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Taiwan’s Chiang Kai-shek statues draw curious crowds

TAOYUAN, Taiwan (Reuters) - Unwanted for public spaces elsewhere in Taiwan, some 200 statues of the late autocratic leader Chiang Kai-shek stand in the quiet sanctuary of a park surrounding his mausoleum in the north of the island. A visitor reads a note at an exhibition about Chiang Kai-shek in…
bubmag
June 24, 2020
Cold War

Taiwan’s Chiang Kai-shek statues draw curious crowds

TAOYUAN, Taiwan (Reuters) - Unwanted for public spaces elsewhere in Taiwan, some 200 statues of the late autocratic leader Chiang Kai-shek stand in the quiet sanctuary of a park surrounding his mausoleum in the north of the island. Visitors take photos of a statue of Chiang Kai-shek in Taoyuan, Taiwan,…
bubmag
June 24, 2020
Cold War

Expanding the G7 is an Important Step in Countering China

Click here to read the full article.Amid growing tensions with China, President Donald Trump announced he is planning to invite Australia, South Korea, India, and Russia to the Group of Seven, often referred to as simply the G7. Having been founded during the economic turmoil of the early 1970s, the…
bubmag
June 21, 2020
Cold War

‘Who cares about that?’: Bolton said Trump wouldn’t make a statement on the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre because he was prioritizing a deal with China

President Donald Trump refused to release a statement on the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre because he didn't want to jeopardize his trade deal with China, according to John Bolton's new book. "Trump refused to issue a White House statement. 'That was 15 years ago,' he said, inaccurately. 'Who…
bubmag
June 17, 2020
Cold War

Fluorescent blacklight comic book

Mtsyry: Octobriana 1976 is a new book from Jim Rugg featuring Octobriana, the Russian superhero star of cult 70s comics which themselves have a strange and confusing history. Rugg's incarnation will be printed in fluorescent blacklight inks by AdHouse Books, which is apparently the first time this has been done:…
bubmag
June 10, 2020
Cold War

The Shape of Asia’s New Cold War

China's decision to demolish the "one country, two systems" arrangement in Hong Kong appears to be a fait accompli, and in fact seems to have been preordained. Viewed in a broader context, the move represents a major salvo in a new cold war that is already playing out across three…
bubmag
June 10, 2020