Mondale played a critical role in the shuttle diplomacy between Beijing and Washington when the United States severed its historic ties with Taiwan for China after the signing of the Taiwan Relations Act (TRA) in 1979.
Now more than ever, our nation needs more Burdicks as a compass to remind ourselves of the true nature of public service in a polarized world of culture wars and partisan politics.
As U.S. prestige and influence decline with the unpredictable President Trump, China makes more friends, influences others, and continues to tutor the American president.
Over the last three decades, China has emerged as the largest importer of American soybeans, with more than 1 billion bushels in 2016.
The U.S. and its regional allies do not have a straightforward geostrategy to deter China’s assertive behavior.
Minnesota is one of the largest export trading states in the nation. Could Obama’s Trans-Pacific Partnership be beneficial?
The Beijing’s leadership transition occurring shortly after America’s presidential election may possibly be another historic moment for China to begin the world anew.
Should the Republicans battle with America’s leading banker, world’s largest low-cost exporter, and America’s growing export market?