Tag: President Xi Jinping


Gordon Chang: China’s Endgame Is ‘World Domination’

Gordon Chang, an expert on China, columnist at The Daily Beast, and author of Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes On the World, joined Sirius XM’s Breitbart News Tonight co-hosts Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak on Wednesday, describing China’s political leadership as pursuing a geopolitical ambition of “world domination.” The country’s leadership, he added, views China as “the only sovereign state in the world.”

US President Donald Trump (L) has a delicate relationship with Chinese leader Xi Jinping, with whom he has claimed a "quite extraordinary" personal relationship

China Revamps Diplomatic Corps to Deal with Trump Administration

China has signaled significant changes to its top diplomatic lineup due to growing tensions with the Trump administration over trade issues and intellectual property theft. The changes also appear consistent with President Xi Jinping’s effort to consolidate power by installing friends and loyalists in important positions.

Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen speaks during a conference between Taiwan and China relations organized by Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) in Taipei on October 26, 2017. Taiwan president Tsai Ing-wen said on October 26 that the end of China's landmark party congress marks an 'opportunity for change,' as she called for dialogue with Chinese leader Xi Jinping. / AFP PHOTO / Sam YEH (Photo credit should read SAM YEH/AFP/Getty Images)

China Rails Against ‘Deplorable’ Taiwanese President Visit to Hawaii

Despite China’s demands to deny her entry, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen made a scheduled stopover in Hawaii on Saturday, en route to the Pacific Islands. During her visit, she promised to boost Taiwan’s defense spending, prompting the outraged Chinese Communist Party organ Global Times to condemn her transit of U.S. territory as “deplorable.”

Virgil: The Age of the Lion — Donald Trump Meets Andrew Jackson

It’s too early to know what will become of the Trump presidency, and yet we can already gain some clues as to where its leader is heading. And we can start by looking at the seventh president, Andrew Jackson, who is very much a model for the 45th president.

China Warns Trump: Iran Nuclear Deal Must Stand

Implementation of the Iran nuclear deal should not be “affected by any changes in the domestic situations” of countries involved, China’s foreign minister warned Monday, responding to US president-elect Donald Trump’s threats to abandon it.

Phan Phan-Gillis

China Charges American Woman with Spying After a Year in Detention

China has indicted 56-year-old American business consultant Phan “Sandy” Phan-Gillis on charges of spying for a foreign government, with a possible life sentence hanging in the balance. She is a naturalized American citizen of Chinese descent, who arrived in the United States as a refugee from Vietnam.

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China Vows ‘Enhanced Cooperation’ with Russia Against Terrorism

Chinese President Xi Jinping announced Monday his nation would work to take on a broader role in the international war against terrorism, promising Russian President Vladimir Putin China would be at his disposal to aid in anti-terror efforts. Russia has deeply involved itself in the Syrian civil war on the side of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad.

Officials: ‘No Indication’ China Has Stopped Hacking American Companies

China’s talk of cyber-security reform has not been followed by significant action, according to U.S. intelligence officials. “We haven’t seen any indication in the private sector that anything has changed,” said National Counterintelligence Executive William Evanina on Wednesday, as he announced a forthcoming report on economic espionage in cyberspace.

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Prince Charles To Skip Banquet With Chinese President

Britain’s Prince Charles is to skip a state banquet during a visit by next week, the office of the heir to the throne said on Wednesday. The Prince of Wales will hold “one-to-one talks” with the president but will not