◎ With nations distracted by the coronavirus, Beijing is vigorously at work consolidating and spreading an even more deadly virus—communist totalitarianism.
◎ If Trump continues to approve his team’s substantive approach in implementing his policy objectives, the free world’s prospects will continue to improve.
◎ The Trump team’s record on security and human rights vis-à-vis China to this point surpasses anything done in prior administrations.
◎ By requiring a constant strengthening of U.S. capabilities, explicitly devoted to the defense of Taiwan, the Taiwan Defense Act would signal clearer U.S. intentions.
◎ It is time for the U.S. to stop holding its tongue on the human rights nightmare in North Korea.
◎ Exposing the CCP’s multifarious human rights depredations evokes shame in decent, honorable Chinese people and necessarily diminishes the regime’s assiduously cultivated image of respectability.
◎ The failure of past U.S. administrations to confront the communist regime for the sake of expected reforms through engagement has only whetted its appetite for further advances against Western interests.
◎ President Trump has assembled and enabled a national security team that is focused on China’s existential threat to America’s core interests and is attuned to engage it on the information and values front.
◎ The communist system is unfit to govern the Chinese people—the first and most aggrieved victims—but only they have the ability and the right to change it.
◎ President Trump has frequently expressed frustration over China’s dishonesty and noncooperation from the start of the coronavirus outbreak.