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Posts Tagged: Xi Jinping
Interview with Chris Patten: We must stand up to the Communists in Beijing who hate freedom in Hong Kong
“I’m very, very positive about China, but I’m very, very negative about the Chinese Communist Party.”
Neil O’Brien: Bullying, hostage taking, censorship, bribery. How China is dealing with its critics abroad.
Economically and politically, Beijing takes advantage of asymmetric openness: we’re open to them, but they are not to us.
The Chinese Communist Party doesn’t really believe in free or fair markets and has a strategy based on domination, not fair competition.
Benedict Rogers: Do I support those hurling molotov cocktails or attacking policemen in Hong Kong? No. But I understand them.
They want to defend their way of life, their basic freedoms, their human rights, all of which they see as increasingly threatened by Xi Jinping’s brutal regime.
Alexander Temerko: The relationship between business and government has never been as meaningless as under May
The key to a good Brexit is empowering UK entrepreneurs to talk to their European counterparts and become ambassadors for Downing Street’s plan.
The President makes a wonderful Bond villain but Russia is merely an ageing, corrupt gas station with nuclear weapons, no longer a Great Power.
The President’s state visit has already been postponed at least once. Doing so again is the least worst option.
The bottom line is that America cannot simply sit back, and wait for North Korea to become a direct threat.
After the embarrassing failure of the healthcare Bill, China offers a new chance to display the art of the deal.
His punt on it is a rational gamble.
Instead of moving towards the openness and accountability of a democratic system, Xi’s approach has been to accumulate personal power.
Russia’s pipeline politics isn’t just about Europe anymore
Regular readers of the Deep End will have noticed that we often feature stories about China. This is fairly unusual… Read more »