The Chinese science fiction film The Wandering Earth (Liu Lang Di Qiu) shattered boxes offices in 2019. Directed by Frant Gwo, the movie follows the Liu family’s post-apocalyptic space mission to save Earth from Jupiter’s gravitational orbit. The film’s thematic statements and successful public reception are a reflection of China’s increasing confidence in its space exploration program.
David Sutton discusses the complexities of providing military equipment to Taiwan in the face of technological rivalry and political pressure from Beijing.
Kelsey Berg explores whether Japan’s longstanding state of pacifism is moving towards military involvement, or if it is a miscommunication.
James Yan analyzes the last decade of China’s military modernization and economic diplomacy within the international community, and questions if China is set for a second decade of growth.
John Pollock examines Xi Jinping’s vision that has led to the rise of China’s economy since the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Our Editors and special contributor, Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, debate who poses the greatest threat to global stability: ISIS, Russia or China?