With a president elected against this type of free-for-all backdrop, preventing an economic downturn will be difficult regardless of who is elected.
American values have not brought democracy and civilization to countries that have embraced them, but have overturned the effective systems in place and created ripe breeding grounds for terrorism.
There is much that North Korea wishes of the United States, but as the United States is accountable to South Korea and Japan and thus cannot deal with North Korea directly, it wrongly leaves the task to others.
With the change of dynasties in Taiwan and a new president in the White House, friction in the East and South China Seas will grow more acute.
While a victim of terrorism itself, the United States is also unquestionably responsible for inciting many deadly incidents around the world.
After the Ma-Xi meeting, Eric Chu took the opportunity to visit the United States.* Along with his promise to maintain peace across the strait, he also depends on the U.S. for support—Tsai Ing-wen's relationship with the U.S. is not as close—and this may enliven the elections.** To Taiwan, though, the question is [Read more]
If the United States and its pawns continue to follow this mistaken path of cultivating chaos in the South China Sea, they will find their efforts amount to little in the end.
The United States and Russia linking arms to fight terrorism will have salutary effects on the general situation in the Middle East.
Such action by the U.S. is driven by no other motive than to use religion as an excuse to meddle in China's 'household affairs' in the hope of fishing out political benefits for itself.