Category China

Hong Kong Is Becoming Ground Zero In The New Cold War

Hong Kong Is Becoming Ground Zero in the New Cold War If Hong Kong falls, the long arm of the Chinese Communist Party will expand further. thediplomat.com · by Brian C.H. Fong · May 25, 2020 AdvertisementChina’s decision to introduce a national security law into Hong Kong through the National People’s Congress is like dropping nuclear bomb on the territory. […]

The Retired U.S. Senator And Diplomat Shilling For China’s Propaganda Machine

Excerpts: The media appearances raise the question of why an American citizen with a long and distinguished career in government has gotten cozy with Chinese propagandists. An answer is hinted at in a 2013 comment by Russ Sullivan, a former Democratic staff director for the Senate Finance Committee that Baucus chaired, who at that time […]

Kim Jong-un Moves To Increase North Korea’s Nuclear Strength

David Maxwell Comment: “Internal and external messaging here.  Clearly we interpret this as a message to us. Kim Jong-un has no intention of denuclearizing but instead will continue his blackmail diplomacy – the use of provocations and increased tension to gain political and economic concessions.  He is sending a message to President Trump that he […]

The F-35B Guarantees Allied Naval Dominance Over China

The F-35B Guarantees Allied Naval Dominance Over China Its stealth, long-range sensors and ability to internally carry Raytheon’s AIM-120 AMRAAM air-to-air missile make it the world’s most effective air supremacy fighter, after the F-22. The Joint Strike Missile (JSM), and Lockheed’s Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) provide the F-35B with advanced long-range sea and land […]

North Korea’s Kim, In First Appearance In Weeks, Vows To Bolster Nuclear ‘Deterrence’

Excerpts: North Korea’s pledge to boost its nuclear capabilities coincides with news reports that the United States might conduct its first full-fledged nuclear test since 1992, noted Leif-Eric Easley, who teaches international studies at Ewha Womans University in Seoul. “The intention in Washington for pondering such a move may be to pressure Russia and China […]

Kim Jong Un Has Moved To Kangdong, U.S. Authorities Say

David Maxwell Comment:  “This highlighted excerpt seems like it came out of William Arkin’s book Code Words. Note also the second excerpt and Kim’s likely paranoia.  He must be afraid of US targeting capabilities.  He should know we do have the capability to locate and target him if we choose to.  If we can locate […]

China’s Crackdown On Hong Kong Has Accelerated The Exodus Of Capital Out Of The Former British Colony; “China May Be Making The Same Hubristic Mistake As Tojo’s Japan: Overestimating Its Own Rising Strength; And Underestimating The Resolve Of The Dishevelled And Unruly Democracies.” 

China’s  Crackdown On Hong Kong Has Accelerated The Exodus Of Capital Out Of The Former British Colony; “China May Be Making The Same Hubristic Mistake As Tojo’s Japan: Overestimating Its Own Rising Strength; And Underestimating The Resolve Of The Dishevelled And Unruly Democracies.”    http://www.fortunascorner.com      Back on March 9, 2020, at the onset of […]

Senators To Propose Bill Sanctioning Chinese Officials Over Hong Kong Security Law

Senators to Propose Bill Sanctioning Chinese Officials Over Hong Kong Security Law Legislation also would penalize banks that do business with the entities https://www.wsj.com/articles/senators-to-propose-bill-sanctioning-chinese-officialsover-hong-kong-security-law-11590086826 By Lindsay Wise Updated May 21, 2020 8:46 pm ET WASHINGTON—U.S. senators are introducing a bipartisan bill that would sanction Chinese officials and entities who enforce the new national-security laws in Hong […]

“This Is The End Of Hong Kong;” China Congress Announces Crackdown On Hong Kong With New “National Security” Law, Abandons GDP Target; Move By China Could Plunge Hong Kong Into Trumoil/Civil War; Could Hong Kong Become Belfast?

“This Is The End Of Hong Kong;” China Congress Announces Crackdown On Hong Kong With New “National Security” Law, Abandons GDP Target; Move By China Could Plunge Hong Kong Into Trumoil/Civil War; Could Hong Kong Become Belfast? http://www.fortunascorner.com       Numerous media outlets are reporting this morning that China has demonstrably pulled of the gloves […]

Taiwan President Rejects Beijing Rule; China Says ‘Reunification’ Inevitable

Taiwan president rejects Beijing rule; China says ‘reunification’ inevitable Reuters · by Yimou Lee, Ben Blanchard4 Min Read · May 20, 2020 TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taiwan cannot accept becoming part of China under its “one country, two systems” offer of autonomy , President Tsai Ing-wen said on Wednesday, strongly rejecting China’s sovereignty claims and likely setting the stage […]