US foreign aid cut would worsen global woes

At this critical juncture when the global order is experiencing a fundamental transformation and adjustment, inward-looking and utilitarian tendencies of a leader are obviously not a good thing. China can play its part, but certainly cannot replace or fulfill the role of the US.

Change of crown prince heralds new era in Saudi Arabia

The appointment of the new crown prince marks an end to Saudi Arabia’s royal tradition that a younger brother succeeds his late elder brother and heralds a new era of father-to-son throne transition, a normal tradition of a monarchic system.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/21 22:18:40

Sino-US ties must avoid NK nuke trap

The argument that China must be responsible for Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile activity is a trap for the Sino-US relationship.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/21 21:58:39

Floundering strategy

US floundering strategy
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/21 21:58:39

Nutrition carries political message in India

After all, the challenge India faces is not that there are not enough eggs and meat for pregnant women and children, but whether eating them is politically correct.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/21 17:48:39

Striking a balance between great civilizations

Whereas classical Confucianism harmony was based on hierarchical relations, we, in the 21st century, need a floating balance between symmetrical and hierarchical relations, combining the best of the two philosophical traditions set by Clausewitz and Confucius.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/21 17:43:40

High hopes ahead of new Sino-US dialogue

In the past few months, Sino-US relations have achieved unexpected stability.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/21 11:13:39

US university fails to teach students correct history of Tibet

Don’t naively believe that China will acquiesce to the chancellor of UCSD. His support for Tibet independence will affect his personal and the university’s exchanges with China. Chinese universities will take cooperative programs with it into prudent reconsideration.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/20 23:43:39

Warmbier’s death tests Trump’s NK policy

But by no means will China, nor will Chinese society permit it to, act as a “US ally” in pressuring North Korea.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/20 23:33:39

Rough ride

A long and rough road ahead Brexit
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/20 23:08:39

Russia-China rivalry in Central Asia overblown

Whether it is BRICS, SCO, the Eurasian Economic Union or talks about the Belt and Road initiatives, Russia and China have clear incentives and goals to meet for further collaboration to ensure that the challenges in the region can be addressed and dealt with while maintaining economic growth through holistic engagements. This sustainability can only be achieved if all can continue to participate in open dialogue, maintain a “multi-vector approach” to such matters and strike a balance both domestically and regionally in their respective decision-making processes.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/20 22:43:39

Decoding US policy on arms sales to Taiwan

The one-China policy is the political foundation of Sino-US relations. The US selling weapons to Taiwan will only cause damage and instability on the bilateral relations. It is hoped that the US will not use Taiwan as a bargaining chip and make efforts toward a better relationship with China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/20 20:53:39

Is the US becoming a banana republic?

No one should underestimate US resilience. But for the moment, the widespread perception of Trump’s behavior is leading many to discount the US, more in sorrow than in anger.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/20 20:53:39

Can Singapore carry on Lee Kuan Yew’s legacy?

Lee’s alleged attempts to pass his political ambitions on to his son are highly likely to fail in Singapore.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/20 11:23:39