Oct 27, 2020
US Senator Marsha Blackburn expressed great dissatisfaction over Netflix’s decision to produce a movie based on the Chinese novel, “The Three-Body Problem”. In today’s hyper-vigilant atmosphere, Senator Blackburn’s reaction highlights the growing chasm between China and the United States.
Sep 25, 2020
Disney’s live-action rendition of Mulan conjured up worldwide controversy, turning out to be a Rorschach test for the insecurities of the present moment.
Aug 31, 2020
The United States’ relationship with China has become a focal point of the upcoming 2020 elections for both Democrats and Republicans. President Trump has made it clear where he stands on China, and his opponent Joe Biden’s views also deserve careful examination.
Aug 21, 2020
The US-China relationship has become characterized by tit-for-tat responses. In these hypercritical times, asymmetrical responses may be the only way to get these two countries back to the business of cooperative, civil relations.
Jul 31, 2020
In the midst of a devastating pandemic, China’s ambitious space mission to Mars follows in the footsteps of Isaac Newton’s mid-plague scientific explorations.
Jul 30, 2020
The White House’s attempt to bar many foreign students from returning to the US to continue their studies threatens to damage America’s reputation for educational tolerance and intellectual inquiry – not to mention the fact that it may well turn foreign students against the US.
Jul 02, 2020
In 1962, American Ambassador John Kenneth Galbraith deftly diffused tensions between China and India to stop an escalating conflict. Sixty years later, diplomats would do well to heed his example in moderating Sino-Indian tensions.
Jun 27, 2020
Recently published in the National Review, “China Unquarantined” is little more than an unfounded, incendiary cheat-sheet to remind Republicans to stay on message and speak in unison.
Jun 06, 2020
There is a divide among China hawks in the US, evident in the mixed messages of Trump’s May 29 speech. Concessions are made to two contending schools of thought.
May 17, 2020
Republican politicians have both turned to China-bashing as their latest campaign strategy as nationalism flares on both sides of the Pacific.