Category Archives: ASEAN

Strategy – Will President Trump Break Norms and Arrange Meeting With Kim Jong-un? Indications Point Toward Yes…

An interesting article in the Washington Times poses a possibility of President Trump holding a deconfliction summit with North Korea –SEE HERE– And that begs a question of whether or not it’s actually plausible. I would state unequivocally yes, and … Continue reading

Posted in ASEAN, China, Decepticons, Deep State, Donald Trump, Economy, Ivanka Trump, media bias, N Korea, President Trump, Russia, Secretary of State, Secretary Tillerson, Trade Deal, Uncategorized, US Treasury, USA | 166 Comments

“TERMS” – Secretary Tillerson and Secretary Mattis Release Joint Remarks on North Korea…

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Defense James Mattis release a joint Statement/Op-ed discussing North Korea and accountability.  However, against the backdrop of visible diplomacy the joint statement is more about terms, than accountability. Note a pointed subtlety.  … Continue reading

Posted in ASEAN, Big Government, China, media bias, Military, N Korea, President Trump, Secretary of State, Secretary Tillerson, Trade Deal, Uncategorized | 87 Comments

Gordon Chang Rightly Explains The Key-holder to North Korea is China…

Asian policy specialist Gordon Chang interviewed by Maria Bartiromo on her Sunday talk show and accurately outlines the key to a denuclearized North Korea is an economically defeated China.  It appears Mr. Chang fully understands the Trump policy of using … Continue reading

Posted in ASEAN, Big Government, China, Economy, media bias, N Korea, NAFTA, President Trump, Trade Deal, Uncategorized, US dept of agriculture, US Treasury, USA | 220 Comments

Deputy Asst. Secretary of State Patrick Murphy ASEAN Debriefing…

While President Trump confronts the North Korean military aggression through economic trade leverage with China, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson heads the diplomatic efforts toward regional partners in Southeast Asia. Toward that end the Department of State conducts a Washington … Continue reading

Posted in ASEAN, China, media bias, N Korea, President Trump, Secretary of State, Secretary Tillerson, Uncategorized, USA | 28 Comments

Report: President Trump To Announce “Section 301” Trade Investigations Against China on Monday…

There have been multiple media reports in the last six hours that President Trump is going to announce trade investigation/sanctions against China during a press conference scheduled for Monday. It makes sense the previously postponed 301 trade investigation against China … Continue reading

Posted in ASEAN, Big Government, China, Economy, energy, Environmentalism, European Union, India, Legislation, media bias, President Trump, Trade Deal, Uncategorized, US dept of agriculture, US Treasury, USA | 103 Comments

Predictable Friday Leak: U.S. and North Korea Have Been Talking Via Back-channels For Months…

It must be weird for the ordinary person around the world to view U.S. politics through the prism of the American MSM lügenpresse.  We’re often left wondering if international observers realize how much deception and fraud exists in media broadcasts … Continue reading

Posted in ASEAN, Big Government, Big Stupid Government, China, Donald Trump, Economy, energy, History, media bias, N Korea, NAFTA, President Trump, Uncategorized | 97 Comments

President Trump and VP Pence Hold Impromptu Presser on North Korea Etc.

Speaking from Bedminster New Jersey, President Trump answers questions from media surrounding the ongoing issue with North Korea, and the intransigent republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his inability to move legislation. . It’s always about the economic folks.  … Continue reading

Posted in ASEAN, China, Decepticons, Deep State, Dem Hypocrisy, Legislation, media bias, Military, N Korea, President Trump, Russia, Trade Deal, Uncategorized, US Treasury, USA | 135 Comments