In todays video I interviewed Joseph Solis-Mullis, we discussed historical Sino-Western relations, the opium wars, WW1, the post WW2 relationship and the new cold war. Please feel free check out our interview and his work.
A graduate of Spring Arbor University and the University of Illinois, Joseph Solis-Mullen is a political scientist and current graduate student in the economics department at the University of Missouri. An independent researcher and journalist, his work can be found at the Ludwig Von Mises and Libertarian Institutes, Antiwar.com, the Journal of the American Revolution, Journal of Libertarian Studies, and the QJAE.
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