Is the US sincere in taking Pacific Island countries as 'partners?': Global Times editorial

The US' sudden attention paid to the Pacific Island countries is not out of conscience. The US has its own strategic purpose. In recent years, the rapid development of mutually beneficial cooperation between China and Pacific Island countries has become a thorn in the side of the US and it's eager to remove it.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky announced Friday local time he would pursue fast-track NATO membership, yet the application failed to draw enthusiasm from the US. US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan articulated that it was “not the right time” for Ukraine's ...

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The most important factor that China takes up the global supply chain in just a few decades is its political stability. In the world's systems of economy and supply chain, China's role is irreplaceable.

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NATO statement may indicate Russia-West confrontation could escalate further; Europe needs to consider lost leverage

NATO on Thursday released a statement on the Nord Stream pipeline leaks, calling it "the result of deliberate, reckless, and irresponsible acts of sabotage." It also said, "Any deliberate attack against Allies' critical infrastructure would be met with a united ...

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