- US-Iran Confrontations Behind the Oil-Tankers Attack
- Two supertankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman near the Strait of Hormuz on June 13. Worryingly, the US Central Command and the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps, who labeled each other as "terrorist organization" two months ago, have engaged in confrontation.
- News Analysis: Abe's visit to Tehran "positive" for Iran-U.S. ties
- Japanese leader Shinzo Abe recently visited Iran, becoming the first Japanese prime minister to visit the Islamic republic since 1979. The rare visit by the Japanese prime minister to Iran is aimed at achieving peace between Tehran and Washington amid their escalating friction that has worried the players in the region and beyond.
- Turkey gives a hardline response to US threat of halting F-35 deliveries
- The US has repeatedly threatened that July 31 would be the deadline for Turkey to stop importing Russia's S-400 missile defense system; otherwise, it will "confiscate" the F-35 stealth fighter jets that Turkey purchased. Such a threat sparked fierce denouncements from the Turkish media, which declared that Turkey "doesn't fear to lose F-35 because we have many backup plans."
- Could Venezuela see light at the end of the tunnel?
- The continuing turmoil in Venezuela has turned a corner. With senior US officials declaring that there are serious differences within the US-backed Venezuela's opposition, And Russia and other countries continuing to support the Maduro administration, the situation in Venezuela has returned to a stable state.
- The U.S. should stop showing its flag in Taiwan Strait
- For the United States to be a force for peace and stability in the South China Sea and the Taiwan Strait, it must turn away from the deadly arms trade with Taiwan, stop showing the flag and throwing grenades into Chinese maritime areas, and focus instead on abiding by international law, the one-China policy, and the three Sino-U.S. joint communiques.
- China-Russia relations transcend geopolitics
- China-Russia relations have long been a hot topic in Western public opinion. Certain Western media analyzed this visit in the context of the China-US trade war, claiming that Beijing and Moscow intend to join forces against the US.
- Military ties linchpin of China-Russia relations
- When the USSR collapsed in December 1991, China recognized Russia as the successor state. Since then, the development of Sino-Russian military relations was reflected in the following fields.