Abe is expected to receive some verbal consolation but Trump administration’s condescending gesture and its utter disregard of Japan’s feelings must have shocked Japanese media and made Abe and his fellow officials feel humiliated.
We should not have the illusion that the US will cede the privilege of rule-making of international trade to China.
Nuclear deterrence is the foundation of China’s national security, which must be consolidated with the rising strategic risks.
The West seems to be standing at a crossroads, and the world is facing unprecedented uncertainties.
Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States of America on January 20. He made an impressive inauguration speech with his unique persona, which has been drawing mixed and complicated reactions domestically and globally.
“America first” can be a loud slogan, but cannot serve as a real strategy.
How could Trump’s team believe China would surrender without any countermeasures?
European public opinion had speculated that Britain would opt for a “soft Brexit” rather than a “hard Brexit”- one that May just announced. Strategists are wrong again this time. May delivered a second blow to the EU after the Brexit referendum.
Anti-globalization, in essence, is an attempt to adjust global rules to grab more benefit from it.
Trump wants to see his “America first” doctrine have an immediate effect.
China is willing to contribute to free trade and globalization.
Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his Nigerian counterpart met the press together on Wednesday, during which Wang spoke highly of Nigeria's moves several days earlier to revoke the consular privileges enjoyed by a Taiwan representative office and order it to move out of the Nigerian capital to uphold the one-China policy.
Tillerson had better bone up on nuclear power strategies if he wants to force a big nuclear power to withdraw from its own territories. Probably he just has oil prices and currency rates in his mind as former ExxonMobil CEO.
Trump's first news conference after his presidential victory has shown that he will have huge challenges when he settles into the White House. He will be difficult to be an unrestrained president, on the contrary, the media will distract him regularly, affecting his resolve and actions.
In the end, Obama might leave nothing and every trace of him in the White House might be wiped clean.
A balance of power may exist for a long time in the region. Should a confrontational mentality be fixed there?
Finding what will be mutually beneficial and being able to utilize it is bound to be the driving force in international relationship of the 21st century.
Taiwan chooses to drift between Beijing and Washington, the two major powers in the world.