Yesterday, Cheongwadae* spokesperson Min Kyung-ook used a rather novel expression: "Three no's," an expression that is meant to represent our government’s cautious stance to the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), which the American government wishes to install rapidly in South Korea. "Three no's" (no [Read more]
A more confident America is not necessarily a bad thing for China.
The recently concluded, first-ever ministerial-level talks between China and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States was an occasion that neither China nor Latin America took lightly. Despite it being a ministerial-level meeting, Chinese President Xi Jinping made an appearance to give an extended speech, [Read more]
With the U.S. economy yet to recover fully from the global economic crisis, and American politics increasingly dysfunctional, there is a global power vacuum.
For its part, Beijing fears that the U.S. has not, in fact, accepted the inevitability of China’s rise. Instead, it is working to consolidate its hegemony in Asia, thwarting the expansion of China’s influence and working with other nations, in particular its allies, to contain China.
In Beijing, Xi Jinping was very much the center of attention, yet it was the American president who stayed in control of the game.
The China-U.S. agreement to cut its emissions could galvanize efforts to reach a new global accord against climate change.
Setting aside their differences, China and the United States have unveiled, on Wednesday, Nov. 12 in Beijing, a series of bilateral initiatives aiming to improve cooperation between the two countries. At the head of the two biggest polluters in the world, Barack Obama and his counterpart Xi Jinping have settled on new [Read more]
During a meeting with President Obama on Nov. 12, President Xi Jinping reiterated China's desire to establish a new form of military relations to match the new model of major power relations between the U.S. and China.
The U.S. Department of Defense and Chinese Ministry of Defense have signed a memorandum of [Read more]