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Can US win the game of chicken with North Korea?

Despite overwhelming strength of the US, Pyongyang can risk everything if there is a showdown between it and Washington. The US should avoid such a scenario and it needn't feel disgraced because of it.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/9 23:28:39

US needs correct logic in dealing with North Korea

The UN Security Council on Saturday unanimously passed a resolution to impose ever tougher sanctions on North Korea. Many of these measures need to be paid by China, as China has been North Korea's biggest trading partner due to geographic reasons.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/8 23:58:39

India misjudges China's hope for peace

If the Narendra Modi government continues ignoring the warning coming from a situation spiraling out of control, countermeasures from China will be unavoidable.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/7 23:58:15

US needs to curb moral arrogance over North Korea

Washington should seriously consider the "dual suspension" and "dual track" approaches China has proposed. The US should aim for peace and co-existence rather than geopolitical dominance.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/6 22:48:12

Modi mustn't pull India into reckless conflict

India is publicly challenging a country that is far superior in strength. India's recklessness has shocked Chinese. Maybe its regional hegemonism in South Asia and the Western media comments have blinded New Delhi into believing that it can treat a giant to its north in the way it bullies other South Asian countries.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/4 22:18:39

Political infighting leaves US foreign policy aimless

US President Donald Trump unwillingly signed a bill approving new sanctions against Russia. The bill also targets Iran and North Korea. This means the door to improving US-Russia relations has been closed.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/3 23:48:39

Tillerson's North Korea statement shows courage

Many Americans would think Tillerson is showing weakness, but we see his statement as the most courageous expression from Washington regarding the Korean Peninsula issue.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/2 22:37:24

PLA's strength needs to be viewed fairly

Other countries need to get used to the presence of Chinese forces outside China's coastal waters, whether they like it or not.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/1 22:48:39

Anti-Russia mood in US hard to eradicate

Washington has to weigh the consequences if it chooses to turn hostile toward Beijing as China is the biggest trading partner of the US.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/31 22:38:40

A firm leader crucial for nation's strength

People in China and around the world were impressed by Sunday's military parade of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) at the Zhurihe training base in North China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region as part of celebrations for the PLA's 90th anniversary.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/30 23:18:39

Britain risks disgracing itself by sending carriers to S.China Sea

During a visit in Australia, UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Thursday that Britain's two new aircraft carriers could be sent to patrol the South China Sea, and he said that the operation was designed to vindicate the country's belief in “the rules-based international system and in the freedom of navigation through those waterways which are absolutely vital for world trade.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/28 22:18:39

India Today draws a pipe dream for New Delhi

The Indian magazine India Today has gone viral in the past two days. Its latest cover story, headlined "China's New Chick," has an illustration of the map of China looking like a chicken, which excludes Tibet and Taiwan, and a map of Pakistan below, which looks like its chick. A subtitle to the headline declares: "How China is buying out Pakistan with massive new investments and why India needs to worry."
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/27 23:23:39

China's growth shown in its naval fleet in Baltic Sea

The annual China-Russia joint drill, which this year is being held in the Baltic Sea for the first time, has almost come to an end. The drill has caught unprecedented attention from NATO and the European media. It also reflects the increasing influence of China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/26 23:48:42

Chinese navy can respond in kind to US provocation

The Pentagon claimed on Monday that two Chinese fighter jets performed an "unsafe and unprofessional" intercept of a US EP-3 reconnaissance plane while it was flying over the East China Sea the previous day.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/25 23:58:39

Doval visit won't sway China over border standoff

Justice is on China's side, and Beijing is righteous and resolute to require New Delhi to unconditionally withdraw its troops.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/24 23:18:39

Oz media fusses over China's freedom of navigation trip

The PLA Navy has a mission to safeguard China's national security. Now it is time to explore new ways to carry out such a mission.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/24 0:18:39

NATO shouldn't worry about China-Russia drill

China and Russia are joining forces for military exercises in the Baltic Sea from Friday till July 28. Three Chinese warships will blaze a trail in the first-ever joint operation in European inland waters. NATO and the West are casting a sensitive and strange look at the exercises. Many Western media outlets view the operation as an example of China flexing its military muscle globally.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/22 0:23:39

Military conflicts to escalate if India refuses to withdraw troops

Addressing the ongoing border face-off between China and India, Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj told her country's parliament on Thursday that "all countries are in India's support," and said India is alert to the need to protect its security near "the border where the boundaries of China, India and Bhutan meet," Indian media reported Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/21 15:50:43