Xi in Russia; Nationalism in the trade war is good; Arms sales to Taiwan

China is off Friday for the Dragon Boat Festival (端午节), so perhaps things from Beijing will be quiet through the weekend. No point in the bureaucrats undermining their holiday. Then again, it is a good time for US officials to mess up some official holidays if they are so inclined.

Xi and Putin are deepening their bromance. One of the Xinhua reports tod…

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