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April 11, 2024

Israel
U.S. Aid to Israel in Four Charts

Israel has long been the leading recipient of U.S. foreign aid, including military support. That aid has come under heightened scrutiny amid Israel’s monthslong war to eliminate Hamas.

U.S. and Israeli army officers talk in front a Patriot missile defense system.

December 14, 2023

United States
The Humbling of Henry Kissinger

The truth is that his tenure as secretary of state was often rocky, and as full of setbacks as acclaim.

Kissinger

March 17, 2023

China
How to Read Xi’s Muscular Message on China’s Global Role

Xi Jinping used the annual legislative session to lock in his tenure as president and reinforce China’s assertive foreign policy and the reemergence of its economy.

Chinese President Xi Jinping prepares to take his oath during the Third Plenary Session of the National People’s Congress.

December 15, 2020

China
How 2020 Shaped U.S.-China Relations

This year, tensions between Washington and Beijing flared over many issues. As the Biden administration prepares to take over, what lies ahead for one of the world’s most important bilateral relation…

A woman waves an American flag outside of the Chinese embassy in Houston.

June 8, 2023

Southeast Asia
The U.S. Is Losing Ground to China in Southeast Asia

China’s economic rise in Southeast Asia may have been unstoppable, but Washington has done itself no favors in the competition for economic influence.

U.S. President Joe Biden shakes hands with ASEAN leaders.

October 5, 2022

China
How Xi Will Consolidate Power at China’s Twentieth Party Congress

At the Chinese Communist Party meeting, leader Xi Jinping will likely receive a third term. Here’s what that could mean for his control of China and the party.

People look at an image of Xi Jinping in a museum.