Search: China,Sanctions (30 materials)


US Administration v. China

... China: Toward a New Crusade? However, the general atmosphere is clearly being pumped up. It has come to the point that Republican Scott Perry introduced two bills to empower the president to recognise Hong Kong and Tibet as independent states. Regular sanctions were proposed by Senator Pat Toomey on entities that violate China's obligations to Hong Kong under the Sino-British Joint Declaration and the Basic Law. The administrations steps seem much more serious. The White House has published a new strategic document revealing US policy towards China . The document is ...


A New Stage in the U.S.–China Tech War: Huawei and Other U.S. Targets

... the reconstruction of global value chains, which took years and even decades to build. Whether or not the United States will eventually return to the table of real, rather than tactical, negotiations depends on the answers to these questions, as does China’s to slip between Scylla’s sanctions and Charybdis’ institutional restrictions on innovative development. However, it seems that no one has the answers right now. The White House, where Trump breaks the accepted patterns of economic strategy and global norms because, well, “why ...


Missouri vs. China: Toward a New Crusade?

... Anti-Chinese topics are becoming more pronounced at the level of election rhetoric. Judging by one of the recent documents prepared for the Republicans by the consulting company O’Donnell and Associates, the party’s key line may be harsh criticism of China, a call for sanctions, as well as criticism of the Democrats for an excessively mild approach to China. Nikki Haley, a member of the Republican Party, who until 2018 was the US Permanent Representative to the United Nations, launched a campaign to collect signatures ...


Sanctions and Financial Crime: Together or Apart?

... systemic officials and organisations that are sanctioned for political reasons. The problem could be ignored if it only applied to individual “dictatorial regimes”. However, today they are increasingly affecting major players such as Russia and China. Americans will inevitably have to cooperate with these states in countering crime, while at the same time considering them the targets of their sanctions and other repressive measures. Such a duality exists today. The big question is how long it will last. In a worst-case scenario, the Americans’ excessive use of sanctions and other measures for political purposes will make anarchy an attractive ...


What Opportunities are Opening up for Russia against the Backdrop of the Tech War between the U.S. and China?

... While it may be a little early to talk about the emergence of a bipolar era in the tech world, the question of what policy Russia should follow against the backdrop of the confrontation between the two undisputed tech leaders (the United States and China) is more pressing than ever. Vassily Kashin of the Centre for Comprehensive European and International Studies (CCEIS) at the National Research University Higher School of Economics shared his thoughts on the matter with us. How does today’s ...


Trade War and Sanctions: An Illusory Link

... for the next two years, and Washington said it would not impose new duties. Of course, it left in force the existing ones until the signing of the next package. However, the lull in the trade war will do little to reduce the risk of the US imposing sanctions against China. After all, the trade war and sanctions are two different things. While the former concern economics, the latter primarily concern politics. The growing political contradictions between the United States and China have not disappeared. This means ...


The SWIFT System: A Focus on the U.S.–Russia Financial Confrontation

... YANG, Shihua: Development and Application of SWIFT in China, Financial Computerizing 2008 Vol. 10. 4 . HE, Dong: Analysis of the Bank SWIFT Messages, Journal of Huazhong Agricultural University , 2006 Vol. 1. 5 . CHEN, Hang: Mitigation of Risks of Sanctions on Russia, China Forex , 2017 Vol. 6. 6 . LI, Ruihua: U.S. and Europe Enhance the Economic Sanction on Iran to Cut off Its Financial Lifeline, Economy , 2012 Vol. 5. 7 . The SWIFT membership is granted on application and payment of fee. A member will be given a ...


The Case Against Huawei: Stigmatize It

... for sanctions against Apple are different from those of Huawei, but its case shows that not even US companies are immune to sanctions violations. As for copyright and industrial espionage charges, this is a long story. Several companies had complaints ... ... threats in the field of telecoms. There are reasons for concerns, and not only in the United States. The situation is similar in China, Russia, the EU, India and many other countries. ICT has become a matter of tough competition and a factor of security. ...


A Bumper Year for OFAC

... general deterioration of US-China relations and a number of other US attacks against Chinese firms. The Huawei saga is the best illustration of this point. At the same time, 2019 demonstrated that international businesses (including companies from the EU, China, Russia and other countries) were seeking to comply with the US sanctions regimes, despite the nature of their countries’ political relations with Washington. Businesses would like to distance themselves from politics and avoid the risk of being involved in US investigations, even though unilateral sanctions are ...


American King Kong and the Law of the Jungle

... with its annual military spending of $50–60 billion considered as America’s most dangerous rival in the 2020 budget? Why is China perceived as a strategic challenge, despite spending only a third what the United States does on its defence? And why is ... ... excessive fat, not at all related to national security strengthening. For example, lawmakers obliged the administration to impose sanctions on Russia’s Nord Stream 2 and Turkish Stream gas pipelines - apparently with the aim not to start the lengthy process ...


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    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
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    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
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