◎ Trump should demonstrate the same vision of the national interest with China as he has displayed on Iran.
◎ The threats to global security go beyond those from the major “revisionist” powers.
◎ Washington’s view of its security partnership with Taiwan has evolved.
◎ President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are back to square one.
◎ The United States Congress has been determined not to remain on the moral sidelines as the Chinese Communist Party wields its dictatorial powers against the populations subject to its rule.
◎ What distinguishes the Trump administration from its predecessors is the recognition that decades of U.S. engagement with China have utterly failed.
◎ The course of action Trump chooses will have broad implications for the future of U.S.-China relations, and for the security and confidence of Taiwan.
◎ Whatever else happens in and to his presidency, a historic positive legacy awaits Trump if he re-grasps the opportunity he alone created.
◎ Trump’s demands for structural economic change in China, if actually implemented by Beijing, could finally bring accompanying political reforms.
◎ The Trump administration should exploit communist China’s greatest vulnerability.