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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."
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Keep an Eye on Taiwan

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

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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.

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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.”

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Why China Wants Trump to Win

Four more years might present tantalizing opportunities for Beijing to expand its influence around East Asia and the world.

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Don’t Believe the China Hype

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