William JonesWilliam Jones has been the Washington Bureau Chief for the Executive Intelligence Review (EIR).
Expertise : International Politics; Macro economy
Email : email@example.com>>>View More Experts
William Jones has been the Washington Bureau Chief for the Executive Intelligence Review (EIR) since 1994. He has studied China and Eurasian Landbridge in recent 20 years. He has started his research on China’s Belt and Road Initiative since 2013. He is the co-author of the EIR report Form the Silk Road to a World Landbridge.
Can the mid-term divide help bring the country together?
As was predicted, the Democrats succeeded in winning a majority in the House of Representatives in the mid-term elections on November 6. But the Republicans not only held on to their majority in the Senate, as was also generally predicted, but they also increased it. And yet what looks like a potential for more gridlock in Washington, and even more turbulence in governance, this result may indeed be a means of bringing together a divided electorate....2018-11-12
Decaying infrastructure: The source of US 'decline'
The decline of the US infrastructure in real terms is obvious to anyone with eyes to see. Our roads are filled with potholes, our railroads are slow and uncomfortable, (often dangerous), and our bridges are collapsing. But the cause is not, as President Donald Trump has been persuaded to believe, some "trade deficit" with China....2018-10-23
Growing China Bias Makes The Truth Hard To Find
Recent allegations raised by a lengthy Bloomberg article on October 4 claimed that intricate spyware had been placed on equipment utilized by Apple and Amazon by PLA hackers and had been distributed by them to 30 different U.S. companies, including the U.S. Government thus jeopardizing their cybersecurity. The story was said to be based on “extensive interviews with government and corporate sources”, although no names were mentioned....2018-10-16
Too much 'irrational exuberance' over US recovery
If you put your faith in President Donald Trump's numerous "tweets" you would think that everything is just coming up roses with the US economy. "The US has double the growth rate than it had eight months ago," the President tweeted on August 17....2018-09-03
How Many Soybeans Can the Europeans Eat?
A trade deal between the European Union and the U.S. is said to be in the works, causing a temporary relaxation of tensions between the two....2018-08-03
Why the “Fire and Fury” on China Trade?
The world is on tenterhooks waiting for the next moves from the Trump Administration in terms of the draconian tariffs he has threatened to place on China as well as on a number of other countries, including our close neighbors Canada and Mexico. And the question remains for most people: Is he really intent on carrying out the threat (the first tariffs are to take effect on July 6) or is this merely an “in-your-face” negotiating tactic to cut a better deal for the United States? We probably won’...2018-07-02
Trump breaks with advisers in quickly reviving summit plans
In what seemed like a sudden turn-around, or two in fact, President Trump, within the course of two days, called off the summit with DPRK’S leader, and then, receiving a cordial reply to his cancellation, decided to put it back on the agenda. While we are not totally privy to what went on behind the scenes, what went “on-stage” seemed to paint a pretty clear picture.Much was made of a rather abrasive message sent out by the DPRK, again threatening a nuclear stand-off and attacking Vice President...2018-06-05
US-China trade dispute: Where there is no vision, the people perish
The recent trade dispute between China and the United States and the threat of the US sanctions on Chinese goods has fueled speculation of a trade war between the two most important economic powers in the world. While most experts are in agreement that such a trade war would be absolutely devastating for both countries, with no up-sides whatsoever, if a solution is not forthcoming at the present round of meetings between the two delegations in Beijing, the danger of such a trade war could be imm...2018-05-07
"2016: G20 and China"
This book from the "history" of the G20's past and present, a comprehensive discussion of the G20's origin and role, agenda,
The decline of the US infrastructure in real terms is obvious to anyone with eyes to see. Our roads are filled with potholes, our railroads are slow and uncomfortable, (often dangerous), and our bridges are collapsing. But the cause is not, as President Donald Trump has been persuaded to believe, some "trade deficit" with China.