Trump's tariffs tease; Li Zhanshu goes to Pyongyang; Xinjiang crackdown getting increasing global attention; Party crackdown on religion expands; China-Russia relations; Jack Ma is retiring next year

I hope you all had a nice weekend. Here are some of the top issues today:

  • There has still been no announcement yet on the promised tariffs on another $200 billion of Chinese goods, but President Trump did threaten on Friday to put tariffs on all imports from China;

  • Li Zhanshu went to Pyongyang for a fraternal socialist lovefest on the occasion of the 70th…

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