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On Taiwan: A Bushel and “APEC” of “Meaningful Participation”

The 2023 Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum “Leaders Meeting” in San Francisco will be a particular challenge because President Joe Biden is obliged to host both Chinese “state chairman” (國家主席) Xi Jinping (習近平) and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Of course, Putin will not attend. He’s very busy and, well, he’s a war criminal. The International Court of Justice indicted him in March for “the war crimes of unlawful deportation of population (children) and that of unlawful transfer of population (children) from occupied areas of Ukraine to the Russian Federation.” The Department of State is “now documenting and assessing those war crimes.” Putin’s “no-limits” “best-friend-forever” Chairman Xi wouldn’t be Biden’s ideal houseguest either.

Read the full article at Taipei Times