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America starts making China great again - Daily Times;

America starts making China great again - Daily Times

Daily TimesAmerica starts making China great againDaily TimesThe Chinese New Year's holiday, approaching this weekend, is traditionally a time of gift-giving and celebration in the Middle Kingdom. This year, no one is likely to be celebrating more than President Xi Jinping. On Monday, Xi's U.S. counterpart ...and more »

How Trump Could Blunder Into War with China - Foreign Policy In Focus;

How Trump Could Blunder Into War with China - Foreign Policy In Focus

Foreign Policy In FocusHow Trump Could Blunder Into War with ChinaForeign Policy In FocusChina may bully its neighbors, but turning foreign territorial disputes into a superpower conflict between nuclear-armed rivals would be a huge mistake. By Conn Hallinan, January 27, 2017 . Share. PrintFriendly and PDF Print.and more »

Who's top rooster in the South China Sea? - Asia Times;

Who's top rooster in the South China Sea? - Asia Times

Asia TimesWho's top rooster in the South China Sea?Asia TimesIt's not a matter of “if” but “when” there is a serious confrontation between Messrs Trump and Xi over “access” to the South China Sea. The stakes could not be higher. By Pepe Escobar January 27, 2017 6:03 PM (UTC+8). Share · Tweet · Linkedin; Print ...and more »

Trump Threats on South China Sea Heighten Risk of Nuclear War - Center for Research on Globalization;

Trump Threats on South China Sea Heighten Risk of Nuclear War - Center for Research on Globalization

Center for Research on GlobalizationTrump Threats on South China Sea Heighten Risk of Nuclear WarCenter for Research on GlobalizationJust days after taking office, the Trump administration has set course for a conflict with China over the South China Sea that threatens military clashes and war. President Donald Trump's press secretary, Sean Spicer, on Tuesday backed up an earlier ...and more »

Selective Revanchist Recognition: Trump, Crimea and the South China Sea - The Diplomat;

Selective Revanchist Recognition: Trump, Crimea and the South China Sea - The Diplomat

The DiplomatSelective Revanchist Recognition: Trump, Crimea and the South China SeaThe DiplomatOn the South China Sea, the Trump administration seems to be taking a hard line. Not so on the issue of Crimea. Michel BBC. By Casey Michel for The Diplomat. January 26, 2017. As the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump settles into its first ...and more »

Let's discuss Donald Trump's mixed messages on China - The San Diego Union-Tribune;

Let's discuss Donald Trump's mixed messages on China - The San Diego Union-Tribune

The San Diego Union-TribuneLet's discuss Donald Trump's mixed messages on ChinaThe San Diego Union-TribuneChinese state media argue a trade war between China and the United States would harm both countries, reflecting concerns over the protectionist stance taken by new U.S. President Donald Trump. The San Diego Union-Tribune Editorial Board ...and more »

China steps up as global leader while the US steps away - Salon;

China steps up as global leader while the US steps away - Salon

SalonChina steps up as global leader while the US steps awaySalonChina steps up as global leader while the U.S. steps away EnlargeChina's President Xi Jinping, speaks during a Press Statement in the Hotel Bellevue Palace during his visit to Switzerland, in Bern, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. (Anthony Anex/Keystone via ...and more »

China Urges US to Act Cautiously Following Hard-Line Remarks on South China Sea - Wall Street Journal;

China Urges US to Act Cautiously Following Hard-Line Remarks on South China Sea - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalChina Urges US to Act Cautiously Following Hard-Line Remarks on South China SeaWall Street JournalChina reasserted "irrefutable sovereignty" over artificial islands in the South China Sea, following White House spokesman Sean Spicer's remarks that the U.S. was going to protect its interests in the area. Photo: Agence France-Presse/Getty. By. Jeremy ...and more »

Foreign Minister Wang Yi wishes all a Happy New Year - CCTV;

Foreign Minister Wang Yi wishes all a Happy New Year - CCTV

CCTVForeign Minister Wang Yi wishes all a Happy New YearCCTVThe Spring Festival is the most important holiday on the Chinese calendar, and it's just around the corner. To mark the occasion, the Chinese Foreign Ministry has hosted a New Year Reception for foreign representatives and ambassadors at the Diaoyutai ...and more »

Beijing Warns the US to 'Act Cautiously' Over the South China Sea - TIME;

Beijing Warns the US to 'Act Cautiously' Over the South China Sea - TIME

TIMEBeijing Warns the US to 'Act Cautiously' Over the South China SeaTIMEChina said on Tuesday it had "irrefutable" sovereignty over disputed islands in the South China Sea after the White House vowed to defend "international territories" in the strategic waterway. White House spokesman Sean Spicer in his comments on Monday ...and more »

China foreign minister says wants to manage disputes with US - Reuters;

China foreign minister says wants to manage disputes with US - Reuters

ReutersChina foreign minister says wants to manage disputes with USReutersChinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi speaks during a joint press conference with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Beijing, China December 5, 2016. REUTERS/Greg Baker/Pool. BEIJING China wants dialogue with the new U.S. administration ...and more »

Trump's Gift to China - Bloomberg;

Trump's Gift to China - Bloomberg

BloombergTrump's Gift to ChinaBloombergThe Chinese New Year holiday, approaching this weekend, is traditionally a time of gift-giving and celebration in the Middle Kingdom. This year, no one is likely to be celebrating more than China's President Xi Jinping. QuickTake Free Trade and Its Foes.and more »

Why China will be able to sell itself as the last liberal great power - Washington Post;

Why China will be able to sell itself as the last liberal great power - Washington Post

Washington PostWhy China will be able to sell itself as the last liberal great powerWashington PostHey, the new Office of the U.S.Trade Representative website is up! Let's take a look to see what it says about opening up trade opportunities for American firms and consumers: [The] new America First trade policy will make it more desirable for ...and more »

US Vows to Stop Beijing Taking Over South China Sea Islands - TIME;

US Vows to Stop Beijing Taking Over South China Sea Islands - TIME

TIMEUS Vows to Stop Beijing Taking Over South China Sea IslandsTIMEWASHINGTON, Jan 23 (Reuters) - The new U.S. administration of President Donald Trump vowed on Monday that the United States would prevent China from taking over territory in international waters in the South China Sea, something Chinese state media ...and more »

Abandoning Trade Will Make the Poor Poorer - Bloomberg;

Abandoning Trade Will Make the Poor Poorer - Bloomberg

BloombergAbandoning Trade Will Make the Poor PoorerBloombergWithout question, the most exciting economic story of the past half century has been the dramatic, and probably unprecedented, decline in global poverty. In a recent study, the World Bank estimated that in 2015, just over 700 million people remained ...and more »

White House: The US will stop China from taking over territory in international waters - Business Insider;

White House: The US will stop China from taking over territory in international waters - Business Insider

Business InsiderWhite House: The US will stop China from taking over territory in international watersBusiness InsiderPresident Donald Trump's administration promised on Monday that the US would stop China from taking over land in international waters in the South China Sea, but seemed to back off more hawkish claims made by secretary of state nominee Rex Tillerson ...and more »

Davos 2017: shifting sands in geopolitics and economics - euronews;

Davos 2017: shifting sands in geopolitics and economics - euronews

euronewsDavos 2017: shifting sands in geopolitics and economicseuronewsIs globalisation in retreat? Is Russia going to be the United States' new special relationship? Is the future of the European Union (EU) – or of NATO even – in jeopardy? “These are some of the big questions that have been swirling around the Davos ...and more »

Theresa May plans China visit to bolster trade - Financial Times;

Theresa May plans China visit to bolster trade - Financial Times

Financial TimesTheresa May plans China visit to bolster tradeFinancial TimesTheresa May intends to visit China “relatively soon” to shore up Britain's trading arrangements with the world's second-largest economy, said UK and Chinese officials. Sample the FT's top stories for a week. You select the topic, we deliver the news.and more »

Chinese allegory painta an uncertain picture of Trump policy - The National

Chinese allegory painta an uncertain picture of Trump policyThe NationalA Chinese parable relates the tale of a farmer who wakes up one morning to find a herd of valuable wild horses stuck in the mud on his farm. He refuses to celebrate his windfall, saying it is never easy to judge good or bad luck. Very soon, his son ...and more »

China Could Be Forced to Assume World Leadership: Diplomat - Newsweek;

China Could Be Forced to Assume World Leadership: Diplomat - Newsweek

NewsweekChina Could Be Forced to Assume World Leadership: DiplomatNewsweekChina does not want world leadership but could be forced to assume that role if others step back from that position, a senior Chinese diplomat said Monday, after U.S. President Donald Trump pledged to put "America first" in his first speech. Zhang Jun ...and more »