◎ On dealing with China and Russia—America’s two greatest existential challengers—the Trump administration has built a more solid foundation than what it inherited.
◎ The Trump administration has been meeting China’s challenge on a number of fronts.
◎ For Kissinger, there was never the right time or opportunity to promote change in China.
◎ The existential threat to the United States from the People’s Republic of China will be the most serious foreign policy challenge confronting Donald Trump, Joe Biden, Mike Pence, and Kamala Harris.
◎ China is conducting its most serious military escalation against Taiwan since it fired missiles across the Taiwan Strait in 1996.
◎ The Trump administration has greatly intensified America’s pushback against China’s expansionism in the South China Sea.
◎ As during the Cold War, the most powerful liberating instrument the free world can provide to the Chinese people is the truth.
◎ China’s increasingly aggressive behavior is motivating America’s allies, friends and security partners to cast a wary eye toward China and grasp the revived advantages of collective security led by the United States.
◎ The fact that Biden’s position on Communist China and Taiwan remains a matter of conjecture at this point in his 50-year government career is concerning.
◎ The Trump administration has taken the next step in responding to Communist China’s assault against the people of Hong Kong and their democratic aspirations.