by | Mar 12, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic, which emerged in China in December 2019, shows no signs of abating. As of March 12, the World Health Organization reported 124,518 confirmed cases globally, with 80,980 of these in China, resulting in 4,607 deaths to date…

by | Feb 13, 2020

The coronavirus started quietly enough in a seafood market in Wuhan, China, where a few dozen people fell victim to a mystery pneumonia. Once optimistic that the disease would remain an isolated incident, the international community has watched as over…

by | Nov 28, 2019

Hong Kong’s people used local elections to make their preferences clear. They want to live in a free society. No propaganda and threats from Beijing will change that. Xi Jinping and the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) have decisively lost the…

by | Oct 19, 2019

When a scholar meets soldiers, he should not argue with them, for he surely will lose. — Chinese proverb Recently I was invited by the “China Goes Global” conference in Winter Park, Florida, to give a keynote speech on the U.S.–China…

by | Oct 18, 2019

In 2017, I literally went around the world in 80 days as part of a series I was writing on how the world stacked up against America. Like Phileas Fogg minus the hot air balloon, I visited every continent but…

by | Oct 12, 2019

This past week we’ve seen the lengths to which the Houston Rockets and the National Basketball Association will go to kowtow to the totalitarians calling the shots in still-communist China. Alas, such craven institutional cowardice is nothing new in the…

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