The world is returning to its original shape.
It is not possible to describe the trajectory of China’s rise in recent years as anything but meteoric.
Without a doubt, a Vietnam that has been the most frequent invader of China’s islands, regardless of the feeling of fear that it has obtained from historical lessons, or even the feeling of crisis in the development of future trends, still insists on being the primary aggressor.
America and Vietnam ... each hop[es] the other will play right into their plans for their own benefit.
Extreme isolationism in the United States ... hasn’t had a super spokesperson like Trump in decades.
The U.S. "pivot to Asia" strategy is now coming to fruition. Having begun its about-face in 2009 with a resounding declaration from Hillary Clinton that "the United States is back," the world's last remaining superpower is now showing signs of life in its high-torque maneuver that once looked more likely to break its [Read more]
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.
<i>The U.S., obsessed by the rise of Asia, withdrew too quickly from the Middle East, without seeing the grand return of Russia and without asserting itself as a great power in the Asia-Pacific region.</i>
The grand game. To mark his great comeback on the international stage, show his loyalty to his Syrian ally and [Read more]
The United States is abusing a double standard by distorting the exercise into something it is not.