Having read Pompeo's speech, I still don't see its Evangelical foundations anywhere. Sachs' article is rather disconcerting, not to say biased, in that regard. I'm all against any kind of violent confrontation. But we should ask China to respect the fundamental human rights of its national minorities and, more generally, of its citizens.
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