Pompeo’s speech was McCarthyite in nature, fostering a growing confrontation between the U.S. and China. China has not agreed to be a rival, nor wants a new Cold War. However, Pompeo is in charge of Canadian foreign policy. Two days of hearings took place in the House of Commons on the Uighur issue, with a view of generating a resolution condemning China and to use it as a rationale for humanitarian intervention. Canadians should resist this.
Published on Radio4All, July 27, 2020
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