Weekly Open Thread 2022 #26: Beidaihe; Hu Chunhua; TaiwanHappy Friday! I have some suggested topics but as always feel free to discuss what you would like. After the Beidaihe vacation/meeting/whatever-…
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Summary of the Essential Eight: Xi to visit Saudi Arabia soon? - The Guardian reports that he is “expected” to go next week. That would be a very big…
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Summary of the Essential Eight: New white paper on Taiwan - The Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council and the State Council Information Office…
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I have given up on my attempt at vacation. I will be off tomorrow, Tuesday, for something I had already scheduled, but should be back to the normal…
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Pelosi in Taiwan; PRC reactionsIt turned out this was not a great week to try to go on vacation… Most of you have probably been overwhelmed by all the coverage of the Pelosi v…
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Weekly Open Thread 2022 #26: Pelosi and Taiwan; Xi-Biden call; Beidaihe vacationHappy Friday! Remember that the newsletter is off for the Beidaihe vacation, unless something significant happens. One significant thing that ma…
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Vacation notice: I am going to my version of Beidaihe starting next week, though actually a staycation, as not much happens in the PRC in the first two…
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By China Media Project there was a clear downturn in the number of reports in the Chinese Communist Party’s official People’s Daily newspaper mentioning…
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Summary of today’s Essential Eight: 20th Party Congress study workshop for the provincial and ministerial officials - As I suggested he might in the…
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Summary of today’s Essential Eight: Taiwan - No updates on whether or not Pelosi is going, more warnings from the PRC side but nothing surprising yet…
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Summary of today’s Essential Eight: Taiwan and Pelosi - The US House starts its summer recess after the last vote this Friday. So far there are no…
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Weekly Open Thread 2022 #25: Should Pelosi visit Taiwan? What happens at Beidaihe?Happy Friday from swampy DC! Some starter questions from me but as always feel free to discuss what you would like: Should Nancy Pelosi visit Ta…
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