OPINION

US-promoted military escort alliance in Gulf another attempt to stymie Iran


If the Strait of Hormuz becomes chaotic, so will the Gulf region and no country can emerge unscathed. Gulf countries should be wary of this: Blindly following the US will be disastrous for them.

BRICS should lead reform of the global governance system

During the 2019 BRICS Think Tank International Symposium: Global Governance and Multilateralism held at the Beijing International Studies University in late June, experts shared their views on what BRICS can do to improve the global governance system and defend multilateralism.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/4 19:53:40

End of globalization with Western characteristics

We know it is the US approach to simplifying the world, limiting the ability of the US to adapt to a deeply changing world. In spite of the author's forecast of democratic decline (surely Western), inter-state relations are smoothly becoming democratic thanks to an increasing degree of multipolarity.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/4 17:23:41

Will Kim-Trump DMZ meet set doves cooing?

If Kim goes to the US, he must realize that he is dealing with a powerful adversary. However, the third Kim-Trump summit will not materialize until a new and greater political compromise is struck.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/4 17:23:40

Hunt's warning on Hong Kong sours UK's image

Hunt inflamed Hong Kong's situation, which only ruins his and the UK's image. He sabotaged China-UK relations for his personal political interests. Hunt is selfish and has poor logic. The UK's diplomacy toward China will pay for his behavior.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/3 23:30:09

Anybody's guess

There are currently 25 Democratic candidates, and who will be able to compete with Trump?
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/3 22:53:40

Hostility toward China affects Australia's development

Anti-China politicians in Australia should really listen to what Keating has said, stop the zero-sum game mentality and stop hyping up the “China threat theory.” It is cooperation rather than confrontation that will benefit a country's development.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/3 20:38:40

Divergence in fundamental interests determines US-Russia ties

However, what mainly determines ties are fundamental interests of the two major powers. No matter who the US leader is, American interests will be paramount. So will be Russia's interests.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/3 19:13:40

Trump's rant against Japan treaty may be a ripple, but will prompt security rethink

Trump's claim is only a ripple that can hardly shake the foundation of the Japan-US alliance. But this ripple will certainly prompt Japan to seriously consider measures it deems necessary to safeguard its security. Japan-US relations will last for a long time, but the security treaty may still be tweaked.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/3 18:28:42

Track II diplomacy sees bouncy China-US ties

As China and the US have become the world's two largest economies, these basic understandings determine the foundation of people-to-people exchanges.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/3 18:23:43

Pushback the only way to deal with US

The nature of this relationship is not determined only by the US. It is imperative to save the misguided US decision-making elite with rational Americans and shape a positive China-US relationship.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/3 17:23:40

Rule of law is Hong Kong's core value

Safeguarding the rule of law is the Hong Kong society's common value. External forces must respect this core interest of Hong Kong society and stop supporting violent protests. Otherwise, they are against all Chinese people.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/2 21:33:42

Taking aim at SK

Japan limits exports to South Korea.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/2 20:23:40

World should have its version of BRI: academic

Cláudio Puty, an associate professor of economics at the Federal University of Pará, Brazil and a former Brazilian federal deputy, shared his views on BRICS, China's role in today's world, and of course, the trade war.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/2 20:18:42