China

Why modern Beijing beats the Forbidden City

It may be 3000 years old, but the Chinese capital is a thoroughly modern megalopolis. Beijing’s art and design scene is going from strength to strength – Cathy Adams shows you the way

David E Banks Stop comparing Donald Trump to Hitler

The modern architecture of international politics is far more durable than that of 19th century, mediated as it is through institutions such as NATO, the WTO, and the UN. Yet this architecture is still fundamentally dependent one key principle: that the US can be trusted

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