In a season of mass protests in Hong Kong and a fierce dustup with the NBA, the acclaimed new Chinese-American film is (almost) silent on the costs of engaging with authoritarianism.
The U.S. stands to benefit from the Jewish state’s technology.
Beijing buys Muslim leaders’ support for repressing its own Muslim population.
Chinese infrastructure projects could cause major cybersecurity risks.
Breaking into Assad’s toilet and establishing diplomatic relations with China.
It always takes the opposite side at the UN.
Beijing is set to be the winner of the Syrian civil war.
Otherwise, Israel will end up making the same mistakes with regard to China that the U.S. did.
Partnering with Beijing can help stabilize the Middle East; partnering with Asian nations threatened by Beijing can help build a counterbalance to Chinese power.
Doing so would be profoundly dangerous.
After decades of almost no interaction, relations between the two nations grow increasingly warmer and closer. There’s plenty of good news—and, for Israel, plenty of risk.
The “Belt and Road” initiative.
A pipe dream.