What Americans need to know about Red China in 2019

What Americans need to know about Red China in 2019

Special to WorldTribune, October 22, 2019 Analysis by Christopher W. Holton, Center for Security Policy Many Western observers assumed that the incorporation of market economics into China’s political system would result in a freer China with close, warm relations with the U.S., the West and China’s free Asian neighbors. The reality has been very different. […]

As 5G era dawns, Pentagon is no longer world leader in communications tech

As 5G era dawns, Pentagon is no longer world leader in communications tech

Geostrategy-Direct.com In the 1980s, the Pentagon invested heavily in technology such as stealth and the Internet to help win the Cold War and establish the U.S. as the world’s lone superpower. Today, however, there is a growing consensus that China has taken the lead in the 5G era as the regime of supreme leader Xi […]

Hong Kong activists burn LeBron James jerseys

Hong Kong activists burn LeBron James jerseys

by WorldTribune Staff, October 16, 2019 Disgusted by his public bow to the communist regime in China, pro-democracy supporters in Hong Kong on Oct. 15 burned jerseys of NBA superstar LeBron James. Responding to the furor over Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey’s tweet in support of Hong Kong protesters, James said of Morey: “I […]

Hunter Biden resigns from China board; Size of his stake in dispute

Hunter Biden resigns from China board; Size of his stake in dispute

by WorldTribune Staff, October 14, 2019 Pressure is increasing on former Vice President Joe Biden and his family despite overwhelming U.S. media support. Saying that he won’t work for any foreign-owned companies or serve on their boards if his father is elected president, Hunter Biden announced he was stepping down from a director’s position at […]

‘Bones ground to powder,’ Xi warns; Hong Kong protesters don Xi masks

‘Bones ground to powder,’ Xi warns; Hong Kong protesters don Xi masks

by WorldTribune Staff, October 14, 2019 Chinese supreme leader Xi Jinping issued a stark warning when it comes to “territorial integrity,” one of the communist state’s “core interests.” “Anyone who attempts to split any region from China will perish, with their bodies smashed and bones ground to powder,” the Chinese Foreign Ministry quoted Xi as […]

‘South Park’ mocks China with NBA-style apology

‘South Park’ mocks China with NBA-style apology

by WorldTribune Staff, October 14, 2019 While the NBA was groveling at the feet of Chinese supreme leader Xi Jinping, many observers said the creators of South Park were giving the communists a more appropriate message. A recent South Park episode titled “Band in China” got the long-running cartoon program banned in China. The episode […]

China pulls out of Iran energy project amid pressure from U.S.

China pulls out of Iran energy project amid pressure from U.S.

Geostrategy-Direct.com China has withdrawn from a $5 billion deal to help develop Iran’s massive South Pars natural gas field. The action, announced by Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh on the ministry’s SHANA website, came during continued intense pressure on both nations from the Trump administration and follows a series of military confrontations in the Persian […]

U.S. imposes visa restrictions on Chinese officials for repression of Muslims

U.S. imposes visa restrictions on Chinese officials for repression of Muslims

by WorldTribune Staff, October 9, 2019 U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Oct. 8 announced Visa restrictions on Chinese government and Communist Party officials who the State Department believes are “responsible for, or complicit in, the detention or abuse of Uighurs, Kazakhs, or other members of Muslim minority groups in Xinjiang, China.” Reports from […]

‘Chinese intelligence storm’ makes increasing use of Americans

‘Chinese intelligence storm’ makes increasing use of Americans

Geostrategy-Direct.com Former U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency officer Ron Rockwell Hansen was sentenced last month to 10 years in prison for attempting to pass U.S. defense information to China. Hansen’s sentencing followed the sentencing of former CIA officer Kevin Mallory and indictment of former CIA officer Jerry Chun Shing Lee. Mallory was convicted under the Espionage […]

Red capitalism: ‘Progressive’ NBA apologizes for supporting Hong Kong protesters

Red capitalism: ‘Progressive’ NBA apologizes for supporting Hong Kong protesters

by WorldTribune Staff, October 7, 2019 The National Basketball Association (NBA) claims to be the most progressive of the American professional sports leagues with its support of social activism and letting players have their own voice. The NBA also has a heavy appetite for Communist China’s money. When Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey tweeted […]