The imposition of tariffs is a paranoid exercise and an example of ignorance of basic economic principles.
Trump personifies the worst of the United States: the racists, the misogynists, the religious sects, the enemies of science and those who hold the art of politics in contempt.
The West’s anti-terrorist actions have resulted in terrorism becoming more globalized, the refugee crises becoming globalized and increasingly intense power struggles.
Curiously, reason is being rejected also in the United States, the global leader in science and technology and the cultural capital of the modern world. The Republican presidential campaign currently offers a study in the irrational.
In short, turning troubles and challenges into opportunities for cooperation, and constantly developing examples such as that on anti-corruption, will become the new normal for China-U.S. relations.
Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger’s book "World Order” was released last year among the few non-fiction books which portrays political events and facts through the lens of history, philosophy, sociology and religion. Although this book contains writing of prestige and respect, it did not when it [Read more]
The US believes unreservedly in American exceptionalism and its foreign policy is inspired by the commitment to promote democracy in every country in the world.
China’s peaceful rise has run headlong into an obstruction caused by the U.S.-led alliance system. Surrounding China, there is the U.S.-Japan alliance, the U.S.-Korean alliance, the U.S.-Singapore alliance, the U.S.-Philippine alliance, and the U.S.-Australian alliance, all of which are based on mutual security [Read more]