Biden Slips Further Back to Failed China Policies
Biden has edged back to the accommodation policies of the Clinton and Obama administrations.
Trump Must Rely on Human Rights Issue Against North Korea
◎ The Trump administration should continue to emphasize that North Korea’s nuclear program ultimately does not ensure regime survival but regime demise.
None Too Soon, US Readies to Combat Beijing’s South China Sea Aggression
◎ As tensions rise in this new quasi-cold war period, the Coast Guard is edging closer to a continuing wartime relationship with the Navy.
On China and North Korea, Let Trump be Trump
◎ U.S. national security would benefit from Trump’s return to the core principles that guided his original instincts toward China and North Korea.
Save the Taiwan Relations Act, but Scrap Ambiguity: Defend Taiwan
◎ The China threat toward Taiwan has to be confronted at some point.
Trump Owes His ‘Friend’ Xi a Tough-love Message
◎ If Trump and Xi can make the tough decisions, they can avoid military confrontation that hardliners on both sides see as inevitable and even necessary.
It’s Time for China to Become a Normal Country
◎ Moral, political and diplomatic pressure on human rights will go a long way toward encouraging the emergence of the normal China the world and the Chinese people long have been promised.
Time for a Trump-Tsai Conversation: The Two Presidents Have Much to Discuss
◎ Given significant developments across the Taiwan Strait over the ensuing two years, it is time for a more substantive conversation between the two democratic presidents.
Hanoi Summit Failure? Not Quite — Kim Now Owes Trump Big Time
◎ How did the failure to secure a declaration of all North Korea’s nuclear and missile capabilities, let alone a specific commitment to destroy them, somehow move the ball forward?
A ‘5 Percent Monthly’ Plan to Denuclearize, Develop North Korea
◎ A proposed schedule of nuclear and missile dismantling would be part of a good-faith showing by Kim.