At Davos, President Xi thrilled the world's economic elites by warning against protectionism and extolling free trade. But economists and Asia experts say China's vision of globalization differs sharply from America's.
Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson's testimony diverges substantially from Trump's positions on several key issues. Will he have the autonomy to pursue his views, or will he be marginalized, as Colin Powell was under George W. Bush?
Senators are beginning to see more nuance in Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson's relationship with Russia. But many are not convinced he knows the difference between business deals and diplomacy.
America and the West are withdrawing from being world policemen, and a new breed of global strongman is trying to take advantage. But many of the countries now rising to prominence share America's core values.