Month: February 2024

Making Trouble in Hong Kong

My recent opinion piece in the Financial Times, “It pains me say Hong Kong is over,” has stirred up quite a debate in the city-state that I used to call home. Unsurprisingly, Hong Kong politicians have been especially critical. But former colleagues, business...

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Call in the FBI!

I’ve got to give Congressman Mike Gallagher (R-Wisconsin) credit for one thing: As Chairman of the new House Select Committee on China (actually the CCP, to be technically correct), he has made more effective use of the bully pulpit than anyone in Washington has for a...

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Pondering Sullivan: Part II

Last week, I offered some thoughts on a January 30 speech given by Jake Sullivan, US National Security Advisor, on the future of the US-China relationship. I drew encouragement from his emphasis on the need for a new architecture of engagement for the two superpowers....

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Pondering Sullivan: Part I

On January 30, Jake Sullivan, US National Security Advisor, spoke on the future of US-China relations before a joint meeting of the Council on Foreign Relations and the China Forum-UCSD (University of California at San Diego). His speech was short but wide-ranging. He...

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