Tomorrow is the end of the Trump Era in US-China relations, but the Xi Era in US-China relations will remain for the foreseeable future. US-China tensi…
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Thanks to everyone who participated in the weekly thread that started on Friday. We had another good one, and it is still open. Today’s newsletter is l…
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Weekly Open Thread 2021 #2Good morning. Some starter questions today, and of course please feel free to discuss anything else you want: How much of the Trump Administrati…
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Starbucks is in the middle of an effort to energize the US-China relationship as the Biden Administration takes over. PRC media is making a huge deal o…
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Commentary today is embedded in several of the essential eight items below. I also have included a couple of pages from a China-related draft president…
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The Hebei outbreak continues, the pressure to contain it and prevent its spread into Beijing is intensifying. Spring Festival travel is going to be mas…
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Thanks to everyone who participated in the discussion thread that started Friday. It is still going, we have some very smart and interesting period in …
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Weekly Open Thread 2021 #1Happy Friday! Some suggested topics for today, but as always we are wide open to whatever you want to discuss: How bad is this outbreak in Shiji…
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The CCP has had a fun 24 hours reporting on the chaos in DC. Here is one example, and note that the post credits the images to Russia’s RT: I wish this…
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Hi everyone, today’s newsletter is abbreviated as we are bit distracted here in DC watching our legislature being overrun. I hope we are back to normal…
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There has been a bit of frenzy over the last day about the whereabouts of Jack Ma, with many reports saying that he is “missing” and some speculating h…
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Happy New Year, I hope all of you had a wonderful holiday. It is always hard to restart the newsletter after a break, I know I have missed some things …
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