Asia

Why the People of Vietnam Have Surprisingly Warm Views of Americans, Despite the History

Although Vietnam calls itself a socialist country, the way people here think is more in tune with capitalism than is the case in Europe.

Sri Lanka: An Unnecessary Tragedy

Sri Lanka’s collapse reveals the painful consequences of ignoring the fundamental realities that govern energy, food production, and human civilization.

China’s Worldwide Dragnet Forces Fugitives to Return Home

Communist China favors three tactics: threatening families in China, targeting victims outside China by using threatening agents in the target’s country, and kidnapping the people it wants to be repatriated, according to Safeguard Defenders.

Jimmy Lai and the Fight for Freedom in Hong Kong

Jimmy Lai, the entrepreneur and leader in the fight to preserve freedom in Hong Kong, describes the struggles he has endured including having his home fire-bombed, his family harassed, and his business threatened by the Chinese Communist Party.

Support Joshua Wong and The Hong Kong Freedom Protests

Hong Kong’s protest leader Joshua Wong recently Tweeted this image [by @harcourtromanticist] of a painting, which imitates Liberty Leading the People (1830) by French romanticist painter Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863), whose painting is at the Louvre in Paris. This...

Trump’s China Blunder

By mistaking the real nature of international trade, the costs of tariffs, the effects of currency movements, and the supposed ease with which the United States could quickly re-establish itself as a low-cost manufacturer, Trump risks shredding the safety nets that have undergirded the U.S. economy for decades and plunging us into a war we are ill-equipped to fight.

The Legacy of Mao Zedong is Mass Murder

According to the authoritative “Black Book of Communism,” an estimated 65 million Chinese died as a result of Mao’s repeated, merciless attempts to create a new “socialist” China.