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China Watch
by | Jan 22, 2023

In an important article in the current Washington Quarterly, Evan Braden Montgomery and Toshi Yoshihara of the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA) explore the foreign policy implications of what they describe as China’s “significant quantitative and qualitative nuclear…

by | Jan 18, 2023

Communist China’s guiding ideology, epitomized first by “Mao Zedong Thought,” and now by “Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era,” has always been predicated on the notion of unceasing struggle. “Marxism,” Chairman Mao maintained, “can…

by | Jan 15, 2023

A few days ago, a story in the Diplomat provided the United States and the West with another glimpse at what a China-centric world would look like. Zhanargul Zhumatai is a 47-year-old Kazakh artist and former radio and television editor who…

by | Jan 9, 2023

This year, 2023, is the Chinese Year of the Rabbit, and China is sending a cute one to us. The former Chinese ambassador to the United States, Qin Gang, has been promoted to the position of China’s foreign minister, and,…

by | Dec 26, 2022

Just one day after China sent 71 warplanes and seven warships toward Taiwan, the National Interest published a propaganda piece by China’s ambassador to the United States, Qin Gang, that pledged “mutual respect, peaceful coexistence, and win-win cooperation.” At least 47…

by | Dec 12, 2022

I It is the morning of July 1, 1958, and a bleary-eyed Chairman Mao Zedong is rising from his double bed, having passed a restless night in his official residence at the Zhongnanhai’s Library of Chrysanthemum Fragrance. The 64-year-old Great…

by | Dec 11, 2022

According to Bill Gertz of the Washington Times, the outgoing head of the U.S. Strategic Command has notified Congress that China has surpassed the United States in a key area of nuclear weapons competition. The notification, writes Gertz, who is…

by | Dec 6, 2022

The subtitle of John Delury’s Agents of Subversion suggests that the book has two main themes: the fate of CIA operative John Downey, who was captured and held captive for decades after his plane was shot down over Manchuria during…

by | Dec 5, 2022

Steven Mosher, author of Bully of Asia — a book that contends that the Chinese Communist Party under President Xi Jinping seeks to “continuously expand its power to achieve [global] hegemony” — recently reached out to four of his friends…

by | Dec 4, 2022

It’s been only a month since China’s Xi Jinping strode forth as a master of the universe. He had vanquished his enemies and secured a third term as Chinese Communist Party (CCP) secretary general. The 69-year-old likely was set to…

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