January 19, 2021China
The dramatic growth in trade and investment relations between China and Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) has not yet translated into a significant expansion of Beijing’s influence over the regio…
January 12, 2021China
2020 was a difficult year for Chinese tech companies. 2021 won't be any easier.
January 12, 2021Censorship and Freedom of Expression
Twitter and other social media platforms have suspended or restricted President Donald J. Trump's access, mostly because of his and his followers’ use of them to incite violence, though their stated, precise reasons vary from one to another.
January 7, 2021Southeast Asia
Late last year, Cambodia finally began oil production, from offshore fields in the Gulf of Thailand. A joint venture between the Cambodian government and Singaporean company KrisEnergy Ltd started pr…
December 21, 2020Energy and Climate Policy
Our economic models have failed to adjust to dire ecological realities, placing humans and the planet on a collision course.
December 18, 2020Transition 2021
Each Friday, I look at what is happening in President-Elect Joe Biden’s transition to the White House. This week: The Biden administration may have less leverage to strike winning deals than he, and …