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Thucydides Trap author believes US has been taken aback by China's rise

What is US leaders' attitude toward the historical lessons of clashes between rising and established powers? Will the US learn to accept China getting strong eventually?
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/16 21:48:40

Australia should resist US pressure to take on China

There's also a tendency with this government to be obsessively deferential to Washington and I do worry that with Washington now moving to a very aggressive, hostile, confrontational stance with China, there will be pressure on the Australian government to follow suit. I think that pressure should be resisted.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/31 12:28:40

Forge international cooperation less focused on US


Source: Global Times | 2018/10/30 16:48:39

Best strategic opportunity for China since Cold War

In early October, US Vice President Mike Pence delivered a China-bashing speech at the Hudson Institute. Observers say his speech may be indicating a looming new Cold War. How does Pence's speech bear on US policy on China?
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/22 16:23:39

RT challenges domination of Western media

For decades, the entire global news agenda was set by a handful of news outlets from a couple of countries, and a limited range of voices from the same countries, which did not reflect the world's diversity or complexity.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/21 20:53:39

China-US trade war not yet at climax

America was never greater than when it led the post-WWII period.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/18 19:28:40

Comparing SCO to NATO inappropriate

The Russia-China partnership is playing a positive role in the entire world. Ties between the two countries have lasted for 400 years. No other nations have had such a long history of relations. Leaders from the two sides also enjoy high-level mutual trust.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/16 19:28:39

Is there optimism for China-US relations?

The investment ties, the student ties, the complementary interests ultimately will pull the two societies together. That does not mean we are not going to have difficulties in the short term. It also tells everyone who cares that they can't sit back.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/10 19:28:39

China-Turkey relations transcend prejudices

Chinese economy and market offers important opportunities for Turkey, and we want our business sector to further engage in markets in China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/30 22:42:34

Trade war contradicts American spirit: philosopher

Why does philosophy matter in understanding the world? How can Chinese philosophy and Chinese wisdom contribute to solving current problems?
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/16 22:24:32

China can help in Afghan peace process: Karzai

In Western opinion, Afghanistan is a heartland of contention among major powers. That's exactly what Afghanistan does not want.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/19 17:43:39

Nepal can be a bridge between China and India

Nepali Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli (Oli) is visiting China from June 19 to 24, his first to China after re-election in February. What's his take on the cooperation between China and Nepal? What does he think of Nepal's relations with China and India? Global Times (GT) correspondent Chen Jianyang talked with Prime Minister Oli on these issues in an interview.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/21 18:03:40

Tough China policy reveals US nervousness

China should not always make overtures, but fight back when necessary. China's US policies may increasingly involve a fight-back. The Anglo-Saxons are pragmatic in nature. Only when they suffer losses can they learn a lesson.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/11 21:18:40

Can Sino-US ties overcome 'Thucydides Trap'? History offers insights

Whether China and the US can overcome “Thucydides Trap” and establish a new type of major power relationship is intensely debated by scholars. What insights can we find through history of China-US engagement?
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/3 11:13:39

Reciprocity can help advance B&R in Europe

Emmanuel Macron has taken office as France's new president and observers are trying to figure out what he has in mind. How will he craft his China policy? Will he pull France and Europe away from the populist tendencies?
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/22 18:53:40

Bachelet promotes global view on B&R

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet (Bachelet) joins other heads of state from 28 countries to attend the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing on Sunday and Monday. What significance is it for Chile to take part in the forum? How can Chile benefit from the Belt and Road initiative?
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/14 20:58:39

Chinese model more suitable for Africa: envoy

China and Rwanda have been engaged in close economic and trade partnership for more than two decades. While China is capable of boosting Rwanda's investment and trade, Rwanda plays a vital role in China's One Belt and One Road initiative.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/17 17:53:39

New Delhi, Beijing need to mitigate frictions

China and India seem to be at loggerheads on a number of bilateral, regional and international issues now. What are the fundamental differences between the two? As China rises and the Asian dynamics keeps changing, where is the Sino-India relationship headed in the future?
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/4 17:43:39