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Cooperation stressed as SCO expands

India and Pakistan will be officially admitted into the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) when the group kicks off its annual summit today in Astana, Kazakhstan, expanding the organization from six to eight members.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/8 23:23:39

S.Korea can’t strike a balance between China and US on THAAD

Once South Korea finishes its deployment of THAAD, China should have corresponding countermeasures immediately. Sino-Russian cooperation on this will be important. Seoul must know it cannot escape scot-free.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/7 23:58:39

Pentagon’s unnecessary paranoia of China’s military strength

The Pentagon released a 106-page report titled "Military and Security Developments Involving the People's Republic of China 2017" on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/7 15:58:39

Abe’s B&R change of heart a welcome step

Whether Tokyo is sincere or not to join the Belt and Road, the change is worth encouraging. No matter how far Tokyo will go in the right direction, China should promote this change and make the change stick, which is in line with China's national interests.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/6 23:54:45

Mideast diplomatic row shows deep-rooted conflict

The incident, all of a sudden, displays some deep-rooted disputes in the Middle East and Arabian world.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/5 23:53:39

London attack exposes gaps in anti-terror effort

London was struck by terror on Saturday night yet again. A gang of knife-wielding men drove a van into pedestrians at high speed on the iconic London Bridge before stabbing pedestrians on the street and in bars in the nearby Borough Market area. Seven people have been confirmed killed and at least 20 injured.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/4 20:23:39

Balanced dialogue needed at Shangri-La

The Shangri-La Dialogue seems to have been the place where the US can demonstrate the strength of its alliance system and where some members can express their arrogance in civilized tones. Senior officials sent by the US, Australia and Japan talked about rules as defined by their own interests. They regarded China and the South China Sea as one of the focal points of their conversations, expressing their disapproval or criticism over China’s security policies at varying degrees.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/4 9:48:13

Turnbull mends his broken heart by targeting China

Trump kicked Australia and in return Australia kicked China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/3 1:43:39

Trump redefining ‘US interests’

US President Donald Trump on Thursday announced that the US will exit Paris climate agreement, drawing widespread criticism. Trump clearly values actual strength over soft power. He places invigoration of US manufacturing and job creation above all else, and prioritizes enhancement of US military prowess. He probably believes that as long as the US remains the strongest in the world, it can get whatever it desires.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/2 23:38:39

Paris deal tests responsibility of Washington

A reckless withdrawal from the climate deal will waste increasingly finite US diplomatic resources, and the US' selfishness and irresponsibility will be made clear to the world, crippling the country's world leadership.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/1 13:32:54

US interceptors won’t guarantee security

The Pentagon confirmed that the US military has successfully intercepted an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on Tuesday during the first test of its ground-based interceptor system.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/31 23:33:39

China-US-EU strategic triangle unlikely

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is visiting Germany and Belgium for the annual EU-China leaders' meeting, and this time, his trip to Europe has attracted particular attention.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/31 0:28:39

Trump NATO speech breaks Europe’s heart

The US has built giant security assets overseas in the post WWII era. Now that the US economic advantage has become less prominent, what Trump wants to do is to “sell” some of the geopolitical assets in exchange for cash.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/27 0:18:39

US warship sends vague message in South China Sea

China and the US, two major powers in the world, need to have a broader vision together.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/25 14:28:39

US bound to lose supremacy in W.Pacific

The US will lose its position of supremacy in the Western Pacific in the long-run and the process, driven by multiple factors, will not be reversed, unless the whole US wants to tighten its belt.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/24 23:58:39

Manchester tragedy calls for global joint anti-terror efforts

Mankind is now at a crossroads in fighting terrorism; the consequence of its spread would be devastating damage. Each government needs to be mobilized to form a strong common community to deal with terrorism.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/23 15:56:16

Mideast visit scores Trump easy points

US President Donald Trump arrived in Israel Monday, the second stop of his maiden overseas trip as president.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/22 23:08:39

NYT’s spy in China story full of narcissism

The Chinese government allegedly killed or imprisoned more than a dozen CIA sources between 2010 and 2012, dismantling US spying operations in the country, The New York Times reported on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/22 0:13:39