By Kevin Zong Published February 21, 2019
The chronicles of Huawei's adventurism in 5G technology in Europe are the latest in a series of moves that seek to assert China as a new global leader, setting forth the "China Solution", an alternative to the Western liberal world order. The White House must take note and offer a response unless it is willing to concede to a country with an increasingly-influential authoritarian regime.
By Kevin Zong Published November 15, 2018
The premeditated killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi has dominated international news cycles for weeks, putting Saudi Arabia under the microscope for its cover-up of the killing, its brutal war campaign in Yemen, and the Crown Prince’s power grab. Yet, despite the overwhelming pressure and negative attention the nation currently faces, it is unlikely that Riyadh will experience many long-term impactful consequences.
By Kevin Zong Published May 6, 2018
As President Trump sits on the brink of an all-out trade war with China, he has quickly realized that facing the behemoth that is the Chinese economy alone is foolish, leading him to attempt to rejoin the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Understandably, resentment and doubt may prevent a happy reunion, but the greater question remains at stake: Has President Trump's isolationist rhetoric and rash action cost the United States its ability to find success on a global stage? At this point, it's likely the disarray in the White House has doomed the U.S. to fend for itself for the foreseeable future.