Author: josh rudolph

Josh Rudolph currently lives in Vancouver, where he recently finished an MA at the Institute of Asian Research at UBC. His thematic focus is on Asia Pacific Policy and media representations of Asian culture, society and religion, while his main geopolitical interest lies in China.
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Translation: “What’s the Point of Further Discussion?”

As Beijing and Washington continue ratcheting up their rhetoric while keeping their eyes open for an opportunity to restart stalled trade talks, last week Fox Business News host Trish Regan and CGTN anchor Liu Xin took a Twitter debate over the ongoing trade war to the air. The two anchors squared off for 15 minutes on prime-time television, garnering attention from Chinese state

June 9, 2019

Translation: “Huawei’s Story is China’s Story”

CDT has translated an essay by U.S.-based Jay Chen that was briefly circulating in China before being censored. The essay looks at telecom giant Huawei’s situation amid the trade war between Beijing and Washington, highlighting the fact that, despite assurances offered by founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei, Huawei and the CCP are effectively one and the same, and speculating on

June 7, 2019

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