Michael Auslin

Michael Auslin

Akihito has signalled that he is ready to abdicate, leaving a hidebound nation whose identity is still defined by its ancient imperial hierarchy

The American establishment pays court to the Oval Office, but now the masses outside the Beltway are turning on their lords and masters

The new leader of the free world will face a choice — continue the declinism of Barack Obama or reassert America’s global influence

The Japanese Prime Minister’s bold reforms are now paying off

The Chinese leader is repressive, bullying, and inadequate