Browsing All posts tagged under »U.S. China Relations«

Harris Assails China’s Bid To ‘Coerce,’ ‘Intimidate’ South China Sea Neighbors

August 25, 2021 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ In Singapore on Tuesday, Vice President Kamala Harris scolded China for trying to bully its neighbors in the South China Sea region. The vice president said that China “continues to coerce, to intimidate, and to make claims to the vast majority of the South China Sea.” “Beijing’s actions continue to undermine […]

House Of Representatives Goes Fishing On China

July 2, 2021 by

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By Walter Lohman ~ “If you don’t scare Congress, it goes fishing,” Will Rogers once said. “If you do scare it, it goes crazy.” Regarding China, the humorist’s wisdom is bearing out on both ends of the Capitol. The Senate in June passed the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act, a $200-plus billion (until recently, a […]

China’s Secrecy Affects US

June 28, 2021 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ The COVID-19 pandemic illustrates why a lack of knowledge about China’s problems can become the world’s problems, says Rep. Steve Chabot, regarding one of the world’s most powerful, yet also most secretive and oppressive regimes. “No one fully understands what is happening in China. On the one hand, China seems to […]

Why Biden’s China Strategy Is Destined For Failure

April 16, 2021 by

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By Tim Murtaugh ~ The U.S. relationship with China under the Biden administration is off to a rocky start if the first high-level meeting between the two nations is any indicator. President Joe Biden, who cast himself as someone who would smooth relationships with foreign adversaries, can’t have been happy to see the American delegation embarrassed by the Chinese during […]

US Far Left, Chinese Communist Party Are Ideological Kissing Cousins

April 3, 2021 by

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By Mike Gonzalez ~ Don’t be surprised when China’s leaders talk down to top Biden administration officials, whether at a meeting last month in Alaska or elsewhere, going out of their way to cast the United States as a racist den of inequity. That is, after all, how our elites and educators describe the country […]

Chinese Sanctions On US Officials Are Attempt To Scare The Free World

July 17, 2020 by

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By James Carafano ~ On Monday, the Chinese Communist government slapped sanctions on members of Congress as well as a U.S. ambassador. This action is intended to send the world a message: Fear us. The free world’s response should be to man up. Beijing’s action came after recent U.S. legislation calling for sanctions on Chinese officials over their systematic […]

US Versus China: 5 Smart Ways To Keep Pushing Back

June 7, 2020 by

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By James Carafano ~ Foreign policy doesn’t stop for turmoil here at home. The U.S. can’t afford attention deficit disorder overseas. That is doubly true for meeting the challenge of China, the most consequential test this generation could see in its lifetime. Last Friday, President Donald Trump rolled out a number of punitive measures designed to discourage the increasingly aggressive and threatening Chinese communist regime. The action fully comports with the administration’s […]

How The US Can Continue To Push Back Against Beijing

May 30, 2020 by

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By James Carafano ~ Remember the old public relations maxim: “There’s no such thing as bad publicity”? Try telling that to Beijing. Having loosed a pandemic, China finds itself (quite deservedly) deluged with bad publicity. Yet, oddly, the regime seems to think the best way out of its image nightmare is to make it worse. […]

Pompeo’s Hong Kong Declaration Shows US Will Hold Chinese Communist Party Accountable

May 29, 2020 by

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By Olivia Enos and Mike Gonzalez ~ Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has told Congress that Hong Kong is no longer sufficiently autonomous from the People’s Republic of China, which may mean it will no longer receive different legal treatment from the United States. Pompeo’s statement was simply a reflection of reality. The People’s Republic of China […]

10 Steps America Should Take Now To Respond To The China Challenge

May 1, 2020 by

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By Walter Lohman and James Carafano ~ The growing chorus to “punish” China for how it has handled the COVID-19 crisis is understandable and justifiable. We need to be smart about how we do this, building up American strength even as we hold China accountable. If the challenge of our era is a multidecade great-power […]

3 Actions The US Should Take To Strengthen Its Standing And Hold China Accountable

April 26, 2020 by

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By James Carafano ~ Beijing’s cover-up of the coronavirus outbreak is the scandal of the century. Its unconscionable malfeasance launched a global plague, hobbled the international response, and crashed the world’s economy. Many people were already fed up with how Beijing had bullied, lied, and cheated its way up the global food chain even before […]

The Great US-China Divorce Has Arrived

April 24, 2020 by

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By James Carafano ~ Make no mistake: The global struggle with China is about to go to the next level. Or two. Or three. By triggering a global disease outbreak, the Chinese Communist Party’s reprehensible behavior crossed the last line, leaving other nations no recourse but to push back. Hard. No longer can responsible nations […]

Time To Extricate From China

March 14, 2020 by

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By Peter Murphy ~ The Communist Party that rules the People’s Republic of China is not a friend of the United States. It is an enemy. It is time Americans understood that, starting with the political class, and act accordingly. The coronavirus pandemic, which started in the Wuhan Province of China, should be a wake-up […]

Our National Interest And The South China Sea

September 7, 2019 by

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By Walter Lohman ~ It’s difficult to explain how a country goes about defining its national interests. Sure, we know the policy processes. We know the considerations. Interests in borders, war, and peace are easy to understand. But why are other, more abstract interests, such as American concern for the freedom of navigation in a […]

What China’s New Leadership Cohort Means For The US

November 10, 2017 by

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By Dean Cheng ~ As the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) 19th Party Congress came to a close last month, new members of Chinese leadership emerged on the national stage. This leadership exists in the form of the CCP Central Committee’s Politburo, and in particular, a new Politburo Standing Committee. The seven-member Politburo Standing Committee, which […]

Council Of Foreign Relations Advises President Trump To Appease China

March 13, 2017 by

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By William R. Hawkins ~ Two days after his speech to a joint session of Congress during which he stressed a budget dedicated to national security and public safety, President Donald trump visited Newport News shipyard for a tour of a new aircraft carrier. He told the crowd, “I asked Congress to eliminate the defense […]

Fading U.S. Influence In Asia

February 13, 2017 by

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By Herbert London ~ If one requires any evidence that the United States is a fading power, the recent events in the South China Sea offer ample evidence. Two Chinese fighter jets intercepted U.S. military reconnaissance aircraft and, to add to the humiliation rebuked the Obama administration for any surveillance near China. The incident took […]

The Art Of War

December 2, 2015 by

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By Herbert London ~ In Sun Tzu’s The Art of War present Chinese military strategy in the South China Sea comes into focus. Tzu argued that the best war is one not waged, one in which the cleverest leader wins without fighting. The Chinese declaration over its perimeter zone incorporates a number of islands claimed […]

Worrying About China

December 19, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ If there is one thing various experts and pundits like to do most it is to worry about all manner of speculative threats. I can recall when much of their focus was on the Soviet Union until 1991 when it collapsed along with the decline in the cost of oil. The […]