Clowns To The Left Of Me, Jokers To The Right

NewsDecoder, a non-profit startup I support aimed at getting millennials involved in the news, asked me write a few lines on China, North Korea and the United States.  The original is available here. The complete text is: By David Schlesinger Pity China’s foreign policy leaders. An unpredictable, mercurial, untested, perhaps irrational leader in its neighbor,..

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China and Trump – So What About Human Rights

I wrote the following for a discussion on ChinaFile. It will be published at https://www.chinafile.com/conversation/how-should-trump-deal-china-and-how-should-china-deal-trump on November 11 U.S. time.   CHINA AND TRUMP – SO WHAT ABOUT HUMAN RIGHTS By David Schlesinger   Pity the Chinese human rights campaigner or intellectual who looked to the United States as a beacon, a model, a source of..

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