Search: China,United States (14 materials)


Covid-19 Sports Diplomacy. Soft power vs. populism

... leagues that you visit. There is talk in London's Fleet Street press that England's Premier League wants to resume games in June in spite the reluctance of a few team owners and, some players. As the pandemia continues to kill, professional sports in the United States including football, baseball and basketball are planning to resume playing, to empty houses via television. It is the same throughout the "British Commonwealth," where cricket has an audience of around a billion people eager to ...


Amidst Global Uncertainty Over Trade, An Opportunity for BRICS

... to show that Chinese trade practices with the U.S. violated its obligations as a World Trade Organization (WTO) member. China subsequently announced counter-tariffs on U.S. products including pork and a range of agricultural products. Since then, the United States and China have continued tariff escalation, in back-and-forth tariff introductions, affecting billions of dollars worth of exports. The responses of the other BRICS countries to the U.S.’s steel and aluminum tariffs have varied. In May, the Indian government ...


Hardball Diplomacy: Why Trump's Show of Force Leaves Beijing Unimpressed

..., as cited by the New York Times. Malaysian geopolitical analyst Mathew Maavak commented on the matter in his recent interview with Sputnik. "I think Xi must have quietly realized that Beijing now has the upper hand in its dealings with the United States," Maavak believes. "If the intention was to intimidate China over North Korea's nuclear sabre-rattling, then Beijing will likely raise the stakes by providing an additional economic lifeline to Pyongyang," the Malaysian analyst suggested. "Even if Trump had promised a quid pro quo in terms ...


A Legal Imbroglio in the South China Sea

A Legal Imbroglio in the South China Sea A more concise version of this article was published as a CCTV Panview Oped. The rhetorical war between the China and the United States over the South China Sea dispute is increasing in tempo and magnitude by the week. The US is wasting no time, resource and effort in sponsoring seminars, talks and think tank confabs to drive a wedge between China and other claimant nations ...


Is the UN relevant anymore to Greater Eurasia?

....” Iran was exempted, of course, as well as an increasing number of nations standing up to the jaundiced justice of the United States. The growing irrelevancy of the UN As US-facilitated lawlessness abound, can the United Nations play any meaningful ... ... semblance of international law? Sooner or later, the people of Greater Eurasia, particularly within the core nations of Russia, China and India may demand a governmental reappraisal of their UN memberships. What does the UN do? Prevent the proliferation ...


Greater Eurasia vs Greater Eurabia: The Fault-lines Emerge

... or Daesh. Daesh, ironically, amplifies the core values both axes were founded on, namely that of genocide and slavery. The United States and the Arab world were undeniably forged by ethnoreligious cleansing and slave labour. To mask their dark provenances ... ... introspect. It is always the latest bogeyman’s fault. Europe’s refugee crisis is conveniently pinned on Russia while China takes the blame for the ongoing global economic slowdown. Europeans, unable to defend their women and children from physical ...


The smog of war

... COP-10 meet their voluntary goals of dramatically reducing carbon emissions by that time. Back in 2012 when still at Goldman Sachs, Jim O'Neill, the creator of the BRIC (now BRICS) model, predicted that the combined GDP of eight countries-- China, Russia, India, Brazil, Turkey, Mexico, South Korea and Indonesia-- will account for about a third of the world economy by 2020. The G7 countries – Germany, the United States, Japan, Great Britain, Canada, France and Italy – will account for just over 40%.” But it is the major economies who are stuck paying the full tab. Here is a list of the world's "Top 20 Most Polluted Cities" ...


Hooray for Hollywood!

As combat aircraft from Russia and the United States shadow each other over Syrian airspace, director Steven Spielberg has created an Oscar-quality film about what happened when the Soviet Union shot down an American spy plane near Sverdlovsk on May 1st 1960. The event was a major embarrassment ...


TPP VS Belt and Road (B&R): Who really benefits?

The tapestry of ancient Silk Routes The ancient maritime and overland Silk Routes have been revived. Its modern incarnation, driven by China’s Belt and Road Initiative (B&R), stands on the verge of connecting the Eurasian landmass, East Africa and Western Europe into a single trading matrix. Many Asian communities were defined by the ancient Silk routes. The Knanayas of the Malabar ...


Brazil's impending governability crisis

... Getulio Vargas Foundation in downtown Sao Paulo, they'll tell you everything you need to know about it. None of the long term trade deals Brazil inked in Washington are likely to eliminate the “Brazil cost.” In contrast, the United States operates with half as many cabinet secretaries as Brazil and has become adept at quickly adapting to changes in the global economy. Russia and Venezuela operate with 32 cabinet ministers. China, which is now bankrolling Brazil's economy through a $52.6 billion oil and infrastructure deal that includes dual-use nuclear technology, has 25 ministers. . Hoping to use her presidential mojo Dilma and the leadership of the Workers' ...


Poll conducted

  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    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  
     21 (19%)
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