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Monday, December 11, 2017
One China
China

China Gets An Early Win Off Trump, But Many Battles Remain

Combining public bluster with behind-the-scenes diplomacy, China wrested a concession from the United States as the two presidents spoke for the first time this week, but Beijing may not be able to derive much comfort from the win on U.S. policy toward Taiwan. In getting Trump to change course on the “one China” policy, Beijing may have overplayed its hand.

February 11, 2017
Trump Organization, Business Ties, Torture

How Trump’s Business Ties Are Already Jeopardizing U.S. Interests

Donald Trump hasn’t been sworn in yet, but he is already making decisions and issuing statements to world leaders that radically depart from American foreign policy, all to the benefit of his family’s corporate empire.

December 13, 2016
White House, China, Trump

White House: ‘One China’ Policy Should Not Be Used As Bargaining Chip

White House spokesman Josh Earnest said the United States is committed to the “one China” principle and will not use the Taiwan issue to gain leverage in any dealings with Beijing.

December 12, 2016
Donald Trump, China

Trump Says U.S. Not Necessarily Bound By ‘One China’ Policy

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said the United States did not necessarily have to stick to its long-standing position that Taiwan is part of “one China,” questioning nearly four decades of policy in a move likely to antagonize Beijing.

December 12, 2016