The People's Republic of China is the most populous country in the world, with an estimated population of 1.4 billion people. Officially governed by the Communist Party of China and led by President Xi Jinping, relations between China and other countries, particularly the United States and the European Union, is often in flux over issues concerning trade, currency, human rights and other issues.

China Keeps Saying the Quiet Part Out Loud on Taiwan

China recently issued a white paper showcasing two of its policies on Taiwan. First, the CCP claims that it will embark on a "peaceful reunification" of Taiwan with the mainland, and secondly, once "re-unified," Taiwan would be governed under a benevolent "One Country, Two Systems" model. But history and the white paper itself expose both policies as complete frauds.

We Are Far From WW3

I understand that these are difficult times, but I'm not sure that we've ever had a time in U.S. history that hasn't been difficult for one reason or another.