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China Doesn’t Respect Us Anymore — for Good Reason – Thomas L. Friedman – NYT

We’ve stopped following our formula for success. By Thomas L. Friedman Opinion ColumnistMarch 23, 2021阅读简体中文版閱讀繁體中文版 1486 “Sometimes a comedian cuts through foreign policy issues better than any diplomat. Bill Maher did that the other week with an epic rant on U.S.-China relations, nailing the most troubling contrast between the two countries: China can still get big things done. …

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Opinion | The World-Shaking News That You’re Missing – By Thomas L. Friedman – The New York Times

By Thomas L. Friedman Opinion Columnist Nov. 26, 2019 478 The site of a meeting in June between President Trump and President Xi Jinping of China.Credit…Erin Schaff/The New York Times 阅读简体中文版閱讀繁體中文版 “SINGAPORE — One of the most negative byproducts of the Trump presidency is that all we talk about now is Donald Trump. Don’t get me …

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Opinion | Let’s Not Take Cues From a Country That Bans Winnie the Pooh – By Nicholas Kristof – The New York Times

By Nicholas Kristof Opinion Columnist Oct. 9, 2019 356 A display of plush dolls in the Winnie-the-Pooh collection at a Disney store in Shanghai last year.CreditCreditAssociated Press “What happens when China’s enforcers come after Winnie-the-Pooh? Will we reluctantly hand over Pooh Bear? Really sorry about this, Winnie, but China’s an important market! Winnie-the-Pooh has been banned in …

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Opinion | Hong Kong’s Protests Could Be Another Social Media Revolution That Ends in Failure – By Thomas L. Friedman – The New York Times

By Thomas L. Friedman Opinion Columnist Sept. 17, 2019 138 Protesters in Hong Kong on Sept. 6.CreditCreditAn Rong Xu for The New York Times 阅读简体中文版閱讀繁體中文版 “HONG KONG — Pay attention to Hong Kong. The three months of protests here speak volumes about the state of democracy today — how the human quest for freedom can’t be …

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Opinion | China Deserves Donald Trump – By Thomas L. Friedman – The New York Times

By Thomas L. Friedman Opinion Columnist,  May 21, 2019,   1420  President Trump insists that his tough approach to China will benefit the United States.CreditEric Thayer for The New York Times   阅读简体中文版閱讀繁體中文版 “A U.S. businessman friend of mine who works in China remarked to me recently that Donald Trump is not the American president America deserves, …

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Opinion | After the Trump-Kim Failure – By Nicholas Kristof – The New York Times

. By Nicholas Kristof Opinion Columnist Feb. 28, 2019 86 ImagePresident Trump and Kim Jong-un in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Thursday.CreditCreditEvan Vucci/Associated Press “President Trump was right to walk away from his summit with Kim Jong-un rather than accept a bad nuclear agreement, but the outcome underscores that he was bamboozled last year at his first summit …

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Opinion | The Dangerous Naïveté of Trump and Xi – The New York Times

By Nicholas Kristof Opinion Columnist    Nov. 17, 2018,      280 comments   阅读简体中文版閱讀繁體中文版 President Trump and President Xi Jinping of China in Beijing last November.CreditDoug Mills/The New York Times   ImagePresident Trump and President Xi Jinping of China in Beijing last November.CreditCreditDoug Mills/The New York Times “Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping are a bit …

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Opinion | China and Trump- Listen Up! – by Thomas Friedman – The New York Times

“HONG KONG — I’ve been in Tokyo and Hong Kong this week, and if I were to distill what echoed in all my conversations, it would sound something like this: From Chinese business and government types, some real anxiety — “Can you please tell me what is President Trump’s bottom line in this trade war? …

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Opinion | Trump Was Outfoxed in Singapore – by Nicholas Kristof – NYT

It sure looks as if President Trump was hoodwinked in Singapore. Trump made a huge concession — the suspension of military exercises with South Korea. That’s on top of the broader concession of the summit meeting itself, security guarantees he gave North Korea and the legitimacy that the summit provides his counterpart, Kim Jong-un. Within …

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Opinion | Democrats Childishly Resist Trump’s North Korea Efforts – by Nicholas Kristof – NYT

“Shock! Horror! President Trump is actually doing something right. Sadly, Democrats in Congress are responding in a quite Trumpian way: They seem more concerned with undermining him than supporting a peace process with North Korea. They are on the same side as National Security Adviser John Bolton, quietly subverting attempts to pursue peace. While international …

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