Ely Ratner is the Maurice R. Greenberg senior fellow for China studies at the Council on Foreign Relations.
Research NotesThe new Biden administration: a Lowy Institute collection
The new Biden administration: a Lowy Institute collection
Trump's coming hard line on China
Three domestic factors are likely to drive the US toward a tougher China policy.
Making sense of the known unknowns in the South China Sea
The US doesn’t have to be willing to blockade Scarborough Reef to stop China from building a military base there.
The false choice of war or accommodation in the South China Sea
There's a viable plan on the shelf if and when US policymakers are willing to admit that US efforts on the South China Sea are faltering.