CNN reported on June 15th that, in light of the potential for social unrest in Iran following the presidential election there, the U.S. military commander in the Middle East has already received his orders and has commanded troops in the Persian Gulf to behave with discipline and prudence. This is the only confirmed [Read more]
Li Wei, Assistant Director at the Sino-U.S. Relations Research Center at Tsinghua University and a doctor of international relations recently reported that in the last week of May, China received four groups of visiting U.S. government officials, including three congressional delegations and one special government [Read more]
International pressure as well as American and South Korean troop movements must certainly intimidate North Korea. What is more, North Korea is unable to afford a war right now due to its economy; thus North Korea has shifted from engagement with a military focus to a more diplomatic tone with the capture of the two [Read more]
Five months since the establishment of Barack Obama's administration, through a series of visits to South America, Europe and Middle East, the new U.S. president demonstrated a different diplomatic policy in terms of ideology, strategy and style from the past administration.
Using U.S. Secretary of State Hilary [Read more]
President Barack Obama has gone to the Middle East to seek reconciliation and help from the Arab world while nations sit on the edge of their seats, waiting to hear what the President has to say about his primary focus: Israel and Palestine. The bottom line is this: will Obama’s Cairo speech ‘betray’ Israel or [Read more]
After his lightning visit to Germany, President Obama arrived in France on June 5th to participate in a commemoration of the 65th anniversary of the Allied Forces’ invasion of Normandy during WWII scheduled the next day. French President Sarkozy spoke of the improvements in Franco-American relations since he became [Read more]
Even if Sino-U.S. relations are not completely out of the pattern of “U.S. pushes, China responds,” formed after China reformed and opened itself up to the world, they are changing profoundly. Facing this kind of change, our first task is to make us stronger and keep improving the power difference between China [Read more]
This will definitely make people suspicious: where is the safety in U.S. treasury bonds? What methods will the U.S. take to ensure that investments in the U.S. dollar are safe?
Judging from history and experience, Geithner’s empty promise will prove quite worthless.
At the end of this month, United States Secretary of Treasury Timothy Geithner will set out for Beijing. This will be his first trip to Beijing since he took office. Acting as the Obama administration’s leading figure in trade policies regarding China, Geithner’s trip highlights the importance of strengthening [Read more]