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Ten days after meeting with Donald Trump and reminding him to go to “someone who understands Chinese culture and history” when dealing with China, the 93-year old¬†Henry Kissinger came to China and met with Xi Jingping¬†.   Henry is always welcome in China. This visit is understood by both sides to be unique and purposeful. […]

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In the wake of the scandal known as Pizzagate, several major publications have released articles claiming to have debunked the phenomenon, including The New York Times and Snopes. The New York Times article’s headine originally included the phrase “Fact Check,” a detail which has now been altered in their online editions. This may be because […]

Democratic presidential hopeful, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., eats pizza during a lunch stop at Revello's Cafe Pizzeria, while campaigning in Old Forge, Penn., Monday, March 10, 2008. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Some may have noticed the hashtag #Pizzagate around the Internet lately and aren’t sure what it’s all about. So, what is #Pizzagate? In the post that follows, I will provide a #Pizzagate summary, explain what’s been found so far, and give my own conclusion on whether or not you should be paying closer attention. (Note: […]

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If, as many now believe, the FBI re-investigation of Hillary’s emails struck a fatal blow to her campaign by precipitously reversing the momentum of voting sentiment, then the hit was made with military precision. The moment I realized that Trump was going to win, I recalled a couple of observations from sources in China. Beginning […]

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Many voters in this election had struggled to decide who between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton would be the lesser of two evils. Sure enough, after last night, there is only one evil remaining for them — Donald Trump. For many, this does not make them breathe easier. The question remains whether Trump is indeed […]

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Looks like China’s new fighter jet J-20 (top) is potentially a better plane than even the US F-22 (bottom), which has proven to be extremely expensive to maintain. At the recent Zhuhai air show in China, the J-20 finally made a brief official appearance and discreetly demonstrated a couple of “Bruce Lee” maneuvers (remember to […]

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The Hangzhou Consensus At the conclusion of the Hangzhou Summit, the G-20 issued a 48-point communique. Forty-eight points are exceptionally lengthy for a communique, especially when every word in each point has to be unanimously agreed upon by all 20 attending member-nations. Multinational communiques are generally regarded as “apple-pie-and-motherhood” statements that have neither teeth nor […]