The Jan. 11 election outcome will have a profound effect on foreign policy strategies and relationships between Washington, Beijing, and Taipei throughout 2020 and beyond.
For some leftists, criticizing America matters more than supporting democracy. But support for Hong Kong protesters is easily a bipartisan issue.
The first shots of Chinese colonialism are evident as we head to the third decade of this century. One would be foolish not to take note of this historically significant development — and study its actual character.
What was revelatory in Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s remarks was his forthright recognition of the nature of the Chinese Communist Party and its ambitions.
When DreamWorks refused to cut a Chinese propaganda scene from a new movie, Vietnam and Malaysia decided to boycott the film. American consumers should boycott too.
As communist China turns 70, an inevitable question is how long it will last. All we know for sure is that ‘those who forget history are condemned to repeat it.’
On Wednesday morning, Hong Kong Chief Carrie Lam announced a formal withdrawal of the extradition bill that prompted more than three months of protests for freedom.
While we hoped freer trade with the West would lead China toward liberal democracy, the result has been an increasingly oppressive government.
Among the 132 villages that make up the Uttarkashi district in India, 216 children were born in the last three months. Not one of them was a baby girl.
China’s state-run media hid the Hong Kong anti-extradition protests until things turned violent, a ploy eerily reminiscent of the infamous 1989 protests.
Unrelated to the Hong Kong protests, citizens in Yangluo, China, are now protesting against horrific environmental conditions and government negligence.
What’s more impressive than 2 million people walking through Hong Kong demanding freedom? The fact that all protests have remained peaceful, even as police attack.
The maturity and dignity that Hong Kongers are demonstrating while protesting, and their devotion to political freedom, powerfully rebuts Beijing’s assertion that democracy is incompatible with Chinese people and culture.
Hong Kong has been, until now, one of the freest places in Asia. A new extradition bill, only the latest in Beijing’s demands, threatens that status.
Instead of idealism, ensuring stability and order, regardless of who provides it, should be the key American aim in South Asia.
President Trump should lead Kim Jong Un to committing to an action plan and realistic goals while refraining from showering him with needless and unearned praise.
To the many critics who accuse President Trump of tearing down the international order, even requesting more money from allies is wrong. But South Korea should pay substantively more.
China has enough bargaining chips to cement its spot as export king of the developing world. Trump must be strategic in trade negotiations with Xi Jinping.
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