Tuesday, May 5, 2020
State of play
It's a good time to understand what the big picture between US and CCP looked like shortly before WuFlu -
By October 2019 the CCP understood Trump had their number and was going to remain in office. The revised economic deal was going to reverse the long enjoyed inertia favorable to them, destructive to us.
Thus the timing of the WuFlu was either fortuitous or deliberate(1) on the part of Xi and his CCP hardliners.
And the CCP may have more than one torpedo in the water...
"China’s big move for the 21st century is to pull a “trap door” on the U.S. by launching a gold-backed crypto currency that will devalue the U.S. dollar to “zero""
1. My post of 28 Feb 'Not unthinkable to everyone' is looking better with age.