Opinion Headlines

  1. China – “Big Banks Kowtow to Beijing” 6-23-14
  2. China  “Economists Question Beijing’s Stimulus Habit” 7-17-2014
  3. China  “Xi Jinping and Mao’s Playbook”  [… doesn’t signal a new Communist Party]  7-10-14
  4. China “China’s Arrival Complicates U.S. – Led Drills”  [training with rivals in Pacific] 7-17-2014
  5. China Plays the South Korea Card [President Xi’s trip to Seoul…to isolate Japan..]   7-11-14
  6. China Tests U.S. Military Ties.  Beijing Seeks More Access to Aircraft Carriers…  7-22-14
  7. China.  “Beijing  vs. Foreign Capitalist Roaders.”  [China uses antitrust as an instrument …] 8-15-14
  8. China.  Buyers and Brands Beware in China. [The … realities behind the latest tainted food …] 7-25-14
  9. China. “Beijing Gets Ugly in Hong Kong”  [Agents raid a… supporter of local democracy.] 8-29-14
  10. China’s Reckless Military.  [Beijing is testing the U.S. resolve to remain a Pacific power.] 8-28-14
  11. China-U.S. trade.  “A Win-Win Possibility for China-U.S. Trade” [Bilateral investment treaty talks…]  7-1-14
  12. China. Book review by Jeffrey Wasserstrom of “The Gang of Seven” by Kerry Brown 9-12-14
  13. Chinese Puzzle:  Reform or Growth? [Wall Street Journal,  Page A1, 9-16-14]
  14.  China’s Unhappy Rich. [So why are the country’s elites running for the exits?] 9-17-14
  15. China. “Alibaba’s Political Risk.” [The IPO is a business triumph, but Beijin’s blessing can be fleeting.] . 9-19-14
  16. China Invites More Uighur Unrest. 9-24-14
  17. China. “Chicago Teaches Beijing a Lesson.” By L. Gordon Crovitz. […Beijing’s propaganda presence on campuses.] 9-29-14
  18. China. Hong Kong’s Democratic Awakening. [The government cracks down on peaceful student protesters.]   9-29-14
  19. China. “Heading Off a Tiananmen Massacre in Hong Kong.” By Yang Jianli and Hu Jia. [Tear gas and pepper spray hint at worse to come. The White House must issue a clear warning to Beijing.] 9-30-14
  20. China. Hong Kong. What’s at Stake in Hong Kong. [It’s people want democracy as a defense against Beijing’s values.]   10-2-2014
  21. China. “Hong Kong’s Billionaire Democrat.” [Jimmy Lai] By Hugo Restall. [Despite threats and smears from Beijing, the media owner talks about his support for student protesters and why they might succeed.]   10-4-14
  22. China. “Keep Hong Kong’s Window Open.” By L. Gordon Crovitz. [Journalists covering the protests include some who have been expelled from China amid crackdowns.]   10-6-14
  23. China. “Choosing Time in Hong Kong.” [A violent crackdown will show the ugly face of Communist rule.]   10-6-14
  24. Hong Kong Pops the China Bubble. By Bret Stephens. [The protesters know that what’s hailed in the West as ‘the China dream’ is a hoax.]   10-7-14
  25. China. “The Unfinished Business of zero Hour in Hong Kong.” By David Feith. [Atj 4 a.m. no police had massed, and protesters were asleep. The end isn’t in sight, but life here has changed.]   10-8-2014
  26. China. “Lax U.S. Policy on Taiwan Invites a Face-Off With China.” By Paul Wolfowitz. [The re-emergence of cross-Strait tensions would threaten stability in East Asia in a fundamental way.] 10-10-14
  27. China. “The Number That Explains Hong Kong’s Upheaval.” By David Feith. [Off-color and packed with meaning, ‘689’ is a guide to the city’s present and future.] 10-14-14
  28. China. “Global Markets Catch the Chinese Flu.” By Ruchir Sharma. [The ill effects of Beijing’s borrowing and spending binge are rippling through the world economy.” 10-17-14
  29. China. Beijing’s Hong Kong Disinformation. By L. Gordon Crovitz. [Declassified records shop China always opposed democracy, even when Hong Kong was a colony.] 10-27-14
  30. China. “Chow Yun-Fat Beats Jackie Chan.” [Hong Kong issues…] 10-30-14
  31. China’s ‘Marshall Plan.” [Xi Jinping bids to take leadership away from the U.S.] 11-12-14.
  32. Immigration. “Obama’s Immigration Temptation.” [His executive order would make durable reform harder to pass.]   11-12-14
  33. China. “The Generations Meet to Fight for Democracy in Hong Kong.” By David Feith. [The men behind the biggest movement for Chinese self-government in 25 years.] 12-6-14
  34. China. “The U.S. Needs a Free-Trade Deal With China.” By Maurice R. Greenberg [The benefits? How about an extra $400 billion in American exports each year, and $100 billion in national income.]
  35. China. LTE. “China Trade Should Be Free-Market.” 12-29-14
  36. China. “Facebook and Beijing.” [Zuckerberg’s dilemma in dealing with Communist censors.] 1-2-15
  37. China. “The Chinese Empire’s Burning Peripheries.” By David Feith. [Crackdowns in Hong Kong and Xinjiang threaten Taiwan – and regional peace.] 1-8-15
  38. China. “Firebombing Hong Kong Democrats.” [Attacks on Jimmy Lai highlight the erosion of press freedom.] Jihadists. “French Disconnection.” [What the Paris no-show says about the Obama Administration.] 1-13-15
  39. China. “Fretting About the Yuan.” [Beijing again deserves credit for keeping its currency steady.] 2-24-15
  40. China. “ Panda Hugger Turned Slugger.” Book review by Howard W. French of “The Hundred-Year Marathon” by Michael Pillsbury. [Roe years, Pillsbury’s view fit the Washington consensus: China, with the help of the U.S., would become a peaceful power. No longer.] 2-27-15
  41. China. “Hong Kong Separation Anxiety.” [Beijing assails student democrats as revolutionaries.] 3-14-15
  42. China. LTE. “China May Be Heading for a Big Crackup, or Maybe Not.” By John Huntsman Jr. etal. 3-14-15
  43. China. “China Trounces U.S. ‘Smart Power.’ [A case study in declining American influence.] 3-21-15
  44. China. “China’s Best Bet: Doubling Down on Reform, Not Stimulus.” By Henry M. Paulson Jr. [Slowing growth isn’t a sign of disaster, but it also can’t be cured by pumping money. What’s needed is freedom.] 4-14-15
  45. China. Book review, “Eastern Approaches,” by Jeffrey Wasserstrom. “Dealing with China.” By Henry M. Paulson Jr. (Twelve, 427 pp, $32.00) [The author uses careful language that will not bother the Chinese censors unduly when they prepare the mainland edition of this book.] 4-20-15
  46. China. “Kaiser Xi’s Navy.” [China’s new military strategy is to push the U.S. out of East Asia.] 5-30-15
  47. China. “Poseidon Over the China Sea.” [The U.S. is right to resist China’s new territorial claims.] 5-23-15
  48. China. “How America Can Balance China’s Rising Power in Asia.” By Stephen Peter Rosen. [Beijing’s neighbors need about 25 years to catch up. The U.S. security umbrella will be crucial in the interim.] 6-2-15
  49. China. “The Chinese Have Your Numbers.” [The U.S. government gives up personal data secrets with barely a fight.] 6-8-15.
  50. China. “Comrade Xi’s Purge.” [“…The Zhou purge reveals how little rule of law there still is in China, and why this rising military power unconstrained by institutional checks and balances is such a potential threat to world order.”] 6-12-15
  51. China. “Blessed by Alibaba, Cursed by Beijing.” By L. Gordon Crovitz. [“…news broke about Chinese cyberattacks against the U.S. government so outrageous they demand harsh retribution…”] [A giant online market for American goods. A huge cyber raid on U.S. government files.] 6-15-15
  52. China. LTE. “Rethinking Relations With a China Not in Our Image.” 6-20-15
  53. China. ‘U.S. – Dialogue Pays Dividends.” By Wang Yang. [Chinese companies’ direct U.S. investment since 2009 has increased fivefold, adding more than 80,000 jobs.] 6-22-15
  54. China. “Obama’s Cyber Meltdown.” [The Chinese attack on federal personnel files keeps getting worse.] 6-24-15
  55. China. “China’s Debt Bomb.” [“…China remains a developing economy…”] 6-29-15
  56. China. “As The Dalai Lama Turns 80, Tibet Still Suffers.” By Richard Gere and Nancy Pelosi. [The exiled leader teaches harmony, but China tries to banish his influence.] 7-6-15
  57. China. “China’s Stock Plunge Is Scarier Than Greece.” By Ruchir Sharma. [There are four basic signs of a bubble, and the Chinese stock market is on the extreme end of al four.] 7-8-15
  58. China. “Lessons of China’s Crash.” [Attempts to put a floor under prices are adding to the market panic.] 7-9-15
  59. China. Bookreview by David Feith. “They’re Just Not That Into Us.” “The China Challenge” by Thomas J. Christensen.” [China has plenty of strategic reasons to spurn liberal norms. Espionage and cybertheft are much cheaper than innovation.] 7-24-15
  60. China. “Beijing’s Crash Lessons.” [“With an unfortunate assist from government intervention, the Chinese stock-market crash in now in its fourth week…] 7-28-15
  61. China. “China’s Market-Intervention Folly.” By Burton G. Malkiel. [A retreat from economic reform is the prime obstacle to continued Chinese progress.] .] 7-28-15
  62. China. “Why China Will Still Reach Its Target Growth Rate.” By Mark A. DeWeaver. [The stock market crash won’t stop Beijing from shoveling trillions into wasteful local projects.] 7-31-15
  63. China. “What’s Chinese for TARP?” [An estimate that Beijing spent 10% of GDP to prop up stocks.] 8-7-15
  64. China. “China Wants to Dig the Nicaragua Canal.” By Mary Anastasia O’Grady. [The economics don’t add up, but the project serves both governments’ larger interests.] 8-10-15
  65. China. “China’s Devaluation Gambit.” [A move to liberalize currency controls, or a panicky bid to lift exports?] 9-12-15
  66. China. “China Declares Currency Independence.” By David Malpass. [Yuan devaluation is part of a shift away from the dollar bloc that has dominated Asia since World War II.] 8-15-15
  67. China. LTE. “U.S. Closer to China Than We Think.” 8-17-15
  68. China. “A Global Recession May Be Brewing in China.” By Ruchir Sharma. [Beijing’s desperate attempts to hit its arbitrary 7% growth target are having world-wide repercussions.] 8-17-15
  69. China. “China’s Economic Stress Test.” [Capital outflows are making it harder to sustain rapid growth.] 8-25-15
  70. China. “How My Presidency Would Deal With China.” By Marco Rubio. [Approaching Beijing on the basis of strength and example, not weakness and appeasement.] 8-28-15
  71. China. “The Usual Chinese Suspects.” [Buying shares didn’t work, so Beijing tries mass arrests.] 9-1-15
  72. China. “Beijing’s Martial Display” [China puts on a show of military power and nationalism.] 9-5-15
  73. China. LTE. “U.S. and China Must Work Out a Peaceful Cohabitation.”   9-5-15
  74. China. “Why Obama Won’t Stay at the Waldorf.” By L. Gordon Crovitz. [Avoiding the Chinese owned hotel because of security concerns. Well, it’s a start.] 9-21-15
  75. China. “Welcome, President Xi.” By Jeffrey Herbst. [This week our building will showcase China’s growing crackdown on religion, the press and human rights.] 9-21-15
  76. China. “Xi’s Tech Battle in Seattle.” [Beijing is squeezing U.S. firms to turn over their intellectual property.] 9-22-15
  77. China. “China Must Stick to the Path of Economic Reform.” By Jacob J. Lew. [President Xi Jinping’s visit to the U.S. this week is the right time to reaffirm his country’s commitments.] 9-22-15
  78. China. America. “America for One Day.” By Bret Stephens. [What China’s beleaguered president could learn from his visit to the U.S.] 9-22-15
  79. China. “Beijing’s New World Order.” [China’s aggression requires a more forceful American response.] 9-25-15
  80. China. “The Obama-Xi Cyber Mirage.” [A digital arms deal that is full of promises but no enforcement.] 9-28-15
  81. China. LTE. Beware of Those Chinese ‘Great Leaps’ in Science.” 10-3-15
  82. China. “A 12-Mile South China Sea Test.” [The U.S. should begin joint patrols to challenge false Chinese claims.] 10-10-12
  83. China. “What Lies in the South China Sea.” By David Feith. [China’s claims rely on historical fiction and face an imminent challenge from the U.S. Navy.] 10-15-15
  84. China. “China’s New Two-Child Policy and the Fatal Conceit.” By Nicholas Eberstadt. [Even facing decline, the Communist Party enforces police-state birth control.] 10-30-15
  85. China. “The Graying of China.” [Facing a demographic crisis, Beijing abandons its one-child policy.] 10-30-15
  86. China. “China Censors Your Internet.” By L. Gordon Crovitz. [Beijing thinks Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’ is code for Tiananmen Square and must be blocked.]   11-2-15
  87. China. “China’s ‘Soft’ Power Exposed. By L. Gordon Crovitz. [More than a dozen U.S. radio stations turn out to be Beijing mouthpieces.] 11-9-15
  88. China. “Ending China’s Currency Manipulation.” By Donald J. Trump. [China’s de facto tariff on imported goods has cost the U.S. billions of dollars and millions of jobs.] 11-10-15
  89. China. LTE. “Now May Be a Bad Time for Convertible Yuan.” 11-13-15
  90. China. LTE. “Future of Taiwan and the People’s Republic.” 11-20-15
  91. China. “The Yuan and Chinese Reform.” [A freely traded currency would make the economy more competitive.] 12-1-15
  92. China. “China’s Climate Calculation.” [It uses the Paris talks to get credit for what it would do anyway.] 12-8-15
  93. China. “Alibaba Bets Big on Hong Kong.” By L. Gordon Crovitz. [Buying the newspaper is one thing, staying free of Beijing’s influence another.] 12-14-15
  94. China. “Beijing Frees a Lawyer.” [A sign that foreign pressure can help political prisoners.] 12-23-15
  95. China. “China’s Man-Made Disasters.” [Only democratic accountability can reduce the death toll.] 12-31-15
  96. China. “The China Panic.” [Policy disarray is leading to fears of a deeper economic slide.] 1-8-16
  97. China. “The Myths of China’s Currency Manipulation.” By Matthew J. Slaughter. [Movements in the yuan’s nominal exchange rate do not affect long-term trade flows or jobs in the U.S.] 1-9-16
  98. China. “China Disappears Information.” By L. Gordon Crovitz. [There is a connection between Beijing’s repression and last week’s market shocks.] 1-11-16
  99. China. “Xi Jinping, Supply-Sider?” [The debate about how to revive China’s slowing economy.] 1-12-16
  100. China. “Beijing’s Overseas Kidnapping.” [A bookseller taken in Thailand ‘confesses’ on Chinese state television.] 1-19-16
  101. China. “Countering China: Back to the Philippines. By Daniel . Katz.   [“…Re-establishing fighter forces in the Philippines would be a good start.] 1-20-16
  102. China. “Hope for Chinese Stocks.” [Letting Prices find a natural bottom may be a sign of coming reform.] 1-27-16
  103. China. “China’s Economic Hinge Point.” By Andy Kessler. [Look beyond the unsettling news out of Beijing lately and behold the stirring of the Chinese consumer.] 2-2-16
  104. China. “China’s New Crackdown on Christians.” By Jillian Kay Melchior. [Xi Jinping attacks the ‘patriotic’ church that has long co-existed with the government.] 2-5-16
  105. China. “China’s Overseas Abductions.” [Beijing’s message to critics: Our agents will snatch you anywhere.] 2-5-16
  106. China. “China’s North Korean Backfire.” [Seoul deploys new U.S. defenses as Beijing won’t stop its client.] 2-8-16
  107. China. “China’s Biotech Play.” [The deal for Syngenta could help Beijing’s IP protections.] 2-12-16
  108. China. “A Prosperous China Benefits the World.” By Cui Tiankai. [My country is working to improve growth. Accusations of currency manipulation are false.] 2-17-16
  109. China. “Outsourced to North Korea.”   [How a foreign supply chain went through China to Pyongyang.] 2-23-16
  110. China. “A China Sanctions Warning.” [“After a four-year investigation, the U.S. has decided to sanction Chinese telecom giant ZTE for trade violations with Iran…] 3-9-16
  111. China. “China’s Looming Currency Crisis.” By Anne Stevenson-Yang and Kevin Dougherty. [Mass capital outflows continue despite Beijing’s efforts to boost the economy.] 3-16-16
  112. China. LTE. “China’s Land-Ownership Law Makes Trouble.” 3-18-16
  113. China. “The Trump-Sanders China Syndrome.” By Benn Stell and Emma Smith. [The charge of currency manipulation was always off-base, but now it’s starting to look ludicrous.] .] 3-30-16
  114. China. “A Hong Kong Judge’s Warning.” [China is reneging on another promise: an independent judiciary.] 4-22-16
  115. China. “Harry Wu’s Legacy.” [A former political prisoner exposed the abuses of China’s gulag.] 5-1-16
  116. China. “Xi Jinping’s Politics in Command.” [China’s leader wants absolute control over information.] 5-7-16
  117. China. “Obama Front-Runs Trump on China.” [The new 522% steel tariff will hurt U.S. companies. Worse may be coming.] 5-20-16
  118. China. “China’s Taiwan Squeeze.” [Beijing is already trying to pressure the island’s new president.] 5-23-16
  119. China. LTE.   “U.S. Continues Its Support For Democratic Taiwan.” 5-26-16
  120. China. “Impasse in Shangri-La.”  [China vows to ignore a verdict against its South China Sea land grabs.]  6-7-16
  121. China. “China’s ‘Unsafe Intercept.’”  [Beijing welcomes US officials with a reckless military act.]  6-9-16
  122. China. “Kidnapped by China.”  [A bookseller describes eight months in Beijing’s illegal custody.] 6-18-16
  123. China. “Beijing bits Apple.”  [China increases its harassment of the U.S. tech giant.] 6-20-16
  124. China. LTE.  “Don’t Blame Cheating on Chinese Culture.”  6-24-16
  125. China. “Mergers and Suspicions: China in the U.S.”  by Hernan Cristerna.  6-27-16
  126. China. “The Xi Jinping Ascendancy.”  [A winner -takes -all political struggle continues in China.]  7-6-16
  127. China. “South China Sea Verdict.”  [A U.N. ruling means nothing if free nations won’t enforce it.]  7-13-16
  128. China. “The Year China Inc. Bet Big on the U.S.”  by Derek Scissors. 7-15-16
  129. China. “Why China Hacks.”  By L. Gordon Crovitz.  [Now we can see how Beijing wants to use the information it has been swiping.]  7-18-16
  130. China. LTE.  “The South China Sea Verdict Ignores Taiwan.”  7-23-16
  131. China. “Uber’s China Exit.”  [Another U.S. Tech innovator bows to Beijing’s nationalism.]  8-2-2016
  132. China. “A Pacific Admiral Takes China’s Measure.”  (The Weekend Interview with Adm. Harry Harris by David Feith) [The U.S. can show support for the U.N.’s ruling on the South china Sea by ‘flying, sailing and operating everywhere international law allows.’]  8-6-16
  133. China. LTE.  “The Problem Isn’t China, It’s U.S. Multinationals.”  8-18-16
  134. China. “A Battle Over Money in Beijing.”  [Economic policy is a flashpoint in the political succession fight.]  8-19-16
  135. China. “Hong Kong’s Young Democrats.” [An election shows a majority supports more local autonomy.] 9-6-16
  136. China. “Seeing China With Fresh Eyes.”  (Bookshelf by Howard W. French.)  “The Perfect Dictatorship. By Stein Ringen.”  [The hard work and enterprise of China’s people – not Communist Party policies – have lifted hundreds of millions of people out of poverty.]  10-12-16
  137. China. LTE.  “Taiwan Must Not Needlessly Provoke China”  10-13-16
  138. China. “Red Stars Over Hollywood.”  [Chinese investment in U.S. movies isn’t a security threat.]  10-17-16
  139. China. LTE.  “China Has Failed to Keep Its Overcapacity Promise.”  10-19-16
  140. China. LTE.  “Taiwan Wants Peace and Is Not at All Provoking China.”  “New York Tries to Kill Airbnb.”  [Too many owners were making too many renters happy.]  10-22-16
  141. China. “The Vatican’s Illusions About Communism.”  By David Feith.  [Cardinal Joseph Zen says that the Holy See misunderstands how repressive China is.] 11-4-16
  142. China. “U.S. Solidarity for Hong Kong.”  [Congress moves to sanction officials who suppress the city’s rights.]  11-19-16
  143. China. “China Picks Up the U.S. Trade Fumble.”  [Beijing advances a deal to draw 15 countries further into its orbit.]   11-21-16
  144. China. “America’s Dangerous Drift on Taiwan.”  By Rupert Hammond-Chambers.  [Trump seems to understand that U.S. neglect of Taiwan has emboldened China.]  12-5-16
  145. China. “Trump’s Taiwan Play.”  [The phone call with the island’s president looks like a calculated move.]  12-5-16
  146. China. “ Beauty Queen Trump should Meet.”  By David Feith.  [At ‘Miss World’ this weekend is an activist China would silence.] 12-15-16
  147. China. “China Arms Its Great Wall of Sand.”  [New Spratly bases are equipped to take on a superpower adversary.]  12-16-16
  148. China. “Alibaba’s ‘Notorious’ Brand.”  [The Chinese tech giant has a woeful record on counterfeit goods.]  1-6-17
  149. China. “Clash of the Titans.”  (Bookshelf/by Tony Abbott:  “The End of the Asian Century.”  by Michael R. Auslin.)  [Competition between China and America, two immensely proud nations, is inevitable.  The challenge is staving off global catastrophe.]  1-9-17
  150. China. “Revisit the ‘One-China Policy.”  By John Bolton.  [A closer U.S. military relationship with Taiwan would help counter Beijing’s belligerence.]  1-17-17
  151. China. “China’s Industrial Leap:  Ballpoint Pens.”  By David Feith.  1-18-17
  152. China. (Bookshelf by Howard W. French.)  “Deng’s Great Leap.”  “Unlikely Partners.  By Julian Gewirtz”  [In 1985, renowned economists from around the world took a cruise together down the Yangtze River.  China would never be the same. ]  1-20-17
  153. China.  “Beijing Breaks Lawyers.”  [A jailed lawyer gives a detailed account of how he was tortured.]  1-24-17
  154. China. Environment.  “A ‘Green Leap forward’ in China?  What a Load of Biomass.”  By Bjorn Lomborg.  [Beijing talks a big game about renewable energy but it will remain reliant on coal for decades.]  2-3-17
  155. China. LTE. “Getting It Right With China and Taiwan.” 2-7-17
  156. China. “The Hungry Dragon.” (Bookshelf by Benjamin Shull) “China’s Asian Dream,” by Tom Miller. China recently completed a railway service to Tehran that delivers goods via Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan. Such projects abound.] 2-27-17
  157. China. “China’s North Korea Feint.” [Beijing isn’t cutting economic support to its nuclear client state.] 3-6-17
  158. China. “The Trump-Xi Summit.” 3-14-17
  159. China. “Hong Kong’s New Boss.” [More trouble is ahead if Carrie Lam won’t defend local autonomy.] 3-27-17
  160. China. “The Truth About the China Trade Shock.” [New evidence shows that imports made firms and workers more competitive.] 4-3-17
  161. China. “Remaking Our World Order.” (Bookshelf by Michael Auslin) “’Easternization’ by Gideon Rachman.” [When Xi Jinping sits down with Trump this week at Mar-a-Lago, he’ll be looking to finally overcome China’s ‘century of humiliation.” 4-5-17
  162. China. “Mr. Trump Meets Mr. Xi.” [China’s strongman will be taking the measure of the new President.] 4-5-17
  163. China. “The Challenge at Mar-a-Lago: Wooing china to Drop Its Tariffs.” [Beijing joined the WTO in 2001 on terms that no longer make sense for an industrial powerhouse.] 4-5-17
  164. China. “A Resolute Message for China.” By John Bolton. [From Taiwan to North Korea, Trump can make clear to Xi that America is no longer in retreat.] 4-6-17
  165. China. “Trump Shouldn’t Let China Off the Hook for Human Rights.” By Marco Rubio. [History teaches that when a government tramples its people, it won’t be a responsible global citizen.] 4-7-17
  166. China. “Trump’s Art of the China Deal.” [Will Xi Jinping really help the U.S. contain North Korea?]  4-17-17
  167. China. “Testing China on North Korea.”  [Tougher sanctions would show if Beijing wants to restrain its client.] 4-26-17
  168. China. “China’s Case for Trump’s Tax Cuts.”  [Chinese leaders fret that business may move to the U.S.]  5-2-17
  169. China. Trump Administration.  “Trump’s Pretty Good China Deal.”  [Modest trade benefits for both sides, even if they were overhyped.]  5-15-17
  170. China. “How China Managed to Muffle the Voice of America.”  By Sasha gong.  [The Foreign Ministry warned VOA’s Beijing correspondent against ‘interference.’] 5-24-17
  171. China. (Bookshelf by Robert D. Kaplan.)  “Collision Course, Destined for War” by Graham Allison.  [A U.S. war with China would be judged by history as perfectly normal:  how to deal with a rising power is a classic problem for a dominant state.] 5-30-17
  172. China. “South Korea’s Defense Blunder.”  [The new President bows to Chinese pressure on missile defense.]  6-13-17
  173. China. “Hong Kong’s Anxious Anniversary.”  [Twenty years after the handover, China has reneged on its promises.]  7-1-17
  174. China. “Trump’s Signals to China.”  [Arms for Taiwan and sanctions on Chinese dealing with Pyongyang.] 7-3-17
  175. China. “How to Squeeze China.”  By Wm McGurn.  [Force ruling elites to choose between North Korea and American colleges for their kids.] 7-11-17
  176. China. “Why Xi Jinping Fears Liu Xiaobo.”  [China bars his treatment overseas for cancer lest we hear his story.]  7-12-17
  177. China. “Trump Gives Beijing a Lesson in the Art of the Deal.”  By Michael Auslin.  [The president’s moves are neither capricious nor naïve, though they lack a certain diplomatic finesse.]  7-13-17
  178. China. “China’s Empty Nobel Chair.”  [“…That fear of one man’s courage testifies to the illegitimacy of their power…”]  7-14-17
  179. China. “Where is Liu Xiaobo’s Widow?”   by Jared Genser.  [Beijing claims Liu Xia is ‘free.’  It’s clear she’s detained illegally.]  8-4-17
  180. China. “China’s Dissident Chatbots.”  8-4-17  [“…This week the chatbots were sent off to digital re-education camps…”]  8-4-17
  181. China. “Second Thoughts on Trade With China.”  By William A. Galston.  [Inviting Beijing into the WTO seemed like a win-win.  It didn’t turn out that way.]  8-9-17
  182. China. “Trump’s China Trade Sally.”  [Beijing steals U.S. business IP, but tariffs could backfire.]  8-15-17
  183. China. “How to Take On China Without Starting a Trade War.”  By James Bacchus.  [On intellectual property, Washington has a strong case against Beijing at the World Trade Organization.]  8-18-17
  184. China. “Hong Kong’s Political Prisoners.”  [China forces local judges to send democratic activists to jail.]  8-19-17
  185. China. “Playing Chicken With China.”  By Graham T. Allison.  [Trump’s North Korea brinkmanship may seem scary, but it’s not that unusual.]  8-21-17
  186. China. LTE.   “Why Would China Help Us With Pakistan, N. Korea?”  9-2-17
  187. China. “The Lattice Warning to China.”  “The U.S. blocks the purchase of a firm with sensitive technology.”  9-16-17
  188. China. “The Meaning of ‘Xi Jinping Thought.’”  [China’s leader bids to consolidate his power at the Party Congress.]  9-29-17
  189. China. “China and Russia’s Dangerous Entente.”  By Alexander Gabuev. [They have developed a good-cop/bad-cop routine that will frustrate efforts against North Korea.]  10-5-17
  190. China. “China’s Reform Canary.”  [The central bank governor calls for an end to capital controls.]  10-13-17
  191. China. “Behold the New Emperor of China.”  By Graham T. Allison.  [Xi Jinping is the most powerful leader since Mao, and he is set to hold power for as long as he wants.]  10-17-17
  192. China. “Bromance in Beijing.”  {Xi and Trump get along famously, but to what mutual purpose?]  11-10-17
  193. China. “Trump’s South China Sea Message.”  [He laid down some important markers on his Asia tour.]  11-17-17
  194. China. “Fear American Complacency, Not China.”  By David Kline.  [Today just 8% of U.S. businesses are startups, down from about 12.5% in 1980.]  11-21-17
  195. China. “Don’t Believe China’s Trade Hype.”  By Greg Rushford.  [Beijing runs with the G-33  — poorer, protectionist – minded WTO laggards.]    12-11-17
  196. China. “China’s Chilling ‘Social Credit’ Blacklist.”  By Maya Wang  [A lawyer is barred from buying a plane ticket because a court found his apology ‘insincere.’]  12-12-17
  197. China. “Left and Right Agree: Get Tough on China.” By Walter Russell Mead. [U.S. foreign policy feels as polarized as ever. But a new consensus is forming.] 1-9-18
  198. China. “Beijing Attacks Hon Kong’s rule of Law.” By Martin Lee. [The latest outrage: a three-month jail term for 21-year-old activist Joshua Wong.] 1-30-18
  199. China. “The Bishops of Xi Jinping.” [Pope Francis gives in to Beijing’s demands on the Catholic Church.] 2-2-18
  200. China. “Will China Impose a New World Order?” (The Weekend Interview with Kori Schake by Tunku Varadarajan) [When Pax Britannica gave way to Pax Americana, the transition was peaceful. A repeat is unlikely, says the author of ‘Safe passage.’] 2-10-18
  201. China. “A Restless Generation.” (Bookshelf by Jeffrey Wasserstrom.) “Young China” by Zak Dychtwald. [China’s youth grew up watching sitcoms and playing videogames. Today they use phone apps to decide what to buy and where to eat.] 2-15-18
  202. China. “China Humiliates Another Western Company.” By Michael Austin. [Beijing increasingly demands corporate self-censorship.] 2-21-18
  203. China. “Xi Jinping, President for Life.” [China’s supreme leader abolishes term limits so he can stay in power.] 2-26-18
  204. China. “Xi Jinping’s Ideological Ambitions.” By Richard McGregor. [World communism isn’t Beijing’s goal, but it is encouraging the spread of authoritarianism.] 3-2-18
  205. China. “China’s Own Worst Enemy.” (Bookshelf by Peter Neveille-Hadley) “End of an Era.” By Carl Minzner. [Xi Jinping’s increasingly autocratic rule is undermining the economic and social progress achieved in China since the Deng Xiaoping era.] 3-5-18
  206. China. “Xi Jinping’s Military Might.” [China’s leader is remaking the PLA into a serious fighting force.] 3-9-18
  207. China. “The Chinese Growth Charade.” (Bookshelf by Mara Hvistendahl) “China’s Great Wall of Debt.” By Dinny McMahon. [Ghost cities, shadow banks, white-elephant state projects: The country’s pursuit of growth at all costs may come at a high price.] 3-14-18
  208. China. “Tackling China’s Protectionism.” [A better way than tariff’s to challenge Beijing’s mercantilism.] 3-21-18
  209. China.  “Trump’s China Tariff’s.” [Stocks fall as markets doubt the White House has a trade strategy.] 3-23-18
  210. China. “China Trade Brinkmanship.” [Beijing’s retaliation for Trump’s tariffs hits Trump’s voters hard.] 4-5-18
  211. China. “How to Make Trade Peace With China.” By Martin Feldstein. [A mutual promise to abide by the WTO’s intellectual property rules would solve much of the problem.] 4-5-18
  212. China. “Beijing’s Trade Straddle.” 4-11-18
  213. China. “China’s Faux Comparative Advantage.” By Peter Navarro. [The economics textbooks don’t anticipate a state-directed economy that disregards the rule of law.] 4-16-18
  214. China. LTE. “China-U.S. Trade on a Tilted Playing Field.] 4-23-18
  215. China. “U.S. Fighters for Taiwan.” [The island democracy needs advanced air power to deter China.] 4-30-18
  216. China. “China Trade Showdown.” [Team Trump won’t get results until they know what they want.] 5-3-15
  217. China. LTE. “Examining China’s Challenge to Democracy.” 5-5-18
  218. China. “Fight Beijing’s Surveillance State.” By Zalmay Khalizad. [If China gains dominance over digital technology, it would be dangerous for freedom world-wide.] 5-18-18
  219. China. “A Welcome China Trade Truce.” [The two sides agree to expand markets rather than close them off.] 5-22-18
  220. China. LTE. “Navy Faces Global Chinese Maritime Threat.” 5-22-18
  221. China.  “The Other China Challenge.”  “Mattis and Congress push back against Beijing’s military escalation.”  6-4-18
  222. China. “China Should Let Liu Xia Go – or Else.” By Jared Genser. [Beijing continues to imprison a dissident’s apolitical widow.] 6-15-18
  223. China.   “Trump’s Tariffs Are a Defense Against China’s Aggression” by Peter Navarro. [Beijing seeks economic and military domination by taking U.S. technology and intellectual property.] 6-21-18
  224. China. Trump. “The President Turns the Tables on China.” By Jeff Moon. [He imitates Beijing’s mercurial approach to negotiation.] 7-17-18
  225. China.  “China Makes U.S. companies Foreign-Policy tools.”  By Brian Su [Beijing threatens to punish businesses that refuse to pretend that Taiwan doesn’t exist.]  7-19-18
  226. China.  “China’s Vaccine Scandal.”  [Children get phony protection but officials aren’t held accountable.] 7-28-18
  227. China.  “China Is Losing the Trade War With Trump.”  By Donald L. Luskin. [It’s like a drinking contest:  You harm yourself and hope your opponent isn’t able to withstand as much.]  7-28-18
  228. China.  “Trump Made His Point.  Now He Should Negotiate With Beijing.”  By Cliff Kupchan and Michael Hirson.  [If tensions ease, the White House can start talks on the trade deficit and China’s industrial policies.]  7-31-18
  229. China.  “China Won’t Be a Trade Pushover.”  [Beijing still has plenty of tools to keep its economy growing.] 8-1-18
  230. China.  “China’s Campaign Against Muslim minorities.” By Marco Rubio.  [The suppression of the Uyghurs deserves the world’s attention.]  8-10-18
  231. China.  “The Repression of the Uighurs.”  [China’s mistreatment of the Muslim minority deserves would notice.]  8-13-18
  232. China.  “Both Sides Can Win the Trade War.”  By Weijian Shan.  [It’s in the interests of the West to support China’s market reformers against communist hard-liners.]  8-14-18
  233. China.  “Another ‘Belt and Road’ Hostage.”  [Pakistan is the latest to learn the high price of money from China.]  8-21-18
  234. China.  “Some Friendly Advice for China’s Leaders.”  By Maurice R. Greenberg.  [You can’t expect to keep receiving favorable trade and investment terms unless you reciprocate.]  8-22-18
  235. China.  “China’s Re-education Camps.”  [Evidence grows that Beijing has imprisoned thousands of Muslims.]  8-29-18
  236. China.  “Beijing’s Power Grab in a Train Station.”  By Gerard Gayou.  [Police will enforce mainland law in a corner of Hong Kong.]  9-12-18
  237. China.  “The Failure to Help Taiwan.”  [Trump bows to Beijing when it protests U.S. help for Taipei.]  9-12-18
  238. China.  “The Vatican’s China Syndrome.”  [Rome gives Beijing the power to select its slate of bishops.]  9-15-18
  239. China.  “Why China Is Brutally Suppressing Muslims.” By Robert B. Kaplan.  [The assault on the Uighurs serves Beijing’s imperial ambitions, which require stable land borders.]  9-17-18
  240. China.  “Imperialism Will Be Dangerous for China.”  By Walter Russell Mead.  [Beijing risks blowback as it exports surplus economic capacity to Africa and Asia.]  9-18-18
  241. China.  “The Missing China Trade Strategy.”  [Trump imposes new tariffs but what he wants from Beijing isn’t clear.]  9-19-18China.  “China’s Worst Western Import.”  By Wm. McGurn. [If Christianity is suspect because of its European roots, what about Marxism?]  9-25-18
  242. China.  “More Belt and Road Backlash.”  [The Maldives turns away from China and back toward democracy.]  9-25-18
  243. China.  “Trump Is Right About China Trade,” by Mark Louchheim. [Small manufacturing can thrive on a level playing field.]  10-3-18
  244. China. “Mike Pence Announces Cold War II.”  By Walter Russell Mead. [The administration is orchestrating a far-reaching campaign against China.]  10-9-18
  245. China.  “Currency Manipulation Isn’t Among China’s Trade Sins.”  By Jason Furman.  [The Yuan is sliding against the dollar, but mostly as a result of U.S. policies high spending and tariffs.] 10-15-18
  246. China.  “A Naval Message for China.”  [Two U.S. warships sail through the Taiwan Strait.]  10-23-18
  247. China.  “Let’s Vote on a China Cold War.”  [The administration needs a mandate to rip up the relationship with Beijing.]  10-24-18
  248. China.  “Backlash Builds Against Beijing.”  By Michael Auslin.  [China wants to displace the U.S. as leader of the world, but it faces dissent at home and abroad.]  10-31-18
  249. China.  “A Better China Trade Strategy.”  [The U.S. hits a Chinese company for allegedly stealing Micron’s secrets.]  11-2-18
  250. China.  “How China Copes With Capital Flight.”  By John Greenwood and Steve H. Hanke. [As growth shows and tariffs threaten, the central bank now strives to prevent a sharp slide in the yuan.]  11-20-18
  251. China.  “Roll Back China’s Soft-Power Campaign.”  By Wm. A. Galston.  [Beijing is buying U.S. media and research outlets to stifle criticism.]  12-5-18
  252. China.  “Reading the Tea Leaves On Trade With China.”  By Jeff Moon.  [Talks will take place behind closed doors.  Here’s what to watch to gauge their progress.]  12-5-18
  253. China.  “The Education of Huawei.”  [The telecom giant pays a price for China’s abuse of global trade norms.]  12-7-18
  254. China.  “Trade War and Other Troubles.”  (Bookshelf by Edward Chancellor).  “Red Flags.” By George Magnus.  [China’s leaders are trying to make the country rich before its population gets old.  Given the economy’s problems, it looks as if they will fail.]  12-10-18
  255. China.  “Round Up the Usual Christians.”  [A pastor who visited the White House in 2006 is under arrest.]  12-13-18
  256. China.  “Will China Cheat American Investors.”  By Jesse M. Fried and Matthew Schoenfeld.  [Beijing wants to bring home its big tech firms.  U.S. shareholders may face undervalued buyouts.]  12-14-18
  257. China.  “China’s Hacking State.”  [Indictments show cyber economic theft is a government operation.]  12-21-18
  258. China.  “China’s Bumbling Police State.” by Maya Wang.  [The only thing protecting human rights from the bureaucracy.  Inefficiency.  12-27-18
  259. China.  “Tariffs Should Target Chinese Lawlessness, Not the Trade Deficit.”  By Martin Feldstein.  [Beijing’s strategy is to steal technology from American and other Western companies.]  12-28-18
  260. China.  “Xi’s Promise to Taiwan Sounds Like a Threat.”  By Gerard Gayou.  [China’s President cites Hong Kong’s system as a model.]  1-4-19
  261. China.  “The iPhone Canary.”  [Apple’s sales plunge shows the need for a U.S.-China trade deal.]  1-4-19
  262. China.  “Behind Xi’s Bluster Is a Vulnerable China.”  By Andy Puzder.  [Trump’s policies have America surging, while Chinese growth could slow further still.] 1-10-19
  263. China.  “The Xi Jinping Slowdown.”  [China’s weakest growth in 30 years shows the logic of a trade deal.]  1-22-19
  264. China.  “China Opens the Door to U.S. GMOs.”  By Janes C. Collins Jr.  [The approval is a boon to farmers and a milestone for agronomic innovation.]  1-25-19
  265. China.  “U.S. Can Destroy Huawei.”  By Holman W. Jenkins, Jr.  [It’s a risky but powerful way to show Beijing that stealing no longer works.]  1-30-19
  266. China.  “China’s Huawei Reckoning.”  [The criminal charges should play out in court, not in trade talks.]  1-30-19
  267. China.  “The Nightmare of Human Organ Harvesting in China.”  By Benedict Rogers.  [Transplants far outnumber official donors.  Prisoners of conscience evidently account for the difference.]  2-6-19
  268. China.  “China’s Looming Labor Shortage.”  2-11-19
  269. China.  “Why China’s New Year Wasn’t Very Festive.”  By Diana Choyleva.  [As the country tries to become a consumer economy, Xi robs the biggest spenders.]  2-14-19
  270. China.  “Trump and Huawei.”  [Dropping charges as part of a trade deal would damage the rule of law.]  2-25-19
  271. China.  “The U.S. Is Ceding the Pacific to China.”  By Mark Halprin.  [While Washington’s focus is elsewhere, Beijing plays the long gave – that means preparing for war.]  3-4-19
  272. China.  “Behind China’s Desire for a Trade Deal with Trump.”  By Jonathan Kolatch.  [President Xi’s nationalism is running into the reality of slower growth and a fear of political instability.]  3-5-19
  273. China.  “Xi’s Economy Needs Trump’s Help.”  [A trade deal could help China’s economy more than Beijing’s tepid stimulus.]  3-9-19
  274. China.  “Answering Taiwan’s Defense Call.”  [Trump can improve deterrence with an F-16V fighter sale.]  3-11-19
  275. China.  “China Shields a Jihadist.”  [Beijing blocks a U.N. attempt to sanction the Kashmir killer.]  3-16-19
  276. China.  “China Vetoes Venezuelan Freedom.”  By Mary Anastasia O’Grady. [At the U.N. as in Latin America, Beijing’s money outweighs morality.]  3-18-19
  277. China.  “China’s Rise Means Trouble in Paradise.”  By Walter Russell Mead.  [Fiji and other tiny South Pacific states will be flashpoints of global competition.]    3-19-19
  278. China.  “To Understand China, Look to America’s History.”  By Katherine E. Epstein.  [In challenging Britain’s hegemony, a century ago, U.S. tactics look similar to Beijing’s today.]  3-20-19
  279. China.  Europe.  “Europe’s China Dilemma.”  [The Continent shows a new realism as Xi seeks to divide and dominate.]  3-20-19
  280. China.  “China Oppresses Muslims at Home, Countenances Terror Abroad.”  By Sadanand Dhume.  [Beijing vetoes sanctions on a Pakistani jihadist, while subjecting Uighurs to unspeakable brutality.]  3-22-19
  281. China.  “The Islamic World’s China Blind Spot.”  [Why Muslim states shy from criticizing Beijing over the brutal repression of Uighurs.]  3-29-19
  282. China.  “Beijing’s Chilling Imprisonment of a Taiwanese Critic.”  By Benedict Rogers.  [Communist authorities say Li Ming-che violated domestic law but deny him a citizen’s legal rights.]  4-1-19
  283. China.  “Tension Over the Taiwan Strait.”  [More evidence that the U.S. ally needs F-16V jets to deter China.]  4-2-19
  284. China.  “China’s Dangerous Monopoly on Metals.”  By Michael Silver.  [Control of the rare-earth supply gives Beijing both economic and military advantages over the U.S.]  4-15-19
  285. China.  “The Quiet Revolt That Saved China.”  By Michael Meyer.  [Forty years ago, farmers in Xiaogang village split their commune into family plots.  A record harvest followed.]  4-17-19
  286. China.  “Can China Dislodge Russia in Central Asia?  By Walter Russell Mead.[In one former Soviet republic, Beijing’s blandishments get it only so far.]  4-30-19
  287. China.  “China Cracks Down in Asia’s Once Freest City.”  By Jung-Hoon Lee.  [The attack on political freedom in Hong Kong could sap the vitality that made it the world’s envy.]  5-2-19
  288. China.  “Trump’s China Brinksmanship.” [The incentives for a deal are overwhelming on both sides.]  5-7-19
  289. China.  “Why Trump Is Raising Tariffs on China.”  By Michael Pillsbury.  [The president’s tough line will reduce friction later by giving Beijing an incentive to comply with a trade deal.]  5-7-19
  290. China.  “The Cost of China Tariffs.”  [Border taxes are an economic loss, as markets are saying.]  5-14-19
  291. China.  “A Better Way to Deal With Beijing.”  By Robert Zoellick.  [Pressure the Chinese to act responsibly.  Don’t settle for a trade deal or blunder into a cold war.]  5-15-19
  292. China.  “If U.S.-China Marriage Can Be Saved, Huawei Is the Key.”  By Holman W. Jenkins, Jr.  [Beijing needs something to gain.  Access to the U.S. market for its tech champ would be a potent prize.]  5-18-19
  293. China.  “The Demise of Hong Kong.”  5-20-19
  294. China.  “China Risks Hong Kong’s Economic Freedom.”  By Terry Miller.  [An extradition bill would weaken the territory’s already shaky rule of law.]  5-22-19
  295. China.  “How the U.S. Went Wrong on Huawei.”  By Holman W. Jenkins, Jr. 5-25-19
  296. China.  “Huawei and the U.S. Constitution.”  By Song Liuping.  [Congress passes a bill of attainder against us, and we’re suing.]  5-28-19
  297. China.  “Inside China’s War on Christians.”  By Nina Shea and Bob Fu.  [As the faithful grow in number, Beijing steps up repression that is wide and deep.]  5-31-19
  298. China.  “A Panda Could End the Trade War.” By Andy Kessler.  [The U.S. should set zero tariffs on Chinese goods and have zero tolerance for abuse.]  6-2-19
  299. China.  “A Chinese World Order.”  (Bookshelf by Robert D. Kaplan.)  “Belt and Road.”  By Bruno Macaes.  [The West has seen history as progress, but the Chinese are betting that history has no particular direction – that they can take it where they choose.]  6-2-19
  300. China.  “The Tiananmen Mothers Never Forget.”  By Marion Smith.  [The Communist Party can’t erase their loved ones from history.]  6-4-19
  301. China.  “China’s ‘National Security’ Hypocrisy.”  by Jeff Moon.  [It bans Wikipedia and cavils about U.S. treatment of Huawei.]  6-6-19
  302. China.  “Who’s Afraid of the Belt and Road.”  By Gerard Gayou.  [The ‘debt trap’ results from Beijing’s blunders.  It would be a lousy strategy for global influence.]  6-10-19
  303. China.  “China’s Million New dissidents.”  By Wm. McGurn.  [An extradition bill brings throngs of demonstrators to the streets of Hong Kong.]  6-11-19
  304. China.  “American’s Aren’t Ready for Cold War II.”  By Walter Russell Mead. [To prevail against China, the U.S. must better understand its rival – and itself.]  6-11-19
  305. China.  “Hong Kong Makes its Stand.”  By Jillian Kay Melchior. [Open umbrellas drift from walkways to protesters below, who use them as a shield against tear gas.]  6-13-19
  306. China.  “Why Hong Kong Matters.”  [China is swallowing a showcase of freedom.  Will Trump speak up?]  6-14-19
  307. China.  “A ‘Troublemaker’ Faces Hong Kong’s Future.”  (The Weekend Interview with Jimmy Lai by Jillian Kay Melchior.)  [As Beijing cracks down, the publisher of Apple Daily eplains why he’s determined not to leave and why he thinks Xi Jinping is overreaching.] 6-15-19
  308. China.  “Hong Kong Throngs As Beijing Retreats.”  By Jillian Kay Melchior.  [A quarter of the city’s population protested for freedom Sunday.]  6-17-19
  309. China.  Hong Kong.  “How the U.S. Can Help Hong Kong.”  [The territory could lose its special privileges if an extradition law passes.]  6-17-19
  310. China.  “To Counter Beijing, the Best Option Is the G-7.”  By Anders Fogh Rasmussen. [China will likely pass whatever the U.S. and Europe do to combat it – unless they work together.]  6-18-19
  311. China.  “What Does Beijing Want With Your Medical Records?”  by Christopher Porter and Brian Finch.  [The 2015 Anthem hack raises chilling questions about surveillance within America’s borders.]  6-21-19
  312. China.  “Hong Kon’s Economy Is Going Strong.”  By John Greenwood and Steve H. Hanke.  [Doubters raise concerns about the debt levels, but the currency board has imposed financial discipline.]  6-25-19
  313. China.  “My Customers Don’t Pay Trump’s Tariffs.”  By Brian Tedesco.  [We negotiated lower prices from Chinese factories instead.]  7-1-19
  314. China. “Trump Needs More Than Patience With China.” By Thomas J. Duesterberg. [The evidence he can get Beijing to change its ways is mixed – but he’s the only one making the effort.] 7-2-19
  315. China.  “Hong Kong’s Desperate Cry.”  By Benedict Rogers.  [Condemning violence isn’t enough.  The international community needs to make clear which side it’s on.]  7-5-19
  316. China.  “People Power, Hon Kong-Style.  [The Beijing-backed government retreats on an extradition bill.]  7-10-19
  317. China. “A Crackdown in Hong Kong?” [Meanwhile, Trump praises Xi Jinping for acting ‘very responsibly.’ 7-23-19
  318. China. “China’s Brutality Can’t Destroy Uighur Culture.” By Frederick Starr. [The Turkic people has an ancient language and traditions. Even Mao didn’t expect to erase it.] 7-27-19
  319. China. “The Coming Hong Kong Crackdown.” By Claudia Rosett. [The protests are the most stunning rebuke to Beijing since Tiananmen Square. They may end the same way.] 7-31-19
  320. China. “It’s Absurd To Ask China To Disarm.” By Zhou Bo. [Russia and the U.S. have more than 12,000 nuclear weapons between them. We have fewer than 300] “California Bans Trump.” [The state passes a law to bar him from the primary ballot.] 8-1-19
  321. China. “The China Tariff Ratchet.” [Trump escalates his coercive trade showdown with China.] 8-2-19
  322. China. “Hong Kong, The Trade Wild Card.” [An army crackdown could be the end of a U.S.-China deal.] 8-7-19
  323. China. “Hong Kong’s Millennial Dissidents.” (The Weekend Interview with Nathan Law by Jillian Kay Melchior.) [At 26 he’s already been elected to office and spent time in jail. He explains why the protesters have become more aggressive in their tactics and demands.] 8-10-19
  324. China. “No More ‘Sage Kings.’” (Bookshelf by Michael Auslin.) “Leadership and the Rise of Great Powers.” By Yan Xuetong. [One of Beijing’s leading intellectuals thinks America’s day is done – but that China’s ascendancy is far from certain.] 8-12-19
  325. China. “The Trade War Hits china Where It Hurts.” By Andy Puzder and Jim Talent. [Beijing’s doctored data shows growth has slowed to 6.2%. The actual rate is almost certainly worse.] 8-12-19
  326. China. “Eye Patch Becomes a Symbol of Freedom.” By Jillian Kay Melchior. [A young Hong Kong woman suffers a gruesome injury as police violence escalates.] 8-13-19
  327. China. “Last Exit Before a Cold War?” by Holman W. Jenkins, Jr. [What China would say if it really understood President Trump’s ideas about trade.] 8-14-19
  328. China. “A Tactical Tariff Retreat.” [A tacit admission that trade wars aren’t cost-free to consumers.] 8-14-19
  329. China. “The Hong Kong Stakes for Trump.” [He needs to warn China about the damage from a crackdown.] 8-14-19
  330. China. “Does Hong Kong Matter?” by Daniel Henninger. [Trump should know better than anyone these protests are about freedom.] 8-15-19
  331. China. “The Flash Mobs of Hong Kong.” By Jillian Kay Meichior. [Demonstrators adapt their tactics; betting Beijing will decide a crackdown would cost it too much.] 8-15-19
  332. China. “What Hong Kong’s Protesters Know About Business.” By Joseph C. Sternberg. [The real economic dangers come from Beijing and the damage it deals to the city’s rule of law and reputation.] 8-16-19
  333. China. “Kowtowing Comes Into Fashion.” By Myra Lu. [Versace, Givenchy and Coach grovel to Beijing for acknowledging the truth about Taiwan.] 8-17-19
  334. China. “Hong Kong authorities Seem to Want an Ugly Sunday.” By Jillian Kay Melchior. [Police make it impossible to hold a protest that is both lawful and large. Is it a pretext for a crackdown?]  8-17-19
  335. China. “Dissent Against Beijing Is Becoming a Firing Offense.” By Jillian Kay Melchior. [Four airline employees have already lost their jobs for joining Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests.] 8-19-19
  336. China. “Apologize, Carrie Lam.” By Wm. McGurn. [A little humility from the Hong Kong and Beijing governments could end this crisis.] 8-20-19
  337. China. “Trump Is Losing the Trade War With China.” By Jason Furman. [The markets doubt tariffs will bring about any major concessions. The U.S. needs a multilateral approach.] 8-20-19
  338. China. “We Stand With Hong Kong.” By Mitch McConnell. [Sooner or later, the rest of the world will have to do what the protesters are doing – confront Beijing.] 8-21-19
  339. China. “A Visit with the Dalai Lama.” By Walter Russell Mead. [He vows that Chinese law won’t govern the conditions of his reincarnation.] 8-27-19
  340. China. “Stop the Bully in the South China Sea.” By Gregory B. Poling and Murray Hiebert. [Beijing must pay a price for allowing its coast guard and proxies to impede freedom of the seas.] 8-29-19
  341. China. “Beijing Moves on Hong Kong.” [Police arrest democracy advocates and deny permits to march.] 8-31-19
  342. China. “The Lament of Carrie Lam.” [Hong Kong’s chief exec says she’s not in charge. Well, then resign.] 9-3-19
  343. China. “Hong Kong and the Truth About China.” By Claudia Rosett. [I was there this summer and in Beijing in 1989. The nature of the Communist regime hasn’t changed.] 9-3-19
  344. China. “China Finds It Can Live Without the U.S.” by Stephen a. Myrow. [Hawks in Washington speak of ‘decoupling.’ Xi Jinping I already busy doing that.] 9-4-19
  345. China. “Hong Kong’s Crisis Isn’t Over.” [China targets pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai.] 9-5-19
  346. China “The People’s Secret Service.” (Bookshelf by Andrew Lownie.) “Chinese Spies.” By Roger Faligot. [In an emergency, one D.C.-area spy was to flee to Manhattan and meet his escape contact – a Catholic priest – at a church in Chinatown.] 9-16-19
  347. China. “China’s Main Threat Is a Moral One.” [The U.S. should fight Beijing’s cruelty to religion along with its economic and military breaches.] 9-23-19
  348. China. “Don’t Let Iran Distract From China.” By Elbridge Colby. [Beijing’s bid to dominate Asia is a far greater threat than anything Tehran can do in the Middle East.] 9-25-19
  349. China. “Hong Kong May Topple Communism.” By Gordon G. Chang. [A constant of Chinese history is that regimes begin to disintegrate along the periphery.] 9-26-19
  350. China. “China’s Treaty Test in Hong Kong.” [Trump and the U.K. point out the stakes for Beijing’s credibility.] 9-28-19
  351. China. “The Worst China Trade Idea.” [Banning investment would hurt the U.S. and reformers in Beijing.] 9-30-19
  352. China. “Communist China Turns 70.” [Its demand for economic and political control is inspiring a backlash.] 10-1-2019
  353. China. “There’s Hope for Freedom, Even in China.” By Jimmy Lai. [As Hong Kong highlights Beijing’s moral failings, the markets may be seeing its economic limitations.] 10-1-2019
  354. China. “World Bank Loans Subsidize Chinese Repression” by Paul Wolfowitz. [Democracies have the power to stop billions until Beijing stops oppressing Uighurs and other groups.] 10-1-2019
  355. China. “Escalation From Beijing on Its National Day.” By Jillian Kay Melchior. [As a live round wounds a Hong Kong protester, there’s no obvious solution to the political crisis.] 10-2-19
  356. China. “Hong Kong, Unmasked.” [Carrie Lam invokes emergency powers to crack down on protests.] 10-5-19
  357. China. “Senators Answer Beijing’s Bullying.” [Congress advances a bill to enhance Taiwan’s diplomatic standing.] 10-6-19
  358. China. “Houston, We Have a China Problem.” By Elliot Kaufman. [The NBA kowtows after the Rockets general manager fails to toe the Communist Party line.] 10-8-19
  359. China. “The NBA Can Beat China.” By Holman W. Jenkins, Jr. [If the offending tweet came from LeBron or Steph, the fight would already be over.] 10-9-19
  360. China. “The China Trade Truce.” [Both sides agree to a temporary peace to avoid more economic harm.] 10-14-19
  361. China. “Beijing Tries To Bully Congress.” By Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (Dem. N.Y.) [We were told we’d get visas to visit the mainland only if we abandoned our planned trip to Taiwan.] 10-16-19
  362. China. “China’s Techno-Kleptomania.” By Wm. J. Holstein. [Beijing’s schemes imperil American companies and national security. It’ll take a huge effort to stop them.] 10-15-19
  363. China. “LeBron’s Hong Kong Education.” [The NBA star agrees with Donald Trump on something.] 10-16-19
  364. China. “The Hong Kong Crackdown Has Begun.” By Jillian Kay Melchior. [Beijing hasn’t sent tanks into the streets. It’s trying to do the job with criminal gangs and technology.] 10-16-19
  365. China. “Hong Kong’s Revolutionary Turn.” By Jillian Kay Melchior. [Many of the protesters have concluded the ‘one country, two systems’ model is untenable.] 10-25-19
  366. China. “A Win for the Uighurs.” 10-26-19
  367. China. “Disqualifying Joshua Wong.” [China’s agents bar the democratic activist from the local ballot.] 11-1-19
  368. China. “Beijing Will Give You Cold War Nostalgia.” By Walter Russell Mead. [Nuclear deterrence was simple compared with the fluid nature of cyberwarfare.] 11-5-19
  369. China. “Beijing Can’t Bring Home the Bacon.” By Michael Auslin. [Along with slow growth and high-tech oppression, pork shortages may make the Chinese masses squeal.] 11-6-19
  370. China. “The Great Confrontation With China.” By Gordon G. Chang. [Pence and Pompeo are making the case for a new approach that will outlast this administration.] 11-8-19
  371. China. “Does Freedom Have a Future in China?” (The Weekend Interview with Lam Wing-kee and Daxiong Gao by Jillian Kay Melchior.) [A Hong Kong bookseller and a mainland artist both endured arrest and now live in exile, but they disagree on the prospects for democratic reform.] 11-9-19
  372. China. Defense. “Treat China as the Nuclear Superpower It Is.” By Mark Helprin. [If Beijing really has only tiny number of warheads, why are they housed in a 3,000-mile tunnel system.?] 11-14-19
  373. China. “China’s Hong Kong Crisis.” [Beijing issues more threats and may cancel elections this month.] 11-15-19
  374. China. “Old Age Will Put China to Rest.” By Andy Kessler. [Retirees will be a fifth of its population by 20140, and productivity will quickly fade out.] 11-18-19
  375. China. “China’s Bid on American Science.” [Taxpayer dollars flow to researchers under contract with Beijing.] 11-20-19
  376. China. “Beijing’s Secrets of Xinjiang.” [Leaked documents reveal repression – and embarrassment.] 11-19-19
  377. China. “How to Answer Chinese Atrocities in Xinjiang.” By Bradley Jardine. [The West can impose sanctions on Communist officials and companies that use slave labor.] 11-21-19
  378. China. “Inside Beijing’s Ministry for Taking Things Away.” By Joseph C. Sternberg. [The Communist Party no longer has the resources to buy affection, so it resorts increasingly to coercion.] 11-22-19
  379. China. “End ‘Forever Wars’ and Face China’s Threat.” By Josh Hawley. [America shouldn’t aspire to run the world but to prevent Beijing’s domination.] 11-25-19
  380. China. “Hong Kong’s Freedom Message.” [Trump should sign Congress’s rights and democracy legislation.] 11-25-19
  381. China. “China Is Europe’s Problem Too.” By Walter Russell Mead.] [Only a strong transatlantic alliance can counter Beijing’s move sin the Pacific.] 11-26-19
  382. China. “After Hong Kong’s Democratic Landslide.” By Jillian Kay Melchior. [In a system rigged by Beijing, the winners want to make the most of their limited new powers.] 12-6-19
  383. China. “China Sends a Superhero to the Batcave.” By Michael Auslin. [DC Comics yanked an ad that reminded some of Hong Kong.] 12-9-19
  384. China. “A U.S.- China Trade Détente.” [The deal offers tariff relief and will test Beijing’s commitments.] 12-14-19
  385. China. “Europe’s Daryl Morey Moment.” [China again uses its commercial strength to silence critics abroad.] 12-16-19
  386. China. “Trump’s Trade Secret: Exploiting China’s Relative Weakness.” By John Lee. [Rising debt levels and an unsustainable economic model leave Beijing at Washington’s mercy.] 12-16-19
  387. China. “Why Would Beijing Want to Turn Hong Kong Into Macau?” by Jillian Kay Melchior. [The former Portuguese colony is docile – but it’s also a corrupt backwater.] 12-20-19
  388. China. “Meet the Hong Kong Lawyers Working to keep Protesters Free.” By Jillian Kay Melchior. [People yell out their names as they’re being arrested so a bystander can call the volunteer legal-aid hotline.] 12-26-19
  389. China. “Is America Ready to Win the China trade War.?” By Joseph C. Sternberg. [Amid a shrinking current-account surplus Beijing will have no choice but economic liberalization.] 1-3-20
  390. China. “A Truce in the Currency War.” [Trump bows to economic reality on the value of China’s yuan.] 1-15-20
  391. China. “A China Trade Relief.” [The tariff truce is welcome, but the price has been high.] 1-16-20
  392. China. “China Surrenders to Reality in the Trade Dispute.” By Andy Puzder and Bill Hagerty. [Trump’s tariffs were an effective weapon, and Beijing had to bend as its economic growth slowed.] 1-16-20
  393. China. “Quarantined in Wuhan.” [China cuts off travel to the city where a new virus emerged.] 1-23-20
  394. China. “China’s Censorship Helps Spread The Virus.” By Paul Wolfowitz and Max Frost. [Consider the Spanish flu, which killed 50 million in 1918-19 as governments at war suppressed the news.] 1-27-20.
  395. China. “A Made-in-China Contagion.” [The coronavirus is exposing Beijing’s public health deficiencies.] 1-28-20
  396. China. “Abolish Asia’s ‘Wet Markets,’ Where Pandemic Breed.” By Christian Walzer and Aili Kang. [Consumption of wild meat appears to be to blame for the Wuhan virus, as it was for SARS in 2003.] 1-28-20
  397. China. “A Communist Coronavirus.” By Daniel Henninger. [China’s political system is going to damage the world, by accident or intent.] 1-30-20
  398. China. “Wuhan Wilbur Ross.” 2-1-20 [“…American workers don’t benefit from a poorer China beset by disease.] 2-1-20
  399. China. “China Is the Sick Man of Asia.”. by Walter Russell Mead. [Its financial markets may be even more dangerous than its wildlife markets.] 2-4-20
  400. China. “China’s Economic Contagion.” [The world will pay a growth price for the Wuhan coronavirus.] 2-4-20
  401. China. “China’s Taiwan Quarantine.” [Beijing wants to exclude the island from crucial coronavirus cooperation.] 2-5-20
  402. China. “From Washington to Wuhan, All Eyes Are on Xi.” By Michael Auslin. [China’s leader knows that his reputation for competence is on the line.] 2-8-20
  403. China. “Agent Running In The Field.” (Bookshelf by Howard w. French.) “The Scientist and the Spy.” By Mara Hvistendahl. [An unusual FBI investigation illustrates the government’s evolving response to China’s stealing American industrial secrets.] 2-10-20
  404. China. “The Vatican’s Unholy China Deal.” By Wm. McGurn. [A Chinese cardinal accuses Rome of dangerous naivete abut communism.] 2-18-20
  405. China. “The Origins Of Defiance.” (Bookshelf by Adrian Ho. ) “Vigil: Hong Kong on the Brink.” By Jeffrey Wassestrom. [The protesters are too young to remember, or fear, Beijing’s brutality at Tiananmen Square. They see democracy as their birthright.] 2-18-20
  406. China. “Banished in Beijing.” [China expels three WSJ reporters to deflect from its coronavirus woes.] 2-20-20
  407. China. “China’s Façade of Stability.” By Jimmy Lai. [Recent stresses have exposed the lack of trust at the core of Beijing’s repressive model.] 2-20-20
  408. China. “Arrested in Hong Kong.” [Publisher Jimmy Lai is charged for taking part in an August protest.] 2-29-20
  409. China. “Spycraft As Statecraft.” (Bookshelf by Michael Auslin.) “Chinese Communist Espionage.” By Peter Mattis and Matthew Brazil. [How much of China’s dramatic military and economic rise could have been achieved without the use of espionage?] 3-2-20
  410. China. “China’s Coronavirus Opportunity.” By Walter Russell Mead. [If the West turns inward, Beijing will continue to exploit the pandemic’s chaos.] 3-17-20
  411. China. “Beijing Escalates the New Cold War.” By Walter Russell Mead. [Expelling U.S. reporters will solidify the bipartisan consensus that Communist China is a hostile threat.] 3-19-20
  412. China. “China’s Coronavirus Diplomacy.” By Alexandra Bocchi. [Rome praises Beijing’s ‘solidarity’ in sending ventilators, face masks, doctors and nurses.] 3-21-20
  413. China. “China Is a Bad Coronavirus Role Model.” By John P. Walters. [The Communists’ coverup helped create this mess. We’ll need the free world’s innovation to get out of it.] 3-24-20
  414. China.   Coronavirus.   “China Still Misleads the World.” By Walter Russell Mead. [A truthful account of the virus’s progress there would help us know what to expect.] 4-14-20
  415. China. “China’s Hong Kong Roundup.” [Beijing increases its hold on the territory with a spat of arrests.] 4-20-20
  416. China. “Watch Out in the South China Sea.” [As U.S.-China tensions increase, the chance of a miscalculation grows.] 4-24-20
  417. China. “Communists in Brooks Brothers.” By Wm. McGurn. [They follow Lenin’s idea of ‘truth,’ even if they send their children to Harvard.] 4-28-20
  418. China. “An Allied Plan to Depend Less on China.” By Paula J. Dobriansky. [The U.S., Australia, Japan and India already have a forum for coordination.] 5-1-20
  419. China. “More Trouble Looms for Hong Kong.” [China denounces the protest movement as a ‘political’ virus.] 5-11-20
  420. China. “China Wants to Help the World Fight Coronavirus.” By Xie Feng. [Scapegoating and finger pointing are pointless. This is a battle no country can afford to face alone.] 5-13-20  (Mr. Xie is commissioner of the Chinese Foreign Ministry in Hong Kong.)
  421. China. “The People’s Republic of Queensland.” By Walter Russell Mead. [The dubious conduct of an Australian university with Chinese ties shows he CCP’s long reach abroad.]] 5-21-20
  422. China. “China Moves on Hong Kong.” [Beijing plans a new national-security law. Is Taiwan next?] 5-22-20
  423. China. “The People’s Republic vs. Jimmy Lai.” By Jillian Kay Melchior. [China seeks to imprison a Hong Kong newspaperman and bankrupt his tabloid.] 5-22-20
  424. China. “U.S. Can Destroy Huawei, Part Two.” By Holman w. Jenkins, Jr. [Xi Jinping has been a disaster for China and the virus doesn’t make him look better.] 5-27-20
  425. China. “Trump’s Hong Kong Moment.” [The President can send a message that targets Chinese officials.] 5-28-20
  426. China. “Amid a Pandemic, China Picks a Border Fight With India.” By Sadanand Dhume. [A war may be unlikely, but by throwing its weight around Beijing is making enemies needlessly.] 5-29-20
  427. China, “China Could Use More Populism.” By Matt Pottinger. [The May Fourth Movement of 1919 echoes today in the acts of bravery, big and small, against Beijing elites.] 5-30-20
  428. China. “Visas for Hong Kong.” [Punish China by offering the city’s people a home in the U.K. and U.S.] 5-30-20
  429. China.  “Hong Kong Sanctions With Teeth.”  By Paul Wolfowitz and Frances Tilney Burke.  [Trump should announce an investigation into the assets of Chinese Communist officials.]  6-3-20
  430. China.  “Boris Johnson’s Freedom Lesson.”  [The British PM offers visas for three million Hong Kongers.]  6-4-20
  431. China.  “Hong Kong’s Forbidden Vigil.”  By Jillian Kay Melchior.  [People light candles every June 4 for Tiananmen Square victims.  This year police refused a permit.]  6-4-20
  432. China.  “Huawei and the U.S.-China Tech War.” [Computer chips are the first battlefield of the great power-rivalry.]  6-10-20
  433. China.  “The U.S. Is Losing the Information War With China.” By Jude Blanchette and Seth G. Jones.  [To fight propaganda, the U.S. needs translators and experts on the culture and politics of its adversaries.]   6-17-20
  434. China.  “The Huawei Hostages.”  6-20-20
  435. China.  “China Hopes ‘Narendra’ Rhymes With ‘Surrender.’”  By Sadanand Dhume.  [A deadly border clash has heightened tensions and raised the stakes for India’s prime minister.]  6-26-20
  436. China.  “Beijing Will Miss Hong Kong Now That It’s Gone.”  By Joseph C. Sternberg.  [The city isn’t the economic asset it once was, but its autonomy sowed China could keep its word.]   7-3-20
  437. China.  “China’s Hostage Diplomacy.”  By John Bolton.  [Prominent Canadians urge the government to agree to a feckless and dangerous prisoner swap.]   7-8-20
  438. China.  “How Not to Punish China.”  [Weaponizing the dollar to hurt Hong Kong would backfire.]   7-9-20
  439. China.  “What Beijing Lost With Its Border Clash Blunder.”  By Sadanand Dhume.  [Fighting with India in the Himalayas may cost China its shot at becoming the dominant tech power.]   7-10-20
  440. China.  “A Way to Cur Chinese Intimidation.”  By David B. Rivkin Dr. and Anastasia Lin. [Congress kept companies from cooperating with the Arab Boycott of Israel.  It can follow that model now.]   7-14-20
  441. China.  “Hong Kong’s Endangered Elections.”  [The Communist Party moves to outlaw any political opposition.]  7-15-20
  442. China.  “The West Reckons With Beijing’s Neocommunism.”  By Walter Russell Mead. [It’s more tech-based than Lenin’s model and more dangerous.  The U.S. needs to treat it seriously.]  7-23-20
  443. China.  “The New China Reality.”  [The tougher U.S. policy is more than an election-year gambit.]   7-25-20
  444. China.  “What China Learned From Cold War America.”  By David F. Goldman.  [After the Sputnik launch, the U.S. invested billions in science and innovation.  Beijing is trying to follow that example now.]    7-25-20
  445. China.  “Arrested Development.”  (Bookshelf by Edward Chancellor.)  “China: The Bubble That Never Pops.” By Thomas Orlik.  [Armed with sweeping powers, Chinese leaders try to keep the country’s real-estate prices up and its bloated financial system from collapsing.]   7-27-20
  446. China.  “Down Under Doubles Down on Checking China.”  By John Lee.  [Trump challenges allies to pull their weight, and Australia steps up with courage and resolve.]   7-28-20
  447. China.  “How to Hold Beijing Accountable for the Coronavirus.”  By Jamie Metzl.  [Why did China cover up the epidemic?  The most plausible explanation involves a Wuhan lab.]  *
  448. China.  “How Chinese Officials Hijacked My Company.”  By Steve Saleen.  [A joint venture applied to Beijing for patents on 510 of my designs, without notifying or crediting me.]   8-1-20
  449. China.  “The China Vise Tightens on Hong Kong.”  [Elections are cancelled, protesters are arrested, and a professor is fired.]  8-3-20
  450. China.  “The NBA’s Moral Failure in China.”  By Marsha Blackburn.   8-8-20
  451. China.  “’Investment Master’ Goes Abroad.”  By Andy Kessler.  [China has an appetite for financial tips, and I shared the craft on a brief, bizarre trip.]   8-10-20
  452. China.  “The Harrowing of a Homeland.”  (Bookshelf by Tunku Varadarajan.  “Eat the Buddha.”  By Barbara Demick.  [The ordeals of a powerless but spiritual people suffering under Chinese rule – and protesting their fate dramatically.]    8-11-20
  453. China.  “Blackballing Chinese Stocks.”  [Barring firms from U.S. exchanges could play into Beijing’s hands.]   8-11-20
  454. China.  “Jimmy Lai Is Arrested in Hong Kong.”  [The pro-democracy media tycoon may face life in prison.]    8-11-20
  455. China.  “Jimmy Lai, a Man for All Seasons.”  By Wm. McGurn.  [When a billionaire becomes a dissident, the takeover of Hong Kong is complete.]   8-18-20
  456. China.  “Accountability in the South China Sea.”  [The U.S. imposes sanctions on firms militarizing islands.]   8-27-20
  457. China.  “China Has Troubles Too.”  By George P. Shultz.  [Its economic growth is likely to slow dramatically as its population ages and labor force shrinks.]   8-27-20
  458. China.  “Hong Kong’s Boat People.”     9-2-20
  459. China.  “Can China Turn Europe Against America?”  by Andrew A. Michta.  [In this week’s summit, Xi seeks to play Nixon, luring new allies with cash and upending trade routes.]   9-14-20
  460. China.  “Appeasing China won’t Cool the Earth.”  By Walter Russell Mead.  A President Biden would face pressure from climate hawks to go easy on Beijing.]   9-22-20
  461. China.  “The Xinjiang Model Comes to Tibet.”  [Beijing denies ill-treatment but bars unmonitored visitors.]   9-23-20
  462. China.  “China Backslides on Economic Reform.”  By Kevin Rudd and Daniel Rosen.  [Under Xi Jinpin, Beijing hasn’t liberalized.  It’s doubled down on politically directed state capitalism.]  9-23-20
  463. China.  “China Needs to Answer for Its North Korea Policy.”  By John Bolton.  [Beijing has long avoided paying any kind of price for its acquiescence to the Kim regime’s games.]   9-30-20
  464. China.  “China Uses the U.N. to Expand Its Surveillance Reach.”  By Claudia Rosett. [In the name of ‘sustainable development,’ Beijing takes the lead in data-collection efforts.]   10-8-20
  465. China. “Present At the Creation.”  (Bookshelf by Howard W. French.]  “China’s Good War.”  By Rena Miller.  [China’s goal of regional leadership and global pre-eminence has required a retooling of its past, including its role in World War II.]   10-14-20
  466. China.  “The Korean War’s Lesson for Taiwan.”  By Paul Wolfowitz.  [Stalin nixed Kim Il-Sung’s plan to invade the South until he was convinced the U.S. wouldn’t strike back.]   10-14-20
  467. China.  “China Deserves a Day in Court.”  By David B. Rivkin Fr. And Lee A Casey.  [Congress could change the law to allow lawsuits against Beijing over Covid-related misconduct.]  10-20-20
  468. China.  “Beijing’s Covid Recovery Isn’t So Enviable.”  By Joseph C. Sternberg.  [China touts GDP growth but faces a hard call:  rest on a fragile economy or try for a difficult transition?]   10-23-20
  469. China.  “If You Play Videogames, China May Be Spying on You.”  By Dave Aitel and Jordan Schneider.”   10-29-20
  470. China.  “Beijing Strangles Hong Kong Even Tighter.”  By Benedict Rogers.  [A new proposal would destroy any semblance of the city’s autonomy and its residents’ freedom.]   11-6-20
  471. China.  “Can Xi Jinping Clean House?”  (Bookshelf by Walter Russell Mead.)  “Toxic Politics” by Yanzhong Huang.    [China aspires to geopolitical hegemony, but the Communist government may first need to deal with its waste and filth.]   11-11-20
  472. China.  “Democracy Dies in the Open.”  [Beijing crushes the remnants of Hong Kong’s autonomy.]   11-12-20
  473. China.  “China Is Losing It Bet on Chips.”  By Andy Kessler.  [An attack on Taiwan, the top manufacturer, would roil industry and the world.]   11-16-20
  474. China.  “Beijing Never Got the Memo.”  (Bookshelf by John Bolton.)  “The China Nightmare.”  By Dan Blumenthal.   [China is not the juggernaut of Wall Street financiers’ imaginations, but that doesn’t make its expansionism any less of a threat.]   11-16-20
  475. China.  “Boeing and Airbus Bicker While China Reaches for the Sky.”  By James Bacchus.  [The U.S. and EU have a common interest in ending their fight over airplane manufacturing.]  11-24-20
  476. China.  “Jimmy Lai, China’s Lie.”   12-4-20
  477. China.  “China Is National Security Threat No. 1.”   By John Ratcliffe.   [Resisting Beijing’s attempt to reshape and dominate the world is the challenge of our generation.]   12-4-20
  478. China.  “The Silence of Pope Francis.”  By Wm. McGurn.  [Hong Kong’s Jimmy Lai goes to jail – and his shepherd is missing in action.]   12-8-20
  479. China.  “China Wants to Be the World’s Banker.”   By Henry M. Paulson Jr.  [The U.S. is in danger of losing its dominant leadership position in global financial services.]   12-10-20
  480. China.  “Hong Kong’s Freedom Fighters.”  [Jimmy Lai is charged under a security law for criticizing China.]   12-12-20
  481. China.  LTE.  “How Perilous Is China’s Threat to the U.S.?”   12-15-20
  482. China.  “Coercion in Xinjiang’s Cotton Fields.”  By Adrian Zenz.  [The West needs wider controls on Chinese imports produced with forced labor.]   12-16-20
  483. China.  “Congress Punts on China Stocks.”  [A vague bill leaves accounting details to regulators and lobbyists.]   12-16-20
  484. China.  “Beijing Tests Joe Biden.”  [Will the President-elect speak up about China’s jailing of Jimmy Lai.]   12-19-20
  485. China.  “Beijing’s Collision with Christians.”  By Walter Russell Mead.”  [As the faith spreads, the Communist party fears a threat to its political control.]   12-22-20
  486. China.  “Ted Cruz and Hong Kong’s Democrats.”  [The Senator blocks a bill opening America’s door to victims of China.]   12-26-20
  487. China.  “Beijing’s Bigger Honey Trap.”  By Wm McGurn.  [Eric Swalwell and Hunter Biden are only the tip of the Chinese influence iceberg.]   12-29-20
  488. China.  “Cold War With China Is Avoidable.”  By Joseph S. Nye Jr.  [Today’s challenge is different.  Beijing has economic power Moscow could only dream of.]   12-31-20
  489. China.  “Hong Kong’s Political Prisoners.”  [Jimmy Lai’s bail is revoked and fleeing boat people get prison terms.]   1-2-21
  490. China.  “Beijing’s Bid for Financial Supremacy.”  By Kevin Warsh.  [China plans to displace the U.S. as investors’ top target and global crises have sped up its effort.]   1-5-21
  491. China.  “Jimmy Lai’s Message of Hope.”  By Trad Lips.  [The jailed Hong Kong democracy activist isn’t giving up.]   1-7-21
  492. China.  “Communist Hong Kong.”  [China taunts the world as it arrests the entire democratic opposition.]  1-9-21
  493. China.  “Beijing Won’t Bow to Bluster on Taiwan.”  By Walter Russell Mead.  [Biden will have to coordinate a military buildup with allies to stop a catastrophe.] 1-12-21
  494. China.  “A Century of Revolution.”  (Bookshelf by Walter Russell Mead.)  “Underground Asia.”  By Tim Harper.  [Most Americans know little about modern Asian history.  That’s too bad – yesterday’s upheavals are likely to be tomorrow’s, too.]   1-13-21
  495. China.  “A Dissident’s Daring Escape.”  By Jillian Kay Melchior.  [Danes face threats from Beijing for planning a fake climate crisis to help Ted Hui get to the West.]   1-13-21
  496. China.  “Beijing Fills the Mideast Vacuum.”   By Robert D. Kaplan.  [China’s projection of power isn’t only a regional concern.  It will eventually pose a threat to the U.S.]   1-21-21
  497. China.  “Biden’s Opening Salvo on Beijing.”  By Walther Russell Mead.  [His administration’s early moves were aggressive, but will it sustain the pressure?]   1-26-21
  498. China.  “Xi Jinping Wows Them at Davos.”   [Chin’s president sweet-talks liberal leaders as he threatens Taiwan.]   1-26-21
  499. China.  “America Can Defend Taiwan.”  By Elbridge Colby.  [More sensors, missiles and other assets in the region will help deter China from a costly island invasion.]   1-27-21
  500. China.  “A Genocide Test Faces The West.”  By Eugene Kontorovich.  [We know what China is doing in Xinjiang.  It’s now official.  How will woke corporations react?”]   1-28-21
  501. China.  “Hong Kong’s Escape Routes.  [Beijing retaliates after Britain offers refuge from growing tyranny.]   1-30-21
  502. China.  “Beijing Won’ Let America ‘Compartmentalize’ Climate Change.”  [Biden officials’ urgency about emissions makes them likely to sacrifice more-important goals.]   2-4-21
  503. China.  LTE.  “Taiwan Could Defend Itself More Effectively.”  [cf. the Finnish model of universal very short service training.]  2-6-21
  504. China.  “An ‘Economic Article 5’ to Counter China.”  [An attack on wines from Australia is an attack on democracy.]   2-12-21
  505. China.  “Why Beijing Loves Biden and Paris.”  [”…Mr. Xi will be happy to make promises about the future while demanding U.S. concessions today on Taiwan, trade and more…”]    2-22-21
  506. China.  “How American Free Trade Can Outdo China.”   By Henry M. Paulson Jr.  [The Trump years left the U.S. ceding ground for its exports.  Biden can regain it, with the help of allies.]   2-23-21
  507. China.  “China’s Reckless Labs Put the World at Risk.”  By Mike Pompeo and Miles Yu.  [Beijing is obsessed with viruses, but not biosafety.  We are paying a high price for its lapses.]   2-24-21
  508. China.  “How to Step Up the Tech Fight Against China.”  By Wm. A. Galston.  [Beijing has been churning out patents, spending on R&D, while the U.S. fiddles.]   3-3-21
  509. China.  “Rare Truths About China’s Rare Earths.”  [Environmentalists and markets can end Beijing’s monopoly.]   3-4-21
  510. China.  “Hong Kong is No Longer What It Was.”   By Edwin J. Feulner.  [One a beacon of freedom, the city has become just another Chinese commercial center.]   3-4-21
  511. China.  “The Woke Chinese Communist Party.”  [Beijing uses progressive rhetoric to attack Western interests.]   3-8-21
  512. China.  “America Wakes Up to the China threat.”  By Wm. A. Galston.  [Public opinion on Beijing is hardening, as lawmakers propose more tech funding.]   3-10-21
  513. China.  “Lab Theory a Dark Cloud on China.”  By Holman W. Jenkin, Jr.  [The WHO’s inability to divorce itself from Beijing’s propaganda doesn’t help.]   3-10-21
  514. China.  “Hong Kong’s Illusionist.”  [Financial Secretary Paul Chan invokes a system that no longer exists.]   3-11-21
  515. China.  “Olympics Win the Hypocrisy Championship.”  By Kelley Currie.  [The IOC condemns a Japanese official for sexism but shrugs off Chinese genocide.]  3-12-21
  516. China.  “Power or Profits:  Beijing’s Pension Dilemma.”  By Joseph C. Sternberg.  [The Chinese badly need places to invest savings, but the necessary reforms endanger the party’s rule.]    3-12-21
  517. China.  “The Hole in Biden’s China Strategy: Central Asia.”  By Kamran Bokhari.  [Both Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan could help the U.S. combat Beijing and advance human rights.]   3-17-21
  518. China.  “China’s Warning to Biden.”  [A lecture in Alaska shows that adversaries sense U.S. weakness.]   3-22-21
  519. China.  “Beijing’s Global Cancel Culture.”  [China punishes H&M for criticizing forced labor in Xinjiang.]   3-26-21
  520. China.  “Beijing Targets American Business.”  By Matt Pottinger.  [The U.S. and China’s Communist Party are strategic and ideological competitors.  CEOs have to decide which side they want to help win.]  3-27-21
  521. China.  “The China-Iran Axis.”  [Beijing gains influence and helps Tehran evade U.S. sanctions.]   3-30-21
  522. China.  “For Freedom’s Sake, Rate Hong Kong.”  By Fred McMahon and Michael Walker.  [The Fraser Institute, unlike Heritage, will measure its descent into tyranny and domination.]  4-1-21
  523. China.  “Convicted in Hong Kong.”  [China sends the message that if we can get them, we can get you.]   4-2-21
  524. China.  “It’s Not Bigotry to Tell the Truth About China.”  By Sadanand Dhume.  [The communist Party and its U.S. apologists try to hide behind victims of anti-Asian violence.]   4-2-21
  525. China.  “To Counter Beijing, Send In the Coast Guard.”  By Alexander B. Gray.  [China exploits ambiguity at sea, and the service could be a vital part of the effort to keep the peace.]   4-8-21
  526. China.  “Flattered to Be on China’s Sanctions List.”  By Gayle Manchin and Tony Perkins.  [We’ll keep exposing Beijing’s egregious religious-freedom violations in Xinjiang.]   4-12-21
  527. China.  “Prison for Hong Kong Democrats.”  [Nine are sentenced, including Martin Lee and Jimmy Lai.]   4-17-21
  528. China.  “Will Biden Use Every Tool Against Beijing?”  by Thomas Feddo.  [Trump fixed up an interagency panel that can filter predatory Chinese investment.]  4-23-21
  529. China.  “No Escape From Hong Kong.”  [New legislation lets the government block people from leaving.]   4-29-21
  530. China.  “How to Ride a Wild Dragon.”  (Bookshelf by Dan Blumenthal.)  “Chaos Under Heaven.” By Josh Rogin.  [Yes, the Trump approach to China was chaotic.  But out of it came innovations, including whole-of-government problem solving.]   5-12-21
  531. China.  “Hong Kong Snatches Assets.”   5-18-21
  532. China.  “China’s Hostage Foreign Policy.”  [To punish Canberra, Beijing puts an Aussie writer on trial.]  5-25-21
  533. China.  “Punished for Texting the Press.”  [“China wants to silence Hong Kongers even as it persecutes them.]    5-29-21
  534. China.  “Beijing Protests a Lab Leak Too Much.”  By Perry Link.  [Strong evidence the virus escaped: the Communist Party’s vicious attacks on anyone who speaks out.]   6-14-21
  535. China.  “If Uyghur Lives matter, the Olympics Should Move.”  By Rayhan Asat.  [I cheered China on in 2008.  Now I know better – and my brother is in a prison camp.]  6-17-21
  536. China.  “Arresting Hong Kong’s Press.”  [This week police targeted Apple Daily.  But no business is safe.]  6-18-21
  537. China.  “Xi’s Rewriting of History Won’t Stay in China.”  By Paul Wolfowitz and Bill Drexel.  [The Communist Party blunts its past criticism of Mao’s Cultural Revolution.  America should push back.]   6-21-21
  538. China.  “Honoring Jimmy Lai.”  [In Hong Kong, a valiant attempt to keep publishing the truth.”  6-22-21
  539. China.  “China Has Stopped Biding Its Time.”  By Wm. A. Galston.  [A bipartisan U.S. consensus emerges on the scale of the threat from Beijing.]   6-23-21
  540. China.  “What China Did to Apple Daily, It Could do to Any Company.”  By L. Gordon Crovitz and Mark L. Clifford.  [Beijing uses the odious National Security Law to silence Hong Kong’s feisty voice for freedom.]    6-24-21
  541. China.  “Milton Friedman, Wrong on China?”  by Wm.  McGurn.  [It’s bigness, not capitalism, that lets Beijing get away with so many abuses.]  6-29-21
  542. China.  “I Translated Articles for Apple Daily.  Can I Go Home to Hong Kong.?”  By Jessica Leung.  [The paper is shuttered, and several colleagues are in jail under Beijing’s National Security Law.]  6-30-21
  543. China.  “100 Years of Chinese Communism.”  [The Party’s reliance on fervent nationalism is a danger to world order.]   7-1-21
  544. China.  “Beijing’s Century of Dodging Danger Is No Guarantee of Stability.”  By Joseph Sternberg.  [The Chinese Communist Party isn’t at imminent risk of collapse, but challenges are mounting.]   7-2-21
  545. China. “Does the Pentagon Take China Seriously?”  by Elaine Luria.  [Its leaders warn of thee threat from Beijing, but their budgets suggest otherwise.]   7-6-21
  546. China.  “China Takes Didi Investors for a Ride.”  [American Shareholders get an expensive lesson in Xi Jinping risk.]   7-7-21
  547. China.  “China’s Nuclear Silos and the Arms-Control fantasy.”  By Matthew Kroenig.  [The Cold War is over, and Beijing is determined to amass an arsenal worthy of a superpower.]  7-8-21
  548. China.  “Strengthening Taiwan’s Resistance.”   [New legislation could make the island harder for Beijing to control.]   7-23-21
  549. China.  “Wall Street Gets Chinese Education.”  [Communist Party control always trumps the needs of investors.]  7-28-21
  550. China.  “How China Played American Investors.”  By Joseph C. Sternberg.  [Shares tumbled this week as investors wondered what they really own when they buy Chinese stocks.]   7-30-21
  551. China.  “Biden Breaks Some More China.” [The U.S. offers refuge to Hong Kongers afraid to return home.]  8-6-21
  552. China.  “Asia First, Then the World.”  (Bookshelf by David Wilezol.)  “The Long Game.” By Josh Doshi.  [Beijing seeks to blunt American order in Asia, build dependence on China throughout the region and expand its dominance globally.]   8-10-21
  553. China.  “Blinken’s Warning on China’s Nukes.”  [Its growing ICBM arsenal is finally on the Administration’s radar.]  8-10-21
  554. China.  “How Do You Stop Beijing From Bullying?  Take Its Prada Bags.”  By Elisabeth Braw.  [China punished Ericsson for Sweden’s exclusion of Huawei.  The West can strike back if it unites.]  8-11-21
  555. China.  “Huawei and China’s Canadian Hostages.”   8-12-21
  556. China.  “Xi’s Dictatorship Threatens the Chinese State.”  By George Soros.  [In his quest for personal power, he’s rejected Deng Xiaoping’s economic reform path and turned the Communist Party into an assemblage of yes-men.]   8-14-21
  557. China.  “China’s Afghanistan Taunt.”  8-18-21
  558. China.  “China Plays the Climate Card.”  [John Kerry’s pleading with Beijing collides with great-power rivalry.]   9-3-21
  559. China.  “BlackRock’s China Blunder.”  By George Soros.  [Pouring billions into the country now is a bad investment and imperils U.S. national security.]   9-7-21
  560. China.  “China’s Alarming Nuclear Breakout.”  By Wm.  Schneider Jr.  [Beijing is adding warheads, missiles and subs at a rapid rate.  The goal is global dominance, not deterrence.]   9-8-21
  561. China.  “Why Beijing Wants BlackRock but Not Capitalism.”  By Joseph C. Sternberg.  [Economists know China needs financial reform, but the Party won’t loosen political control.]  9-10-21
  562. China.  “Chinese Firms Need To Open Their Books.”  By Gary Gensler.  [China’s companies must allow their audit firms to be audited or their shares won’t trade in U.S. capital markets.]   9-14-21
  563. China.  “How to Deter China From Invading Taiwan.”  By Robert C. O’Brien and Alexander B. Gray.  [To change Beijing’s calculus, arm Taipei with missiles and turn the island into a ‘porcupine.’ ]   9-16-21
  564. China.  “Taiwan As Pawn.”  (Bookshelf by Dan Blumenthal.)  [The Strategy of Denial.”  By Elbridge A. Colby. [China’s message to neighbors who would resist Beijing’s geopolitical ambitions is clear:  U.S. defense commitments cannot protect you.]  9-20-21
  565. China.  “Xi Jinping Makes China a Dangerous Place for Investment.”  By Dennis Dwok and Johnny Patterson.  [What the state wants, the state gets.  That makes the business climate unstable and ethically risky.]  9-23-21
  566. China.  “China’s Answer to Aukus.”   9-24-21
  567. China.  “China’s Hostage Triumph.”  [The U.S. lets Huawei’s CFO  off easy, and Beijing frees two Canadians.]   9-27-21
  568. China.  “Will China Save Evergrande?”  by Andy Kessler.  [Investors who piled into real estate could lose their retirements.  That’s bad for Beijing.]   10-4-21
  569. China.  “China’s Unstable Political Economy.”  By John Lee.  [Evergrande’s collapse is a sign of deeper weakness, just when Xi is impatient to challenge the U.S.]   10-7-21
  570. China.  “Xi Jinping’s Blustery Strategic Pause.”  by Walter Russell Mead.  [His aim isn’t to start a war but to divert domestic attention from multiple crises.]  10-12-21
  571. China.  “Will America Come to Taiwan’s Defense?”  by Wm. A. Galston.  [Beijing’s growing belligerence coincides with declining U.S. military Power.]   10-13-21
  572. China.  LTE. “How to Prevent China From Invading Taiwan.”  10-18-21
  573. China.  “China’s Hypersonic Wake-Up Call.”  [A missile test shows the next war won’t be anything like the last one.]   10-19-21
  574. China.  “It’ll Take More than American Military Might to Shore Up Taiwan.”  By John Bolton.  [Team Biden needs a fuller strategy that incudes international recognition and new regional alliances.]   10-21-21
  575. China.  “The U.N. Should open Its Door to Democratic Taiwan.”  By Gary Schmitt and Michael Mazza.  [Expelled 50 years ago to make room for the Beijing government, today it deserves full recognition.]   10-25-21
  576. China.  “The Fight for Taiwan Could Come Soon.”  By Elbridge Colby.  [Beijing may think it has an opening to seize the island before the West’s military investments pay off.]   10-28-21
  577. China.  “Taiwan Won’t Capitulate to China.”  By Chiu Kuo-Cheng.  [Changes in military structure will help us meet any challenge.]  11-5-21
  578. China.  “Xi Jinping Battens Down the Hatches.”  By Walter Russell Mead.  [He understands the dangers confronting China better than his propagandists do.]   11-9-21
  579. China.  “’Xi Jinping Thought’ Makes China a Tougher Adversary.”  By Kevin Rudd.  [The party ratifies it as a Marxist ‘breakthrough,’ consolidating his power and expanding its control.]   11-14-21
  580. China.  “Biden Has a Summit With Xi, but No Strategy for China.”  By John Bolton.  [Beijing’s arms buildup and menacing of Taiwan make U.S. directionlessness dangerous for the world.]   11-18-21
  581. China.  “Xi Jinping’s War on Tibetan Buddhism.”  By Dhondup T. Rekjong.  [Beijing wants future lamas and monks to learn the faith only in Mandarin.]   11-19-21
  582. China.  “On China, Women’s Tennis Beats the NBA.”  [The WTA calls for an investigation into a charge of sexual assault.]   11-19-21
  583. China.  “Move the Olympics for Peng Shuai’s Sake.”  By Enes Kanter.  [The IOC shockingly echoes Beijing’s rhetoric on the tennis star’s disappearance.]  11-22-21
  584. China.  “The Coddling of American Children Is a Boon to Beijing.”  By Habi Zhang. [In China, my son had to study hard.  Here in the U.S., he just needs to bring a ‘healthy snack’ to school.]   11-22-21
  585. China.  “China’s ‘Missing’ Tennis Star.”  By Wm. McGurn.  [Peng Shuai accused top ‘Communist of sexual assault.  Beijing can’t deal with it.]   11-23-21
  586. China.  “Hong Kong Says Vote – or Else.”  11-30-21
  587. China.  “Jamie Dimon’s Joke Is on JPMorgan’s ‘Stakeholders.’”  By Gerard Baker.  [His kowtow to China shows that investor value is still paramount – and maybe in this case it shouldn’t be.]   11-30-21
  588. China.  “Who’s Afraid of Nathan Law?  China.”   12-10-21
  589. China.  “Is MIT’s Research Helping the Chinese Military?”  by Michelle Bethel.  [My concerns about how Beijing might be using our findings were dismissed as racist and political.]   12-11-21
  590. China.  “Xi doesn’t Know What to Do After Popping a Property Bubble.”  By Joseph C. Sternberg.  [He wants to raise living standards while limiting the ‘barbaric growth of capital.’  Good Luck.  12-17-21
  591. China.  “The Slow Meltdown of the Chinese Economy.”  By Thomas J. Duesterberg.  [Beijing’s troubles are an opportunity for the U.S. if Washington can recognize it.]  12-21-21
  592. China.  “The Electric-Vehicle Push Empowers China.”  By Robert Bryce.  [Instead of using its own energy reserves, the U.S. is betting on its rival’s rare earths.]  12-24-21
  593. China.  “Beijing Courts the Solomon Islands.”  [Turning from the West, the Pacific state accepts Chinese police support.]  12-30-21
  594. China.  “No Democracy Should Participate in the 2022 Beijing Olympics.”  By Chen Guangcheng.  [The Chinese Communist Party tries to whitewash its image in preparation for the Winter Games.”  12-30-21
  595. China.  “China Immortalizes ‘Pillar of Shame.’”  By Victoria Coates.  [The destruction of a sculpture will serve only to further the cause it stood for.]  1-6-22
  596. China.  “China Takes Lithuania as an Economic Hostage.”  By Elizabeth Braw.  [Its trade retaliation over Taiwan is wreaking havoc with global supply chains.]   1-7-22
  597. China.  “China’s New Friends in Central America.”  By Mary Anastasia O’Grady.  [Salvadoran President Bukele is courting Beijing and playing footsie with thugs.]  1-10-22
  598. China.  “China’s Economic Downturn Gives Rose to a Winter of Discontent.”  By Kevin Rudd.  [With Xi likely seeking a third term, his critics may have more leverage than they have had for years.]  1-22-22
  599. China.  “Xi Jinping’s Year of the Tiger.”  [The stage-managed Olympics can’t conceal economic worries.]   2-2-22
  600. China.  “The Burner Phone Olympics.”   2-4-22
  601. China.  “Olympics Heighten Oppression in China.”  By Anastasia Lin.   2-4-22
  602. China.  “China’s Forever War Against Covid-19.”  By Holman W Jenkins, Jr.  [Australia beats a sensible zero-Covid retreat.  Its inevitable rising cases show why Beijing can’t.]   2-5-22
  603. China.  “Peng Shuai Says ‘Everything Is Fine.”  [The Chinese tennis star is presented for a propaganda showing.]  2-8-22
  604. China.  “Hong Kong Exiles Fear a Red Notice.”  [They justifiably worry that Beijing will abuse Interpol to harass them }  2-11-22
  605. China.  “The US. Should Want a Cold War with China.”  By Gabriel Scheinmann.  [Competition, not cooperation, is the best way to avoid direct military confrontation.]  2-11-22
  606. China.  “Ukraine Is a Distraction From Taiwan.”  By Elbridge Colby and Oriana Skylar Mastro.  [Getting bogged down in Europe will impede the U.S.’s ability to compete with China in the Pacific.]   2-14-22
  607. China.  “China’s Bad Ukraine War.”  [Xi Jinping has reason to regret cozying up to Vladimir Putin.]   3-4-22
  608. China.  “Ukraine War Should Counsel Chinese Caution on Taiwan.”  By Ronnie S. Glaser and Jude Blanchette.  [A military that looks good on paper can rumple in combat, but an invaded nation has to be prepared.]   3-9-22
  609. China.   “Xi Jinping’s Great-Power Play.”   [Beijing is standing by Putin, and the costs of doing so will mount.]   3-18-22
  610. China. Ukraine.  “Beijing Gains From the Ukraine Invasion.”  By Dan Blumenthal.  [Non-Western countries hedge their bets, giving confirmation to Chinese geopolitical assumptions.]  3-28-22
  611. China.  “Hong Kong’s Judicial Resignations.”   4-2-22
  612. China.  “Carrie Lam’s Hong Kong Legacy.”   4-5-22
  613. China.  “China Turns Covid Victory Into Defeat.”  By Homan W. Jenkins, Jr. [The lockdowns can never end if the Communist Party can’t admit its people will be infected.]   4-9-22
  614. China.  “A View of Past and Future Wars on Taiwan.”  By Michael Meyer.  [The island Japan once colonized may receive its aid in an invasion.]   4-19-22
  615. China.  “Hong Kong’s Nobel Nominees.”  4-26-22
  616. China.  “Xi Jinping Is Betting It All on Zero Covid.”  By Eyek Preymann.  [To fight the pandemic, the Chinese leader mobilizes forces he will likely find difficult to control.]   4-29-22
  617. China.  “Deter China by Turning Taiwan Into a Porcupine.”  By Phil Gramm and Roger Wiker.  [Western allies should accelerate the sale of F-16s, missiles, drones and other force-multiplier weapons.]   5-5-22
  618. China.  “With Friends Like Putin, Xi May Lose Europe.”  By Joseph C. Sternberg.  [China should be worried that the war in Ukraine has Germnay rethinking its conciliatory foreign policy.]  5-6-22
  619. China.  “Xi Scrambles as China’s Economy Stumbles.”  By Kevin Rudd.  [His recipe for stagnation:  Hostility to the private sector, friendship with Russia, and ‘zero Covid.’]  5-11-22
  620. China.  “In China, New Evidence That Surgeons Became Executioners.”  By Jacob Lavee and Matthew P. Robertson.  [Clinical reports recount scores of cases in which organ donors were alive when operations began.]   6-1-22
  621. China.  “China Tires of Being ‘China for a Day.’”  By Joseph C. Sternberg.  [‘Dynamic zero-Covid’ and Xi’s crackdown on firms have been a disaster, but an autocrat can’t back out.]   6-3-22
  622. China.  “China’s Great Naval Leap Forward.”  [A base in Cambodia is the latest sign of Beijing’s global military ambition.]   6-8-22
  623. China.  “Now Is he Time to Expose Chinese Corruption.”  By Nate Sibley.  [A steady stream of graft scandals could help erode the Communist Party’s domestic legitimacy.]   6-27-22
  624. China.  “The Hong Kong Handover at 25.”  By Benedict Rogers.  [One of Asia’s freest cities has become a grim police state.]   7-1-22
  625. China.  “Biden Has to Choose:  Climate Change or Human Rights in China.”  By Wm. Schneider Jr.  [Electric-car batteries and solar panels rely on raw materials produced with forced and child labor.]   7-5-22
  626. China.  “We Want to Rebuild U.S.-China Relations.”  By Maurice R. Greenberg.  [Frank talks between business leaders can help restore trust.]   7-7-22
  627. China.  “Wokeness Is Putin’s Weapon”  by Walter Russell Mead.  [Russia and China capitalize on the West’s moral and political confusion.]   7-12-22
  628. China.  “Why the Chinese Communist Party Is Destroying My Village.”  By Chen Guangheng.  [Suppression of dissent and local corruption drive a plan to force thousands out of their homes.]   7-14-22
  629. China.  “Nancy Pelosi’s Taiwan Trip.”  [Bravo for visiting the island, but it also needs better defenses now.]   7-21-22
  630. China.  “TikTok Is Fun and Games Until China Wants Your Info.”  By Joel Thayer. [The app could be stealing your fingerprints or turning your smartphone into a listening device.]   7-22-22
  631. China.  “Pelosi and Biden, Taiwan and China.”  [The President pops off in a way that makes the Speaker’s visit harder.]   7-23-22
  632. China.  “How China Took Latin America.”  By Mary Anastasia O’Grady.  [The Inter-American Development Bank opened doors all over the region for Beijing.]   8-1-22
  633. China.  “Nancy Pelosi’s Taiwan Straits.  [A Chinese military response will signal a dangerous new era.]  8-2-22
  634. China.  “After Pelosi’s Taiwan Visit.”  8-3-22
  635. China.  “Xi Tries to Ride A Real-Estate Tiger, and We All May Get Mauled.”  By David Asher and Thomas J. Duesterberg.  [The economic crisis roiling China’s property markets could spread, emboldening Beijing to move on Taiwan.]   8-4-22
  636. China.  “Another Way to Help Taiwan.”  [The U.S. can ease the pressure of China’s economic coercion.]   8-6-22
  637. China.  “A Costly Passivity Toward China.”  By Walter Russell Mead.  [Pelosi’s Taiwan visit matters less than U.S. inaction for years as Beijing asserted itself.]   8-9-22
  638. China.  “China’s Chips Are Down.”  [Xi Jinping is said to be unhappy with the results of state subsidies.]   8-12-22
  639. China.  The Chinese Communist Party Needs Its Bourgeoisie.”  By Joseph C. Sternberg.  [Beijing’s world-wide clout depends on its massive population’s buying power, which Xi is undermining.]   8-12-22
  640. China.  “Xi Jinping’s Reach Exceeds His Grasp.”  By Kevin Rudd.  [He wants nothing less than to see China become the pre-eminent global power during his lifetime.]   8-13-22
  641. China.  “A Thousand Talents Is 999 Too Many.”  By Paul Dabbar.  [How the Chinese Communist Party steals U.S. technology.]  8-18-22
  642. China.  “American Democrats and Taiwan.”  [Will Pelosi and Markey do more to help Taipei than offer moral support?]  8-22-22
  643. China.  “How China’s Propaganda Influences the West.”  By Seth D. Kaplan.  [Millions around the world now rely on Beijing’s mouthpieces as their primary sources for news.]   8-22-22
  644. China.  “China Risks Losing Its European Linchpin.”  by Tom Rogan.  [PLA participation in Russia’s military exercises should spark outrage in the EU.]  8-23-22
  645. China.  “Through the Taiwan Strait.”  [An important show of resolve by the U.S. Navy despite Chinese threats.]   8-29-22
  646. China.  “The Unwisdom of the Solomons.”  [Beijing gets its money’s worth from a strategic pact in the Pacific.]  8-31-22
  647. China.  “The Horrors of Xinjiang.”  [A U.N. report on the Uyghurs should force a debate and vote.]   9-2-22
  648. China.  “U.S. – China  Audit Deal Is Only Window Dressing.”  By Dennis Kwok and Sam Goodman.  9-2-22
  649. China.  “The Chinese Are Buying the Farm.”  By Lars Eric Schonander and Geoffrey Cain.  [State-owned companies have bought many acres near U.S. military bases.  What is Beijing up to?]   9-9-22
  650. China.  “How to Beat China in the New Space Race.” By Arthur Herman.  [It’s about more than money.  The U.S. needs a strategy to harness private innovation.]   9-12-22
  651. China.  “The Pope Abandons His Own.”  By Wm. McGurn.  [As Hong Kong puts Cardinal Joseph Zen on trial, Francis still offers no support.]   9-20-22
  652. China.  “China Hit Some Bumps on Its Road to Semiconductor Dominance.” By Rick Switzer and David Feith.  [But the history of solar power and shipbuilding shows why the U.S. can’t afford to be complacent.]   9-21-22
  653. China.  “The U.N. Abandons the Uyghurs.”  [The Human Rights Council votes not to discuss China’s abuses.]   10-10-22
  654. China.  “Security, Not Growth, Is Xi’s Focus.”  By Kevin Rudd.  [He is likely to rebalance Beijing’s strategic priorities at next week’s 20th Party Congress.]   10-13-22
  655. China.  “Of Catholics and Communists.”  [The Vatican renews its bad deal with Beijing that ignores abuses.]   10-24-22
  656. China.  “Biden’s Strategy Is Undone by Fantasy.”  By Nadia Schadlow.  [It acknowledges the threat from China, then makes wholly unrealistic pledges of cooperation.]   10-24-22
  657. China.  “How China Abuses U.S. Diplomats.”  [Emails and diplomatic cables show how Beijing uses Covid to harass and monitor Americans.]   10-26-22
  658. China.  “The ‘Anti-Navy’ the U.S. Needs Against China.”  By Mike Gallagher.  [The U.S. military is set to be weakest when the People’s Liberation Army aims to be strongest.]   10-26-22
  659. China.  “The Middle Kingdom Is About to Fall Into the Middle-Income Trap.”  By Mickey D. Levy.  [By turning away from free enterprise, Xi Jinping ensures that China’s economy will stop growing.]   10-27-22
  660. China.  “The Myth of the ‘Peaceful Ruse.’”  (Bookshelf by Dan Blumenthal.)  “Spies and Lies.”  By Alex Joske.  [An unprecedented history and analysis of Beijing’s campaign to soften Western resistance to its rapid global ascendance.]   11-3-22
  661. China.  “Wall Street’s Hong Kong Kowtow.”  [U.S. financial exes lend their credibility to Beijing’s chief enforcer.]   11-4-22
  662. China.  “Business Is Far From Usual in Hong Kong.”  By L. Gordon Crovitz and Mark L. Clifford.  [The vague terms in Beijing’s National Security Law mean no business in Hong Kong is safe.]  11-16-22
  663. China.  “Meet the Post-Covid China, Same as the Pre-Covid China.” By Anastasia Lin.  [There’s no such thing as business as usual when you’re dealing with a communist regime.]   11-18-22
  664. China.  “In Taiwan, a Shaky Status Quo Prevails.” By Walter Russell Mead.  [The people here have little desire either to yield to Beijing or to provoke a war.]   11-22-22
  665. China.  “China’s Zero-Covid Reckoning.”  [Record infections and new lockdowns lead to growing frustration.]   11-25-22
  666. China.  ‘Stability Maintenance” Means Repressing the Chinese People’s Spirit.”  By Chen Guangeheng.  [A massive web of agencies work to stamp out the smallest inklings of political discontent.”  11-26-22
  667. China.  “China’s Revolt Against Zero- Covid.”  [Protests across the country reveal deep anger and frustration.]   11-28-22
  668. China.  “The Innocence of Jimmy Lai.”  By Wm. McGurn.  [y pleading not guilty, he is forcing Hong Kong officials to own their lies.]   11-29-22
  669. China.  “Taiwan and the U.S. Need Statesmanship, Not Partisanship.”  By John Bolton.  [Without a comprehensive strategy, the island and the West will face a mounting peril from Beijing.]   11-29-22
  670. China.  “Xi Jinping’s Deal With the Devil.”  By Holman W. Jenkins, Jr.  [China’s zero-Covid strategy was aimed at helping a new Mao consolidate power.]   11-30-22
  671. China.  “China’s Failed Vaccine nationalism.”  [Beijing rejected foreign mRNA shots, putting its citizens at greater risk.]   11-30-22
  672. China.  “Jimmy Lai Faces communist Justice.”  By Paul A. Gigot.  “For those of us who are free, our job is to keep his story alive – to ensure that the world never forgets.]  11-30-22
  673. China.  “Don’t Bet Against the Hong Kong Dollar.”  By John Greenwood and Steve H. Hanke.  [Currency boards are always a graveyard for speculators.]   12-2-22
  674. China.  “Xi Jining Approaches Multiple Points of No Return.”  By Joseph C. Sternberg.  Beijing assumes it can change course if policies fail.  Zero-Covid shows this is no longer the case.]   12-2-22
  675. China.  “Xi Jinping’s Great Covid ‘Reopening.’”  [A tactical retreat still leaves public-health and economic uncertainty.]   12-8-22
  676. China.  “Does China Really Pick Winners?”  [A new paper says China’s state subsidies don’t lift productivity.]   12-15-22
  677. China.  “The Chinese Stand Up Against the Regime.”  By Chen Guangcheng.  [Those bland pages carry a message of discontent that goes far beyond oppressive zero-covid policies.]   12-15-22
  678. China.  “The Trials of Jimmy Lai.”  [Hong Kong keeps changing rules to block his choice of lawyer.]   12-16-22
  679. China.  “China Won’t Be Number One.”   [A Japanese report says China’s GDP won’t soon exceed America’s.]   12-20-22
  680. China.  “China’s Useful Covid Lesson.”  By Holman w. Jenkins, Jr.  [Someday Western societies may face a virus a lot deadlier than this one.]   12-21-23
  681. China.  “Is China Running Out of Money.”  By Simone Gao.  [The end of zero Covid may be the result of falling revenue and the high cost of nucleic-acid testing.]   12-21-23
  682. China.  “Protecting Biden From Chinese Covid.”  [The testing mandate for Chinese travelers won’t stop a new variant.]  ]   12-29-22
  683. China.  “Western Medicine to China’s Rescue.”   12-29-22
  684. China.  “To Deter China, Taiwan Must Prepare for War.”  By Ethan Kessler.  [Military conscription is a good start, but leaders in Taipei need to act with greater urgency still.]  12-29-22
  685. China.  “Covid Is China’s Price for Rejoining Humanity.”  By Holman W. Jenkins, Jr.  [Beijing botches a ‘reopening’ that many of its Pacific Neighbors pulled off gracefully.]   12-31-22
  686. China.  “Jimmy Lai Won’t Get His Lawyer.”   1-3-23
  687. China.  “China’s Myth of Communist Competence.”  By Thomas  J.  Duesterberg.  [Xi Jinping was preparing o demonstrate the globe.  Instead he faces one crisis after another at home.]  1-6-23
  688. China.  “Big News About a Smaller China.”   [A slowing economy and population decline challenge Xi Jinping.]   1-18-23
  689. China.  “Who Would Win a War Over Taiwan?”  [A war-game exercise reveals holes in U.S. deterrence strategy.]   1-20-23
  690. China.  “Are there ‘Too Many Asians’”?  by Wm. McGurn..[Like Marxism itself, population control was imported to China from the West.]   1-24-23
  691. China.  “Will the U.S. Really Defend Taiwan?”  by Seth Cropsey.  [Washington is strategically unprepared for a crisis, and Biden’s policies are hampering deterrence.]   1-27-23
  692. China.  ‘Telling the Truth About War Over Taiwan.”  [Gen. Minhan shocks Washington by telling his troops to be ready.]  1-30-23
  693. China.  “Why China Will Never Lead on Tech.”  by Simone Gao.  [Communism is incapable of nurturing the curiosity that leads to innovation.]  1-31-23
  694. China.  “China Floats a Trial Balloon.”  [Somehow a ‘civilian airship’ ended up near U.S. missile bases.  Sure.]   2-4-23
  695. China.  “China and the UFO Obfuscation.”  By Holman W. Jenkins, Jr.  [The U.S. and Beijing need to reach a new understanding on airspace violations.]   2-15-23
  696. China.  “Like It or Not, the U.S. Is in an Arms Race With China.”  By Patty-Jane Geller.  [Beijing is on its way to nuclear parity and has tested technologies America has never had.]   2-16-23
  697. China.  “China, Russia and the U.S. ‘Red Line.’”  [What will Biden do if Beijing sends military aid to Moscow?]   2-21-23
  698. China.  “Stand Up to Bullies And Defend Taiwan.”  By Mike Gallagher.  [The island nation is a candle against the darkness of the Chinese Communist Party.]   2-22-23
  699. China. “A Domestic Agenda for the China Committee.”  By Adam J. White.  [To promote competition, the panel should look at education, antitrust, mining and chip policies.]   2-28-23
  700. China.  “Bring Taiwan’s President to Capitol Hill.”  By Craig Singleton.  [Rather than visit the island, Kevin McCarthy should invite Tsai Ing-wen to address a joint session.]   3-1-23
  701. China.  “About Those Free Tickets to Hong Kong.” 3-4-23
  702. China.  “China’s Open Military Ambitions.”  [Will Biden’s defense budget match Beijing’s growing power?”   3-7-23
  703. China. “As the Rule of Law Disappears, so Do Chinese Dissidents.” By Chen Guangcheng. [The Justice Ministry once praised Gao Zhisheng’s work as a lawyer. He hasn’t been heard from since 2017.]   3-8-23
  704. China. “Yellen’s Tax Is a Boon for Beijing.”  By Aharon Friedman. [The proposed global levy would exempt state-owned entities at the expense of capitalist competitors.]   3-9-23
  705. China.  “A Revolution Is Coming for China’s Families.”  By Nicolas Eberstadt and Ashton Verdery.  [By 2050 living parents and in-laws will outnumber children for middle-aged Chinese men and women.]   3-10-23
  706. China.  “Behind China’s Mideastern Diplomacy.”  By Karen Elliott House.  [To keep oil flowing and diminish the U.S., Beijing brokers a deal between Iran and Saudi Arabia.]   3-13-23
  707. China.  “China Wins if Russia Conquers Ukraine.”  By Nikki Haley.  [This is no ‘territorial dispute.’  Vital U.S. interests are at stake.]   3-21-23
  708. China.  “The Chinese Communist Party’s Plan A for Taking Taiwan.”  By Simone Gao.  [Infiltrating, intimidating and co-opting the opposition would be less costly than an invasion.]   3-23-23
  709. China.  “The Korean Model for Taiwan.”  By Hu Ping and Perry Link.  [In the 1990s, even Beijing abandoned its rejection of the ‘one country, two governments’ formulation.]   3-30-23
  710. China.  “U.S. Research Scientists Are Blind to China’s Threat.”   By Paul M. Dabbar.  [Eager for collaboration, the NIH and NIAID won’t acknowledge concerns about national security.]   4-4-23
  711. China.  “The Speaker Meets Taiwan’s President.”  [The meeting with House Members underscores bipartisan U.S. support.]  4-6-23
  712. China.  “China Eyes Commercial Ships in a Move to Intimidate Taiwan.”  By Elisabeth Braw.  [An ‘inspection’ flotilla could be the first step in a blockade of the island.  The world needs o be ready.]  4-12-23
  713. China.  “Don’t Blame China and TikTok for Child-Rearing Failures.”  By Jason Riley.  [Proposals to ban the popular Chinese app or change its ownership are overbroad and needless.]   4-19-23
  714. China.  “Taiwan’s President Belongs at APEC.”  By Lance Gooden.  4-22-23
  715. China.  “Give Jimmy Lai A Nobel.”  By Wm. McGurn.   [Natan Sharansky endorses a peace prize for the imprisoned Hong Kong newsman.]   4-25-23
  716. China.  “China Targets a Canadian Lawmaker.”  5-10-23
  717. China.  “Volt Typhoon’s Jot to U.S. Complacency.”  [The House China  committee highlights 10 steps to defend Taiwan.]   5-26-23
  718. China.  “Is a Chinese Vessel Raiding Pacific Graves?   5-30-23
  719. China.  “China Sets Up a Spy Shop in Cuba.”  6-9-23
  720. China.  “Zombie Engagement With Beijing.”  By Mike Gallagher.  [The Biden administration seems determined to revive an approach to China that has failed for 30 years.]   6-15-23
  721. China.  “Hong Kong Steals the Headlines.”  By Wm. McGurn.  [The government targeted property rights to take Jimmy Lai’s paper from him.]   6-20-23
  722. China.  “China Accepts the New Indo-Pacific Reality.”  By Walter Russell Mead.  Xi’s meeting with Blinken signals a limited but welcome thaw in relations.]   6-20-23
  723. China.  “It’s Getting Riskier to Do Business In China.”  By Simone Gao.  [Western companies may find their capital and people trapped if Beijing starts a war over Taiwan.]   6-22-23
  724. China.  “Hong Kong’s Global Bounty Hunters.”   [The city offers cash for the arrest of eight democracy advocates.]    7-5-23
  725. China.  “My Plan to Preserve Peace in the Taiwan Strait.”  By Lai Ching-te.  [As China ratchets up military and economic tensions, we can never take our democracy for granted.]   7-5-23
  726. China.  “Beijing’s Welcome for Janet Yellen.”  [China rolls out the red carpet with new export controls minerals.]   7-6-23
  727. China.  “China Puts a Bounty on My Head.”  By Ted Hui.  [The Communist Party is determined to silence me, even though I left Hong Kong three years ago.]   7-10-23
  728. China.  “China’s Economy Hits the Skids.”  By Walter Russell Mead.  [What happens next isn’t clear, but the era of torrid growth is likely over.]  7-18-23
  729. China.  “Kerry Tilts at Chinese Coal Plants.”  [The U.S. climate envoy pleads with Beijing to hurt its economy.]   7-18-23
  730. China.  “Hong Kong’s Latest Intimidation Targets.”  7-24-23
  731. China.  “John Lee Is Persona Non Grata.”  [The U.S. is right to deny Hong Kong’s chief executive a travel waiver.]   7-29-23
  732. China. “China Can’t Seem to Make Friends or Influence People.”  By Sadanand Dhume.  [Even as Xi has doubled down on soft power efforts, global public opinion has become more hostile.]   8-4-23
  733. China.  “Biden Walks a China Tech Tightrope.”  [A narrow investment ban doesn’t eliminate the business risks.]   8-11-23
  734. China.  “China’s Deflation Danger Isn’t What You Think.”  By Joseph C. Sternberg.   [Only a productivity boom, driven by market reforms, can heal the economy after an asset price collapse.]   8-11-23
  735. China.  “China Will Hunt You Down.”  [Laos arrests a Chinese human=-rights lawyer en route to the YU.S.]   8-15-23
  736. China.  “Is China Past It’s Peak?”  by Wm. A. Galston.  [Its rising debt, aging population and sinking housing market suggest it is.]   8-16-23
  737. China.  “China’s Young, Restless – and Jobless.”  [Beijing won’t publish youth unemployment data as it grows worse.]   8-16-23
  738. China.  “GOP Candidates Need to Talk About China.”  By Mike Gallagher.  [The 2020s are now calling for a new foreign policy to deal with a cold war that’s been going on for a decade.]   8-22-23
  739. China.  “China Pays for Economic Mismanagement.”  By Mickey D. Levy.  [The bill is coming due for Beijing’s rejection of free enterprise in favor of communist ideals.]    8-25-23
  740. China.  “China Wins in Central America.”  9-5-23
  741. China.  “My Encounters With a Suspected Spy.”  By Joseph C. Sternberg.  [He invited me to  join a Westminster panel on China.  Later we met for coffee.  What did he learn?]   9-13-23
  742. China.  “The CIA Politicizes Intelligence on Chinea.”  By John Ratcliffe and Cliff Sims.  [A whistleblower says that analysts who favored the Covid lab-leak theory were paid o change positions.]   9-19-23
  743. China.  “Why Aren’t the Presidential Candidates Debating China?”  by Gabriel Scheinman and David Feith.  [Biden plays down the threat, and Republicans, including Trump, are noncommittal on Taiwan.]   9-20-23
  744. China.  “Jimmy Lai’s 1,000 Prison Days.”  [The publisher’s bravery has exposed China’s false premises.]   9-26-23
  745. China.  “China Prepares to Crack Down on ‘Hurt Feelings.’”  By Benjamin Qiu.  [The proposed law s Xi Jinping’s latest effort to codify ‘the party’s policies and the people’s will.]   9-26-23China.  “China’s Boycott Backfires.”  [In Geneva, a humiliation for China’s attempt to silence critics abroad.]   9-28-23
  746. China.  “Chinese Companies and Your Tax Dollars.”  [Pritzker and the feds dole out big money to lure a battery firm.]   10-21-23
  747. China.  “How China Could Turn Crisis to Catastrophe.”  By Walter Russell Mead.  [A war over Taiwan would devastate the economies of both Asia and the globe.]  10-24-23
  748. China.  “Meanwhile, Trouble in the Pacific.”  [A China-Philippines wreck shows Beijing’s risky military moves.]   10-25-23
  749. China.  “Can China Help in the Middle East?”  by Walter Russell Mead.  [It is a more formidable potential adversary than Russia or Iran but shares interests with the U.S.]   10-26-23
  750. China.  “The Chinese Financial Crisis Nobody’s Talking About.” By Joseph C. Sternberg.  [The country’s banks look safe, but only because of political controls that distort the whole economy.]   10-27-23
  751. China.  “Placating Xi Won’t Change China’s Behavior.”  By Thomas J Duersterberg.  [Beijing is undermining U.S. interests worldwide, but there are ways of forcing concessions.]   11-13-23
  752. China.  “President Biden’s Trade Gift to China.”  [He’s given up on new digital trade rules with allies in the Pacific.]   11-15-23
  753. China.  “The Biden-Xi Truce of the Moment.”  [The new era of good feelings is less than meets the photo-op.]   11-16-23
  754. China.  “U.S. CEOs on the Chinese Menu.”  [Business leaders gave Xi Jinping a standing ovation for showing up.]   9-17-23
  755. China.  “Biden Plies Xi for a Fentanyl Deal Beijing Can’t Deliver.”   By Joseph C. Sternberg.  [ China can’t risk cracking down on its wildcat pharma industry as its economy wobbles.]   9-17-23
  756. China.  “How Joe Biden Can Deter China.”  [Here are some ways Congress can prevent a war in the Pacific.]  11-18-23
  757. China.  “Beijing Isn’t Backing Off Taiwan.”  [Xi is raising pressure to sway the island’s presidential election.]   11-25-23
  758. China.  “Don’t Count on Economic Woes to Deter China.”  By Michael Gallagher.  [Xi hasn’t shortchanged the military and boasts of his country’s ability to withstand hardships.]   11-29-23
  759. China.  “Jimmy Lai and the Assault on Press Freedom.”  By Roger Ream.  [A common thread this his case to those in Russia Iran and other tyrannical states.]   12-8-23
  760. China.  “Hong Kong Puts Itself on Trial.’  [Jimmy Lai is in the dock, but the government’s credibility is the issue.]   12-16-23
  761. China.  “The Faith and Witness of Jimmy Lai.”  By Wm. McGurn.  [‘And if you were chosen by the faith, by God, by your people to lead…enjoy it?’]  12-19-23
  762. China.  “Beijing Is on a Wartime Footing.”  By Seth G. Jones.  [Biden needs to rebuild America’s ‘arsenal of democracy or risk being unprepared.]   1-2-24
  763. China.  “Xi Jinping Says Happy New Year.”   1-2-24
  764. China.  “Xi Jinping Faces an Economic Test of Will in 2024.”  By Joseph C. Sternberg.  [Whether he chooses to tough out a painful transition depends on what he hopes to achieve.]   1-5-24
  765. China.  “Why Taiwan’s Election Matters.”  [Voters are united in support of democracy, no matter who wins.]   1-9-24
  766. China.  “Xi Jinping Stars as King Canute.”   [Beijing may try to rescue Chinese stocks with $e280 billion.]   1-24-24
  767. China.  “Welcome, Warily, the EU Getting serious on China.”  By Joseph C. Sternberg.   [Europe takes an interest in the security implications of trade and investment, but it’s only a start.]    1-26-24
  768. China.  “Beijing’s Passive-Aggressive Middle East Policy.”  By Michael Singh.  [China doesn’t aspire to lead the world, much less to establish peace, but only to undermine the U.S.]  1-29-24
  769. China.  “Xi Jinping Wishes He Could Get as Lucky as Biden.”  By Joseph C. Sternberg.  [An AI boom in the private economy throws a lifeline to the U.S. president, while China’s leadership flails.]   3-1-24
  770. China.  “Will China Drive Its Electric Cars In From Mexico?  By Connor Pfeiffer.  [A loophole in the USMCA makes it possible to avoid US. tariffs by assembling vehicles in North America.]   3-6-24
  771. China.  “The House Sends China A Tik Tok Post.”  [Will Schumer kill the bill in the Senate after a 352-65 House vote?]  3-14-24
  772. China.  “Hong Kong’s Giant Leap Backward.”   3-20-24
  773. China.  “The Promises of Chairman XI.”  [The Chinese leader courts U.S. CEO’s or at least he does for now.]   3-28-24
  774. China.  “Hong Kong’s Forbidden Apple.”  By L. Gordon Crovitz and Mark L. Clifford.  [Simple possession of an old newspaper can now be a crime.]   4-2-24
  775. China.  “China’s Flag Is Red. Not Green.”  By Thomas J. Duesterberg.  [The West has been too willing to believe Beijing’s claim that it cares about the environment.]   4-8-24
  776. China.  “Freedom’s Man in Hong Kong.”  by Wm. McGurn.  [Jimmy Lai’s trial is exposing the myth that the local protests were foreign directed.]   4-9-24China.  “Does Biden Take China’s Threat Seriously.?” By Walter Russell Mead.  [His diplomacy is provocative, but his defense strategy isn’t preventive enough.]   4-9-24
  777. China.  “China Has Crossed Biden’s Red Line on Ukraine.”  By Matt Pottinger.  [The president warned Xi not to provide ‘material support’ to Russia.  Will there be consequences?]   5-1-24
  778. China.  “Xi Jinping Has Learned a Lot From the War in Ukraine.”  By Alexander Gabuev.  [One lesson is that China needs to prepare for a long conflict because he West lacks staying power.]   5-7-24
  779. China.  “What You Can’t Sing in Hong Kong.”  [Beijing wants to force Google to take down “Glory to Hong Kong.’”]   5-14-24





Issue Headlines

China. Wall Street Journal 6-13-15 Review, p. C1: “The China Rethink.” By Andrew Browne. [As tensions with China rise, U.S. foreign policy thinkers are dusting off ideas from the Cold War and starting to reconsider the decades-long consensus behind ‘constructive engagement’ with Beijing.] [China and the U.S. have started to view each other not as partners, competitors or rivals but as adversaries.]

China. [News] “Breached Network’s Security is Criticized.” Wall Street Journal, 6-24-15, Page. A1: [“A federal security system that failed…is largely unable to stop the most sophisticated attacks, current and former U.S. officials said…”]

China. (News) “Officials Masked Severity of Hack.” Wall Street Journal, 6-25-15 p. A1. [“…The Obama Administration for more than a week avoided disclosing the severity of an intrusion into federal computers…has frustrated lawmakers as they probe …one of the biggest-ever thefts of government records. …suspect China……whether up to 18 million unique Social Security numbers were stolen…]

 China. 7-10-15:

SENATOR: Massive spy recruitment scheme by Chinese…

‘Act of war’…

China’s President Faces Rare Backlash…

Credibility Slips Along With Markets…


Rich seek shelter from storm in foreign property…

China. “The China Rethink.” Wall Street Journal  “Review Section” C1, Saturday, 6-13-15 [As tensions with China rise, U.S. foreign policy thinkers are dusting off ideas from the Cold War and starting to reconsider the decades-long consensus behind ‘constructive engagement’ with Beijing.] [“China and the U.S. have started to view each other not as partners, competitors or rivals but as adversaries.”]

China. “Tariffs Target Chinese Steel.” Wall Street Journal. 11-4-15 p. AB3

“China’s Economy on Bubble Watch.” ,Wall Street Journal, 3-7-16, p. A1.

China. “Mao Now: The cultural Revolution is no longer just an ugly chapter in China’s past. Its brutal legacy forms a key part of President Xi Jinping’s ‘China dream.’” [Mao has become Mr. Xi’s best – and perhaps last – hope for rescuing his party from extinction.] [“…On Mr. Xi’s watch…the East remains in the grip of communist ideas with a logic and power of their own. The Cultural Revolution lives on.”] Wall Street Journal, Saturday, May 14, 2016, Review, p.C1

Campaign Consideration:

China. 3-26-18   How to Meet the Strategic Challenge Posed by China

March 2018 • Volume 47, Number 3 • David P. Goldman

China. 10-4-18

Chinese spy chips said to be found in hardware used by APPLE, AMAZON…

Stealing secrets…

China. 10-9-18

New Evidence of Hacked Supermicro Hardware Found in U.S. Telecom…

Talking Points:

China. Wall Street Journal.  3-4-17, Section C.  “Asia’s Precarious Rise.” [The Region’s many problems have dashed hopes for an ‘Asian century’ of global prominence and influence.  Will Asia’s woes now damage the rest of the world?}