Zhang Zhan, Vaclav Havel, and ‘picking quarrels’

This week, the Chinese citizen journalist Zhang Zhan was sentenced to four years in prison after having been detained in May on charges of “picking quarrels and provoking trouble.” Zhang’s crime: being one of the ....

Continue reading

The Trump administration’s fake China trade policy

Did you notice the deadline for protecting Americans from TikTok passed again? Sorry, the deadlines passed. They join multiple fake Huawei deadlines, fake implementation of export controls, fake phase 1 export quotas, fake supply chain shifts ....

Continue reading

A powerful conversation on standing against tyranny

Periods of expansive tyranny have a tendency to bring out the worst elements of societies, but also the best: heroic personages whose struggle against authoritarianism nourishes the fight for freedom around the world, and for ....

Continue reading

Making a China executive order meaningful

There’s some fuss over last-second Trump administration executive orders disrupting US-China relations in ways the Biden administration can’t unwind. For better or worse, this is generally overstated. With no time to implement the orders, they’ll ....

Continue reading

We should close the revolving door between government service and our rivals’ companies

A group of British MPs wants to restrict the opportunities for former politicians and senior officials to work for foreign companies. The idea sounds terribly protectionist, but it is necessary if liberal democracies including the ....

Continue reading

China’s exploitation of academic freedom in the US

According to Sun Tzu, “the supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.” China’s campaign to gain non-military advantage internationally has been relentless, and it benefits from the opportunities that open societies provide ....

Continue reading

7 important updates in the Department of Defense’s 2020 China Military Power Report

The Pentagon has just released the 2020 China Military Power Report, one of the leading sources of reliable information on China’s military. This year’s version marks the 20th anniversary of the report and provides a ....

Continue reading
Social Media Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com