Liaoning Hongxiang Industrial, a Chinese conglomerate alleged to have supplied goods necessary for North Korea’s nuclear missile program, has become the target of American sanctions. The U.S. placed sanctions on four persons, including the company’s chairwoman, Ma Xiaohong. This is a case of a so-called [Read more]
North Korea will take as a major insult the U.S. branding of Chairman Kim — the [people's] supreme leader — as a perpetrator of human rights abuses.
The U.S. Congress passing the "Global Magnitsky Act" can be seen as a threatening gesture lurking beneath talks on cooperation and the renewal of the Russia-NATO council on foreign affairs.
<i>Iran and the U.S. have swapped prisoners, including Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian, who was held in Tehran for over 500 days.</i>
It is an historic measure. The warming up of the relationship between Iran and the United States is increasingly becoming a reality with the liberation of prisoners in the [Read more]
It’s time now to give up the obsession with finding a weak link in the Euro-Atlantic union. This world order will be here for a long time.
On Dec. 16, the U.S. government announced that it will sell Taiwan an arms package totaling $1.83 billion. On the same day, the foreign office assistant minister Zheng Zeguang was ordered to summon U.S. Embassy Beijing Deputy Chief of Mission Kaye A. Lee to discuss this serious matter.
Zheng Zeguang pointed out [Read more]
<i>The popularity of the ban on adoptions of Russian children by Americans has grown during the last three years.</i>
The percentage of Russians who support the Dima Yakovlev Law, which bans adoptions of Russian children by Americans, grew from 54 percent to 76 percent during the last three years. It is evident from [Read more]
What is being considered a triumph for diplomacy could have negative impacts for Mexico.