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US dare not escalate the Taiwan tension

Playing the Taiwan card, cracking down on the Chinese mainland and strengthening US-the island of Taiwan relations, especially in diplomacy, will remain as the established policy in the US, no matter who takes office.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/22 20:08:40

China can powerfully counter US threats in first, second island chains

Although China's overall naval and air forces strength still haves a gap with that those of the US, if Washington poses a direct threat to China's national defense security and strategic security from the military bases in the second island chain, China is fully capable of making them pay corresponding prices. In this sense, China may need to further strengthen its strategic power projection capabilities and combined naval and air force combat capabilities.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/22 18:38:40

UN reform should reflect fairness, responsibility

The UN reform should also reflect fairness. It should be reached based on consensus, and reform plans should be supported by all member states.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/22 18:03:40

US arms sales won't alter power imbalance between mainland and Taiwan

Whatever arms Taiwan buys, it will not be able to change the power imbalance between the mainland and Taiwan. The fact is that Taiwan's military capabilities are nowhere close to what the PLA can do.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/21 22:28:40

Tech agreement shows China-US entanglement no longer easy

In my opinion, in the next decade or more, the frictions between China and the US will be normalized. The game is most likely to be an entanglement rather than a one-sided battle or a violent confrontation.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/21 17:13:40

UN needs critical reforms at its 75th anniversary

We are living in a world full of uncertainties. The COVID-19 pandemic has driven some countries apart instead of functioning as a catalyst for global cooperation. This cannot but cause fear and frustration to citizens of the world.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/21 15:58:40

Chinese govt's involvement makes a difference in TikTok deal

China's prudent, proactive and resolute practices provided a strong impetus to the advancement of the TikTok deal. China's overall national power determines the effect of the government's intervention, which tends to be very positive.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/21 0:07:49

Army infections unmask India's struggle to sustain border bluffs

Egging India and the island of Taiwan into conflicts is actually serving the political strategy of the US.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/20 21:13:40

Inappropriate for New Delhi to hype Rajeev Sharma's ties with Global Times

I think It's very inappropriate for the Indian side to publicly link Global Times to this case and to create a sensation to attract attention.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/20 18:43:40

UN the ideal place to avoid misunderstandings

We just need a broader dialogue of cultures, and more, not less, cultural and educational exchanges between nations in order to understand the real motivations and desires of other countries.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/20 15:55:56

New US Supreme Court justice race to intensify social divide

US Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday. "Her death - less than seven weeks before Election Day - opens up a political fight over the future of the court," CNN reported.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/19 18:11:49

If restaurants can't take app heat, then get out of the kitchen

After all, pride makes one lag behind. Criticism helps one go forward.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/18 21:08:40

Confidence and Focus Are Key to China-EU Relations

A few days ago, the leaders of China, Germany and the EU successfully held their first ever meeting via video conference. This significant meeting was convened at a critical juncture where the leaders highlighted what is important for China-EU relations, charting a course for their relations to brave the winds and waves and strive for new progress post COVID-19.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/18 17:50:38

Krach's Taiwan visit maims China ties

Krach's visit to Taiwan is in the name of Lee Teng-hui's memorial service, which not only exposes US ulterior intentions but also greed.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/17 23:23:40

India lies about casualties in border clash with China

The PLA can launch a heavy counterattack at the Indian army's new provocation at any time.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/17 22:37:02

The term 'new Non-Aligned Movement' is too simplistic in multilateral world

Under the momentum of great changes, we need to have a more detailed analysis of new problems emerging in international politics – rather than simply making up misleading narratives.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/17 20:18:40

Can a new life for the UN start at 75?

A true reform of the UN cannot start in New York; it should start in national capitals of member states.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/17 20:14:24

Why Suga might have trouble sweetening policies Abe pushed for

Abe left Suga two major problems: national security policies and the constitutional amendment.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/17 19:43:40