‘Kung Flu’ Is Funny; America Is Not a Racist Country

China vs. USA, August 14, 2020 COVID-19 and the Black Lives Matter protests have turned race and racism into hot topics in both the United States and China. Throughout the pandemic, President Trump has been condemned as a racist for labeling the coronavirus “Kung Flu,” “China virus,” and “Wuhan virus.” Meanwhile, protestors and rioters throughoutContinue reading “‘Kung Flu’ Is Funny; America Is Not a Racist Country”

What Does Trump Think of His Cabinet Secretaries Anti-China Speeches?

NBC News THINK, August 7, 2020 –By Ying Ma Is giving a big, aggressive speech on China now a requirement for the Trump administration’s senior officials? In the span of about four weeks this summer, four of the administration’s Cabinet officers — the attorney general, the FBI director, the national security adviser, and the secretary of stateContinue reading “What Does Trump Think of His Cabinet Secretaries Anti-China Speeches?”

Confronting China Without Starting a War

Washington seems to be having conflicts with Beijing on almost every front. There’s everything from the trade war to China’s culpability in spreading the coronavirus to its repression of civil liberties in Hong Kong. News headlines regularly scream about a new Cold War between the United States and China.  Are we in a new ColdContinue reading “Confronting China Without Starting a War”

Can the United States Save Hong Kong from China?

Hong Kong has very much been part of Washington’s policy discussions of late. Throughout 2019, anti-Beijing, pro-democracy protests rocked the city, rebuking China’s encroachment upon the city’s autonomy. Dismayed by the historic mass protests, China has imposed a new national security law on the city. U.S. policymakers and Hong Kong’s pro-democracy activists denounce the moveContinue reading “Can the United States Save Hong Kong from China?”

Has the COVID-19 Pandemic Made China Stronger?

Even though the COVID-19 pandemic originated in China, the country currently seems to have the virus largely contained. The United States, on the other hand, continues to be hobbled by the disease. At the moment, America has over 4 million cases and over 140,000 deaths, more than any other country.  As a result, Beijing isContinue reading “Has the COVID-19 Pandemic Made China Stronger?”