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US policy of reshaping countries flawed

Despite a strong resolve to reshape other countries, the US method hasn't worked effectively and more often it brings conflicts instead of lasting stability and peace.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/29 19:58:39

Europe and Asia – together for a more secure world

Too many players seek confrontation to achieve their short-term goals, instead of building sustainable solutions through mediation. Against this background, those who believe in a multilateral global order have an interest and a duty to join forces. Europe and Asia, together, can be the engine of a more cooperative approach to world politics.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/29 19:43:40

Waffling on summit dents US image

US stocks dived as Trump cancelled the meeting, forcing him to calm down the markets. If Trump brings more uncertainty to international issues, he will jeopardize the US' credibility in the global community and lose faith among his people, which will be disastrous.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/28 21:18:41

Trump inflicts pain on European allies

Europe and the US are highly interdependent economies. Unprecedented uncertainties brought about by the rise of emerging countries also make the continent dither. Moreover, the establishment in the US still respects Europe. So, for some time in the future, Europe and the Trump-led US will be like an estranged couple. For Europe, this might be the “labor pain” before a new global landscape is given birth to. The pain is strong, but they have no choice but to bear it.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/28 21:18:40

Pentagon's decision to cancel China's RIMPAC invitation stirs trouble

Such shortsighted and perfunctory act only highlights the Trump administration's anxieties about China and creates more obstacles for the development of Sino-US relations. However, it will not hold back the irreversible trend of regional countries cooperating and peacefully addressing disputes.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/28 21:13:39

How to prevent another world war

Modern technology probably can recreate the visual and emotional understanding of consequences and casualties of wars and conflicts. The intention of this article is not to promote modern technology in conflict resolution, but to stimulate imagination and creativity for providing an alternative thinking to treasure and preserve our precious peacetime.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/28 20:53:40

India-Vietnam naval exercises a futile attempt to flex muscle

India should actively participate in Asia's economic development and promote peace in the region to be a responsible power when advancing its Act East policy. It shouldn't always take China as an enemy. Rather the two should respect and learn from each other. A relationship of mutual respect is beneficial to long-term stability of both China and India.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/27 21:08:39

China, Russia seek new momentum in ties

In his speech at SPIEF, Wang underscored the value of Sino-Russian relations and responded to challenges in the external environment. China and Russia should pay more attention to long-term cooperation so as to boost modernization, which is now the most important issue in Sino-Russian ties.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/27 20:58:39

Trade deal offers new vistas for Sino-US ties

We hope that Chinese and US policymakers will fulfill their responsibility to the citizens of both countries and the rest of the world by avoiding the trap of zero-sum thinking and working to nurture shared interests and mutual trust. This will provide a foundation for stability and prosperity as we open a new chapter for Sino-US relations.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/27 20:53:39

For US, what's better than peace with North Korea?

Amid a dramatic turn of events, US President Donald Trump wrote a letter to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Thursday, canceling the June 12 Singapore summit, citing "the tremendous anger and open hostility" in Kim's recent statements. However, after receiving a mild reply from North Korea, Trump hinted at the possibility of meeting Kim as scheduled.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/25 17:33:05

North Korea could take initiative in joining international community

The situation on the Korean Peninsula seems to be at a dead end.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/25 13:22:42

Trump pours cold water on Washington-Pyongyang relations

As international community tried to hail North Korea's dismantlement of its nuclear test site, US President Donald Trump poured cold water on the situation by cancelling long-planned meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in a letter addressed to him on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/25 10:21:25

School case shows netizens can police misuse of power

While the press is called the fourth estate, the internet can be the fifth to keep government in check. This is undeniably a part of societal development.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/25 5:03:42

China should eye opportunities in South Asia

China needs to continue keeping good neighborly and friendly relations with South Asian countries. And when implementing the BRI it has to consider the complicated geopolitics in South Asia and explore more.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/24 21:23:40

Despite resounding victory, Maduro faces tough obstacles on way out of crisis

It's urgent for Maduro to take measures to bring the country out of the domestic and international crises. Economically, he should devote to revitalizing oil production, restructuring the economy and advancing anti-corruption measures. Politically, he needs to reach a compromise with opposition parties. Diplomatic efforts should be made to improve relations with other countries in the region, break the diplomatic isolation and resist Western interference. Only by taking action can Venezuela get out of the quagmire.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/24 21:18:40

As trade rift on hold, China, US eye new avenues

We should be alert to the emergence of a “new McCarthyism” in the US. Incited by some US politicians, everything related to China has been seemingly suspected and the danger of Chinese investment in the US exaggerated. This will only fuel bilateral trade conflicts.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/24 21:13:42

Is the royal wedding a delusional fairy tale?

It is important for black girls to have a role model. But it is also important to help them understand that there is no magic pill that can cure all the ailments of society overnight. And the real world is not a “happily ever after” fairy tale-kind-of-place – certainly not at the moment.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/24 21:13:41

A way out in Sino-US standoff needed

We will not follow the American logic by raising the bogey of the Thucydides Trap. During the process of doing away with this logic China will go toward becoming a great power in the world.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/23 19:38:39