Tag Archives: Michael Ledeen

China and Political Name Calling

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I pride myself on being open and honest, and I therefore readily admit that I detest Michael Ledeen, one of the chief foreign policy chest-thumpers at the American Enterprise Institute. It therefore saddens me to no end when I reluctantly say that his latest article in FEER, although kinda scary, has some elements of truth…

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U.S. Reaction to China’s Use of Soft Power – I

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Spent my insomnia hours last night reading "China’s Foreign Policy and ‘Soft Power’ in South America, Asia and Africa." This was a report prepared for the Committee on Foreign Relations of the U.S. Senate (download .PDF here). I was interested in this mostly by what it tells us about the author(s) and of the U.S.…

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