"Undoubtedly frustrated with its inability to coerce Ottawa into releasing Meng, Beijing has decided to up the ante, making Kovrig & Spavor victims not of the Meng affair, but now making an example of them to punish Ottawa for its defiance." @JMichaelCole1
I feel like it should be bigger news that the Globe and Mail is taking money to publish pages of the China Daily, which is also known as "the publicity department of the Chinese Communist Party" https://twitter.com/reutersLjungg/status/1307309114008260608
Many who claim that the US/Trump is eager to start a new "cold war" with China appear to have little understanding of the nature and aims of the CCP. To them, the US is solely responsible for taking us toward a supposed cold war; as if the CCP has no agency.
A thread on the disinformation campaign against a recent article in which I argue that the Khalistan movement serves Pakistan's interest in bleeding India, but lacks support among Sikhs and is not close to delivering a Sikh state. 1/17