- NATO's rift wider than the Atlantic Ocean
- The two-day NATO Summit wrapped up near London, Britain on December 4th. Intended to be a gathering in celebration of the 70th anniversary of the founding of NATO, the summit, however, showed clear division among the members as internal conflicts came to the fore.
- Does the China-US engagement assumption still hold?
- As a matter of fact, China has had its own basic assumption in formulating its strategy toward the US over the decades: If China pursues a largely cooperative approach with the US and the world at large, and aims to integrate and embed itself into the international system, then the international system will accommodate China's peaceful development.
- US connives with terrorists for self-interest
- China's international counter-terrorism research team published a report on Thursday revealing the United States' double standard in the fight against terrorism and how it has caused humanitarian disasters the world over.
- Chief: NATO doesn't want to make enemy of Beijing
- North Atlantic Treaty Organization Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg told CNBC in London on Monday that the alliance needs to address the challenges and opportunities posed by an increasingly powerful China, but added that his 29-member defense organization does not want to make an enemy out of Beijing.
- How about Japan’s real strength in hypersonic weapon field?
- By 2030, Japan would simultaneously launch research and development plans to promote two types of hypersonic missiles, glide and cruise, announced the Ministry of Defense of Japan on November 18th. According to this document, Japan plans to deploy a hypersonic cruise missile capable of reaching Mach 5 or above by 2030.
- Blaming China cures no American illness
- At a time when Washington politicians tend to blindly blame China for almost everything they mess up, former US House Speaker Newt Gingrich at least seems to remain a bit soberer.
- Multilateralism needed in governance of Middle East
- To exploring new ideas for security governance in the Middle East is of vital practical significance in today’s world. It calls on each party to jointly discuss solutions to hotspot issues, negotiate on security cooperation plans, and seek for strategies of stable development.
- Trump will think carefully before using Hong Kong bill against China in the future
- On Wednesday, the last workday before Thanksgiving, US President Donald Trump signed on the dotted line of "Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act," which officially put the bill into effect. Radical protesters in Hong Kong were thrilled by it, yet Trump's true intention in signing the bill is not about promoting the so-called democracy and freedom in the city, but about keeping his voters happy for the upcoming presidential election.
- A hard journey ahead for India to change from weapon importer to export
- Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh recently announced in public that India will transform from a major weapon importer to a major defense technology exporter in the near future. According to the website of Indian Defence Review magazine, it was not the first time that the high-level Indian officials have made such an announcement, but it was hard for India to turn its ambition into reality.
- US aid to Ukraine does more harm than good
- More and more people believe that the US aid to Ukraine did not really played a significant role in the past five years. Despite the help and equipment from the US, the Ukrainian army still lacks the capability to recover the Donbass region.