North Korea Is Afraid Of America, But Should It Also Fear A Chinese Invasion?

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It could happen. Key Point: China only has so much patience, and won’t let the entire peninsula fall into American hands. North Korea is both a blessing and a curse for China. The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea is an independent … Read More

Hong Kong’s Unrest Poses a Threat to China’s Legitimacy

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In  December 2004, the Heritage Foundation’s Hong Kong office hosted a speech by Henry Hyde, Chairman of the then-named House International Relations Committee (now the Foreign Affairs Committee.)    Hyde, a veteran of World War II who fought in the … Read More

All of the Reasons China’s Military Is a Paper Tiger

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In appearance it is very powerful, but in reality it is nothing to be afraid of—it is a paper tiger.”—Mao Zedong on the United States, 1956 China’s rise over the past 30 years has been nothing short of spectacular. This … Read More

Be ready for war, crisis: Chinese President Xi Jinping tells army

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China’s armed forces should be ready for combat and be prepared for unexpected crisis and war, President Xi Jinping said on Friday in his first meeting with the military top brass in Beijing in 2019. The massive and rapidly modernizing, People’s … Read More