‘We are in real trouble’: Gertz indicts ‘engagement’ policy; China wants U.S. to dump Trump

‘We are in real trouble’: Gertz indicts ‘engagement’ policy; China wants U.S. to dump Trump

by WorldTribune Staff, September 9, 2019 While the policy of “engagement” with China incorporated by past administrations was leading to utter failure, Beijing was focusing on becoming a military and economic power that would become a major threat to the United States, a leading reporter on China and its military said. “It’s going to take […]

Report: China sees Pacific Islands as ‘power-projection superhighway’

Report: China sees Pacific Islands as ‘power-projection superhighway’

FPI / August 22, 2019 Geostrategy-Direct.com In becoming the first sitting U.S. Secretary of State to visit the Federated States of Micronesia earlier this month, Mike Pompeo hailed the island nations of the Pacific as “small islands” which “are big strongholds of freedom.” Washington has long held sway over the region, but analysts say China […]

Report: China’s ‘all-powerful financial machine’ may be paper tiger

Report: China’s ‘all-powerful financial machine’ may be paper tiger

by WorldTribune Staff, May 20, 2019 In 2018, China exported $539.5 billion worth of goods to the U.S., 4.5 times more than the U.S.’s $120.3 billion worth of shipments to China, leaving America with a $419.2 billion trade deficit with China. President Donald Trump has raised U.S. tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese exports to […]

China said to have bought Pakistan’s silence on Muslim re-education camps

China said to have bought Pakistan’s silence on Muslim re-education camps

by WorldTribune Staff, January 13, 2019 Pakistan, a country with a 90 percent Muslim population, was among the first to criticize China’s detention of more than one million Muslim Uighurs and other ethnic minorities. Many of the Uighurs being held in re-education camps in China’s Xinjiang province are the wives of Pakistani men. Pakistan’s criticism […]

Unreported: Trump won backing at G-20 for WTO reform

Unreported: Trump won backing at G-20 for WTO reform

by WorldTribune Staff, December 4, 2018 World leaders at the G-20 Summit supported U.S. President Donald Trump’s call to reform the World Trade Organization (WTO). The G-20 leaders ended their two-day meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina on Dec. 1 with a statement acknowledging that the 23-year-old WTO is in need of repair. “The [multilateral] system is […]

‘Sacrifice everything for the party’: China’s richest capitalist is a communist

‘Sacrifice everything for the party’: China’s richest capitalist is a communist

by WorldTribune Staff, November 28, 2018 Upon joining the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), members must cite an oath: “Be loyal to the party, work actively, fight for communism all one’s life, always be prepared to sacrifice everything for the party and people, and never betray the party.” Jack Ma, China’s wealthiest man, has recited the […]