China Watch with Peter Lee

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 […]

Is China Getting a North Korea Bullseye on its Back?

Is China Getting a North Korea Bullseye on Its Back?.  T. Rex roars—and maybe snores—in Asia; carrier madness in the South China Sea; and gators! *Follow us here at Newsbud Twitter **Subscribe here at BFP-Newsbud YouTube Channel Show Notes Transcript: Independent Journal Review’s Sit-Down Interview with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Rex Tillerson Rejects Talks […]

Peace by China? In Korea? Unthinkable!

America turns from China and turns toward war on the Korean peninsula.  ISIS makes its move in Afghanistan and the heat gets turned up on Duterte.  Also: Trump trademarks.  And the future of poultry-powered transportation. *Follow us here at Newsbud Twitter **Subscribe here at BFP-Newsbud YouTube Channel Show Notes China Tried to get the U.S. […]

Peace: America’s Unacceptable Option in Asia

Peace: America’s Unacceptable Option for Korea..and Blood: The ISIS Promise for China.  And the world’s ultimate WMD.  First, The United States is publicly and painfully grappling with its North Korea policy options: war or negotiations – when you get down to it, peace is the enemy of US influence in Asia. Then, ISIS vowed a […]

While America Freaks Out, Asia Quietly Goes Crazy

This week, China has its hands full dealing with dangerous and rapidly evolving security situations in South Asia, Xinjiang, North Korea, and the South China Sea. *Follow us here at Newsbud Twitter **Subscribe here at BFP-Newsbud YouTube Channel Show Notes: U.S., West, not conspiring against CPEC: Nawaz Army wants joint anti-terror fight with Afghanistan Enemy […]

Asian States Play the Murder Card; Is the War Card Next?

The assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jung Il’s brother in Malaysia, and a wave of terror in Pakistan possibly instigated by India indicate that murder is very much part of the state toolkit in Asia.  And where murder goes, war is often not far behind.  This week: Murder, Mayhem, and Monsters on the Loose! […]