Month: February 2018

Everyone focused on Russia, China is quietly expanding its influence across Europe

Shortly after the turmoil surrounding President Trump’s repeatedly rescheduled visit to Britain, Prime Minister Theresa May embarked on a trip to Beijing where she celebrated a new “golden era” and was cheered by the Chinese news media for not bringing up pesky human rights issues. When it was President Emmanuel Macron’s turn earlier in January, the French leader…