This past week has been a catastrophic seven days that shook America. Some of the debris may have fallen on President Donald Trump. Most importantly, the Trump administration has lost the plot on China The tragic Memorial Day murder of a black man, George Floyd, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, highlights that […]

Stranger things have happened. Everyone was expecting US President Donald Trump to go nuclear by de facto sanctioning China to death over Hong Kong. In an environment where Twitter and the President of the United States are now engaged in open warfare, the rule is that there are no rules […]

Japan’s military rise has been stealthy but strong and is increasingly concentrated on China’s perceived threat by Bertil Lintner When Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said last month that the Covid-19 pandemic was the biggest national crisis since World War II, it was widely overlooked that just weeks earlier his […]

Amid the deepest economic contraction in nearly a century, President Xi Jinping had already made it very clear, last month, that China should be ready for unprecedented, relentless foreign challenges He was not referring only to the possible decoupling of global supply chains and the non-stop demonization of every project related […]