by | Jun 18, 2019

Where do the Hong Kong Chinese get these notions: such as that the right to a fair trial is rock-bottom basic to every democratic concept of justice? And the notion that freedom of speech underpins the whole, so to speak, democratic shooting…

by | Jun 4, 2019

On this day in 1989, the Chinese People’s Liberation Army opened fire on civilians throughout the Chinese capital of Beijing, killing hundreds of students and activists who had assembled to protest for democracy and reforms of China’s authoritarian government and…

by | May 16, 2019

A top Trump official made a comment that has rattled our politically correct elites and foreign-policy establishment. The Chinese, in turn, are trying to turn it into a handy propaganda tool. The controversy stems from an interview given on the…

by | Mar 15, 2019

It’s been said that those who do not study history are doomed to repeat it. We might want to add to that cliché that sometimes, when it repeats, shoes can be on other feet and tables can be turned. In…

by | Mar 6, 2019

Reports indicate that China and the United States are close to ending their trade war, and it would appear this battle will result in no long-term winners. Bloomberg reported that the tariffs imposed by President Trump could be lifted if…

by | Feb 26, 2019

Critics call President Trump a diplomatic wrecking ball, while his supporters admiringly watch as he takes on foreign policy challenges that previous presidents chose to ignore or left to diplomatic “experts.” Who’s right? This week the rubber meets the road….

by | Jan 15, 2019

As reports out of China indicate economic turmoil, a top American trade adviser says the U.S. should press on with additional tariffs to get meaningful concessions from that country. The New York Times reports that U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer…

by | Nov 29, 2018

If someone stole $100 from your wallet every month for 15 years, what would you do when you caught him? You would not say, “Stop stealing.” You would call the police and demand repayment. President Donald J. Trump should tell Chinese…

by | Nov 20, 2018

As indications arise that President Trump may be softening on his tariff stance with China, former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan called his duty policies “insane.” While at an event at New York University last Wednesday, Bloomberg reported, Greenspan fielded…

by | Nov 7, 2018

President Trump said his aides are drafting ideas for an agreement with China that could end or at least help alleviate the trade war brewing between the two countries. “We’ll make a deal with China, and I think it will…

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