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Why Washington stabs Turkey in the back

Turkey is geographically close to Europe and is inextricably connected with the West economically and politically. Meanwhile, it is improving ties with Russia and Iran and is supportive of China's Belt and Road initiative. How will Turkey adjusts its strategy in a global arena will have great significance for the world.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/12 20:53:39

Handling ungranted expansion of religious structures needs caution, wisdom

China is a multi-ethnic country, which makes dealing with religious issues very complicated in different parts of the country. The balance of serving the overall national interest as a whole while catering to the specific needs of different religions and groups of people cannot be achieved at 100 percent accuracy. However, when an issue does arise, it is important for Chinese citizens to uphold the authority of the government's laws and to achieve unity in society.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/11 7:06:49

US Space Force shouldn't be allowed to dominate the outer space

The new Space Force project has broader implications in comparison to Ronald Reagan's Star Wars initiative. The mission of the new branch is unique among the world's military forces. Its ambition is not only to strike a ground target from space or hit an enemy missile, but also to control the entire outer space, thus establishing absolute US hegemony and the ability to conquer other major countries from outer space.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/10 21:28:40

US hegemony struggles in globalization era

It's clear who is more open-minded and capable of handling challenges. China's capacity and calmness will decide where the trade war heads.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/9 22:43:40

Mutual respect backs Asia-Pacific peace

China's military development won't change its defense strategy. Washington outmuscles Beijing in military strength and it will lead for a long time. Mutual respect between China and the US may be the cornerstone of a peaceful and stable Asia-Pacific.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/8 23:08:40

Iran sanctions end era of peace talk in Middle East

How far an isolated Iran can be pushed is a barometer of international politics. In this century, there are more signs of confrontation in the world.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/7 22:51:00

China naysayers will be proved wrong

Anyone who makes wrong judgments and acts accordingly in this regard will pay the respective price.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/6 23:08:39

Kudlow should understand China's firm will

Chinese people really want to avoid a trade war. Considering the unreasonable US demands, a trade war is an act that aims to crush China's economic sovereignty, trying to force China to be a US economic vassal just like Japan accepted the Plaza Accord.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/5 23:13:39

China's tariff response shows restrained rationality US bully unable to comprehend

China does not want a trade war with the US, but it will fight to the end if Washington continues starting and resuming their tariff actions. If the US wants to return to the negotiating table, then a level of sincerity will need to reveal itself.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/4 5:47:52

Indo-Pacific strategy unpopular in ASEAN

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo began his visit to Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia with a plan to invest $113 million in the Indo-Pacific region. His goal is clearly to win Southeast Asia's support to US Indo-Pacific strategy. But what he will face is suspicion from regional countries and their polite yet cautious responses.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/3 23:13:41

Fairly gauging China, US strength gap

Opening up is a must for China, and the struggle against US hegemony during the process is also unavoidable. Patriots should never hinder Chinese society from together opposing hegemony.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/2 21:38:40

US, China to redefine bilateral ties through trade war

China must stay calm and fight this trade war like a protracted war until Washington agrees to solve bilateral trade disputes through equal negotiations and make the episode with China an example for future bilateral consultations. It is believed that China has considerable strength to keep fighting until that day comes.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/1 21:53:40

Washington's investment in Indo-Pacific won't cripple Belt and Road

Chinese people are not surprised by the problems surfacing in the Belt and Road. The initiative is cooperative as well as explorative for the future. In the context of globalization, the initiative is bound to be carried forward regardless of some countries' selfish tricks and sarcastic remarks.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/31 19:18:40

Cooperation with China benefits UK strategically

China and the UK are supposed to be strategic partners committed to making the world a better place. They should join hands to safeguard the basic rules of international relations and promote world peace and prosperity in the 21st century. With huge potential, Sino-UK cooperation will drive the economic and societal development of the two countries and have bright prospects.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/30 18:53:39

Marines in AIT not leverage for Taiwan

The new AIT complex is larger and will play a more important role in a tough China strategy by the US. But there is still a difference between offending openly and not doing so.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/29 22:43:41

China-Pakistan ties, economic corridor will endure

The CPEC has a strategic significance for both countries and will bring strong impetus to Pakistan's economic development. The West speculating about Pakistan's “debt issue” is not a technical analysis but political hype, a move to drive a wedge between Beijing and Islamabad.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/27 23:08:48

Implications of EU-US trade truce for China

A series of opening-up measures announced during the 2018 Boao Forum for Asia covered all major areas. But there are indeed certain areas that China cannot realize for now. No matter how much pressure Washington puts on Beijing, it will not give in.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/26 21:48:40

Trade war causing a real impact on US economy

The Chinese people are looking beyond November. They are preparing to fight in the long run. Perhaps only with such a massive trade war can Washington rethink the value of Sino-US cooperation.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/25 21:48:40