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American Exit from U.N. Rights Council a “Crushing Victory” for China?

On Tuesday, the U.S. announced its withdrawal from the United Nations Human Rights Council. Like its exit from the Trans-Pacific Partnership and President Donald Trump’s recent meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the development has been seen as a victory for China, whose long-runnin...

Some families reunite in U.S. as questions linger at border

After Trump's executive order, a host of unanswered questions remained, even as some families were reunited after being detained. What will happen to the children already separated from their parents and where the government will house all the newly detained migrants is still not kno...

Trump Clashes With Congress Over ZTE Rescue Deal

In April, the U.S. Department of Commerce levied a crippling $1.19bn fine and seven-year export ban on Chinese tech giant ZTE for violating Iranian and North Korean trade embargoes, and failing to punish those responsible. President Donald Trump then overruled this, tweeting a personal commitment to...