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US has no right to point finger at China-Africa friendship

China and Africa have benefited from their comprehensive strategic and cooperative partnership in recent years. Indeed, the two sides' friendship has consolidated during the global COVID-19 fight. However, some people in the West accuse China's aid to Africa as a “debt trap.” How should we view such a point of view? In what way can the Chinese model help Africa with its development?
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/14 21:14:53

Does Washington want a showdown in South China Sea?

Beijing will not be influenced either in the future if Washington plays the same old tricks again. Whatever proactive measures the US carries out next, China will display its “reciprocal” strategy to safeguard its sovereignty.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/14 18:23:40

US arms control negotiating tactics aim at consolidating military superiority

Why is the US persisting unreasonably? Perhaps the US' real intention is not getting China in the talks — but getting the US out of them.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/14 12:38:40

Manila, Washington seize on S.China Sea ruling

Despite being a non-claimant of the South China Sea, the US desires to stir up troubles. It takes advantage of regional countries' claims to sow discord between these countries and China. It portrays a bully image of China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/13 23:08:40

China instills certainty into a chaotic world

That being said, to prevent the fall of China-US relations is to prevent the development of the world from further deteriorating.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/13 18:48:40

US is overthrowing Washington Consensus

The US under Trump is deviating from the old Washington Consensus — and indeed is crippling it day by day and tweet by tweet.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/13 14:38:40

China, Russia buttress multilateralism

No matter how the international situation changes, or how certain countries or politicians hostile toward Beijing and Moscow try to sow discord in, divide, or crack the relations between China and Russia, China-Russia relations are unshakable.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/13 12:38:40

What's the intention behind Tokyo's F-35 jets deal?

Tokyo today is adopting a strategy of taking small and rapid steps in carrier development. Of particular concern will be any plan by Japan to develop real carriers over 50,000 tons. If they purchase a large number of F-35Cs, it will signify a new stage of Japanese aircraft carrier development.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/12 21:38:40

Will South China Sea become China-US 'tipping point?'

Compared to previous tensions over the last decade, unpredictable unilateralism and adventurism of the Trump administration have accelerated contradictions between China and the US in the South China Sea.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/12 20:58:40

Pompeo's attack on China-Africa friendship of no value

Pompeo's sentiments seem to have been driven by malice and envy of China's forays in Africa.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/12 12:08:40

Strategic intent behind New Delhi's plan to invite Australia to join Malabar drill

New Delhi plans to invite Canberra to join the Malabar naval drill, which has so far been a trilateral exercise among Washington, Tokyo and New Delhi. India is expected to decide whether to send a formal invitation to Australia next week, according to media reports.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/11 21:52:59

France and Russia benefit from special relationship

France's policy toward Russia reflects what European countries have gradually realized: The West has failed to encircle and suppress Russia after the Ukraine crisis, and the degree of interdependence between Europe and Russia is higher than that between the US and Russia.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/9 21:13:40

India would not get what it wants from US attempts to disrupt China ties

But this time, India would not get what it wants if it supports US attempts to disrupt China-India ties.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/9 20:38:40

Will US pull out of UN in future?

There have been many internal problems in the US, and it is difficult for the Trump administration to pass the buck to the UN. Playing such a card may not benefit Trump at all.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/9 20:18:40

A rapprochement road map for Beijing and New Delhi benefits both countries

What I'm saying here essentially is that the two sides must not cross each other's well-known redlines.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/9 18:38:41

Aggressive US moves in S.China Sea have consequences

Americans should not be too arrogant. With China's current military strength, should the incident of 2001 repeat and cause huge losses to the PLA, the US military had better be prepared to pay a more than double the price.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/8 21:58:40

Tensions run high, but all-out China-Aussie confrontation low

Australia's diplomatic strategy is now controlled by heavyweight Australian departments, including the country's department of defense and the Australian Security Intelligence Organization. In the worst-case scenario, sweeping anti-Chinese stances can be spread to the entire Australian government and society.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/8 21:28:40

Beijing-Delhi ties need better planning and restructuring

On the whole, China and India should construct a new forward-looking bilateral strategic framework for their encounters in a broader strategic space. The following three critical elements should be included.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/8 20:43:40