◎ Xi Jinping and Donald Trump likely find it to be in their interest to hold a summit at the G20 meeting in Buenos Aires.
◎ China’s statement suggests a stalemate in the trade talks.
◎ Wu Xiaohui was a “white glove” for many Party elites.
◎ The Trump administration appears to be maneuvering the CCP into a position where it has to liberalize China to ensure regime survivability.
◎ The U.S. is both winning the trade war with China and weakening the CCP regime.
◎ With the Sino-U.S. trade talks concluded, North Korea could quietly revert to a more agreeable tone.
◎ North Korea’s “shock” move is hardly surprising.
◎ Trump’s ZTE tweet suggests that our read of America and China making good progress in trade talks is correct.