Commentary & Interviews

2/1/2022 – The Lessons of Britain’s Commitment to Belgium for US Policy in the Taiwan Strait

Posted on Feb 1, 2022

source: https://providencemag.com/2022/02/lessons-britain-commitment-belgium-us-policy-taiwan-strait/ By Connor Pfeiffer on February 1, 2022 Over the next decade, peace in the Indo-Pacific will largely hinge on whether the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) believes that the United States and its allies can stand in the way of a successful invasion of Taiwan. This growing threat has sparked significant debate about whether US policy toward Taiwan should become more explicit. In a recent Foreign Affairs article focused on Cold War lessons for the US-China competition, Hal Brands and John Lewis...

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1/30/2022 – China ramps up global disinformation activities using patterns unseen before

Posted on Jan 30, 2022

source: https://thebl.com/china/china-ramps-up-global-disinformation-activities-using-patterns-unseen-before.html On Jan. 28, Jianli Yang, head of the Citizens Power Initiative for China, and Nick Monaco, a Chinese misinformation researcher, revealed the Chinese regime is ramping up misinformation efforts globally. The action is about the Beijing Winter Olympics and uses previously unseen patterns and characteristics reported in The Diplomat magazine. According to this paper, last year, Georgetown University scholar Ryan Fedasiuk found that “the militarization of China’s internet trolls”...

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12/28/2021 – Free world needs to form united front against China’s campaign of infiltration: Experts

Posted on Dec 28, 2021

Free world needs to form united front against China’s campaign of infiltration: ExpertsRead more At:https://www.aninews.in/news/world/asia/free-world-needs-to-form-united-front-against-chinas-campaign-of-infiltration-experts20211228230031/

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12/12/2021 – CNN reports on Geneva Summit campaign to free Jimmy Lai

Posted on Dec 12, 2021

source: https://unwatch.org/cnn-reports-on-geneva-summit-campaign-to-free-jimmy-lai/ CNN’s Christiane Amanpour reported on the campaign to free jailed Hong Kong newspaper owner Jimmy Lai that was organized last week by UN Watch’s Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy, with the participation of lawmakers and human rights activists worldwide. Lai, who was convicted on Thursday for backing a vigil last year for victims of China’s Tiananmen Square Massacre, has been languishing in prison for running a newspaper in Hong Kong that dared to criticize the Chinese regime. The Geneva Summit...

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12/11/2021 – Xi claims true democracy exists in China under CCP

Posted on Dec 11, 2021

source: https://www.bignewsnetwork.com/news/271916450/xi-claims-true-democracy-exists-in-china-under-ccp ANI11th December 2021, 10:18 GMT+11 Beijing [China], December 11 (ANI): Irritated by the much-anticipated Summit for Democracy conducted by the Biden administration on December 9 and 10, Chinese President Xi Jinping claimed that true democracy exists in China under the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). Jianli Yang, writing in National Review said that China is in fierce competition with the US and competition is between the world’s most powerful democracy and the world’s most...

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12/06/2021 – AN INTERVIEW WITH DR. JIANLI YANG IN COMMEMORATION OF INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DAY

Posted on Dec 6, 2021

source: https://thesouthwester.com/2021/12/06/an-interview-with-dr-jianli-yang-in-commemoration-of-international-human-rights-day/ By Mary Moran On December 8, Southwest Washington Waterfront Village will host an evening with Dr. Jianli Yang in honor of International Human Rights Day. Each year, International Human Rights Day is observed to commemorate the United Nations’ adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and serves as reminder of our inalienable rights and freedoms including a right to education, a decent living, health care and a right to live free from any form of...

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12/1/2021 – U.S.-China Tech Decoupling Accelerates With New Export Controls on Chinese Quantum Computing Companies

Posted on Dec 1, 2021

source: https://www.lawfareblog.com/us-china-tech-decoupling-accelerates-new-export-controls-chinese-quantum-computing-companies By Brian Liu, Raquel Leslie Wednesday, December 1, 2021, 2:53 PM Decoupling between the United States and China accelerated in late November as both countries adopted new trade restrictions against the other. On Nov. 24, the U.S. Commerce Department announced export controls on eight Chinese quantum computing companies. A week prior, Bloomberg reported on new import controls created by a quasi-governmental Chinese industry panel known as the “Xinchuang committee,”...

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11/22/2021 – All Major Sports Leagues Should Prepare to Pull Out of China

Posted on Nov 22, 2021

source: https://www.nationalreview.com/2021/11/all-major-sports-leagues-should-prepare-to-pull-out-of-china/ By THE EDITORS November 22, 2021 6:59 PM The case of Peng Shuai, a Chinese tennis star who went missing, should be a clarion call to the sports world to take a stand against the oppressive Chinese government. For those who have not been following, the situation is this: On November 2, Peng posted on Weibo (China’s equivalent of Twitter) claiming that she was coerced into sex by the Communist regime’s former vice premier, Zhang Gaoli. The post disappeared within a half hour, and she...

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11/21/2021 – Dr. Yang Jianli – First-hand witness Communist China

Posted on Nov 21, 2021

source:https://catsroundtable.com/dr-yang-jianli-first-hand-witness-communist-china/?fbclid=IwAR3BZf8SmPetcmbGxp577GPLiEgtWIzFDAr45W6yeXAmAF1hGA5saqV_C-A Dr. Yang Jianli – First-hand witness Communist...

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11/15/2021 – WTA calls for investigation of Chinese tennis player’s sexual assault allegations against senior official

Posted on Nov 15, 2021

source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/wta-peng-shuai-china-tennis/2021/11/15/1741b1f8-45c9-11ec-973c-be864f938c72_story.html By Eva DouNovember 15, 2021 at 2:51 a.m. EST The head of the Women’s Tennis Association has called for China to investigate Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai’s allegations against former vice premier Zhang Gaoli, taking a rare public stance against Beijing on a political controversy. Peng’s statement earlier this month marked the first time a Chinese politician at such a senior level has been publicly accused of sexual assault. Her online post was...

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