Ironically, China’s actions have facilitated the ascent of Donald Trump to power, who has embraced a tougher approach towards China to put an end to its illegitimate policies.
As has been true every year for over a century, this year was the busiest year in history – and I covered a lot of it here at The Swamp, bringing ignored stories and unique analysis to tens of thousands of new readers in dozens of countries.
Michael Bloomberg has a troubling record of apologies for, self-censorship on, and questionable business with China that should completely disqualify him from getting the Democratic nomination, let alone the presidency itself.
“A special interest group is a politically active group that you disagree with.” Whatever problems copycat bills have they lie with the people who pass them, not those who write them.
Contrary to popular belief, America is not a global outlier, Europe is not the political standard, and the USA is far, far less conservative than American liberals and many European observers would like to admit.
I am proud to have met a real-life American hero before he died. A man of accomplishment and legend. A World War II pilot. An Alaskan legend. A man not afraid to introduce himself as Mike Hunt.
Sadly, the Kurds should have seen this coming. The problem isn’t Trump, it’s that America has shown time and again that we cannot be trusted to be there when you need us.
Should America compete with China in the Belt and Road Initiative? People around the world still prefer American leadership to Chinese.