Jeb Bush on China: Excerpts from CFR

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Former Florida Governor and Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush discussed foreign policy during an event this week at the Council on Foreign Relations. Here are the passages related to China:

Two comments on the “pivot” concept:

[W]e need to reinvigorate the alliances that have kept us safe. [The word “Japan” does not appear in the transcript. –gw] Across the world, we see doubts about the United States’ role in the world. Do we…

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U.S.–China Week: Taiwan buzz for diplomats, Philippines draw U.S. near, SOTU, He Yafei vs. Kerry, Chinese factories in U.S. (2016.01.19)

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Welcome to Issue 36 of U.S.–China Week, coming to you on Tuesday this week following the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday in the United States.

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TAIWAN
Diplomatic channels open…

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U.S.–China Week: After Taiwan’s election, FONOP ‘innocent passage’ finally explained, Rubio’s status quo China policy (2016.01.11)

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Welcome to Issue 35 of U.S.–China Week, the first of 2016. I returned this weekend from a week-long Internet connectivity fast, during which I only caught news on local front pages as I traveled. On reentry I discovered that North Korea claimed it had tested a hydrogen bomb around the time of Kim Jong-un’s birthday (read the Economist), that China’s markets had entered a volatile patch (read Bill Bishop), and that El…

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U.S.–China Week: Arms for Taiwan, cyber sovereignty, an errant B-52 bomber, IMF, WTO, ITA (2015.12.21)

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Welcome to Issue 34 of U.S.–China Week. This will be the last edition of 2015, and publishing will resume on January 11, 2016.

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EVENTUALITY
Obama administration announces $1.8 billion arms…

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