Per Chinese state media reports on Jan. 8, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visited Beijing at the request of Xi Jinping. The reports say
By Joseph Bosco Now that China and the United States are embroiled a trade war, can they avoid a real war? That is the question
Summary: Most commentary on Trump raising the possibility of intervening in the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou is focused on the trade aspect. We
Summary: Xi Jinping “crossed the Rubicon” by backtracking from tough official rhetoric and making personal commitments to President Donald Trump in Argentina. To deliver on
Summary The U.S. and the PRC paused the escalation of the trade conflict at the G20 in Argentina. While Xi Jinping was likely seeking a
By Joseph Bosco When Vice President Mike Pence addressed the recent Asia-Pacific Economic Summit, he criticized China for its myriad violations of international norms. America and the world have
Summary: The CCP is turning to its Red Matrix as part of a “full court press” against President Donald Trump before the G20 in Argentina.
Summary: Xi Jinping and Donald Trump likely find it to be in their interest to hold a summit at the G20 meeting in Buenos Aires.
Summary We wrote in August that the CCP could be gambling that the U.S. midterm election results allow it to “avoid a consequential clash with
Summary Xi Jinping and Wang Qishan gave speeches recently in Shanghai and Singapore respectively. From their speeches, we believe that the CCP may still be
By Joseph Bosco President Donald Trump has not hesitated to tear up international commitments made by his predecessors if he determines they are not in
Heading into the final quarter of 2018, it has become clearer that “strategic competition” between the United States and the People’s Republic of China (PRC)