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S. China Sea island warfare hyped by certain US military branch

If the US military really reaches out to capture China's islands and reefs, the US troops will have to face an all-out counterattack from the PLA and will certainly pay a heavy price for their reckless decisions.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/11 23:03:40

Washington inflames cyber-Balkanization and splinternet with politicized moves

As the birthplace of internet, American society is supposed to have a deeper understanding of the open internet. Restricting the development of technology or the industry through governmental means will not succeed.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/11 18:38:40

Be prepared for a long-term bumpy road of China-Australia ties

We wish China-Australia ties can evolve steadily but we need to remember that our relations with Canberra have never been rosy all the way through.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/11 14:08:40

US stirs sharp divisions between old and new Europe in cynical strategy

For the Eurasian continent where geopolitical competition and cooperation are intertwined, the US geo-strategy aims to ensure the balance of power in the region and prevent the emergence of regional powers.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/11 12:23:40

Can D10 proposal help Australia break through diplomatic dilemma?

Why raise decades-old divergences again to assemble a group now? Australia has no other standards to raise.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/11 10:38:40

NATO over-sensitive to Serbia's pragmatic arms purchase from China

The US opposes China's entry and rise in more developed Western arms markets out of a political “double standard” mentality. Yet China trades with ethics and calls on all parties to never export conventional weapons to non-state actors and not to interfere in the internal affairs of sovereign states by taking advantage of conventional arms exports. Beijing believes that with the passage of time and an improved reputation for high-quality weapons, China's conventional arms can gain more market shares sooner or later.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/10 20:03:37

US-China hot war hype scary hot air

Many Chinese people still feel anxious about US' suppression of a rising China. On the one hand, they have been mulling how to take countermeasures which will maintain the general framework of China-US relations. On the other hand, they also want to prevent the US government from playing the China card too hysterically. Hyping the possibility of a hot war hurts domestic investment, economic reforms, public's mentality and social stability of the two countries.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/10 18:04:10

US can strongarm allies to join RIMPAC, but not a real war

If a real military flashpoint occurs, Washington can barely count on its allies. Those who will participate in RIMPAC are not so stupid that they would willingly plunge into a real military clash.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/10 0:08:08

US 'Gang of Four' desires to lead anti-China insanity

#Opinion: The anti-China “Gang of Four” is faithfully implementing Trump's election plan. The purpose to unleash this dangerous spin is to completely mess up Sino-US relations and lead bilateral relations to a new cold war.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/9 23:13:40

The Hidden, Dirty Secrets Behind the US Clean Network Program

The US Secretary of State Pompeo lately put forward the Clean Network program, pronged by clean carrier, clean store, clean apps, clean cloud and clean cable, upgrading the containment and suppression of Chinese technology companies by the US.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/9 23:00:49

Anti-war voices in US fight domestic militarism

For the purposes of those who have an interest in seeing the US on a perpetual path of militarism, just the threat of war is enough, cofounder of peace group CODEPINK Medea Benjamin told GT in an exclusive interview.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/9 22:58:40

Actions of current US government reminiscent of fascism

Let us cherish more the hard-won peace, stability and prosperity of today's world. As many people have pointed out, the US has become the greatest threat to world peace and security today. All peace-loving people in the world should unite and firmly say "no" to the bad behavior of the US government.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/9 19:27:22

Seminar participants call for 'new understanding of US'

As the gap between China and the US is narrowing and some US politicians spare no effort to suppress China, it is crucial to develop a fresh understanding of the US.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/8 18:08:36

Australia seeking gains by escalating regional tensions

Although both Rudd and Morrison warned of the risks of a possible China-US hot war, Canberra completely regards regional tensions as a speculative opportunity for its own gains and strategic ambitions. Australia has actually become an accomplice of the US to intensifying regional militarization and tension.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/6 21:58:41

US an annoying outsider in South China Sea affairs

If China and ASEAN can smoothly promote the signing of the South China Sea Code of Conduct, no matter how hard Washington tries to sow discord, the US will ultimately become nothing but an annoying outsider who cannot impact well-managed, peaceful development in the region.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/6 19:13:40

SE Asia needs clear stance against new cold war

Southeast Asian countries should do more to clearly and openly oppose the US' new cold war offensive toward China. This not only is critical to their own interests, but also matters to regional peace and development.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/6 16:15:12

Be careful about US using 'invisible knife' to estrange China and Russia

In both China and Russia, there are some so-called analysts and observers who skillfully echo and collaborate with the war of words and "mind game" played by the US. Beijing and Moscow should pay close attention to these people.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/6 15:37:51

China supports international sea laws, US the opposite

These US moves have a very negative effect on the multilateral system and cooperation. It jeopardizes the reputation of these international institutions and weakens other countries' confidence toward multilateralism and globalization.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/5 21:48:41