Coronavirus the latest crisis to threaten Xi Jinping’s ‘China century’

Coronavirus the latest crisis to threaten Xi Jinping’s ‘China century’

by WorldTribune Staff, February 7, 2020 The Chinese “year of the rat” which began on Jan. 25, is off to a rocky start for the Chinese Communist Party. The pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong, a disruptive trade war with the United States and now the deadly coronavirus are major setbacks for Chinese supreme leader Xi […]

Coronavirus crisis threatens Xi Jinping regime

Coronavirus crisis threatens Xi Jinping regime

FPI / January 29, 2020 Geostrategy-Direct.com By Richard Fisher “What the hell had the Wuhan mayor and the Party committee secretary doing?” This was the anguished plea of a citizen of the city of Wuhan, who had to circumvent considerable Chinese control over the Internet to post this plea condemning his government’s and the Chinese […]

Analyst warns of overlooked threats posed by China’s multiple proxies

Analyst warns of overlooked threats posed by China’s multiple proxies

by WorldTribune Staff, January 26, 2020 The following is an analysis by Richard Fisher, a senior fellow with the International Assessment and Strategy Center and WorldTribune.com, and Geostrategy-Direct.com contributing editor: The Jan. 11 election is over and democracy, again, is victorious in Taiwan, buoyed by a younger generation whose determination to remain free could sustain […]

Pompeo claims Chinese people rejecting communism, calls out ‘permanent class’ of lobbyists

Pompeo claims Chinese people rejecting communism, calls out ‘permanent class’ of lobbyists

by WorldTribune Staff, December 23, 2019 The Chinese people are yearning for freedom from the Chinese Communist Party which controls all aspects of their lives, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said. “The Chinese Communist Party, [which] controls China, is an authoritarian regime and a combination of Marxist-Leninist ideology and Han Chinese nationalism,” Pompeo said […]

Pompeo speech marks dramatic, Trump-led shift in China policy

Pompeo speech marks dramatic, Trump-led shift in China policy

FPI / November 7, 2019 By Richard Fisher, Geostrategy-Direct.com While fighting for its political existence against the Democrat Party led campaign for impeachment in the United States House of Representatives, the administration of President Donald Trump remains capable of strong leadership, such as working to forge a new American policy consensus on China. In a […]

China’s massive Oct. 1 parade appeared geared for Taiwan action

China’s massive Oct. 1 parade appeared geared for Taiwan action

FPI / October 24, 2019 Geostrategy-Direct.com China’s massive display of firepower at the Oct. 1 military parade marking the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party was in part showing off its “war plan” for the CCP’s centennial in 2049, an analyst said. By the 100th year of the CCP’s founding, Beijing hopes […]

Fear in Taipei: Violent suppression in Hong Kong could precipitate Chinese attack

Fear in Taipei: Violent suppression in Hong Kong could precipitate Chinese attack

FPI / September 5, 2019 By Richard Fisher, Geostrategy-Direct.com TAIPEI — During a meeting here on Aug. 26, a source close to the leadership of the government of Taiwan told Geostrategy-Direct of fears that a violent Chinese government crackdown on months-long protests in Hong Kong could also lead to a Chinese decision to attack Taiwan. […]

Hong Kong leader caves; Independence activist issues global appeal to ‘end communism’

Hong Kong leader caves; Independence activist issues global appeal to ‘end communism’

by WorldTribune Staff, September 4, 2019 Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced on Sept. 4 that the government would withdraw an extradition bill which sparked massive pro-democracy protests which have continued daily for three months. However, the leader’s acquiescence to one of protest organizers’ demands is “too little, too late,” and the demonstrations will […]

Dissident: President Trump deserves credit, not criticism for confronting China

Dissident: President Trump deserves credit, not criticism for confronting China

by WorldTribune Staff, September 1, 2019 Chinese dissidents both within and outside of China “appreciate” that U.S. President Donald Trump is standing up against the communist regime in Beijing, a well-known Chinese dissident noted. “Most activists agree that civilized talks behind closed doors have never elicited concessions from the CCP. The only way to make […]

Smile: Your image may be on Chinese databases

Smile: Your image may be on Chinese databases

by WorldTribune Staff, August 28, 2019 The ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has placed more the 200 million cameras throughout China to closely surveil and track the populace. During the ongoing mass demonstrations in Hong Kong, protesters with electric saws reportedly cut down Chinese government “smart lampposts” out of concern that the posts could identify […]

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