March 15, 2019China
China's surplus is down relative to its pre-global crisis level, both in dollar terms and as a percent of China's own GDP. The same cannot be said of China's neighbors. East and Southeast Asia a…
March 14, 2019China
How the fragile macro-economic base of China’s external adjustment could intersect with China 2025 and generate a new "China" shock.
February 25, 2019Cybersecurity
Why are Chinese hackers slowpokes? Crowdstrike's new report raises questions about the sophistication of Chinese APTs.
March 5, 2019China
If Trump wants to set targets for China’s imports, he should focus on its imports of manufactures—not on getting tweetable deliverables out of the soybeans and oil that China will import (from someon…
February 19, 2019Ireland
I wanted to follow up on a few points that I didn’t have space to explore in my New York Times op-ed on the international provisions of Trump’s corporate tax reform. The first is that, well, there…
March 21, 2019Democratic Republic of Congo
A case of Ebola, the deadly hemorrhagic fever with terrifying symptoms, has been found in the second-largest city in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The city, Bunia, has a population of almost one million. The disease has already been identified in Butembo and Beni, the former with a population slightly larger than Bunia, the latter slightly smaller. The disease is now urban and rural in eastern Congo.