Michael Auslin


Biden should embrace Britain’s new Indo-Pacific strategy

17 December 2020 1:48 am

While final negotiations on the UK’s relationship with the EU continue to drag, No. 10 is moving rapidly to expand…


Taiwan, the WHO and the tactical struggle in US-China relations

12 May 2020 2:18 am

Over the coming weeks, a battle between Washington and Beijing over the inclusion of Taiwan as an observer at the…

The world puts an * next to China

29 April 2020 7:09 pm

When Donald Trump publicly called into question China’s Covid-19 death rate claims at a recent White House press conference, the…

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Geopolitical jockeying in a time of pandemic

8 April 2020 1:18 am

You might think a global pandemic and the worst crisis since World War Two would lead to a welcome, if…

The West can only blame itself for failing to prepare for Huawei

29 January 2020 3:20 am

With Boris Johnson’s government deciding to allow Huawei into Britain’s ‘non-core’ 5G networks, London is charting a new path for…

Britain’s Huawei gamble is sure to anger Donald Trump

25 April 2019 11:52 pm

Just hours after Donald Trump’s long-delayed state visit to Britain was finally confirmed, reports surfaced that Theresa May and her…

Making China great again

4 August 2018 9:00 am

Most reporting on Jeremy Hunt’s visit to China this week went little further than his slip of the tongue in…

The war in the shadows

27 May 2017 9:00 am

I once spent an evening, back in the mid-1980s, with William Colby, the legendary spy and director of the CIA.…