It is not that Xi Jinping isn't powerful enough to rein in wolf warriors like Zhao—in fact, those warriors happen to fit perfectly with Xi's true strategy.
As the Taiwanese people's pursuit of a separate national identity continues to grow stronger, Beijing will face an increasingly uphill battle in its quest to unify Taiwan with the mainland.
Nearly six months since Biden took office, China has clearly demonstrated that Washington must shed the illusion that U.S.-China relations can return to some sort of pre-Donald Trump status quo.
Ascertaining the origins of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, is vital in order to address the current pandemic and reduce the risk of future ones.
Chinese vaccines against COVID-19 are proving ineffective
There has been a slow but consistent rise of dissenting views in the face of China's repressive state power.
Taking the second wave seriously, Chinese authorities have imposed lockdown measures in at least 11 regions in three provinces.
The world has an acute interest in preventing an Asia-Pacific region dominated by the Chinese Communist Party.