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  • Public Comments Now Being Accepted

    04/04/2024 12:53:51 PM PDT · by Twotone · 4 replies
    James Roguski Substack ^ | April 4, 2024 | James Roguski
    Everyone (worldwide) is encouraged to submit a public comment to the Office of Global Affairs regarding the proposed "Pandemic Treaty" and the amendments to the IHR. Please do so A.S.A.P. Regardless of where you may live, EVERYONE is encouraged to submit a public comment to the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Global Affairs regarding the proposed "Pandemic Treaty" and the amendments to the IHR. Yes, people from every country around the world may participate. Scroll down to the bottom of this article for a sample/template email and additional contact information for the people who work at the...
  • In Leaks About Failed Russian Diplomacy, Biden Exposed Dangerous Weakness On China

    03/01/2022 8:54:54 AM PST · by Red Badger · 6 replies
    https://thefederalist.com ^ | March 1, 2022 | BY: ANONYMOUS
    The author is anonymous due to government threats against the author’s family. The Federalist verifies the identities of all anonymous authors we publish. ************************************************************************ In lashing out against Beijing through The New York Times, the Biden administration revealed their incompetence in handling China. ************************************************************************ The Biden administration’s weakness and incompetence were on full display in a New York Times article last week recounting the White House’s repeated—and failed— attempts to urge China to help avert war in Ukraine. The purpose of the article was to allow senior administration officials to take their duplicitous Chinese counterparts to task, but the account...
  • As China’s Shadow Lengthens, The United States Must Help Taiwan Prepare To Defend Itself

    12/10/2021 9:35:13 AM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    The Federalist ^ | December 10, 2021 | Josh Hawley
    U.S. defense leaders have allowed China’s military might to grow unchecked while they prattle on about critical race theory and climate change. That increases the risk of war over Taiwan.The Chinese Communist Party is open about its imperial ambitions. Chinese leader Xi Jinping calls explicitly for “the transformation of the global governance system”—which means China in charge of the Asian Pacific and, ultimately, the world. America must act now to stop it. Our economic prosperity, no less than our national security, depends on it. A China that bestrides the Pacific would make today’s supply chain woes look pleasant. A China...
  • Leftists Are Making Global Culture War Alliances, And So Should The Right

    12/02/2021 11:35:23 AM PST · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    The Federalist ^ | December 2, 2021 | Sumantra Maitra
    Alongside Poland, Hungary has formed a semi-alliance of conservative central European powers, and has been an example of sorts for Western conservatives. They all should do more.Entrenched leftists within the U.S. State Department are supporting the effort to demote Viktor Orban from prime minister of Hungary, if a report in Financial Times is correct. The Biden administration also left Hungary off its invitation list for a forthcoming international virtual Democracy Summit on Dec. 9 and 10 to which some 100 countries were invited.“Trump and his enablers and those who invaded and attacked our Capitol, they don’t like the world we’re...
  • Stop Blaming The United States For Communism’s Effects On Cuba

    07/23/2021 9:39:20 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    The Federalist ^ | July 23, 2021 | Nicole Regueira
    Upon leaving my Cuban American community, I encountered individuals with no functional understanding of Cuba and the many millions debilitated by the regime.As a first-generation Cuban American from Miami, Florida, my upbringing, daily discourse, and education have been overwhelmingly influenced by the Cuban struggle. To me, it’s always seemed straightforward: Cuba’s communist system has inflicted human and civil rights violations, family separations, and sexual, religious, and ideological persecution of minorities since 1959. Yet upon leaving my Cuban American community, I encountered individuals with no functional understanding of Cuba and the dire context that defined the lives of myself and the...
  • It’s No Surprise China Employs The Anti-American Propaganda Of Systemic Racism

    03/22/2021 7:05:28 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    The Federalist ^ | March 22, 2021 | Sumantra Maitra
    The Chinese side knows that wielding the same self-loathing ideas the ruling class teaches in American universities will hurt Americans most.It’s a cliché to claim every setback as the official end of unipolarity, but if there were ever to be a date for historians to mark the televised humiliation and official end of American hegemony, it would be the very public verbal slapping of U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan by the Chinese ambassador on U.S. soil.The U.S. and China leveled sharp rebukes of each others’ policies in the first high-level, in-person talks of...
  • A United Europe Aligning With China Would Be A Disaster For The United States

    12/30/2020 9:02:07 AM PST · by Kaslin · 37 replies
    The Federalist ^ | December 30, 2020 | Sumantra Maitra
    Under no scenario would a unified European Union aligned with China be in the interest of America. Indeed, a united EU might not be a friend but a foe.Joseph Borrell, a former Spanish socialist and current High Representative of the European Union, recently argued the EU needs to be strategically independent. “It is foreseen that in 20 years, we [the EU] will not represent more than 11 percent of world GNP, far behind China, which will represent double it, below 14 percent for the United States and at par with India,” Borrell wrote, adding the next two decades would be...
  • War Looms In The Mediterranean And Threatens To Entangle The Great Powers

    07/29/2020 7:59:37 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 35 replies
    The Federalist ^ | July 29, 2020 | Sumantra Maitra
    America and the United Kingdom would be wise to let Egypt, France, and Greece take the lead in balancing a dangerous and resurgent Turkey. With Americans focused on the anarchy in Democrat-led cities, a cryptic tweet from French President Emmanuel Macron on July 20 went out relatively unnoticed. Macron tweeted he had a great discussion with “his friend” Donald Trump about Libya.Within hours, the Egyptian parliament declared they had voted unanimous support for Egyptian President Al-Sisi to send in Egyptian troops and armor in support of battered Eastern Libyan forces on their back foot due to Turkish intervention. Anyone keeping...
  • China Closing Its Houston Consulate Is A Sign We’re In A New Cold War

    07/24/2020 7:19:15 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 28 replies
    The Federalist ^ | July 24, 2020 | Helen Raleigh
    It's always ominous when a diplomatic mission destroys documents. Whatever the reason behind China's frantic purge at its Houston consulate, it isn't good. A dramatic scene unveiled Tuesday night when it was reported that personnel at the Consulate General of China in Houston were burning documents in its courtyard. Nearby residents reported seeing and smelling smoke in the air. Houston police and firemen rushed to the building but weren’t allowed to go inside.It is always an ominous sign when a diplomatic mission starts destroying documents. This scene is reminiscent of a similar event that took place on December 7, 1941,...
  • The Trump Administration Just Spent An Entire Week Getting Serious On China

    07/21/2020 7:49:58 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 07/21/2020 | Helen Raleigh
    In an announcement on July 13, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo proclaimed, “Beijing’s claims to offshore resources across most of the South China Sea are completely unlawful, as is its campaign of bullying to control them.”Pompeo remarked this policy shift, from the initial stance of neutrality to directly calling out Beijing’s intrusive behaviors, was necessary to uphold international law.The specific law in question stems from a 2016 UN tribunal ruling preventing China from bullying its neighbors and treating the South China Sea as its maritime empire. Beijing claims it owns the majority of the South China Sea, a...
  • Sen. Rick Scott: Communist China Seeks ‘World Domination’

    06/29/2020 7:09:17 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    The Federalist ^ | June 29, 2020 | BenWeingarten
    I sat down with Florida Sen. Rick Scott for a wide-ranging discussion on the Chinese Communist PartyÂ’s ambitions, partisanship on China, and a host of other topics. One of the leading China hawks in the U.S. Senate is Republican Rick Scott of Florida. For a book I am writing on U.S.-China policy, I sat down with Scott for a wide-ranging discussion on the issue.We talked about the Chinese Communist PartyÂ’s (CCP) ambitions, partisanship on China and its effects on policy, the competition between our two nations for technological dominance, Wall StreetÂ’s cozy relationship with the CCP, and a host of...
  • Australia Responds To Beijing’s Bullying: We Don’t Trade Our Values, Mate!

    06/18/2020 9:28:27 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    The Federalist ^ | June 18, 2020 | Helen Raleigh
    While it may be too costly for Beijing to attack the United States directly, Beijing is getting its message out at relatively minimal cost through attacking U.S. allies like Australia. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison gave his strongest response to Communist China this week after enduring months of bullying from Beijing. He let Beijing know loud and clear that Australia is “an open trading nation, but I’m never going to trade our values in response to coercion.”It all began back in April, when Australia led a draft resolution, which demanded the World Health Organization (WHO) conduct an “impartial, independent and...
  • Beijing Effectively Ends Hong Kong’s Historic Freedoms

    05/25/2020 7:55:41 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 44 replies
    The Federalist ^ | May 25, 2020 | Helen Raleigh
    If the United States doesn’t follow through to revoke Hong Kong’s special treatment, Beijing may be emboldened to take aggressive actions against Taiwan. May 22, 2020 will go down in history as an important milestone. On this day, Beijing announced it will impose a new national security law on Hong Kong, which will effectively end the “One Country, Two Systems” era.Beijing made the move at this week’s “Two Sessions,” annual legislative meetings of two organizations: the National People’s Congress (NPC) and the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC). In the past, more than 5,000 delegates, representing the elites in China,...
  • What U.S. National Strategy Should Look Like In The Wake Of Coronavirus: The threat Communist China represents is unlike anything America has faced

    05/19/2020 9:01:48 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 44 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 05/19/2020 | John Poindexter, Robert McFarlane, and Richard Levine
    “Come not between the dragon and his wrath,” King Lear enjoined, but this we must do to upend the wrath that has emanated from the most powerful foe America has faced. As terrible as the coronavirus crisis is, we must imagine a world ten or 20 years from now, in which the People’s Republic of China’s nominal gross domestic product is 50 percent larger than that of the United States.What power would an unconstrained China wield? What force of arms would they muster to intimidate and to control?If China’s actions in the coronavirus catastrophe offer any window into this...
  • We’re In A New Cold War, This Time With China

    04/30/2020 5:53:20 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 54 replies
    The Federalist ^ | April 30, 2020 | Kyle Sammin
    In our exultation, we forgot to finish the job. Communism lived on in mainland China, and is once again challenging the free world for dominance. When the Berlin Wall fell and the Soviet Union dissolved, the Western world thought, with considerable justification, that the generational struggle with communism had ended. But in our exultation, we forgot to finish the job. Communism lived on in mainland China and is once again challenging the free world for dominance.This time, theyÂ’re doing it with our money. As we have begun to realize these past few years, and as the coronavirus outbreak has made...
  • We Can Fight Pandemics Without The Communist-Allied World Health Organization

    03/31/2020 4:45:04 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    The Federalist ^ | March 31, 2020 | Richard Tren
    World Health Organization The Wuhan virus has shown that even during pandemics, the WHO will put politics ahead of public health. During a recent interview with Hong Kong news outlet RTHK, Bruce Aylward, a physician and senior adviser to the World Health OrganizationÂ’s director general, refused to answer a question about TaiwanÂ’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. A clip of the exchange has been viewed thousands of times on Twitter, and there are growing calls for Aylward to explain himself.DonÂ’t expect him to. AylwardÂ’s behavior is just the latest in a long line of instances of the WHO putting politics...
  • Boris Johnson Is Close To Getting Brexit Done

    10/21/2019 4:42:19 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    The Federalist ^ | October 21, 2019 | Sumantra Maitra
    One of the most baffling reactions among liberals since 2016 was to compare Boris Johnson to Donald Trump. I reside in England, and saw tweet after tweet from the Max Boots and Tom Nichols of the world on why these two, and Brexit and the election of Trump, are exactly the same. The reality, as always, is a lot more complicated. There is of course similarity in both events. Both were a rebel yell against orthodoxy in the respective countries. In the United States, it was by masses of people who oppose the elites’ conventional wisdom, from mass immigration from...
  • Henry Kissinger: Now, back to defining a new world order

    11/07/2004 11:56:15 AM PST · by Einigkeit_Recht_Freiheit · 46 replies · 1,138+ views
    International Herald Tribune ^ | Saturday, November 6, 2004 | Henry Kissinger
    The election campaign that has mesmerized America - and the world - is over. What remains are the challenges that gave rise to this occasionally frenzied battle and the responsibility of dealing with them. . No president has faced an agenda of comparable scope. This is not hyperbole; it is the hand history has dealt this generation. Never before has it been necessary to conduct a war with neither front lines nor geographic definition and, at the same time, to rebuild fundamental principles of world order to replace the traditional ones that went up in the smoke of the World...