US PROTESTS: TRUMP AND US SHOULD FOCUS ON GEORGE FLOYD RATHER THAN HK AND TIANANMEN

(ORIGINALLY POSTED ON SCMP) COLUMNIST TOM PLATE WRITES — For no self-respecting ‘superpower’ is failure an option. But history’s guarantees for nations are few: For big as well as small, survival can prove a struggle. And so, while humility might not be ranked as the first virtue of prudent superpower-ing,…

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JAPAN: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Visit to China – A Foreshadowing of the Future

KAISARA WALTON WRITES — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to China some six weeks ago certainly set a positive tone internationally.  At the same time, though, it marked China’s continual growth on the world stage. That’s good for Japan, and China, perhaps. But shouldn’t the United States be concerned?…

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SINGAPORE: PRESTIGIOUS LEE KUAN YEW SCHOOL PRESENTS A JOURNALIST-PROF’S PERSPECTIVE ON CHINA

ASIA MEDIA INTERNATIONAL WRITES — The prestigious Lee Kuan Yew has officially released the video of a presentation on 22 May at its National University of SIngapore campus on the topic of China and the United States.  The presenter was Loyola Marymount University Clinical Professor Tom Plate, and the moderator…

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