Would North Korea Snub China with Another Weapons Test?

Ruining Trump and Xi’s April 6th and 7th diplomatic proceedings at Mar-a-largo through an underground nuclear test would be too easy for North Korea, and yet, the meeting between the North’s eternal enemy and now fraught friend is set against a backdrop of circumstances that presents this very opportunity. … More Would North Korea Snub China with Another Weapons Test?

‘Tough on China’ Historically Never Comes to Fruition

Brief: Donald Trump’s nomination of China-hawk Peter Navarro as head of the White House’s Trade Council has sparked concern about the future of US-China relations. However, historically US presidents have reversed their ‘tough on China’ policies in the face of diplomatic, economic, and security issues.  Implications: This type of fear mongering and propaganda plays directly into … More ‘Tough on China’ Historically Never Comes to Fruition