With a political system so unashamedly skewed in favour of the rich at the expense of the majority of the American public, is it any wonder that Americans are increasingly looking for an alternative to the current political and economic status-quo?
There is a strong possibility that as neither Biden nor Sanders can unite their party’s supporters overall, it could in fact deliver their worst-case scenario and hand the current president another four years in office.
Casting Chinese journalists out of US is just another kind of political harassment, while China open its door to the world, US should be doing the same.
FED rate cut shows little help to the fast spread of COVID-19 in US and even mislead the stock market. US President Trump’s effort may be a disaster to US future economy.
Even as Iran demands the U.S. to honor the JCPOA, it is steadily downgrading its commitments. In May it warned European Union members that it would restart parts of its nuclear program to put pressure on them to respond.
In the new era, U.S. political leaders, think tanks, scholars and media are aggressively reacting to China becoming the largest economy.
On June 2, 2019, the State Council Information Office issued a white paper to provide acomprehensive picture of the China-U.S. economic and trade consultations, present China’s policy position on these consultations, and criticize the U.S. unilateralismand protectionism as well as its backtracking on Sino-U.S. trade talks. The escalating economic and trade frictions and the recent crackdown by the U.S. on Chinese enterprises have brought unprecedented challenges to China and the U.S. 2019 mark the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries, but also a crucial year in dealing with China-U.S. trade. Can China and the U.S., two major countries that have gone through 40 years of ups and downs together, weather the impact of a trade war? How do we view current China-U.S. relations? In the next 40 years, what will China-U.S. relations be like? New Problems in China-US Relations After U.S. President Donald Trump took office in 2017, China-U.S. relations faced many uncertainties. At the end of 2017, the White House released its first National Security Strategy Report since Trump assumed office. The report mentions China 33 times, arguing that China is a revisionist power and an adversary of the U.S. In 2018, the US provoked the largest ever trade war against China, and it toughened its stance on the Taiwan issue. “I think […]
More importantly, the recent rounds of high-level consultations between China and the U.S. have been carried out in an orderly manner under the direction of the heads of state of the two countries.
Indeed, China-U.S. relations have global implications, and this round of China-US trade talks completed last Friday, like any previous rounds, became the center of attention from the media and observers. What progress has been made is what the media want to find out.
Although some White House officials are playing down the likelihood of the meeting producing a positive outcome, Trump appears to have toned down his intransigence and cracked the door open to a possible deal.