Planned by Kochheads and nodded to by Trump.
The normalization continues apace. Alex Castellanos wants you to believe that Trump has a larger strategy in foreign policy.
Alex Castellanos On Trump's Break With Protocol On Taiwan: Like 'Watching Elvis Presley On The Ed Sullivan Show'
GOP strategist Alex Castellanos praises Donald Trump following his breach of protocol with China and Taiwan and compares him to "watching Elvis Presley on the Ed Sullivan Show."
Cultural norms are changing for the better in Asia...
Eighteen people remained missing and were feared dead.
News of the day for May 14, 1978 - Sabre rattling between Ethiopia and Somalia. Sabre rattling between China and Russia. U.S. Military experts traveling to China, Taiwan views it as slap in the face. Russian language newspaper in Manhattan bombed by pro-Israeli group Jewish Resistance, no injuries. Senate readies to vote potential veto of Jimmy Carter's F-15 Fighter package to Israel, Egypt and Suadi Arabia. Northwest Airlines continues negotiations with union. Abel Muzorewa threatens to quit bi-racial transitional government of Ian Smith. American companies in Iran told to restrict employees movements due to anti-government violence.
Newstalgia Reference Room - Walter Cronkite assesses Foreign Policy at the Carter White House in this commentary for CBS Radio on February 20, 1979.
News of the Day for February 22, 1979 - The Chinese invasion of Vietnam and growing fear of its escalation. The Soviet Union massing troops on the China/Mongolia border according to Japanese news sources. Iran frees former Marine hostage after six days captivity. Police on Strike in New Orleans - another day in paradise.
This video, produced by Taiwan's NMA (Next Media TV, is good for more than a laugh. It also makes you realize what an international laughingstock Palin's continuing high profile makes of the American political scene generally. They must
Newstalgia Reference Room - an interview with General J. Lawton Collins on his return from South Vietnam and the importance of Vietnam in the scheme of things in Southeast Asia and the then-current situation between Taiwan and mainland China. February 6, 1955
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