Search: Xi Jinping (12 materials)

 

Why is the Italian leadership so inconsistent about the Silk Road?

The memorandum: a bitter internal reaction Xi Jinping’s visit to Italy in late March resulted in the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between China and Italy: a roaring success for the Chinese President, but a little less for Conte. The memorandum formalises Italy’s long-time announced ...

11.04.2019

From Apprehensions to Ambitions: The French Approach to China

Challenges and Opportunities of Cooperation between France and China General Secretary of China Xi Jinping’s tour of Italy, Monaco and France on March 21–26, 2019, caused a stir across Europe. What approach should be taken to projects being proposed under the Belt and Road Initiative? What threats are posed by China’s penetration into the ...

11.04.2019

Looking at Tiananmen Square through the Brandenburg Gate

... on the eve of the G20 summit in Hamburg in July 2017, Trump paid a demonstrative visit to Warsaw at the precise moment that Germany–Poland relations were experiencing yet another dip. Coincidentally or not, Merkel was rolling out the red carpet for Xi Jinping in Berlin. Six months prior to that, China had been announced as Germany’s largest trading partner for 2016 for the first time in history. Beijing’s interest in Berlin is not confined to China’s desire to further expand bilateral trade,...

30.08.2018

Xi, Putin, & Trump For Life – A Few Thoughts

What If We Could Bury the Deep State & Create Peace & Prosperity for All? As I contemplate the possibilities of Xi Jinping as General Secretary for the People’s Republic of China, and both Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump as Presidents of their respective countries, the Russian Federation and the United States of America (USA), all serving together far into the ...

26.03.2018

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

... explained why Trump's "hardball diplomacy" left the Chinese leadership unimpressed. It was no coincidence that Donald Trump ordered to hit the Syrian government force's Shayrat Air Base on April 7 while hosting Chinese President Xi Jinping. Surprisingly, Xi remained silent in response to the show of force. "It's not known how Xi responded when Trump informed him of the missile strike, which occurred as they were finishing dinner," enterprise reporter for ...

17.04.2017

The Sino-US relations – Recalibration or Repetition?

“The Chinese grab for fossil fuels or its military competition for naval control is not a challenge but rather a boost for the US Asia-Pacific –even an overall– posture. Calibrating the contraction of its overseas projection and commitments – some would call it managing the decline of an empire – the US does not fail to note that nowadays half of the world’s merchant tonnage passes through the South China Sea. Therefore, the US will exploit any regional territorial...

18.11.2016

The Present and Future of the Chinese Authorities under Xi Jinping

Review of: China’s Core Executive: Leadership Styles, Structures and Processes under Xi Jinping. Edited by S. Heilmann and M. Stepan // MERICS Papers on China. No. 1. June, 2016. In June 2016, experts from the Mercator Institute of Chinese Studies (MERICS) in Berlin presented a collection of analytical essays titled China’s Core ...

14.10.2016

Overseas views on China's Silk Road future: How Malaysia scholar sees the Belt & Road initiative?

... of poverty. This is a just a fraction of the critical infrastructural and logistics deficit worldwide. India alone has close to 300 million people who live on less than $1.25 per day on purchasing power parity and here is where close ties forged by Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi can make a difference. China is facilitating trade and development for Third World nations in ways major Western funders could not. However, China may need to fine-tune its Belt and Road initiative towards ...

06.03.2016
 

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