Steven Mosher

Steven Mosher

Mosher: China, the Spectre Haunting the Singapore Talks

The Chinese are reportedly pulling out all the stops in their efforts to spy on President Donald Trump and his delegation in Singapore. They are not only worried about losing their North Korean vassal state, but they are also seeking to learn as much as they can about Trump’s negotiating techniques.

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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.

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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.

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 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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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.

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

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.

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

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.”

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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.

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

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.

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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