I’m an American writer in Asia who wears many hats.
I learned piano as a kid, studied Bible in college, and currently do podcasting, web contenting, cloud control, and brand design. I like golf, water, speed, music, kung fu, art, and stories.
— Poetry is code.™ —
Israel: The new power in Southeast Asia
(Audio) Few disguised blessings are less disguised than Israel. One article uses a map to explain the strength that one small country has against Statist Islam. Israel is all that stands between the West and the Middle East, the East and the… Read More ›
Taiwan’s KMT party exhibits pre-Nazi-like behaviour
Mitch Yang, spokesman for the 1996 Taiwanese student protest in Los Angeles when China launched a missile during Taiwan’s first Presidential election, has been warning about this sort of thing. “I see a strong similarity between what Ma is doing and… Read More ›
The cultures of North Korea and China: conflict escalation explained
What’s with the rhetoric, fist pounding, and war-drumming? North Korea has a long history of making threats whenever they need food. In the past, war-talk resulted in lots of food and supplies being sent to North Korea a short time… Read More ›
USA’s mixed message to China
If politics were a TV show, consider this season of “Pacific Antics”. The United States government has consistently sent “dual messages” to China. On the one hand, diplomatic, military, and other foreign-related policy indicates aggressive defence posture and retaliation preparedness should a… Read More ›
China’s hacks cracked after cyber attack
It’s uncertain whether Beijing will respond appropriately to US rhetoric. Reportedly, a PLA (military) building on the outskirts of Shanghai is the source of cyber attacks from China. The US is the primary victim, though it’s not alone. Mandiant is the… Read More ›
True agenda of China publicly released – seven years ago!
According to a BBC interview with Sha Zu Kang, Chinese Ambassador to United Nations (Geneva) in 2006, Beijing’s policy toward Taiwan, and the priority of that policy among Beijing’s other objectives, is as unmistakable as it is severe. Here are some… Read More ›
Twelve reasons an invasion of Taiwan is untenable
That’s not to say someone won’t try. And the obvious country in question is China, of course. One non-factor is the growing number of Americans living within Taiwan. Based on Taiwan’s National Immigration Agency, in 2009, Americans made up approximately… Read More ›
China: Beijing’s scope of perception
In winter 2001, a group of Chinese visited my school, the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago. Their goal was to learn about America. I was invited on the strict agreement that I would say nothing inciting. So, being my natural,… Read More ›
China CAN choose freedom: Hong Kong economy is proof
I said it three years ago. New York’s entrepreneurial spirit is in Hong Kong… and lo! The results are starting to show. It’s not being British or American or Spanish or French or Chinese that makes one prosperous—it’s one’s commitment to freedom… Read More ›