Regions / China
Future combat, even if broadly directed from Washington, may be only vaguely “American.”
Trump's economic war on China comes in the shadow of an even deadlier military escalation. And it may not stop after November, no matter who wins the election.
In the very near future, countries are going to have to choose whether they make guns or vaccines.
Trump botched his COVID-19 response disastrously, so now he's giving anti-China conspiracy theories the full weight of the U.S. government.
The story line from Reagan to Trump is the same: undermining global public health to serve narrow interests. Only now, we’re in a pandemic.
Deadly, disruptive, and economically devastating as COVID-19 has proved to be, in retrospect it may turn out to have had at least this one silver lining.
COVID-19 is so dangerous to food security because the global supply chain was insecure to begin with. Could we remake it?
Far-right governments are rolling back environmental regulations, while international climate talks stall amid the crisis. But climate activists see opportunity.
We will always play catch-up with these wily viruses if we continue our all-out war on the environment.
The two countries have a golden opportunity to bridge their divide and fight a common enemy.