An Uneasy Echo Between ‘Post-Insurrection’ America and the Political ‘Rectifications’ of Communist China
◎ There are uncanny parallels between what has happened post-Jan. 6 in America and the CCP political campaigns of yesteryears.
◎ Presenting our China 2020 outlook.
◎ Messaging from China and the U.S. suggest that both sides want to make the deal happen.
◎ If Xiang Xin is indeed a PRC military intelligence officer, then the implications of his being held in custody in Taiwan are potentially far-reaching and disastrous for the CCP regime.
◎ Wang Liqiang’s exposing of the CCP’s plans to interfere in the 2020 Taiwan presidential election will likely have a huge impact on the election.
◎ The external and domestic risks facing the CCP and Xi Jinping are coming to a head.
◎ The CCP, the Hong Kong government, and the Hong Kong police are “pouring oil on fire” by ramping up violent tactics and disinformation operations to suppress the Hong Kong anti-extradition bill protests.
◎ The outcome of the Fourth Plenum suggests that it unfolded as we previously analyzed.
◎ Secretary Pompeo’s speech affirms several trends in U.S. policy toward the PRC which we have identified since July 2018.
Politics Watch: Signs of Political Compromise and Crisis Surface as the PRC Marks its 70th Anniversary
◎ Why did Xi Jinping honor both Mao Zedong and a prominent Mao critic as part of the PRC’s 70th anniversary celebrations? We examine this and other signs.