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Wang Yi: China to contribute more to safeguarding world peace, prosperity in new year

China will join hands with “all countries that love peace and uphold justice” to make new and greater contributions to safeguarding world peace and prosperity this year, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said. Wang made the remarks…

Global network to eliminate nuclear weapons calls on the United States, Russia, the UK, France and China to match words with actions

In 1970, at the height of the Cold War, the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) came into force. Under the Treaty, which today includes all but five UN member states, five states acknowledged to possess nuclear weapons, the United States, Russia,…

What China Learned From U.S. Capitalism’s Development

U.S. capitalism was, in certain ways, the world’s most successful capitalism until recently. Better than the capitalist systems of Britain, Germany, and Japan, U.S. capitalism avoided two key traps. First, it found a remarkable way to manage the capitalist-worker class…

What Does India Get Out of Being Part of ‘The Quad’?

Australia has joined the U.S. and UK games to contain China, leaving India unclear in the Quad and isolated in Asia. Tied to the waning imperial power of the U.S., India is gradually losing strategic autonomy. By Prabir Purkayastha The…

The Big War

US military officers debate US war against China. It’s timing: “maybe as early as 2026 or 2024.” While the German frigate Bayern is preparing to set off for its Asia-Pacific tour, high-ranking US military officials are intensifying their discussion on…

The Chinese Mars lander: how Zhurong will attempt to touch down on the red planet

For the first few months of 2021, the Martian atmosphere was buzzing with new visitors from Earth. First, it was the UAE Space Agency’s Hope probe, followed by the Chinese Tianwen-1 entering orbit. More recently Nasa landed the biggest-ever rover…

The China Fear Factor

America vs. China: “A Clash of Civilizations” Hillary Clinton famously said, “’I don’t want my grandchildren to live in a world dominated by the Chinese.” During his tenure, President Obama launched his “Pivot to Asia,” moving 60% of US naval…

Iran’s Shift to the East

With oil purchases and agreements of cooperation, China ensures long-term influence in Iran. Berlin and Brussels lose out due to US sanctions. Berlin and the EU could permanently lose out on political influence and substantial business deals in Iran, due…

Why Xinjiang Is Emerging as the Epicenter of the U.S. Cold War on China

On March 22, 2021, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken authorized sanctions against Wang Junzheng, the secretary of the Chinese Communist Party Committee of the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps (XPCC), and Chen Mingguo, director of the Xinjiang Public Security…

China Delivers on its Vaccine Pledges in Africa

By Kester Kenn Klomegah China and Africa have long decades of interaction. The relationship has changed over the years and Chinese outreach to Africa has often been viewed with deep appreciation, especially helping to overcome development challenges. As expectedly, China…

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