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Always on the Wrong Side:
US-Chinese Foreign Policy, 1844 to the Present—Part Two

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Part 2 of 2 (Part 1 here [2])

Conclusion

Here I would like to summarize the major factors that resulted in the incorrect and chronically suicidal American approach to China from the early twentieth century to this day. My discussions proceed from the four major subjects of the game, namely the Jewish element, the gentile elites, and the commoners on both the American and Chinese sides.

Jews: It has been a long-formulated and grand strategy for Western Jewry to align itself with China, to form a kind of symbiosis between the two, not just for shared economic interests, or for the shared traits and mentalities which they both see in the other, or for the fact that China remains a devoted disciple of Jewish Communism and still officially lionizes and preaches Marxism in its domestic education system, but most importantly because both view white people with irrepressible hostility, and both regard whites as their archenemy to be beaten down and trampled upon. Taking as much as possible from the whites and selling them out to the Chinese so as to enfeeble the former and empower the latter is thus a tacit common understanding among Jews in the West, and has long been a standard practice for Western Jews in positions of power and influence. Jewry and China may one day have a final showdown in their fierce quest for world dominance, but that day will only arrive over the dead body of the white race.

Gentile elites: American and Western merchants, epitomized by the faithless fat cats of the multinational corporations, are characterized by greed, shallowness, short-sightedness, and decadence. These bigwigs of big business only care about profits, lack a long-term vision, and couldn’t care less about geopolitics, traditional culture, national security, social cohesion, or the welfare of the working class. They are the natural allies of sycophantic totalitarian states like China who offer them opportunities to make money, just as Lenin had mockingly observed that capitalists are willing to sell the noose that will be used to hang them as long as there is profit to be had. Comparatively, the Western missionaries were much less attached to materialistic concerns, but they possessed an avid sense of their religious mission, an admittedly sincere and selfless but ultimately wrongheaded and pathological sense of mission that was detached from any considerations for race and reality. They feel that their doctrines are universally applicable to all non-whites, and this invariably propelled them to aid and empower them, among whom the Chinese were undoubtedly their most capable and self-serving recipient.

Commoners: The masses, both in America and Western Europe, are quite naïve and manipulable from a cultural and geopolitical perspective, as reflected in the eyes of the ruthlessly calculating and cunning Chinese. This make them a perfect target for China’s tongzhan (统战, literally “united front,” meaning using whatever means are necessary to win over the peripheral forces within the enemy’s camp in order to defeat the enemy’s core, and to drive a wedge between different factions on the enemy’s side; in short, to divide and conquer).[1] [3] The astonishing gullibility, credulity, and sentimentality of the Americans have never failed to delight and amaze the Chinese, for whom a game of table tennis, a panda exhibition tour, a Chinese folk concert, or a Peking Opera performance can be politicized and used to brainwash and win the hearts of the simplistic and frivolous Americans, and they have seldom failed to gain facile victories in this regard.

The Chinese side: The “united front”-building, or tongzhan, described above is but one of the many manifestations of a whole array of impressive tools in the cabinet of the Chinese regime, whose prowess when it comes to disguise and deception is well-honed. They are master tacticians when it comes to manipulation and PR. China has always been adept at mounting multifaceted PR offensives by means of a number of differing approaches. The much-trumpeted, so-called “Table Tennis Diplomacy” and “Panda Diplomacy” of the 1970s were both typical examples of a shrewdly-designed tongzhan ploy targeting the American audience, and they were often arranged to accompany more formal political events, such as Nixon’s 1972 visit to China and Deng Xiaoping’s 1979 visit to America, which were choreographed to make the Chinese look more natural and pleasing.

Historical instances abound in this regard, and are simply too numerous to list exhaustively. To cite just two glaring examples, during the early phases of the Chinese-Japanese war, China was eager to pull America into the war on its side, and spared no effort in its vicious propaganda campaigns against Japan, including fabricating atrocities and distorting facts. Both the Chinese nationalist government and the Communists actively conducted such efforts, utilizing their extensive networks in America in collaboration with the liberal mainstream media, as well as America’s own Communist sympathizers and Soviet agents. Chinese operatives held speeches calling on America to go to war with Japan and published incendiary articles spiced with fake photos of Japanese atrocities in eminent American periodicals such as Life, and they received the active support and cooperation of famous American media personalities such as Frank Capra.[2] [4]

Another example is the little-known story of Mao’s garish ingratiation with America near the end of the Second World War in the summer of 1945 for the implicit purpose of deceiving Americans in preparation for his coming fateful confrontation with the nationalists. On July 4, 1945, the official Chinese communist newspaper, the Xinhua Daily, published an editorial that lavishly celebrated Independence Day, to the extent of being rather groveling and obsequious. The editorial’s headline exclaimed “Happy birthday, dear America!” and referred to America as the “hope for mankind” and “the beacon of liberty and democracy,” among other ebullient phrases. What a PR stunt! What a brazen and jaw-dropping tongzhan stratagem! Considering the orthodox anti-American stance of the Chinese Communists at that time and their perpetual condemnation of American imperialism, such an article from them was unthinkable. And yet it happened. Presumably, deceitful ploys such as this helped China to cozy up to the American establishment and managed to touch the juvenile heartstrings of some Americans in high positions, to the grave detriment of America only a few years later. For the Chinese, the means are forever justified by the ends, and it would be a gross understatement to call them a “chameleon.”

Today, besides assiduously striving for political hegemony, pursuing economic domination, seeking military expansion, and pushing for neo-colonialism through immigration all over the world, China is strenuously working to promote new PR campaigns and tongzhan throughout the West, and most of all in America, equipped with an inexhaustible budget from its enormous trade surplus. Government-controlled Chinese media magnates are busy purchasing Hollywood studios, hiring proxies, or setting up outlets to spread the messages dictated by the Chinese regime to the American public. The Chinese government itself has likewise invested billions of US dollar into building its overseas media networks and to expand their influence. China has set up giant billboards in New York’s Times Square, for example, and China’s primary official TV network, CCTV, has set up the China Global Television Network (CGTN) on American soil, which today reaches a large number of viewers. The content of their programs invariably serves the aims of tongzhan: whitewashing and glorifying China, promoting a positive and friendly image of the Chinese regime, and projecting a phony sense of peace and friendship between China and America.

Meanwhile, other NGOs and institutions controlled or financed by the Chinese government, starting with the notorious “Confucius Institute,” which plays a similar role in brainwashing Americans about China, are likewise reaching their tentacles into the American public in the name of educational and cultural exchanges. The same is true of those educational institutions they have set up in America. They often offer to cooperate with the mainstream American media or educational institutions in order to disguise themselves and thus enhance their deceptive effect. They frequently use economic incentives to entice American organizations into speaking favorably of the Chinese regime and to further infiltrate America with the viewpoints of the Chinese Communist Party.

Needless to say, China enjoys so much leeway to operate its evil apparatuses in America with impunity only because it is allowed to do so out of the greed, ignorance, ill intent, and mindless insouciance of the Jews, the gentile elites, and even some common Americans, respectively. The only real solution to the Chinese question in terms of reducing and eventually eliminating its menace to whites and Western civilization is a complete and comprehensive disengagement from China, starting with abolishing global free trade and thus effectively halting international trade with China. This might bring about a few temporary difficulties or inconveniences for the West, but is nevertheless the only truly effective way to save the white nations and to contain the Chinese monster by starving it of all it needs to grow, expand, and commit evil, so that an enervated beast can finally be reined in and tamed.

Notes

[1] [5] A united front, aka tongzhan, together with the internal management of the Party and armed struggle, were the three “magical tools” of the Chinese Communist Party, according to Mao. This triadic theory has been inherited by today’s Chinese Communist establishment and is still widely taught in its schools today.

[2] [6] Mark Harris’s book, Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War, describes a revealing historical episode: the issue of Life magazine published on October 4, 1937 included a photograph, allegedly to decry the Japanese airstrike on the South Railway Station of Shanghai on August 28 of the same year. The famous photo showed a little boy in rags, sitting amidst the ruins of a bombed-out building, apparently after the Japanese air raid on the city. This was widely circulated in the American media as evidence of Japanese brutality. Years later, the director Frank Capra admitted that the photo was his work, and was staged, as the boy was actually put there by the Chinese after the air raid with the express purpose of being photographed as part of a joint operation between the Hollywood film industry and the Chinese government.