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2022: Wang Jisi: Has the U.S. Really Declined? Chinese Need to Have a Clear Understanding About This

Has the U.S. Really Declined? Chinese Need to Have a Clear Understanding About This May 14, 2022 | Source: Culture Vertical | Reads: 644 王缉思: 美国到底有没有衰落? 中国人应有清醒认识 Keywords: Belt and Road Global Governance Country Studies Geopolitics [Introduction] In recent years, … Continue reading

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Fmr PRC Amb to Ukraine on Russia’s Impending Defeat and International Relations

In his now-censored article Gao Yusheng, former PRC Ambassador to the Ukraine, explains why Russia is losing the war in Ukraine and the effect that may have on the international order. Gao Yusheng’s article appeared on the website of Phoenix … Continue reading

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2022: Tong Dezhi: The Rise of American Neoconservatism and Its Political Impact

Chinese political scientist Tong Dezhi’s perspective on US politics that I found among the many intriguing articles collected on the Chinese language side of the US-China Perspectives Monitor 中美印象 website, a project of the Carter Center. Other translations on my … Continue reading

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Beijing Daily: President Trump Highlights Flaws in the American System

The PRC party-state has always been much more sensitive to U.S. criticisms of China than the reverse. Western criticisms of Chinese Communist Party are felt as an existential threat to the party not because of any physical threat but because … Continue reading

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Wuhan Diary #37: The 41st Day of the Wuhan City Closure — March 3, 2020

March 3 Forty-first Day of the Wuhan City Closure A secondary disaster resulting from our epidemic home confinement has been making my parents and “sick at the sight of one another”. To them, anything I do or say is wrong. … Continue reading

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Wuhan Diary #26: The 30th Day of the Wuhan City Closure — February 21, 2020

Today is February 21, two days since the end of the “tightening up of the city closure”, a process that lasted three days. According to media reports, February 19 was the last day of the “tightening up of the city … Continue reading

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Lawyer Dan Harris on How US business in China Can Protect Itself

Two May 2019 articles by Dan Harris of the Harris Bricken law firm  how on how US and I expect Canadian business in China can protect themselves somewhat against the recent Chinese government extraordinarily aggressive enforcement of both laws and regulations. … Continue reading

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Wang Jisi: The US Trade War Aimed at Changing Chinese Behavior and Making More Money, Not Disengagement

Some interesting idea to try on for size on what is behind the US- China trade ‘war’ from a Chinese international relations scholar.  Views that are not necessarily influential in China, but intriguing discussion on world trends although the focus … Continue reading

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Musings on Pseudo Science 伪科学 and Cures for It

A recent Economist book review about pseudo science (伪科学 to you sino-literates out there) in personality testing got me thinking about the damage I have seen done by abuse of tests of no scientific validity. The Economist book review is … Continue reading

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2017: Li Woteng: China Should Fill the Leadership Void Left by the United States

When I saw this article in the Chinese language edition of the Financial Times by independent scholar Li Woteng   黎蜗藤,  it made be think of the interview that former U.S. Embassy Beijing Chargé d’affaires David Rank had on the PBS … Continue reading

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