Tag Archives: Taiwan

Pelosi’s Visit: A Costly Political Show

August 8, 2022 Last Monday, National Security Council Spokesman John Kirby told reporters that nothing about House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s possible trip changed US policy toward Taiwan. He said, “We have been clear from the very beginning that she will … Continue reading

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China-US Relations

August 1, 2022 Presidents Biden and President Xi Jinping had their next-to-last call on March 18, 2022, less than a month after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Since then,

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Confronting China

May 26, 2022 On March 26, in Poland, President Biden referring to President Putin said, “For God’s sake, this man cannot remain in power.” Administration officials immediately scrambled to clarify that what he meant was not regime change. “That’s not … Continue reading

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China and the US: A Competitive Relationship (2)

March 20, 2021 No one hoped for a breakthrough at the US-China talks in Anchorage. And only a few might have expected the talks to start with such an exchange of sharp rebukes. After all this was the first high-level … Continue reading

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China and the US: A Competitive Relationship

March 16, 2021 Following the Second World War, the standoff between the US and Russia, NATO and the Warsaw Pact was called the Cold War. Nonetheless, in 1969, the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty was signed. The same year, Strategic Arms Limitation … Continue reading

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A Turning Point in Washington

January 20, 2021 With inauguration safely behind, President Biden would now start addressing America’s polarization, Covid-19, and a wrecked foreign policy. He has a far heavier agenda than many of his predecessors. Among his major tasks in the international arena … Continue reading

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