Wal-Mart and the Gap.

Whose Siberia?

October 24, 2010 | Despite the fevered minds of right-wing Russians and Americans, a Chinese military invasion of Siberia is not in the works.

Armed Sprawl

July 21, 2010 | Beneath the Israel-Palestine clash is the all-too-familiar conflict of development: urban growth meets indigenous resistance.