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US election is not a joke, some snooty US elites are

The US election is not laughable. But what is laughable are the Americans who said so and some Chinese public intellectuals who follow these Americans.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/12 16:26:40

Tokyo, Canberra won't sacrifice core interests for security cooperation

After Suga took office, Japan-Australia security cooperation has continued to move forward. Many analysts think the upcoming summit between Suga and Morrison will likely see a stronger consensus between the two for further security cooperation. However, such cooperation is more of political significance.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/11 20:38:40

Biden will closely follow US road of traditional defense policy

Yet there is little possibility that the Biden administration will accidentally ignite a conflict in the South China Sea. However, the chances that Trump will do so in the final days of presidency are rising sharply as he needs to leave a wealthy legacy for the military industries before he officially leaves office. But for Biden, dealing with the messy relations with other countries will be his priority after dealing with the COVID-19 virus and troubled US economy.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/11 20:18:40

Pompeo's inglorious days as state secretary nearly over…get ready to go…

Pompeo is tampering with the DNA of human diplomacy and has insulted and offended the world's diplomats by showing a bad example of his own.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/11 16:33:42

Lithuania needs to behave on Taiwan question

In other words, Vilnius: Please behave yourself.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/11 11:23:40

How close can EU, US be under Biden?

The EU will not try too hard to follow Washington after Biden takes office, because European countries still have their own control over foreign relations.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/10 22:08:40

Chinese public won't be swayed by who sits in the White House

The Chinese people pay attention to the US presidential election because China-US relations are important to both countries, and have a profound impact on the world. But the Chinese people also view the election as an entertainment show, and certainly they won't be into the drama too much.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/10 21:53:40

Next US administration may turn up heat on Moscow

Where will the US-Russia relationship head after the US presidential election? During his election campaign, Joe Biden called Russia the biggest threat to the US. As Biden seems poised to be confirmed as the 46th president of the US, such a statement has made many observers believe that the US-Russia antagonism will continue.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/10 20:08:40

Will new cold war come under Biden?

After a tension-filled and tumultuous 2020 US presidential election, Americans have chosen Joe Biden to become the 46th president of the US. Where is the China-US relationship headed in the years to come? What will be the possibility of an outbreak of a new cold war between Beijing and Washington during Biden's presidency? Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies at Renmin University of China (RDCY) jointly held a Webinar with the No Cold War campaign themed “the Future of China-US relations” and discussed these issues on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/10 18:48:41

Biden is not Trump: No wild military campaigns

No matter who takes the rein in the US, China will stick to its path of peaceful development and develop its military.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/10 18:16:46

Politics, pursuit of profits deeply involved in COVID-19 vaccine R&D

I am very worried that politics and excessive pursuit of profit are very much involved in these announcements surrounding vaccines.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/10 16:13:40

Import expo and Africa deals steadily advance

China has remained consistent in its open arm approach to the world, and more so to Africa.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/10 16:05:24

Anti-China moves in neighboring countries need more diplomatic attention

Biden coming into power no doubt offers China an opportunity to consider adjusting its diplomatic strategy.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/10 13:33:40

Biden's new foreign policy team may also target China, but more tactfully

Judging from narratives of Biden's potential advisors, the goal of a Biden administration's China policy is almost identical to that of Trump administration. However, Biden will differ from Trump on dealing with the China challenge.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/9 20:08:40

Pompeo's era of train wreck diplomacy nears volatile end

US diplomacy under Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has become chaotic, with no principle or bottom line. It's a train wreck. Pompeo's successor needs to make up for damages done to China-US relations, US' alliance system and multilateralism.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/9 19:53:40

Issues of human rights, religion likely to emerge in future India-US ties

It is within the realm of possibility to forecast that US-India relations may suffer severe strains in the future based on past tensions between the two over the past 20 years. Even with recent military cooperation, there are no guarantees of long term resolve.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/9 19:27:26

Era of fresh wealth follows US election

I have always believed that the future competition between China and the US is not about setting up a new cold war or trying to win, but about who is more capable to create a better society and help build a better future for the whole world.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/9 17:13:40

Shanghai expo provides pathway for world to defeat COVID-19 pandemic

While other countries still have difficulty in opening up their economies, China is in the process of taking a step forward in its own development, with a stress on innovation.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/9 15:11:21