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Politically biased poll fails to show actual scientific facts

Many people do not look at the swift response the Chinese government made to cope with an unknown virus, but grapple with the origin of the virus and China's early response.Fortunately, these myopic perspectives won't stop China's development.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/28 22:32:50

France-Turkey disputes roiling European and Mediterranean affairs

France-Turkey tensions show stark differences regarding values. It is a result of geostrategic competitions and French domestic political pressure.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/28 22:28:37

War commemorations aim to avoid war

Last Friday, China commemorated the 70th anniversary of the Chinese People's Volunteers army entering the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) in the War to Resist US Aggression and Aid Korea. How to evaluate China's decision to aid DPRK? What's the significance of commemorating that war nowadays?
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/28 19:34:42

China charts its own way with 14th Five-Year Plan

China does not wait for the choices or policies of others. By contrast, it is charting its own way forward.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/28 15:43:40

Rushed confirmation of Barrett mirrors deepening US political divisions

Battles between the two parties are expected to become fiercer. This trend mirrors the division in US society. Political division is the manifestation of economic, social and value divisions.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/27 21:45:05

Worry grips Taiwan about 'quasi' state of war

Spiraling tensions around the Taiwan Straits have propelled some scholars in the island of Taiwan to worry if the situation across the Straits has entered a state of "quasi-war." How to assess this "quasi-war" situation? Under what circumstances could a real war actually break out?
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/27 19:36:57

Suga's speech shows Japan's willingness to work with China

It's expected that the Suga administration will continue to promote the stable development of China-Japan relations and cooperation between the two countries for the foreseeable future.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/27 18:23:41

US making up China threats never lacks wild excuses

For both China and the US, the new cold war is never desirable. It is not wise to hype up a fake ideological competition.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/27 13:33:40

Suga has to learn how to balance between two great powers

It remains to be seen how Suga can balance its relations with the two great powers.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/27 10:16:26

West misreading of CPC's key meeting a result of narrow-mindedness, bias

Against the backdrop of the decoupling of China and the US and the further changes in the world pattern, the messages from the Party's meeting will be even more important. The first message is that China will continue to pursue reform and opening-up.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/26 22:01:51

West can learn to cope with extremism from others

After a Paris history teacher was beheaded for showing caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad during a class discussion on freedom of speech, France is now launching a campaign championed by President Emmanuel Macron to protect France's secular values against radical Islam.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/26 21:47:15

Why China takes humble rejuvenation road

We need to look at the current challenges and opportunities with a mentality of battling in a protracted war. We must be more mature, not pleased by gains. Meanwhile, Chinese people ought not to be saddened by personal losses. This is a time to be down-to-earth, modest and prudent, in order to finally achieve the dream of national rejuvenation.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/26 17:46:27

Why Russia commands strategic arms talks with weakening US

The extension of the New START only means a delay of the negotiations, but they will still take place. The talks will define the future of rules that set the stability of global security. After all, we can expect to see big powers like the US and Russia mapping out their next strategies with more intensity and ferocity.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/25 17:36:11

Current US political atmosphere bolsters China-bashing experts

US Deputy National Security Advisor Matt Pottinger delivered a speech, titled "The Importance of Being Candid," in Putonghua on Friday in a video conference hosted by London-based think tank Policy Exchange, in which he lashed out at China's system.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/24 21:50:37

Technological arms race to decide China-US competition: Lowy report author

Both the US and China have to invest in their partnerships with other countries in order to grow their influence. And the superpower with the best networks in the region, whether economic, diplomatic, or defense-based, will come up on top.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/23 19:33:41

Republicans push China Task Force Act as election, propaganda ploy

Tactically, we should not be disturbed by the so-called China Task Force Act. But strategically, we should maintain a high vigilance against the political logic of the act.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/22 17:58:41

New US allies plan spins China and Russia threats to stay afloat

The US will not have the sort of huge advantages it had in the past. If it continues to be obsessed with a unipolar world and superpower mentality, the international world will remain in a highly unstable state.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/21 21:41:21

How to defuse South China Sea tensions?

As mounting US military exercises and activities keep tensions with China high in the South China Sea, rules of behavior for the safety of the air and maritime encounters by the two need to be workable.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/21 15:28:32