The "Third China" in the 21st Century

Commentaries

James R. Lilley: Remembering a great China hand

November 12, 2010
Taipei Times

 

By John J. Tkacik


China tests U.S.-Japan alliance; Asian behemoth flexes its muscles in Japanese waters

October 6, 2010
The Washington Time p B-4

By John J. Tkacik Jr.
 

In a surprisingly uncharacteristic show of diplomatic backbone last month, the Obama administration sent an unwelcome message to Beijing: America will stand with Japan against China's unwarranted territorial claims on Okinawa's waters. The crisis began on Sept. 7, when Japan's coast guard arrested a Chinese fishing-boat captain who had deliberately rammed one of its vessels inside Japan's territorial waters in the Senkaku Islands, part of the Okinawa chain.


Communism in China

February 1, 2009
Victims of Communism Memorial Virtual Museum

[Unedited]

 

Communism in China

By John J. Tkacik


China: An Unkind Century

Victims of Communism Memorial Virtual Museum

 China: An Unkind Century
Author: John Tkacik [1]

The Twentieth Century was unkind to the Chinese people. It began with the collapse in 1911 of the last imperial dynasty after decades of corruption, inept governance and social disintegration. From the wreckage of empire, provincial warlords struggled for power and profit at the expense of the people.

 


WHO's "China (Province of Taiwan)"?

May 23, 2009
Draft

 WHO's "China (Province of Taiwan)"?

By John J. Tkacik, Jr.


Protecting and Dominating the Cyberspace Domain

April 8, 2008
Unpublished Remarks for Panel Discussion

 Protecting and Dominating the Cyberspace Domain

Heritage Foundation
April 8, 2008

By John J. Tkacik, Jr.

Just about two hours ago, as luck would have it, I got a very timely telephone call from a very business-like young man at the Pentagon Computer Incident Response Team, known as PENT-CIRT.


China’s Military Modernization: Goals and Objectives?

June 18, 2008
Unpublished Remarks for Panel Discussion

 June 18, 2008

China’s Military Modernization: Goals and Objectives?

John Tkacik
 

China is already an economic superpower. I don’t suppose anyone would disagree . . . all who disagree raise your hands. . . .


International Recognition of Taiwan's "Unsettled" Status

September 6, 2008
National Taiwan Chengchi University

 Taiwan's "Unsettled" International Status

By John J. Tkacik, Jr.
National Taiwan Chengchi University
September 6, 2008


Technology Leadership, Economic Power and National Security: Dual Use Export Controls to China

February 20, 2008
HERITAGE FOUNDATION - Panel Discussion

 Technology Leadership, Economic Power and National Security: Dual Use Export Controls to China

John Tkacik

February 20, 2008

“Since World War II, the United States has been the main driver of the global economy. Now we have a situation in which technology products are going to be appearing in the marketplace that were not developed or commercialized here. We won’t have had any involvement with them and may not even know they are coming.”


The China Delusion

August 28, 2008
Human Events

by Thaddeus McCotter and John Tkacik

On Thursday, August 7, President George W. Bush spoke in Bangkok, Thailand about his vision for China's future. "Change in China will arrive on its own terms and in keeping with its own history and its own traditions," the president predicted. He pronounced, "Yet change will arrive."


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