- India should be wary of Trump's Indo-Pacific strategy
- How many practical interests did India gain from the 2+2 meetings so far? The answer is very likely to be negative. Although it appears that India-U.S. relations are going swimmingly well, there was no progress on securing a waiver from American sanctions that bar India from purchasing Russian weapons. This is surely a huge setback for India as its over 60% weapons systems are originating from Russia.
- U.S. overbearing meddling shows hegemonic bigotry
- In today's world, the norms governing international relations, such as sovereign equality and non-interference in each other's internal affairs, are deeply rooted in the hearts of the people across the world. By imposing its hegemonic will on others and acting in defiance of the international law, Washington is turning itself into a pariah.
- Lying about China puts US to shame: China Daily editorial
- The US has become accustomed to relying on a network of remote servers to do its will, practicing a sort of cloud politics that was feasible in an earlier historical context. Now that developing countries are asserting themselves as independent members of the international community and no longer willing to play follow-the-leader, the US is trying to sow the seeds of hatred and estrangement in a bid to salvage its declining prestige and power of persuasion.
- New Delhi's dilemma in following Washington: China Daily editorial
- As for the US administration, it will be hoping that escalating its anti-China campaign will help head off criticism at home over the pandemic and racial discrimination. The world does not need to wait very long for an answer as to whether such an ugly, self-serving tactic will work.
- US, India 2+2 meet an 'all-for-itself' opportunity
- Coming at a sensitive time with the US Presidential election just a week away and while India is still entangled in border tensions with China, Chinese observers said Tuesday's third 2+2 ministerial dialogue between New Delhi and Washington is more an opportunity for both countries to preen for their own benefits rather than a substantive occasion which will have lasting benefits.
- Roping in Japan and India, Five Eyes enhances cyber-surveillance
- Members of the Five Eyes intelligence alliance – Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the US, and the UK – plus Japan and India, recently issued a joint statement demanding high-tech companies using end-to-end encryption technology (E2EE) to insert “backdoors” in encrypted apps.
- US DoD releases a new Data Strategy to maintain hegemony
- The US Department of Defense (DoD) released a new Data Strategy on October 8, pledging to build the DoD into a “data-centric organization”, in a bid to obtain war-fighter advantage and higher efficiency by using data at a certain speed and scale and consequently better preserve its global military dominance.
- Love for peace doesn't mean China is weak
- Although China has adapted to the fast-changing world, it retains its peace-loving spirit and will always safeguard national interests. And while it has made remarkable progress in national defense, it still cherishes peace, and therefore pursues peaceful co-existence, co-development and common prosperity, in order to help build a community with a shared future for mankind.