Chinese Communist Party

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We need a Pompeo Plan to tame the dragon

27 May 2020 11:13 pm

This article is in The Spectator’s June 2020 US edition. Subscribe here to get yours. It is traditional that the serious statesperson…

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Let’s blame China

23 May 2020 3:25 am

This article is in The Spectator’s June 2020 US edition. Subscribe here to get yours. Is Cui Tiankai, the Chinese ambassador to…

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Boycotting China is not that easy

20 May 2020 10:36 am

China’s various human rights abuses, their treatment of women, their savagery toward religious people and their chokehold on Taiwan and…

Where is Britain's China strategy?

19 May 2020 5:40 pm

The UK doesn’t have a China strategy. We have not had one since George Osborne declared a ‘golden era’ of…

Hugging China hasn’t done us any favours

9 May 2020 9:00 am

Like nearly everything named a ‘scandal’, ‘affair’ or given the post-fix ‘gate’, almost nobody now remembers the Dalai Lama affair.…

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The 2020 question: which candidate will stand up to China?

6 May 2020 9:37 pm

Imagine you are in your late thirties living in Ohio working at a steel or other manufacturing plant in the…

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We need to talk about Democrats on TikTok

1 May 2020 11:36 pm

With his usual haunts closed thanks to the COVID-19 lockdown, Cockburn has been clamoring for a new source of entertainment.…

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China’s COVID cover-up shows it can’t be trusted

1 May 2020 1:55 am

‘Hide your capacities, bide your time’, China’s former leader, Deng Xiaoping, famously once said. Few in the West understood what…

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Are we now in a Fourth Turning Crisis?

28 April 2020 2:01 am

Back in 1997, William Strauss and Neil Howe released The Fourth Turning: An American Prophecy that articulated a roughly 80-year…

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The fatality rate of our CCP virus overreaction

22 April 2020 6:05 am

This article is in The Spectator’s May 2020 US edition. Subscribe here to get yours. I think it was Sir Charles Dilke…

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I tried to warn the National Security Council about China — and was fired for it

18 April 2020 4:17 am

The societal implications of 5G — on how we live and how we work — are truly mind-boggling. And so…

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Who will win the corona wars?

16 April 2020 1:52 pm

This article is in The Spectator’s May 2020 US edition. Subscribe here to get yours. The Covid-19 pandemic came along just as…

How coronavirus can save Hong Kong

26 February 2020 4:57 am

The coronavirus has enforced a hiatus in Hong Kong’s widespread political unrest with worries about transmission stalling protests. Dissatisfaction with…