Sunday, December 15, 2019

MixedTimes - Steven Mosher

Mosher: China, the Spectre Haunting the Singapore Talks

Mosher: China, the Spectre Haunting the Singapore Talks

The Chinese arereportedlypulling out all the stops in their efforts to spy on President Donald Trump and his delegation in Singapore. They are not only worried about losing their North Korean vassal state, but they are also seeking to learn as much as they can about Trump’s negotiating techniques.

Mosher: Pompeo Goes to Pyongyang, Playing the Trump Card

Mosher: Pompeo Goes to Pyongyang, Playing the Trump Card

In July 1971, President Richard Nixon’s National Security Advisor, Henry Kissinger, secretly flew from Pakistan to Beijing. Kissinger’s negotiations led directly to Nixon’s historic visit to China some months later.

Mosher: China’s House of Cards

Mosher: China’s House of Cards

For two thousand years, the Chinese Empire has sought to overawe visiting barbarians with the magnificence of the imperial court. It still does today.

Mosher: If You Want to Stop North Korea, Punish China

Mosher: If You Want to Stop North Korea, Punish China

North Korea has once again shocked the world with an illegal missile test, a sign the Kim Jong-un regime feels safe and comfortable in its alliance with its largest trade partner, China.