Xi Jinping

China Policy: Disappointment Is No Excuse

“I think the writer correctly cites America’s disappointment with China. We can go back three or four administrations and find presidents and…”

Mel Gurtov
Published in: Counterpunch, Sentinel News, Bainbridge Island Review, The Sunburg News, Pagosa Daily Post, West Side Gazette, Sierra County Prospect, The Journal Tribune, Davis Enterprise, The Red & Black, Gilmer Free Press
Date: November 30, December 1,5,7,9,12,2018 January 10,2019
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Is China a “Responsible Great Power”?

“President Xi Jinping would like everyone to pay attention to how China is exerting leadership in world affairs as a “responsible great power.” While the Trump administration is in retreat, Xi is taking full advantage of the leadership vacuum…”

Mel Gurtov
Published in: Mel Gurtov Blog, Counterpunch, LA Progressive, The Sunburg News, Sierra County Prospect
Date: October 31,November 1,2,2018
799 Words

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In Iran and North Korea, China Holds Some Cards

“Donald Trump made his television reputation by telling people “You’re fired.” The same bullying approach now substitutes for his international diplomacy, with Trump’s withdrawal from the nuclear…”

Mel Gurtov
Published in: Counterpunch, Satish Sharma’s Rotigraphy Blog, LA Progressive, Emmitsburg, Astute News,
Date: May 27,28,29,2018
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China–Broken Rice Bowls, Stifled Voices


“Amidst the economic downturn in China, two developments that are not “in the human interest” stand out: rising unemployment among workers in state-owned enterprises (SOEs), and repression of criticism of the party-state leadership. China, no different from any other large country, has a multitude of domestic problems…”

Mel Gurtov
Published in: Counterpunch, La Progressive, Newberry Observer, Palo Verde Valley Times, The Paris Post-Intelligencer, Transcend Media Service, Mel Gurtov Blog, Tacoma Weekly, The Daily Press, The Easley Progress
Date: March 23,24,28,30,31,April 1,8,2016
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