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Realpolitik minds struggle to find a point in this gratuitous provocation, intervening less than two months before the start of the show, on February 4, 2022 at the Bird’s Nest in Beijing.

According to White House reasoning, “the Biden administration will not send any diplomatic or official representation to the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympic Games, given the PRC’s ongoing genocide and crimes against humanity in Xinjiang and other human rights abuses.”

To start with, no one among the Joe Biden handlers in the administration or any other officials were invited in the first place. Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson, Zhao Lijian, remarked the US was “hyping a ‘diplomatic boycott’ without even being invited to the Games”.

Zhao also stressed the Games are not “a stage for political posturing”, and added the “blatant political provocation” constitutes “a serious affront to the 1.4 billion Chinese people.” He left hanging in the air the possibility of “resolute countermeasures”.

What that implies is the recent Xi-Biden virtual summit also melt in the air when it comes to promoting a more diplomatic entente cordiale. Predictably, Washington politicians who prevailed are the ones obsessed on demonizing Beijing using the perennial human rights pretext.

Top billing goes to Polish-American Democrat Senator Tom Malinowski from New Jersey, the vice-chair of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Malinowski is not strange to dodgy dealings. On October 21, 2021, the House Committee on Ethics issued a report confirming he had failed to properly disclose his stock trades since early 2020, as he bought or sold as much as \$1 million of stock in medical and tech companies that had a stake in the response to Covid-19. The trades were actually just one aspect of a stock buying and selling spree worth as much as \$3.2 million.

All throughout 2021, with multiple ethics complaints and an ethics investigation piling up, Malinowski was forced to direct his financial advisor to cease with stock market shenanigans, and announced he set up a blind trust for his assets.

Yet Malinowski’s main line of business is actually China demonization.

In June, Malinowski, alongside Mike Gallagher (R-WI), Gregory Meeks (D-NY) and Michael McCaul (R-TX) was the key articulator of a resolution urging the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to move the 2022 Games “away from Beijing” unless the PRC government ended “ongoing crimes against the Uyghur people”. The Americans were supported by legislators in nine European nations, plus the European Parliament.

At the time, Malinowski said, “there’s no such thing as non-political games – dictatorships like China host the Olympics to validate their standing…even as they continue to commit crimes against their people.”

Malinowski is very close to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi – who is fervently pro-boycott. So this directive comes from the top of the Democrat leadership: the White House imprimatur was just a formality.

The “genocide” perpetrator

Considering the rolling color revolution in Hong Kong ended up as a total failure, human rights in Xinjiang remains a predictable pretext/target – on a par with the imminent “invasion” of Taiwan.

Arguably the best contextualized exposition of the real situation in Xinjiang is here. The “genocide” fallacy has been completely debunked by thorough independent analysis, as in here and here. The White House essentially regurgitates the “analysis” of a far-right religious nut first endorsed by Mike “we cheat, we lie, we steal” Pompeo. Talk about a continuity of government.

During the Cold War, the Olympics did become hostage to diplomatic boycotts. In 1980, the US under then president Jimmy Carter snubbed the Moscow Olympics along with other 64 nations in protest for the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. The USSR for its part, alongside the Iron Curtain, boycotted the 1984 games in Los Angeles.

What happens now falls under the seal of Cold War 2.0 and the demonization of China across the spectrum, mostly via Hybrid War tactics.

Xinjiang is a prime target not because of the Uyghurs, but because it is the strategic connector between western China and Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) corridors across Central Asia, South Asia and West Asia all the way to Europe. BRI – which is the centerpiece Chinese foreign policy concept for the foreseeable future – is an absolute anathema in Washington.

The fact that the US has been staging countless, costly, devastating declinations of humanitarian imperialism in Muslim lands, directly and indirectly, in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Syria, Yemen and beyond, but now, suddenly, is in tears about the fate of Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang, speaks for itself.

“Rights” groups barely disguised as CIA propaganda fronts have predictably been shrieking non-stop, urging the “international community” – an euphemism for NATOstan – to boycott the Beijing Olympics. These are irrelevant. Governments are a more serious matter.

Twenty nations refused to sign the Olympic Truce with China. This tradition, originating in Ancient Greece, makes sure that political upheaval does not interfere with sport. The – Western – justification for yet another provocation: we’re “sending a message” to Beijing.

In the UK, Commons leader Jacob Rees-Mogg remarked recently that “no tickets have been booked” for the Olympics. The Foreign Office said earlier this week, “no decisions have yet been made” about sending officials to Beijing.

France will “coordinate” with other EU members, although the Elysée made a point that ‘when we are worried about human rights, we tell the Chinese…We adopted sanctions on Xinjiang last March.” That was a reference to the US, UK, EU, Canada and a few other allies sanctioning some Chinese officials for the glaring fake news the White House officially describes as “genocide”.

So any adherence to the White House directive this coming February will come essentially from NATOstan members and of course AUKUS. In contrast, across Asia and the Global South, no one could be bothered. South Korean foreign ministry spokesman Choi Yong-sam, for instance, stressed that South Korea supports the Olympics.

President Putin for his part accepted a personal invitation from Xi Jinping, and he will be at the inauguration.

Extremely strict Covid-19 control measures will be enforced during the Olympics, so for the organizers a smaller number of Western official guests flying in, in terms of cost, is actually a benefit.

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So in the end what’s left of this fit of hysteria? Elon Musk may have nailed it this week at a CEO Council Summit, when he remarked that China’s economy could soon be two or three times the size of the US economy. That hurts. And there’s no way any boycott will solve it.

(Republished from Strategic Culture Foundation by permission of author or representative)
 
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  1. I don’t want to hear one more word about the “genocide” of the Uyghurs, when this hypocritical country still has numerous political prisoners from the Jan.6 Capitol trespassing incident rotting month after month in a fetid DC jail, with no trial date in sight. No bail for these mostly peaceful white Trump supporters, who were egged on into the Capitol by agent provocateurs, while Antifa and BLM thugs are immediately released to commit more crimes.

  2. What the so called leader of the Western world says has no meaning with regard to his own thoughts and conscience – that ship sailed long ago when he took the thirty pieces of silver and became a member of the biggest club in town.

    In this ante-chamber to hell I wonder if we will see the male leader of the Western world with his husband coming with their amazon.com baby on to the White House lawn to celebrate Hanukaha on Christmas day? I wonder if we will see the “pope” dressed as Ronald McDonald delivering the urbi et orbi?

    • Replies: @GomezAdddams
  3. @follyofwar

    They were guilty of trespassing and deserve small fines. [email protected]

    • Replies: @The Alarmist
  4. This creature might win something in women’s events:

    • LOL: Mary Marianne
  5. ‘Zhao also stressed the Games are not “a stage for political posturing”…’

    Izzat a fact?

  6. Richard B says:
    @follyofwar

    I don’t want to hear one more word about the “genocide” of the Uyghurs, when this hypocritical country still has numerous political prisoners from the Jan.6 Capitol trespassing incident rotting month after month in a fetid DC jail, with no trial date in sight.

    Bravo!

    I’m not Right or Left and have no use for The DNC/RNC or Trump for that matter. I also don’t think they should have been there. But we all know what throwing them in jail is really all about and it goes way beyond politics.

    As long as they can get away with it they’ll throw as many whites in jail as they can. Of course, they’ll continue letting blacks, etc. out so as to set them loose on those whites they have yet to throw in jail.

    • Thanks: follyofwar
  7. It’s clear that JAB(or Jews around Biden) are pushing this anti-China line for two reasons.

    1. To darken rising China’s place in the world and subvert its relations with Muslim nations.

    2. To distract Americans from Jewish Power(that really rules the US) by making them fixate on Yellow Peril.

    The real question is this. Why don’t the Chinese(who fully well know Jews are in control in the US) return the favor and call out Jewish-run US as the sponsor of ‘genocide’ in West Bank and the Middle East? When Jews kick China in the shin, why don’t China respond in kind?

    How come JAB can accuse China of ethnic cleansing, but China cannot do the same to Jews?

    It’s like JAB accuses Putin of aggression in Ukraine, but Russia never calls Israel out on its crime against Palestinians.

    Of course, it’s often pointed out China and Russia have good relations with Israel. But if so, why don’t Israeli Jews ever side with China and Russia against American Jews who shit on Russia and China?

    Are Jews so holy and mighty in world opinion(90% of which is Western) that Russia and China feel they must careful to steer clear of ‘antisemitism’? So, even when JAB smears China and Russia with horrible accusations, the only thing China and Russia can do us fall back on their close ties with Israel to show that they’re on good terms with Holy Jews?

    But really, what do China and Russia get out of Israel? When have Israeli Jews ever intervened on behalf of China & Russia and pressured US Jews to knock it off? Trump went out on a limb for Israel, but did Israeli Jews do anything to calm down Jewish American hostility against him? No, never.
    It seems Jewish Americans and Israeli Jews are working in tandem. Jewish Americans shit on Russia, China, Trump, or whatever. The first instinct of Russia, China, or Trump is call out on the Jews, but it can’t because Jews are too holy schmoly on the world stage. So, they seek to improve relations with Israel in the desperate hope that this will somehow lessen their Jewish Problem. You see, Israeli Jews actually benefit by Jewish Americans hating on Russia, China, or Trump. In his four yrs, the more American Jews shat on Trump, the more he groveled at the feet of Israeli Jews to prove he’s not ‘antisemitic’. Russia, China, Trump, and whatever entity or person must break out of this toxic trap.

    This use of Israel as insurance against being called ‘antisemitic’ or horrible names is all bogus. Israel exploits it but offers nothing in return.

    Russia and China should give the middle finger to Israel and call out on Jewish Americans as the real masters of the US, the real wreckers of the world and the real leeches.

    Only then will things change.

    • Thanks: GomezAdddams
  8. Angiekens says:

    At first I thought, “Poor athletes,” then I remembered the American gymnast that let everyone down. Too bad she didn’t consider her condition before accepting the position.
    I’m sure there would have been another American loving athlete, like the flag wrapped track girl, that would have gladly been there.
    Maybe America SHOULD just stay home. Why risk spreading anything.

  9. China’s rulers, unlike America’s, aren’t stupid. They see the destruction that multiculturalism has wrought in the West. They see the destruction that Muslims wreak in Northern Europe. They see the debasement that license has wrought in America. They’re not morons, so they’re not woke. They want their society to win – to lead and to emerge as the preeminent power of the 21st Century, so they’re not going to tolerate multiculturalism, or Islam, or Woke-ism in any of its debased forms. They laugh at America’s doddering “President” and America’s corporate culture of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. While American companies focus on finding positions for utterly unqualified “People of Color” their competitors in China hire and promote on the basis of merit. It’s no wonder that they’re rapidly overcoming America’s traditional advantages in STEM and pulling ahead in critical technologies.

    • Agree: GomezAdddams
    • Replies: @GomezAdddams
  10. Jiminy says:

    I bet the jewyanks are upset that the Chinese haven’t asked them yet how to sort out the muslims. If any one knows how to grind down the goat herders and keep them in their place, it’s the jewyanks.

  11. @Jack McArthur

    Popcorn Communion is in the cards: ” Pop it with Your Holy Heat—Make it good enough to Eat”.

  12. @Macumazahn

    China likewise has 56 minorities and they have been allowed their own customs and language –Tibetans and Uighurs along with another 5 minorities in XInjiang=== and it will be a 0 emission Olympics —CO2 being re-cycled to make snow and in Beijing the Watercube ( swimming -diving 2008) now converted to Ice Cube ( curling) and Zhangjiakuo —great slopes for skiing and bob sled track wicked–for speed. Biden and Trudeau can stay home –and wonder whatever happened to Ethan Crumbly and Jussie Smollett.

    • Replies: @Mulga Mumblebrain
  13. @follyofwar

    The USA does not have political prisoners … just a handful of rabid insurrectionists … yeah, one man’s terrorist is another’s freedom fighter or next-door-neighbour grabbed in the dead of night or early hours and taken away to answer for his crimes against the state.

    At least the Communists are more efficient in getting the Show-Trials out of the way before tossing “offenders” in the gulag.

  14. @Donald A Thomson

    Sure, trespassing in the Peoples’ House. But yes, they should be treated no worse than Code Pink offenders were treated.

    We do still believe in equal treatment before the law, right?

    Yeah, I LOL’d as I typed that.

    • LOL: Bro43rd
  15. mijj says:

    US Colonial Empire continues its tradition of Tyrranical Hysteria.

  16. Nat X says:

    Perusing this site has confirmd that the amerikkkan yt is a disloyal incel. I remember when yt used to say “my country, right or wrong!” Hard to believe I used to be intimidated by you sap suckers lol!

  17. @GomezAdddams

    And the minorities were NOT subject to the one-child policy. The lies surrounding the Uighurs are the most Evil that the Western psychopaths have ever peddled, and that is saying a lot, and plainly genocidal in depicting the Chinese as Evil sub-humans.

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