China mobilizes anti-ship missiles after Navy patrol in South China Sea – News – Stripes

Editor’s note: US consumers are paying for China’s ability to engage in military aggression against us.  “Last month, Chinese Rear Adm. Lou Yuan told an audience in Shenzhen that sinking a pair of U.S. aircraft carriers would settle issues of sovereignty in the South China Sea. What the United States fears the most is taking casualties,” he said,…

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CPA reaction to State of the Union Speech

“Many of our members have been directly impacted by China’s ongoing economic aggression…. “Many of our members have been directly impacted by China’s ongoing economic aggression. In tonight’s State of the Union, we were gratified to hear President Trump reaffirm his commitment to confronting predatory trade. We look forward to working with his administration on…

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Steel Group Wants Tariffs on Building Products

Editor’s note: Steel fabrication products were left out of the Section 232 tariffs on steel. The best method of implementing tariffs is to cover the supply chain, so foreign cheating companies are unable to circumvent the tariffs by simply selling downstream products. This petition by the American Institute of Steel Construction seeks to remedy the omission…

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The Coming Chinese Storm

Editor’s note: Pay special attention to DNI Director Dan Coats’ statement and consider whether our issues with China are confined to trade. [Mark Kelton | February 5, 2019 | The Cipher Brief ] Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats briefed the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence last week about the comprehensive threat that China poses…

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