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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.

US President Donald Trump (2nd R) and First Lady Melania Trump (R) and China's President Xi Jinping (2nd L) and his wife Peng Liyuan (L partially obscured) look at an 18th century clock with lifting tower as they tour the Conservation Scientific Laboratory of the Forbidden City in Beijing on …

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.

In this April 6, 2017 file photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping, left, smiles at U.S. President Donald Trump as they pose together with their wives for photographers before dinner at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla. China will finally open its borders to U.S. beef while cooked Chinese poultry is closer …

Mosher: China Has Been Waging Economic Warfare on America for Decades

In remarks last week, China’s government on Thursday warned, “There is no winner in a trade war.” The threat came after President Trump’s former chief strategist, Stephen K. Bannon, indicated that the administration was going take a tougher stance toward Beijing’s rapacious trade practices.

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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.

US President Barack Obama (L) sits with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a bilateral meeting ahead of the opening of the UN conference on climate change COP21 on November 30, 2015 at Le Bourget, on the outskirts of Paris

At G20 Summit, Obama Must Confront China’s Xi About Cybertheft

Like Beijing before the 2008 Olympics, the Chinese city of Hangzhou has been given an expensive facelift for the upcoming G20 Summit. China has reportedly spent an eye-opening $24 billion (160 billion yuan) to impress the world leaders who will be gathering there on September 4-5.

The exterior of the Internal Revenue Service building in Washington March 22, 2013. (Susan Walsh/AP)

Repeal the Christian Gag Rule: Johnson Amendment Allows Continued IRS Targeting

When Donald Trump addresses the Values Voters Summit on September 9th, he will tell the assembled Christians that it is time to get the IRS out of the pulpit. And he will encourage the assorted evangelical and Catholic activists, who have gathered in Washington, D.C. for this event, to surge out of their churches and reoccupy the public square.

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Trump Calls Out China in Acceptance Speech

Donald Trump issued a stern warning to the Beijing regime in his acceptance speech. He said he would stop China’s “outrageous theft of intellectual property,” “illegal dumping” and “devastating currency manipulation.”

Chinese national Cheng-Bin Wang told AFP that he greatly admired President Xi's actions in China, and saw the newfound beetle as a symbol of the Communist chief's achievements

International Tribunal Decisively Rejects Beijing’s Claim to the South China Sea

In 2013, the Philippines took China to court over Beijing’s seizure of Scarborough Shoal, which lies within Manila’s 200-mile Exclusive Economic Zone, or EEZ. The South China Sea and its resources do not belong solely to China, the Philippine government said, but to all of the nations– Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam—that surround it.

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The Free Ride Is Over, America Tells Its Allies

For nearly three-quarters of a century, America’s erstwhile allies in Europe and Asia have gotten a free ride on the American defense train. But Islamic terrorism and Donald Trump may be changing all that.

China's One-Child Policy Toll Reaches 400 Million

Over the years, I have been asked many times to estimate how many lives have been lost in China as a result of the one-child policy. Given that the policy has been in place for 30 years, I respond, and

We Are Losing the Cold War With China–By Pretending That It Doesn't Exist

As Hu Jintao visits Washington, China continues to persecute Christians, enforce the one-child policy, and lock up dissidents. And don’t forget its relentless military buildup and its expanding territorial claims. A rich China–contra the Washington policymaking establishment–is not turning out

A Global One-Child Policy: Ted Turner Wants to Make Us Like China

As if enough nonsense hasn’t already emerged from the Cancun Climate Conference, on Sunday CNN founder Ted Turner called on world leaders to address the global warming crisis by drastically reducing the number of people on the planet. Maintaining that

A Global One-Child Policy: Ted Turner Wants to Make Us Like China

As if enough nonsense hasn’t already emerged from the Cancun Climate Conference, on Sunday CNN founder Ted Turner called on world leaders to address the global warming crisis by drastically reducing the number of people on the planet. Maintaining that

Might an Islamic 'Population Bomb' be the Next Weapon?

The demographic sophisticates who read this column know that the population bomb has fizzled, that the world’s population will never double again, and that birthrates are falling faster and farther than anyone imagined a half century ago. But they also

Let Us Euthanize Obamacare Before it Euthanizes Us

Today is the six-month anniversary of the passage of President Obama’s signature legislation, what has come to be known as ObamaCare. The White House is feting this semi-anniversary, but few Americans are in a mood to join the celebration. Obama,

China's Army of Single Men: An Increasingly Aggressive Country?

The Chinese Communist Party’s one-child policy has led tens of millions of couples to abandon or abort baby girls and created a huge and growing surplus of men. What does this all this excess testosterone mean for China and, more

Leake and the London Times: Climate Scientists thwarted FOIA

Graham Smith of the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has revealed to Jonathan Leake of the London Sunday Times that his office has uncovered wrongdoing on the part of the University of East Anglia’s (UEA) Climate Research Unit (CRU). In a