Tagged: China

Buying a Bigger Club

  As Russia infiltrates our online infrastructure and as China quietly buys up the Third World, America seeks to achieve invulnerability by creating a massive military force. That’s like a cave man shaping a...

South China Sea Drama

South China Sea Drama

  What is China up to now? Why risk armed conflict with America by militarizing the South China Sea? It seems surprisingly counter-productive. For decades the Chinese have stealthily bought up the globe. They...

Here Comes the Boom

Here Comes the Boom

  With Mike Flynn spilling the beans, Trump’s days in the White House are numbered. Unless… It’s the “unless” that scares me. This is not a sane human being. This is Trump. And he...

As War Clouds Gather

As War Clouds Gather

  The TV pundits that I listen to seem obsessed with Trump’s tweets, the various probes into the Russian  hacking scandal, aborted release of documents that would shed light on JFK’s assassination and the  GOP’s...

Will Trump Listen Now?

Will Trump Listen Now?

  The whole world knows the shouting match between Trump and Kim Jong-un is a bad idea. And myriad voices have been raised in an effort to calm things down. Unfortunately, the two loudmouths haven’t been listening....

Danger in the Himalayas

Danger in the Himalayas

With more than a billion people each, China and India are home to 36 percent of the world’s population. And they are the world’s two fastest-growing economies. But that’s not what makes me worry when soldiers...

The Shaming of America

The Shaming of America

  The bloated, red-faced figure standing in the Rose Garden and shown on TV screens around the world has become the symbol of America’s shame. Ironically, this is the man who promised to “make...

Is China our Hope for Peace?

Is China our Hope for Peace?

As China moves cautiously to ease the tension between the US and North Korea, I am beginning to wonder if the Chinese hold the key to world peace. President Xi Jinping (photo) is restrained and...

No Nukes from Pyongyang

No Nukes from Pyongyang

  My sister-in-law Faye is worried about North Korea. She heard on the TV news that Kim Jong-un is threatening to nuke North America. But I can assure Faye nothing of the kind will...

As Russia and China Flex Their Muscles

As Russia and China Flex Their Muscles

The Chinese are warning that they will ultimately annex Taiwan, and I don’t doubt for a minute that they will. After all, who is to stop them? The conventions that have provided a safety...