The U.S. Must Call Out China For Its Aggression

Opinion | Paul Leaf
Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks at a U.S.-China business roundtable, comprised of U.S. and Chinese CEOs, in Seattle

Washington’s language signals that it does not comprehend how Beijing intends to use its growing might.

South China Sea Standoff: The U.S. Must Get Off The Sidelines

Opinion | Paul Leaf
A Chinese coastguard vessel uses water cannon on a Vietnamese Sea Guard ship on the South China Sea near the Paracels islands

We should lift our ban on weapons sales to Vietnam and help them resist Chinese aggression.

Time To Finalize The TPP

Opinion | Alexander Benard and Paul J. Leaf
U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman (C) speaks next to Japan's Economics Minister Akira Amari (centre L) and Singapore's Trade Minister Lim Hng Kiang (centre R), amongst trade ministers representing Canada, Peru, Malaysia and Mexico during a news conference at the end of a four-day Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Ministerial meeting in Singapore February 25, 2014. REUTERS/Edgar Su

The president must spend political capital to push the deal through.