Top-level Chinese officials have recently shifted away
from the regime’s wolf warrior diplomacy tactic to a more toned-down
approach. This turnaround can be interpreted as the Chinese Communist
Party (CCP) not wanting to decouple from the United States nor shut out of the global economic order led by Washington.
Obviously, Yang deliberately forgot what Pompeo said in his speech, “Yang’s promises, like so many the CCP made before him, were empty.” The dialogue will not occur because the United States has recognized, as
Pompeo stated, “that the only way—the only way to truly change communist China is to act not on the basis of what Chinese leaders say, but how they behave.”
The United States has said it clearly:
“When it comes to the CCP … we must distrust and verify.”
The CCP’s begging for a dialogue with the United States can be interpreted as a delaying tactic and pinning its hopes on the upcoming
“China prefers that President Trump—whom Beijing sees as unpredictable—does not win reelection,” according to a statement made by NCSC (U.S. National Counterintelligence and Security Center) Director William Evanina on Aug. 7.