Geopolitics Watch: The CCP Turns Global Attention Away From Strengthening US-Taiwan Ties with Hong Kong Arrests
◎ The following analysis was first published in the Aug. 13 edition of our subscriber-only SinoWeekly Plus newsletter. Subscribe to SinoInsider to view past analyses in our newsletter archive.
◎ Critics say that the Trump administration has no China strategy. An appraisal of the Trump administration’s China moves since 2017 reveals the exact opposite.
◎ Sanctioning high-level PRC officials is a part of what appears to be a U.S. strategy to either contain or even “roll back” the Communist Party’s global influence.
◎ The current Sino-U.S. conflict is not just a trade war or a tech war, but a critical battle of ideology, value systems, and morality.
◎ The following analysis was first published in the July 16 edition of our subscriber-only SinoWeekly Plus newsletter. Subscribe to SinoInsider to view past analyses in our newsletter archive.
◎ Countries must bear in mind that the Communist Party does not equate to the Chinese nation.
◎ Both the PRC and the U.S. likely recognized at the Hawaii meeting that there is no off-ramp from the “new cold war.”
◎ There is great strategic value in taking the CCP to task over religious freedom.
◎ We expect to see many of the forecasts made in our China 2020 outlook to be verified over the second half of the year.