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John J. Tkacik, Jr. On Taiwan: Thoughts on ‘Orwellian nonsense’

President Trump long has believed that China mouths soothing words but acts duplicitously, the very embodiment of George Orwell’s “doublespeak.”

As the President said through Ms. Sanders in his denunciation of “Orwellian nonsense,” China’s efforts to exert its power and influence and political correctness upon Americans and the rest of the free world will be resisted.

John J. Tkacik, Jr. is a retired US foreign service officer who has served in Taipei and Beijing and is now director of the Future Asia Project at the International Assessment and Strategy Center.

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