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.
May 04 , 2020
A CDC publication’s cover featuring bats in a piece of Chinese art is yet another attempt by the Trump Administration to distract the public from the inefficiency of its handling of the coronavirus and instead blame China.
Apr 23 , 2020
The current Chinese leadership seems to be torn in its approach towards the US. This sends a mixed message of power and sets the US-China relationship on a precarious track.
Mar 31 , 2020
The impact of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 has been severe. Just as pervasive has been the anti-Chinese rhetoric that has gradually overtaken the Trump administration’s dialogue with the American people and the resulting anti-Chinese sentiment that is putting many Asian Americans in danger.
Feb 25 , 2020
The hypocrisy of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in his hawkish criticism of China displays the fundamental undiplomatic character that has defined the Trump administration even in the face of the globe’s most recent crises.
Feb 25 , 2020
The once-prolific exchange of film between the US and China has crawled to a standstill with recent tensions between the two countries. A new Oscar-winning documentary underscores the harsh realities of these economic difficulties in the context of a relentless and expanding global market.
Dec 18 , 2019
The protests in Hong Kong may be one for the record books for producing viral political tweets, memes and manipulative imagery. But Mulan won’t be coming to the rescue any time soon, not as long as she is regarded part of the problem.
Nov 19 , 2019
The quibbling, quarreling world today is in dire need of the kind of rounded, yin/yang wisdom epitomized by Lee in his prime, whether it be in regard to racial harmony, the US-China trade war, or civil unrest in Hong Kong.
Oct 25 , 2019
The pageantry of China’s National Day celebrations was quickly followed by an embarrassing belittlement of one of America’s great soft power success stories: basketball.