East

West

Election

51%
Daily Presidential Tracking Poll // Rasmussen


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Great Pacific

Former Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui foresaw Hong Kong's troubles // Taiwan News

"But China's ambition is not only for Taiwan. It's all of Asia—and the whole world."
China Set Its Sights on Taiwan After Hong Kong Crackdown // Bloomberg

China

Hardline only grows...
Pompeo on US crackdown of Chinese government // YouTube @ Fox News

China's response...
Official: Pompeo's words cannot alter general course of Sino-U.S. ties // CGTN (China Govt)

Flashback: "The only way to truly change Communist China is to act not on the basis of what Chinese leaders say, but how they behave."
Pompeo: We must distrust and verify. // YouTube @ Just The News

TikTok: Pompeo says Trump to crack down on Chinese software in coming days // BBC News

Chinese virologist claims coronavirus came from PLA lab // Taiwan News

UK and China relationship 'seriously poisoned', says Beijing's ambassador // BBC News

Videos show Chongqing hit by biggest flood of year // Taiwan News

China's Claims to the South China Sea Are Unlawful. Now What? // NY Times

Stanford researcher and others allegedly concealed Chinese military ties // paloaltoonline.comPpalo Alto Online

China is rewriting the facts about Covid-19 to suit its own narrative // Guardian

Is TikTok Spying On You For China? // Forbes

States are warning people about suspicious packages of seeds that appear to be from China // CNN

Taiwan

US congressman introduces Taiwan Invasion Prevention Act // Taiwan News

White House, Cornell University praise Lee Teng-hui // Taipei Times

TSMC walks tightrope between US and China as Intel falls behind // CNN

New Zealand should open up for Taiwanese travelers // Taiwan News

Hong Kong

Hong Kong 'issues arrest warrants' for exiled democracy activists // Aljazeera

Benny Tai: Hong Kong university fires professor who led protests // BBC News

Hong Kong mulling postponing LegCo's September election // Taipei Times

Japan

Korean Peninsula

A North Korean coronavirus outbreak might be the biggest threat Kim Jong Un has ever faced // CNN

Kim Jong Un says there will be 'no more war on this earth' thanks to North Korea's nuclear weapons // CNN

Election

Three question marks at the end:
With Universal Mail-In Voting ..., 2020 will be the most INACCURATE & FRAUDULENT Election in history... Delay the Election until people can properly, securely and safely vote??? // Twitter @realDonaldTrump

The voters who are still backing Trump (opinion) // CNN

Pompeo Reacts to Trump's Proposal to Delay November Election // US News

This made headlines...
What if Trump loses but refuses to leave office? Here's the worst-case scenario // Guardian

Former Sanders campaign co-chair Nina Turner compares voting for Biden to eating 'bowl of sh--' // Fox News

Activism, Unrest & Protests

Rep. Jim Jordan Plays 6-Minute Video Montage of Violent Protest at House Judiciary Hearing // YouTube @ Breitbart News

'These are his people': inside the elite border patrol unit Trump sent to Portland // Guardian

Judge temporarily bars federal officers from using force, threats, dispersal orders against journalists, legal observers // The Oregonian

News Media, Journalism & Free speech

CNN's Stelter accused of breaching network's confidentiality agreement with Sandmann: 'May cost him his job' // Fox News

Human Rights, Civil Liberties & Privacy

US Supreme Court denies Nevada church's appeal of virus rule // AP

Covid-19 and the First Amendment: A running report (July 27) // MTSU

Science, Weather & Health

Donald Trump claims Anthony Fauci 'wrong' about cause of Covid-19 surge // Guardian

Indian schoolgirls discover asteroid moving toward Earth // CNN