After China let its yuan drop in value, the U.S. accused the country of being a "currency manipulator." Here is how China manages its money and what a dispute with the U.S. could mean.NPR.org
We should be tough on China, but war between China and America would be terrible for both countries. President Trump’s effort to goad China into making a trade deal already includes a 25 percent tariff on $250 billion worth of Chinese imports. Last week, however, Mr. Trump threatened to imposeThe Washington Times
There is no easy retreatTime
Michael Peck History, Asia The Doolittle raid was epic. What really shamed the Japanese military was the failure to prevent an American carrier task force from sailing close to the homeland. Such an error could not be tolerated. Japan’s original plan for winning the Pacific War had been to seize a huge swath of territory, which would be fortified into a defensive perimeter against which America would futilely butt its head before suing for peace. At noon on April 18, 1942, the citizens of...The National Interest
Hu Xijin, editor of the Global Times, is a combative public voice for Xi Jinping’s government at a time of open rivalry with the United States.www.nytimes.com
China on Thursday vowed to counter the latest U.S. tariffs on $300 billion of Chinese goods but called on the United States to meet it halfway on a potential trade deal, as U.S. President Donald Trump said any pact would have to be on America's terms.U.S.
A U.S. State Department spokeswoman on Thursday called China a "thuggish regime" for disclosing the photographs and personal details of a U.S. diplomat who met with student leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement.U.S.