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Video: The U.S. and China – Confrontation and Consequences

September 24, 2020

China under the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) lead by President Xi Jinping “poses many, many problems to the United States” beyond those presented by the Soviet Union during the Cold War, Dan Blumenthal believes. “China is very powerful” and “the most dangerous challenge the United States ever faced.” Speaking to approximately 200 participants in a […]

Pandemic Damages Already Soft Chinese Economy; External Aggressiveness More Likely (Audio)

March 23, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic that began in Wuhan, capital city of China’s Hubei province, may reduce Chinese economic growth to levels not experienced since the country’s partial opening decades ago to private businesses domestically and international markets globally. “The United States will go through hard times,” but China “will have to face difficult questions as to […]

Asia and 1914

May 31, 2014

One hundred years after the beginning of World War I, many Asians fear history is repeating itself. The source of concern is China’s growing power and its demonstrated willingness to use that power coercively. While China’s claims on Taiwan and the uncertainty about its long-term aims on the Korean peninsula remain key regional flashpoints, China […]