Chinese Communist Party

How the UK can help Hong Kong

21 November 2020 9:00 am

Beijing’s authority is sweeping through Hong Kong

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Rejoining the WHO will be Joe Biden’s first mistake as president

18 November 2020 7:28 am

In emails obtained by the Associated Press, the World Health Organization reveals it has recorded 65 cases of coronavirus among…

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Tony Bobulinski and implausible deniability

29 October 2020 12:17 am

It turns out that the 2020 US presidential election is not between Donald Trump and Joe Biden, as we have…

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The real reason for Pope Francis’s disgraceful Pompeo snub

3 October 2020 3:35 am

Why did Pope Francis refuse to meet Secretary Pompeo in Rome this week? The obvious answer is that he didn’t…

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The China election

1 September 2020 4:19 am

Bill Clinton, in a speech heralding China’s entry into the World Trade Organization in 2000, remarked that ‘by joining the WTO,…

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China disappears at the DNC

22 August 2020 6:03 am

Members of media hailed the all-digital Democratic National Convention and convention coordinator Stephanie Cutter, the former Obama adviser famous for…

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The media’s TikTok blindspot

4 August 2020 4:08 am

We learned about journalists this past weekend. Specifically, we learned about tech journalists who aren’t particularly interested reporting or analyzing…

Jesus College’s China problem

1 August 2020 9:00 am

Although Stephen Toope, vice-chancellor of Cambridge University, is committed to openness, it is a struggle to get information out of…

Why do we still struggle to see Xi’s China as a threat?

1 August 2020 9:00 am

Why do we still struggle to see Xi’s China as a threat?

How Britain can tame China

25 July 2020 9:00 am

Britain has a critical role to play in taming China

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How Britain can tame China

23 July 2020 11:18 pm

Chinese leaders love to use the phrase ‘win-win’, but they actually hope to win twice and leave other nations in…

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How liberal globalism went bankrupt

22 July 2020 10:45 pm

When future historians chronicle the period after the Cold War, the rise of China will dominate their accounts. Beginning in…

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Trump has been right about China for years

18 July 2020 5:00 am

Back in the summer of 2015, all the cleverest people made fun of Donald Trump for obsessing about China. One…

China’s next target: the clock is ticking for Taiwan

11 July 2020 9:00 am

After Hong Kong, is Taiwan China’s next target?

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Nigel Farage: Trump is taking us back to more traditional alliances

26 June 2020 7:07 am

Our Washington editor Amber Athey interviewed Nigel Farage, founder of the UK Brexit party, for a Steamboat Institute livestream. We’ve…

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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…