Since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak in December, China has taken a huge hit to its international reputation. Harshly criticized by foreign journalists for its initial coverup and delayed containment response, China now faces a remarkable challenge: repairing its ...

In October of 2019, The United States Senate passed the Taiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative (TAIPEI) Act unanimously. The act is an addition to a series of US measures intended to ameliorate Taiwan’s worsening foreign relations. The act ...

In 1979, Deng Xiaoping, former leader of the People’s Republic of China, implemented a one-child policy in China which ordained that each family could have only one offspring. Fear of overpopulation and another famine occurring soon after the devastating Great ...

In a recent Amnesty International report, it was found that 13-year-old Dinara Yergali was just one of many Uighur Muslims in China who have suffered from humanitarian abuses. In March 2018, upon returning back to her hometown in Zhaosu County, ...

According to a report published by C40, a network of the world’s megacities committed to addressing climate change, over 800 million people will live in cities where sea levels could rise by more than half a meter, or approximately five ...

Democracy dies in darkness. In the wake of several brutal crackdowns of environmentalists and human rights advocates, few places better exemplify this than Vietnam. While many Vietnamese and international observers had hoped that this one-party communist state was beginning to ...

The United States has long served as a beacon for the values of free trade and open markets. Now, however, a little-known government committee, CFIUS, has become a key player in the Trump Administration’s  “America First” strategy and threatens to ...

In 2005, the IMF and World Bank decided to forgive low–income countries, the majority of which were in Africa, of the crushing debt they owed to rich, developed countries. However, more than a decade later, many African countries are once ...

On February 22, well-known realist scholar and R. Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago John Mearsheimer spoke at USC in a talk titled “Liberal Dreams & International Realities.” Glimpse correspondents had the rare ...

Trade wars are unequivocally bad; most experts agree that economic efficiency is lost and everyday consumers ultimately bear the brunt of the pain. Both the United States and China have trillions of dollars in export revenues at stake in a ...