US-China

The “strategic stalemate” between the United States and China

Following Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan, many opinions were raised about what China could and should do in response. Last week we reviewed some of the actions that readers sent me as a conclusion to their own reflections. Many of…

And when he woke up, China was still there

The world has changed, even if the large information and communication powerhouses in the hands of a few large companies would have us believe otherwise. By Aram Aharonian The war in Ukraine has put an end to the post-Cold War…

Pelosi is the Symbol of a Dying Perspective

On August 2nd, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi became the highest-level U.S. official to visit Taiwan since 1997, against all warnings from China and from American officials, who said it could lead to more aggressive military posturing. The objective of the…

China’s PLA In Full Alert As Tension Escalates Ahead Of Pelosi’s Potential Taiwan Visit

The situation across the Taiwan Straits has drastically escalated as the military deployment from the Chinese mainland, U.S. and the island of Taiwan continues creeping up, after US and Taiwan-based media disclosed that U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is expected…

The United States Contests the Chinese Belt and Road with a Private Corporation

At the G7 Summit in Germany, on June 26, 2022, U.S. President Joe Biden made a pledge to raise $200 billion within the United States for global infrastructure spending. It was made clear that this new G7 project—the Partnership for…

Covid deaths in the US (over 1 million) and China (about 5000).

“History Should Judge Us” – and it will. John V. Walsh In May and June of 2022 two milestones were passed in the world’s battle with Covid and were widely noted in the press, one in the US and one…

China and Russia on ‘Respecting People’s Democratic Rights’

Chinese Ambassador to the U.S. Qin Gang and Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Anatoly Antonov released a joint article on Friday titled “Respecting People’s Democratic Rights,” condemning an upcoming U.S. online “Summit for Democracy,” in which the U.S. is “empowering…

Why is US military spending increasing to new, outlandish levels?

Although critics of the Biden administration’s Build Back Better plan to increase funding for US education, healthcare, and action against climate catastrophe say the United States can’t afford it, there are no such qualms about ramping up funding for the…

Chip War: Can the U.S. Really Gain From China’s Pain?

The U.S. currently holds a strong hand in its chip war with China. But experts believe it will lose in the future as China has a bigger market and a larger capacity for creating new knowledge. By Prabir Purkayastha With…

China: U.S. creation of ‘imagined enemy’ core reason for stalemate

The China-U.S. relationship is in a stalemate, fundamentally because some Americans portray China as an “imagined enemy,” China’s Vice Foreign Minister Xie Feng said during talks with visiting U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman in China’s Tianjin Municipality on Monday.…

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