Latest from John Pomfret

On a deeper level, the truce is between competing factions within the Trump administration that disagree fundamentally over how to pursue relations with China..

  • Dec 3, 2018

The United States and China are at an inflection point in their relationship almost 50 years after the Nixon administration reached out to Beijing.

  • Nov 28, 2018

The president and his advisers look to the time of the Chinese Exclusion Act as a golden era.

  • Oct 31, 2018

The Henry Liu case provides some hope that the fallout from the murder of Jamal Khashoggi could be positive, if Americans and Saudis rise to the challenge.

  • Oct 22, 2018

As relations with the U.S. deteriorate, it’s important to understand that for the most part China’s ruling Communist Party has brought this on itself.

  • Sep 26, 2018

The debate inside the Trump administration as its wages its trade war with China mirrors the shrimp and soy sauce battles of the Eisenhower administration.

  • Sep 7, 2018

China angles to gain influence overseas by bankrupting its partners and bending them to its will.

  • Aug 27, 2018

Stephen R. Platt offers a new interpretation of the Opium War.

  • Aug 9, 2018

China is entering what Chinese officials like to call “a sensitive time.”

  • Aug 3, 2018

China is facing a challenging new era in its relations with the United States.

  • Nov 8, 2017
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