“Trump must rely on human rights issue against North Korea”
The Hill, May 3, 2019

“None too soon, US readies to combat Beijing’s South China Sea aggression”
The Hill, April 24, 2019

“On China and North Korea, let Trump be Trump”
The Hill, April 18, 2019

“Save the Taiwan Relations Act, but scrap ambiguity, defend Taiwan”
The Hill, April 14, 2019

“Trump owes his `friend’ Xi a tough love message”
The Hill, April 3, 2019

“It’s time for China to become a normal country”
The Hill, March 26, 2019

“Time for a Trump-Tsai conversation: The two presidents have much to discuss
The Hill, March 18, 2019

“A response to Richard Haass in CFR, `The looming crisis over Taiwan’”
Taiwan Insight, March 15, 2019

“Hanoi summit failure? Not quite–Kim now owes Trump big-time”
The Hill, March 3, 2019

“A ‘five percent monthly’ plan to denuclearize, develop North Korea”
The Hill, February 25, 2019

“What if US is laying credibility trap for Beijing on Taiwan?”
The Hill, February 21, 2019

“Does limited war mean limited risks for aggressors?”
The Hill, February 14, 2019

“Inviting Tsai to Congress good step”
Taipei Times, February 12, 2019

“The end of strategic ambiguity on Taiwan?”
The Hill, February 8, 2019

Post-shutdown, Trump must get tough with foreign adversaries”
The Hill, February 2, 2019

“The 1995-1996 Taiwan Strait Crisis: Three What Ifs?”                                                          Taiwan Insight, January 26, 2019                                                                  

“Taiwan’s President Tsai should be invited to address Congress”                                           The Hill, January 21, 2019                                                                                     

“Time running out to stop China’s new cold-war aggressions”
The Hill, January 14, 2019                                                                                    

“Year of decision for Trump and Xi on Taiwan”
The Hill, January 3, 2019                                                                                            

“Syria retreat undercuts Trump’s once-tough North Korea policy”                                      
The Hill, 
December 21, 2018

“No ‘middle way’ in US-China struggle–China must change”                                                  The Hill, December 13, 2018                                                                                

“Beijing touts democracy in Taiwan”
Taipei Times, December 7, 2018                                                 

“Human Rights and Detente: Kissinger’s Failed Balancing Act”
RealClearWorld, November 19, 2018

“Trump’s Tough Love Policy for China”
The Hill, November 6, 2018

“How Can Maritime Good Order be Maintained in the South China Sea?” Response to PacNet #71,
Pacific Forum, November 1, 2018

“Scrap the Third Communique with China, Keep the Six Assurances to Taiwan”
The Hill, October 12, 2018

“Mini-Marshall Plan to retain allies”
Taipei Times, September 27, 2018

“Kissinger’s historic China policy, a retrospective”
The Hill, September 26, 2018

“Win the trade war with China to deter a real war”
The Hill, September 18, 2018

“Whole deck of cards works to Taiwan’s advantage”
Taiwan Insight, September 11, 2018

“Trump must set `America Firm’ course to protect Taiwan and U.S. interests”
The Hill, September 10, 2018

“China’s wealth lures nations to shun Taiwan, ignore persecutions”
The Hill, August 28, 2018 persecutions

“China’s Crackdown on Hong Kong Slams the Door on Peaceful Unification with Taiwan The Hill, August 6, 2018

“It’s Crunch Time on North Korea”                                                                                                   The Hill,  July 24, 2018                                                                                                

“Diplomatic niceties can blur the lines of national and personal interests”
The Hill,  July 18, 2018                                                                                                  

“In battle of wills with Beijing, Trump needs to keep the upper hand”
The Hill,  July 7, 2018                                                                                        

“Trump had good reason to question the`one China’ policy                                                      The Hill,  June 29, 2018                                                                                     

“Trump had good reason to question the ‘one-China’ fallacy”
The Hill, June 28, 2018

“Post-summit, remember human rights–and China’s interests”
The Hill,  June 14, 2018                                                                                          

“A test of wills between Washington and Beijing”
The Hill,  June 8, 2018                                                                                              

“The sense of duty likely driving Trump’s Asia director”
The Hill,  June 1, 2018
                                                                                                                                                       “China’s fingerprints on summit’s cancellation, so US must push back”
The Hill, May 28, 2018

“Trump may have given Kim an offer he dares not refuse despite Beijing’s objections”
The Hill, May 24, 2018                                                                                        

“Trump’s offer may be just what Pyongyang was seeking”                                                        The Hill, May 18, 2018                                                                                     

“With Pompeo and Bolton in the mix, China needs to adjust relations with the US”
AsiaTimes, April 26, 2018

“What Trump’s Syria decision means for East Asia”
The Diplomat. April 12, 2018

“What Trump wants from North Korea”
RealClearWorld, March 28, 2018

“Of Trade, Tariffs, and Taiwan Ties: The Approach Trump Should Take”
RealClearWorld, March 14, 2018

“The North Korea Crisis Could Help Trump Achieve Kennedy Status”
The National Interest, March 10, 2018

“Time to Let Taiwan Join the Pacific Partnership”
The Diplomat. February 27,, 2018

“Why Human Rights Have Taken Center Stage in the US-North Korea Crisis”
Defense One, February 13, 2018

“The Trouble With Kissinger’s North Korea Advice”
The Diplomat. January 29, 2018

“North Korea Is China’s Double-Edged Sword”
The National Interest, January 17, 2018

“Reassessing the Mutual Defense Treaty: Three Communiqués, Three Erosions of Taiwan’s Interests”
Global Taiwan Brief, January 10, 2018

“President Trump’s New National Security Strategy: Implications for Taiwan”
Taiwan Sentinel, December 21, 2017

“There Have to Be Consequences for China”
RealClearWorld, November 29, 2017

“What can Trump Learn from Kissinger on North Korea?”
The Diplomat. November 15, 2017

“Reagan and the Case for Tactical Nukes in South Korea”
The Diplomat. November 2, 2017

“What Should Trump Say During His Upcoming China Trip?”
The National Interest, November 1, 2017

“From the Desk of Donald Trump to Xi Jinping: Let’s Make a Deal”
RealClearWorld, October 12, 2017

“Mini-Marshall Plan to Retain Allies”
Taipei Times, September 27, 2017

“Trump’s ‘Principled Realism'”
RealClearDefense, September 21, 2017

“Finally, Strategic Clarity in the South China Sea. Is the Taiwan Strait Next?”
The Diplomat, September 7, 2017                                                                                              

“Tillerson and Trump on morality versus realism”
RealClear Defense, September 6, 2017

“What Kissinger Gets Wrong About Korea”
RearClear World, August 17, 2017

“Time to End Wishful Thinking on China’s North Korea Policy”
The Diplomat, August 5, 2017

“Will America Challenge China’s Sweeping Sovereignty Claims?
The National Interest, July 15, 2017

“Trump and National Security Critics Need to Reconcile”                              RealClearDefense, April 20, 2017

“The Message of the Tomahawk”                                                                                                        RealClearDefense, April 12, 2017

“The Kissinger-Kushner Connection”                                                                                RealClearDefense, April 5, 2017

“How Trump can strike the right tone with Xi and China”                                                            The Diplomat, April 4, 2017                                                               

“It’s Time for China to Start Paying Off Its Debt to the U.S.”                                                          Taiwan Sentinel, March 17, 2017                                                                 

“President Trump’s East Asia Challenge”                                                                       RealClearDefense, February 15, 2017

“Trump and ‘One China’: Two Phone Calls, Many Interpretations”
The Diplomat, February 11, 2017

“Full Frontal FONOPS”   RealClearDefense, February 5, 2017

“What Would Nixon Do?”
The Diplomat, January 5, 2017

“Evoking Kissinger on China and North Korea”
RealClearDefense, December 22, 2016

“How Trump could feasibly move away from the one-China policy”
The Diplomat, December 13, 2016

“America Needs to Stop Losing to China”
The National Interest, December 4, 2016

“Measuring the Legacy of American Resolve in Asia After Obama”
The Diplomat, October 10, 2016

“Tough and Tougher: Clinton and Trump on North Korea”
The National Interest, September 15, 2016

“Is the impeachment of the next president an inevitability?”
The Hill, September 1, 2016

“Six Little Words That Keep the South China Sea Hanging in the Balance”
The National Interest, August 3, 2016

“After the South China Sea Ruling Time for More Fonops”
The Diplomat, July 29, 2016

“Who Understands China on North Korea, Trump or Kissinger?”
RealClearWorld, June 1, 2016

“Watch Out, China: Taiwan and Japan Are Teaming Up”
The National Interest, May 26, 2016

“China’s Complicity in North Korea’s Nuclear Program: Henry Kissinger for the Defense”     Stanford Journal of East Asian Affairs, Fall 2015’sComplicityInNorthKorea.pdf

“The Historic Opening to China: What Hath Nixon Wrought?”                                            Harvard Law School National Security Journal, September 25, 2015      

“How Obama Can Deter China”                                                                                                RealClearWorld, September 23, 2015 html

“Rethinking the Obama-Xi Summit”
The Diplomat, August 31, 2015

“Time to Get Tough with China”
The National Interest, August 13, 2015

“America’s Asia Policy: The New Reality”
The Diplomat, June 23, 2015

“Response to PacNet #30R, June 8, 2015                                                                           

“US Must Hold Firm in South China Sea Dispute”
The Diplomat, June 3, 2015

“Time for America to Get Tough with China”
The National Interest, May 25, 2015                                            

“Taiwan and Strategic Security”
The Diplomat, May 15, 2015

“Japan: From ‘Proactive Pacifism’ to ‘Proactive Diplomacy’”                                                         The Diplomat, February 15, 2015                       

“Calling a Spade a Spade: Islamic Extremism by Any Other Name”
The National Interest, February 6, 2015

“Henry Kissinger and the China-North Korea Reality”
The Diplomat,  January 27, 2015

A History of Foreign Policy Tussles
January 27, 2015

“The North Korea Regime Change Debate”
The Diplomat, January 6, 2015

“Obama to Get Tougher on North Korea”
The Diplomat, December 23, 2014

“Hong Kong and the Demise of `One Country, Two Systems’”                                        Georgetown Journal of Asian Affairs, Fall/Winter 2014  

“A Note from the Desk of  Xi Jinping”
Real Clear World,  October 17, 2014

In Hong Kong, an Opportunity for Beijing to Get It Right”                                                   T
The Diplomat,
October 1, 2014                                                     

“China’s Deadly Miscalculation in the Making”                                                                                 Real Clear Defense, September 26, 2014

“The US and China: sliding from engagement to coercive diplomacy”                                  PacNet #63R – Response to PacNet #63, August 19, 2014

“Responses to Steve Hadley’s Six Questions on China-U.S. Relations”                                
The Nelson Report
, July 22, 2014

“The Implications of China’s Anti-Corruption Drive”
The Diplomat, July 15, 2014

“China and America: Dancing Around the Containment Question”
The National Interest, June 23, 2014

“China’s Taiwan Reality Check”
The National Interest, April 23, 2014                               

“Taiwan and  China: A Ticking Clock”
The National Interest, March 3, 2014                 

“Draw a Big Red Line”
The National Interest, February 4, 2014

“Japan Steps Up”
The Weekly Standard, January 21, 2014

“Dumb Like a Fox”
Politico Magazine, December 5, 2013               100732.html?ml=m_b3_1

“Commerce Trumps Security?”
The Weekly Standard, November 18, 2013

“Washington and Beijing Ignore Troubles”
The National Interest, July 19, 2013

“Entrapment and Abandonment in Asia”
The National Interest, July 8, 2013   

“Xi Enjoyed the Upper Hand”
The National Interest, June 10, 2013

“`Losers’ turn to Islamist carnage”
The Boston Herald, April 27, 2013

“What North Korea Teaches Us About China”
The Weekly Standard,  April 18, 2013

“`The `China Dream’ a Nightmare?”
The Weekly Standard,  March 21, 2013

“Henry Kissinger on China: The Dangerous Illusion of “Realist” Foreign Policy: A Review of Henry Kissinger’s On China.”
St. John’s Review. Spring 2012.
(PDF File)

“Five tough truths about US-China Relations.”
The Christian Science Monitor.  July 12, 2012

“What Mighty China Can Learn from Burma”
Real Clear World
, June 26, 2012

“Time for China to Make Amends for Tiananmen”
Real Clear World, June 13, 2012

“U.S. Should Press China on Reform” (letter)
Wall Street Journal, May 16, 2012

“Rough Ride with China and North Korea”
The Weekly Standard
, April 27, 2012

“Why Voice of America is losing to voice of communist China—at home and abroad”
The Christian Science Monitor
, April 26, 2012

“We Must Encourage Chinese Reform” (letter)
The Wall Street Journal
, April 24, 2012

“All the People at risk from Syria and Iran” (letter)
Washington Post, March 11, 2012

“Washington and Beijing Need Straight Talk on Containment” 
PacNet Newsletter
,February 21, 2012

Response to “North Korea: What Not to Do”
PacNet Newsletter, January 18, 2012

“Now Hear This – China Is Protecting North Korea’s Nukes”
Proceedings Magazine, December 2011

“The Future of China” (letter)
The New York Times, November 30, 2011.

“The Taiwanese and Chinese deserve better”
The Weekly Standard, October 7, 2011

“Time to Rethink Washington’s Mild-Mannered Stance on China.”
The Christian Science Monitor,September 21, 2011

“Driving A Harder Bargain with China”
The Washington Post. September 17, 2011.

Response to “What Really Happened to the Hoyas in Beijing”
PacNet Newsletter, September 14, 2011

“U.S. soccer loss to Japan: A win for global security?”
The Christian Science Monitor, July 22, 2011

“What to do about Taiwan”
The Weekly Standard, June 25, 2011

“It is Time for a Freedom Summit”
The Weekly Standard
, June 4, 2011

“Despite Law, China Wants Arms”
The Weekly Standard
, June 2, 2011

“In China, dam project shows where the blame flows”
The Washington Post, May 24, 2011

“Osama’s death is a victory for the 21st century”
The Christian Science Monitor,
May 2, 2011

“A Really Inconvenient Truth”
The Weekly Standard, April 11, 2011

“Launch Twitter in China”
Politico, March 4, 2011

“Tiananmen 2.0? Freedom is coming to China—one way or another”
The Christian Science Monitor, March 2, 2011 ng-to-China-one-way-or-another

“Our Fraught Place with China.”  
The Weekly Standard: The Blog
.   January 21, 2011.

“What Obama should tell China’s President Hu: No, you can’t”
The Christian Science Monitor
, January 12, 2011

“President Obama: Call your own Nobel summit and send China a message.”
The Christian Science Monitor, December 8, 2010

“China’s Growing Threat”
The Washington Times, November 29, 2010

“How well are American Muslims challenging extremists?”
The Christian Science Monitor, November 10, 2010

“Straight talk on Taiwan”
Los Angeles Times, August 20, 2010

“Challenging China”
Letter, Harvard Magazine, April-May 2010

“For China, Greatness Lies in Reform”
The Los Angeles Times, October 23, 2002

“Playing Into Evil’s Hands”
The Los Angeles Times, September 22, 2002

“Bush Deftly Plays the Taipei-Beijing Card”
The Los Angeles Times, March 25, 2002

“Allies Should Act Like Allies”
Los Angeles Times, February 15, 2002

“China’s Moment of Truth on Terrorism”
The Christian Science Monitor, September 19, 2001

“Let the U.S. Speak to the Chinese”
The Christian Science Monitor, August 14, 2001

“China’s French Connection”
The Washington Post, July 10, 2001

“Foes of Trade Gain Strength as China Delays Solution”
The Los Angeles Times, April 11, 2001

“Has China Turned Into a Frankenstein?”
The Los Angeles Times, March 5, 2001

“China to U.S.: Don’t Tread On Me”
The Taipei Times, February 18, 2001

“China by the Numbers”
The Taipei Times, August 2000

“China Now Has Role Model to Follow Toward Peace: The Koreas”
The Los Angeles Times, June 26, 2000

“U.S. Should Get Back to Basics on ‘One China’ Policy”
The Christian Science Monitor, May 30, 2000

“The International Law Implications of China’s Military and Missile Exercises in the Taiwan Strait Under the 1982 United Nations Law of the Sea Convention and the United Nations Charter,” Chinese Yearbook of International Law and Affairs, December 1998

“Time to be Clear on Taiwan”
The Washington Post, May 26, 1998

“The Bosnian Serbs’ Hidden Hand”
Christian Science Monitor, August 25, 1997

“The Coming Constitutional Crisis: Reforming the Electoral College”
The Washington Times, February 10. 1995

Book Review, Entering New Worlds, Max M. Kampelman
The Washington Times, January 22, 1992

Book Review, Chutzpah, Alan M. Dershowitz
The Washington Times, May 3, 1991

“Art and Tyranny: Pieces Missing from the Picture” (letter/essay)
The New York Times, March 18, 1990

Book Review, The Grand Panjandrum: Oliver Wendell Holmes, John S. Monagan
The Washington Times, April 15, 1988

“Defeat in Vietnam,” Book Review, Why We Were in Vietnam, Norman Podhoretz.
Johns Review, Winter 1982-83 (pdf)



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  1. Otto Sonefeld says:

    I’m trying to find the full version of Bosco’s “The man who might have prevented Watergate”>

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