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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

It's high time to give Tsai an ultimatum

Even after one year in office, Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen has not given a positive response to the question of recognizing the 1992 Consensus, and this has halted cross-Straits official communications and stalled relations.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/19 23:03:39

President Trump's troubles not going away

To impeach Trump will need more evidence from further investigation. Many just think Trump often speaks off the cuff, which ends up in silly blunders.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/19 0:02:43

Seoul can't expect China to accept THAAD

South Korean envoy Lee Hae-chan visited China today, part of president Moon Jae-in's mission to send envoys to the US, Japan, China and Russia to strengthen diplomatic ties with the four countries.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/17 23:58:40

China factor fabricated to guard Harris' job

Japan's Kyodo News reported on May 6 that China's Ambassador to the US, Cui Tiankai, had requested the Trump administration to fire him, an allegation the Chinese side firmly denied.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/17 0:23:39

India needs to look beyond rifts with China

The Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation concluded successfully yesterday with fruitful results.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/16 0:28:40

B&R to explore new development potential

Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation on Monday. Heads of State from 29 countries, leaders of international organizations, including the United Nations Secretary-General and representatives from over 130 nations were present at the ceremony.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/15 0:08:39

China should adjust approach to S.Korea

A special committee of South Korea's ruling Minjoo Party said Friday that it will push for a public hearing on the deployment of US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) defense system to end controversies over the issue, and will seek to bring the issue of THAAD deployment to parliament for deliberation.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/12 23:43:40

Strong appeal makes B&R attractive

Globalization and international democracy have paved the way for the Belt and Road initiative.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/11 23:08:40