◎ 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. The existential threat to the United States from the People’s Republic of China will be the most serious
◎ 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 Trump administration has taken the next step in responding to Communist China’s assault against the people of Hong Kong and their democratic aspirations.
◎ Pompeo called on free nations to join the United States—and the Chinese people—in changing the behavior of the ruling communist regime.
◎ The Nimitz and Ronald Reagan strike groups are on station in the South China Sea carrying out Freedom of Navigation Operations.
◎ 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.