China Watch with Peter Lee

White Twilight, Ameristralia Edition

This week on China Watch: White Twilight Ameristralia Edition!  America copes with its declining clout in Asia with help from a special friend Down Under.  It’s official: the United States places its strategic bets on Australia as a vital anti-China counterweight.  Bye-bye Philippines!  Hello Straya!  Watch it!  Only on Newsbud! *Follow us here at Newsbud […]

Pentagon Revs Up Regime Change Meatgrinder in Asia

The ISIS campaign of murder in Asia continued last week.  But the rise of ISIS, the jihadi threat the West loves to hate, but can’t seem to stamp out, masked an equally important phenomenon: the return of the US military to a leading role in the business of security, chaos, and bodycounts as Trump turns […]

Witch Hunt in Oz! and Media Steps Up to Spin the ISIS Crisis

A big story dropped in Australia concerning Chinese influence in local politics.  It’s also a story of geopolitics and the pivot and applying the US Russia-threat infowar model to Asia.  But first, a look at how the Western media is handling a story I covered last week on China Watch: the remarkable fact that ISIS […]

ISIS Crisis Hits Asia

The stakes got higher for China this week as ISIS exploded in China’s two core strategic zones–the South China Sea and Central Asia–with an insurrection in the Philippines and the murder of two Chinese nationals in Pakistan.  Funny coincidence?  Maybe.  Maybe not.  Maybe ISIS is using a niche strategy to pursue its resurrection in Asia […]

Miles Kwok on Fire! A Renegade Billionaire Takes on the Chinese Communist World, or At least Xi Jinping’s Piece of It

This week on Newsbud’s China Watch with Peter Lee: Miles Kwok on fire!  Along with the rest of the planet! In a two and a half hour periscope broadcast on May 29, Miles Kwok went pretty far, and maybe a little further than he intended to, picking fights with journos, billionaires, communists, and maybe the […]

One Belt One Road One Backlash

This week on Newsbud’s China Watch with Peter Lee:  the OBOR Forum was China’s claim to global leadership; but there’s plenty of people out there, powerful people, who don’t want to see that happen.  And they’re doing something about it. *Follow us here at Newsbud Twitter **Subscribe here at BFP-Newsbud YouTube Channel ***Support Newsbud on […]

China Goes on Offense against America in East Asia

This week on Newsbud’s China Watch with Peter Lee: China Feels OBOR afterglow…and Goes on offense!.  With Trump MIA, the PRC moves on Korea and the Philippines…against Taiwan and Singapore…and into Malaysia. *Follow us here at Newsbud Twitter **Subscribe here at BFP-Newsbud YouTube Channel ***Support Newsbud on Kickstarter Watch Episode Preview Watch Members Only Full […]

One Belt One Road and Two Wars? China Spars with North Korea and India

This week on Newsbud’s China Watch with Peter Lee: One Belt One Road and Two Wars?  China Spars with North Korea and India.  Also, Miles Kwok goes large.  Day of reckoning for Erdogan’s Uyghur adventure.  And anti-Chinese agitation shadows Indonesia. *Follow us here at Newsbud Twitter **Subscribe here at BFP-Newsbud YouTube Channel ***Support Newsbud on […]

Asia on the Brink! And Does the New York Times Have a Stick of Dynamite for Xi Jinping?

This week on Newsbud’s China Watch with Peter Lee: Asia on the Brink!  Korea Votes and Kim Jong Un Collects Hostages.  Is Admiral Harris in China’s Sights?  And Does the New York Times Have a Stick of Dynamite Waiting for Xi Jinping? *Follow us here at Newsbud Twitter **Subscribe here at BFP-Newsbud YouTube Channel ***Support […]

Plan Trump: If North Korea Doesn’t Give Up Its Nukes…We Screw China!

This week on Newsbud’s China Watch with Peter Lee: The Trump administration has a plan for North Korea; and a plan for China if North Korea doesn’t work out.  Plus: Meet Miles Kwok.  And the weirdest Donald Trump statue yet. Newsbud is 100% people funded! Support Newsbud’s Phase 3 Kickstarter today. *Follow us here at […]

We’re at the Tipping Point on North Korea…and Who’s Lying About that Aircraft Carrier?

This week on China Watch with Peter Lee: North Korea takes a hostage and plans for a nuclear test.  North Korea diplomacy a la Trump to be tested this week…without the USS Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group.  What happened? The answers to that and more only on Newsbud’s China Watch. *Follow us here at Newsbud […]

ICBM Madness in North Korea and China’s Mission Impossible

This week on China Watch with Peter Lee: Ultimatums, aircraft carriers, and backchannel messaging fuel the North Korean nuclear crisis as Trump makes his big Asian move and much more! *Follow us here at Newsbud Twitter **Subscribe here at BFP-Newsbud YouTube Channel Show Notes North Korea threat ‘can’t go on’ Trump strategy on North Korea: […]

China: Beware of Donny Big Hands!

This week on China Watch with Peter Lee: Blood and Embarrassment at Mar a Lago, as President Donald Trump met with Chinese President Xi Jinping, plus the Last Days of the Dalai Lama and much more! *Follow us here at Newsbud Twitter **Subscribe here at BFP-Newsbud YouTube Channel Show Notes Remarks by President Trump After […]

China Pushes Its New Silk Road In Post Trump Asia

This week on China Watch: China pushes its New Silk Roads through Asia, Trump steps back, and Indian opposition intensifies.  Prepare for a confrontation that will endure for decades, cost trillions, and perhaps end in war. *Follow us here at Newsbud Twitter **Subscribe here at BFP-Newsbud YouTube Channel Show Notes China Learns How to Get Trump’s […]

America’s Shadow Army Invades China

In this twelfth edition of Newsbud’s China Watch with Peter Lee: Black Water Rises in China; and a win-win whine-whine for Obama Pivoteers. Do not miss this in-depth reporting and geopolitical analysis you will not find anywhere else. *Follow us here at Newsbud Twitter **Subscribe here at BFP-Newsbud YouTube Channel Show Notes Spotlight: Chinese landmark […]