Responsible Statecraft takes a look at the three options being advanced by various Western politicians regarding a potential boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics and finds all of them lacking. The brutal reality is that embracing an Olympic boycott in some form might give U.S. political leaders and human rights organizations satisfaction, but nothing the … Continue reading Responsible Statecraft: No form of Beijing Olympics boycott will work
The Diplomat takes the irresponsible tack of envisioning a Chinese invasion of Taiwan. Taiwan is a rugged, heavily urbanized nation of 23.6 million people. The country of Taiwan (also known as the Republic of China) is made up of over 100 islands, most too tiny to see on the map. Many of Taiwan’s outer islands … Continue reading The Diplomat envisions a Chinese invasion of Taiwan
China Daily has the details. The trade union of the City University of New York, the largest urban university in the United States, adopted a resolution opposing the government's "belligerence" toward China and calling on other labor bodies to build a movement against a Cold War with China.
Beware the silent actor For he does without words But be more aware of the unseen actor For you never see him coming You never know who he is You never know what he's capable of doing