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FM Wang's Japan trip seeks certainty amid uncertainty

Ongoing strife in America and new trade deals in Asia mean Wang's trip to Japan is of great importance and is necessary.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/23 13:18:40

Trump administration's specious China policy perfect illustration of US' train-wreck diplomacy

The invalid China policy of Trump's administration is becoming the best illustration of its failed train-wreck diplomacy. With less than two months to go, the Trump administration should stop smearing China and give up its pointless self-justifications. The right choice for the two countries is to return the driving seat over to people who can safely guide the development of sound bilateral relations.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/22 21:08:40

Aussie elite forces should be condemned for murdering innocent Afghanis

The sufferings of Afghanistan and other countries show that nations can only protect their own people by becoming stronger. They also have revealed that West's brutal nature remains unchanged. This wanton behavior needs the world's vigilance.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/22 20:30:43

Miles Yu's interview with VOA reflects US government's chaotic, extreme China policy

As Biden has identified China as a “serious competitor,” this will determine Biden's China policy, returning it to a relatively normal state of affairs – to a dynamic where disagreements coexist with cooperation.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/22 19:37:39

Biden cannot eradicate Trump's toxic legacy

Under Biden, we may see a more active US at multilateral diplomatic activities held by ASEAN. But it will not be easy for Biden to completely eliminate Trump's negative “legacy.”
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/22 13:13:24

See how Chinese dissidents suck their homeland's blood like parasites

As long as China develops, every Chinese can enjoy the benefits, including those who try to sabotage the country through political confrontation both at home and abroad.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/21 20:31:16

Restoration of US influence in Asia-Pacific faces constraints

The US government under President Donald Trump's "America First" policy, has shirked its responsibility to provide international public goods, and has even failed to fulfill its obligations to allies. This kind of pure "realpolitik" has brought it widespread criticism from the international community, and damaged its soft power and global influence.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/21 15:47:51

We should jointly build an inclusive security architecture in Asia

Since the end of World War II, the US has influenced Asia. But more recently, Washington has been absent from important Asia-Pacific regional economic deals, such as the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership and the just sealed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP). US' absence clearly illustrates that Asia is developing toward multi-polarity.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/21 12:42:24

India needs to stop hurting itself and others, return to reason

The Modi government needs to listen more to these rational and objective voices and do more to restore the Chinese investors' confidence. It is still not too late to remedy this situation.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/20 16:48:40

Is Taiwan card Trump's next move in act of 'final madness' playbook?

Trump has repeatedly played the Taiwan card in his defiance of Beijing. This has led to speculation whether he will play the “ultimate” card in his “final madness.” If that happens, a “Taiwan Straits crisis” will definitely reach a boiling point.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/19 22:18:40

US uses 'aggressive' China excuse to expand navy

US Navy Secretary Kenneth Braithwaite called for establishment of US 1st Fleet closer to the border of Indian and Pacific oceans. China's “aggressiveness” is just an excuse.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/19 22:08:41

US can't deter 20 years of China-Africa cooperation

Washington's interest in Africa is mostly driven by a great power competition, which doesn't encourage confidence on the African side.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/19 18:53:41

Aussie joins US crusade against China but receives only hollow praise

By throwing itself into the role of US' deputy sheriff, Australia has been pointlessly sacrificing its own national interests with no tangible gains in return.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/19 15:13:40

G20 summit could be positive despite US' shadow

Even if some positive factors are not included in the final outcome document, this does not mean the upcoming G20 will be a failed meeting. China, for one, will certainly play a positive role at the meeting.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/18 23:30:07

Japan, Australia continue to pursue containment of China despite RCEP

Facing quasi-alliance between Japan and Australia, China should enhance its ability of counterattacking and stay alert for the possible threat that the quasi-alliance might bring.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/18 21:26:47

Trump wrecked Western world order, Biden can't totally revive it

The US might go from a Cold War rhetoric to a “cold peace” approach that could leave room for a business-like relationship, allowing the two countries to sit down for negotiations.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/18 14:53:40

APEC's Post-2020 vision will get RCEP support as US wanes

Biden is keen on regional multilateralism and is likely to take a more positive view of APEC than Trump. But in general, the US will not take it as seriously as it used to.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/18 10:24:15

Will US under Biden still count on Five Eyes in its anti-China cause?

Will US under Biden still count on Five Eyes in its anti-China cause? Analysts anticipate that Biden will strengthen intelligence sharing and cooperation and coordinating on China-related issues with the Five Eyes.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/17 23:08:40