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Michael Schuman

Michael Schuman is the author of "Superpower Interrupted: The Chinese History of the World" and "The Miracle: The Epic Story of Asia’s Quest for Wealth."

Keep an Eye on Taiwan

The battle over the island may be a Cold War relic, but it will shape the future.


The Future of Chinese Power

The policies and practices of the country’s dynasties offer insights into how modern Chinese leaders may wield their strength.


Why America Is Afraid of TikTok

The company’s founder says in an interview that he wants it to be “a window” on the world. A Republican senator says it is a “Trojan horse.”


Don’t Believe the China Hype

When it comes to assessing Chinese power, things aren’t always as they seem.