What China seeks is not to challenge matters outside the international system, not to start from scratch outside the international order, but rather, it seeks room for development in the international order and a bigger role in the overall system.
Now that the Abe statement has forced China and the United States to the front of the stage, China has changed from fighting a war with Japan to combating a U.S.-Japan alliance.
If it were not for the Chinese-Cuban military pact having been one step from finalization, U.S.-Cuban relations would perhaps now be mired in negotiation quicksand.
Nuclear war now seems to be right at our very doorstep, making the whole situation indistinguishable from that of the Cold War at its zenith.
From this, it is abundantly clear that the mists of the Cold War have once again begun to coalesce around U.S.-Russia relations, with the two nations' actions growing ever more suspect and each maneuvering to establish its own sphere of influence.
What America is lacking is not guts, it is the people’s confidence and tax dollars.
American gun fanatics often defend gun rights by citing the Second Amendment, emphasizing that people have the right to bear arms. However, who was there to defend the rights of the innocent children who died from gunshot wounds in Newtown, Connecticut?
The seventh round of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue and the sixth round of the U.S.-China High-Level Consultation on People-to-People Exchange were held in Washington, D.C. on June 23 and 24. Against the complex backdrop of dispute between the two sides over the South China Sea and the eve of the U.S. [Read more]
America’s future decline may stem specifically from black-white race relations.
This issue has aroused a high level of concern in the French public. Hollande called a meeting of the French National Defense Ministry the following day, while the NSA’s behavior was criticized by the Elysee Palace, calling it 'intolerable.'