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How Trump to deal with China
Donald J. Trump’s inauguration on Jan. 20 as the 45th President was a defining moment in American history, as the United States turned inward, discarding the mantle of leadership that it had assumed over the last 75 years.
Trump to make US second to China
Last week, President-elect Donald Trump confirmed his intention to withdraw the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership “from day one” of his administration.
Things hidden between lines on Xi's speech
While China's dazzling military parade last week can be understood on several levels, the underlying purpose of the entire show, in which 30 heads of state or government participated, was clear and straightforward: It was to rewrite history. The Dartmouth historian Pamela Kyle Crossley aptly dubbed the entire exercise “the pursuit of purloined glory.”
Chinese double standard
Hong Kong is panicking at the discovery that the drinking water supply at several of its housing estates is contaminated, with samples showing lead that exceeds the World Health Organization's guideline of 10 micrograms per liter. Last week, excessive lead was found in water in a primary school. With the end of the summer holidays in September, more such discoveries may lie a...
Chinese president’s visit to US
Chinese President Hu Jintao is arriving in Washington this week for a state visit that has been likened in importance to the visit by paramount leader Deng Xiaoping in 1979, shortly after the inauguration of Sino-American relations.
Fighting for justice in China
In China, victims ― whether of natural disasters, of criminals or of government malfeasance ― should always keep one thing in mind: things could get worse, much worse.
Divide-and-conquer tactics
After years of assurances that they have nothing to fear from a rising China, newly assertive Beijing is using divide-and-conquer tactics against its neighbors in Southeast Asia, trying to isolate claimants of disputed islands in an area rich in oil and gas.
China seeking to become world power
In a dramatic challenge, China has demanded that the United States recognize it as a world power and not, as it has in the past, relegated the country to the role of a regional power.
Russia-China partnership
In a dramatic but little noticed shift, President Dmitry Medvedev has announced that Russia will give top priority to the country’s economic modernization and identified the leading members of the European Union and the United States as countries with which Moscow needs to forge ``special modernization alliances.’’
Battle of Wills
Almost as suddenly as it began, the severe tensions that descended on the Sino-American relationship in the winter dissipated with the spring and, last week, U.S. President Barack Obama held another meeting with his Chinese counterpart Hu Jintao, the fourth in a year.