◎ Ma’s speech is unlikely the driving reason behind Beijing pulling the plug on Ant.
◎ On dealing with China and Russia—America’s two greatest existential challengers—the Trump administration has built a more solid foundation than what it inherited.
◎ The Trump administration has been meeting China’s challenge on a number of fronts. For the second time in six months, President Trump’s deputy national security adviser, Matt Pottinger, has delivered a major speech on China in fluent Mandarin. Both talks targeted the Chinese people to the extent the message made it over Communist China’s Great Firewall. (In …
◎ For Kissinger, there was never the right time or opportunity to promote change in China.
◎ The storm of negative sentiment towards China reflects a trend of shrinking tolerance for the CCP around the world.