OPINION

Causes of China-US tensions go beyond trade


The causes of the current US-China discord are deeper and more structural than just competition over tariffs and technology. It's rooted in the transitional forces in world order.

Minimum results

US maximum pressure strategy will bring minimum results.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/4 21:53:41

US arms sales jeopardize cooperation, stability in Asia-Pacific

The US is subduing China while simultaneously selling arms in the region and establishing a security framework aimed at China. Asia-Pacific countries should be vigilant in case the US' moves intensify the regional situation and seriously endanger regional cooperation – what they and China need most.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/4 21:08:40

To keep Asia safer, the US should not mess it up

To create the maximum space for peace and room for maneuver, no one should take the first step toward provocation. The people of the entire region are determined to oppose using military means to resolve disputes.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/4 20:43:40

Difficult for Washington to rope in New Delhi into Indo-Pacific Strategy

While the US wants to use India to keep China in check, it is wary of New Delhi's ambition in the Indian Ocean. The Indo-Pacific Command ranges from the US' West Coast all the way to the west coast of India. India will not give in to the US move of stepping into its sphere of influence.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/4 19:23:41

Military ties linchpin of China-Russia relations

Military ties play a prominent role in 70 years of Sino-Russian relations.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/4 19:08:41

US-India trade war is more myth than reality

As Trump will be distracted or restrained during next year's US presidential race, this piecemeal simmering of US-India tension will not likely experience any tremors.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/4 19:03:40

Crude instrument

Trump is addicted to tariffs.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/4 16:03:40

US should heed China's student warning

Without China, the world's biggest developing market, advanced US research and education will lose ground. The US is laying the seeds of its own ruin.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/3 22:28:40

China aligns with world order by improving it

As a civilization that is thousands of years old, China has always been integrating into the current international system and taking responsibility to defend the international order after the world wars and the international rule of law coming into force. At the same time, China is dedicated to promoting democratization and legalization of international relations.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/3 21:18:40

World should unite against US global economic terrorism

The conventional views of globalization and its benefits are still shared by most countries, and many countries and regions are continue to open their economies. They should unite to face the chaos created by the Trump administration and find a way forward, so the process of globalization will not be held hostage by the US' economic terrorism.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/3 21:03:40

US-China relations: What is the next transition?

There is a compelling need for a new kind of sobriety, beyond the emotional angst on both sides. The alternative, however, is something neither the US or China would want to contemplate.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/3 18:38:39

East and waste do not go together

Southeast Asia should show all of us is that we can't just decide to dump our trash on other people – they are already dealing with enough of their own. It is disheartening to think that the garbage you proudly separate in the UK could end up poisoning a river in Malaysia or Vietnam.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/3 18:23:39

Can Tokyo be a good mediator in Washington-Tehran tensions?

It is a challenge for Japan to balance its political and economic interests as it needs to be politically consistent with the US while satisfying its energy demand.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/3 14:38:39