OPINION

US' N.Korea policy needs to be realigned


The international community is still united in opposing North Korea's nuclear weapons program and is working together toward the denuclearization of the country. If the US believes in its strength, it should give a chance to Pyongyang to do so.

Tariff

US trade deficit jumps to six-month high in August
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/7 21:43:39

Hong Kong has no less speech freedom without Mallet

Without Mallet, Hong Kong won't have any less freedom of speech. By contrast, Mallet's action damaged China's national security and undermined freedom of expression.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/7 21:38:39

Can Russia bridge the East and West?

Russia will continue to be an independent and important pole in the world. Its past struggle with where to proceed may not recur, but the country will probably strengthen its cooperation with Asian nations and seek to improve its Western ties, as its idea of new Eurasianism shows. It has to play the role of a bridge.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/7 20:03:39

Can Pompeo trip turn vague commitment into actions?

In any case, whether during Pompeo's Asia trip or the likely Trump-Kim Summit in coming weeks, there is an urgency to find agreement on basic principles to negotiate the details of the vague commitments to peace and denuclearization. Otherwise, I fear a return to the tensions and war threats of 2017.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/7 17:58:39

Vice President speech shows US can't learn from history

Pence's rant is more than just another election time speech. Given the political quagmire into which Trump has fallen, US observers must keep a close eye on Pence.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/7 17:53:40

Pentagon paper reveals strategy beyond US midterm elections

China does not want to become a US rival, nor challenge or even take the country down. However, China is not a kite in the hands of any nation. Where and when it chooses to fly is entirely China's decision, and its presence remains down-to-earth. When the US incites, the best response is to try to settle things on our own.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/6 9:28:11

Pence speech shows Washington's tougher policy on China

In a speech at the Hudson Institute on Thursday, US Vice President Mike Pence launched a broad attack against Beijing. He slandered China by claiming that China is meddling in the US midterm elections. It was the first time that a US vice president targeted China so sharply in a speech since 1972.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/5 13:50:31

A war of perceptions and emotions

Parallel to the ongoing trade war, there is another war which deserves our urgent attention and requires immediate joint action before it reaches a point of no return. That is the escalating and growing war of perceptions and emotions.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/5 11:31:01

China's offshore areas not stage for US' unilateral show of force

An exclusive CNN report said several US defense officials revealed that "the US Navy's Pacific Fleet has drawn up a classified proposal to carry out a global show of force as a warning to China." The proposal recommends that the US Pacific Fleet conduct a series of operations in a week in November to prove that the US can counter potential adversaries on several fronts.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/4 17:59:02

US forces' presence hinders peninsula self-determination

During an interview with Fox News on September 25, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said that the two Koreas and the US had generally formed a consensus over the fact that a declaration to end the war should be issued as soon as possible.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/4 10:41:18

Why Pakistan PM's humane citizenship plan for refugees triggers row

"They are humans, how have we deprived them for 30, 40 years?", asked Prime Minister Imran Khan compassionately, while sharing his 'unprecedented' and 'brave' intentions of awarding citizenship to Pakistan-born Afghan and Bangladeshi refugees.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/3 10:45:11

New EU strategy not bad news for China

Despite evident Sino-European differences, the new #EU connectivity strategy in the making is not bad news for China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/2 12:09:45

Is the US hijacking WTO reform agenda?

According to Kyodo News Agency, trade ministers of Japan, the US and the EU agreed on Tuesday to co-sponsor a proposal to reform the World Trade Organization (WTO) as part of an effort against Chinese industrial subsidies.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/1 14:49:59