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India needs to update its view on South Asia

The small countries in the southern Himalayas have the right to develop friendly ties with China and India at the same time and it will not jeopardize the interests of either side.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/16 23:23:39

Trade probe is Trump's bargaining chip to pressure China

A full-blown trade war is no less than a revolution. The US system determines that it is not capable of tackling such a revolution. The scale of the Chinese market is expanding and China has a solid foundation of trade. As long as we prepare for the worst-case scenario, China should be confident about this game.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/15 23:38:39

South Korea should act as a buffer between US and North Korea

Now the destiny of South Korea is under the control of the US and North Korea. It is at the center of the political storm on the peninsula, while its role has been marginalized. The South Koreans should realize how absurd it is.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/14 23:38:39

Trump's trade war could boomerang

The White House said President Donald Trump will announce Monday afternoon (EST) that the US will seek a Section 301 investigation into China's trade practices, including the alleged forced technology transfer and intellectual property theft.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/13 23:38:39

Bhutan's neutral stance embarrasses India

Despite India's continuous pressure on Bhutan to openly take India's side, Thimpu's passive resistance has embarrassed New Delhi.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/11 23:28:39

Reckless game over the Korean Peninsula runs risk of real war

The Korean Peninsula is where the strategic interests of all sides converge, and no side should try to be the absolute dominator of the region.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/10 23:23:40

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