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Strategic intent behind New Delhi's plan to invite Australia to join Malabar drill

New Delhi plans to invite Canberra to join the Malabar naval drill, which has so far been a trilateral exercise among Washington, Tokyo and New Delhi. India is expected to decide whether to send a formal invitation to Australia next week, according to media reports.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/11 21:52:59

France and Russia benefit from special relationship

France's policy toward Russia reflects what European countries have gradually realized: The West has failed to encircle and suppress Russia after the Ukraine crisis, and the degree of interdependence between Europe and Russia is higher than that between the US and Russia.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/9 21:13:40

India would not get what it wants from US attempts to disrupt China ties

But this time, India would not get what it wants if it supports US attempts to disrupt China-India ties.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/9 20:38:40

Will US pull out of UN in future?

There have been many internal problems in the US, and it is difficult for the Trump administration to pass the buck to the UN. Playing such a card may not benefit Trump at all.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/9 20:18:40

A rapprochement road map for Beijing and New Delhi benefits both countries

What I'm saying here essentially is that the two sides must not cross each other's well-known redlines.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/9 18:38:41

Aggressive US moves in S.China Sea have consequences

Americans should not be too arrogant. With China's current military strength, should the incident of 2001 repeat and cause huge losses to the PLA, the US military had better be prepared to pay a more than double the price.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/8 21:58:40

Tensions run high, but all-out China-Aussie confrontation low

Australia's diplomatic strategy is now controlled by heavyweight Australian departments, including the country's department of defense and the Australian Security Intelligence Organization. In the worst-case scenario, sweeping anti-Chinese stances can be spread to the entire Australian government and society.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/8 21:28:40

Beijing-Delhi ties need better planning and restructuring

On the whole, China and India should construct a new forward-looking bilateral strategic framework for their encounters in a broader strategic space. The following three critical elements should be included.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/8 20:43:40

Recognizing the changed reality of India-China relations

The global vision of the top leaders of India and China – aimed at fast forwarding their respective nation's stature – has transformed India-China ties beyond their historical and bilateral differences.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/8 20:33:40

India can change course for the better with China

An adventurous strategy will be detrimental to India's national development goals.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/8 0:06:01

US makes unnecessary waves in South China Sea

The US is a non-claimant country that is further away from the SCS region. Its military presence and interference in the SCS to contain China are certainly coordinated with the regional countries.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/7 23:38:41

Insensitive article about China underscores West's inevitable decline

Some Westerners are deeply immersed in the “good old days.” If we try to understand Western and non-Western worlds from the viewpoints and criteria that were applied almost 100 years ago, we are surely to fall into a plight.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/7 21:33:40

Will new China-India border peace deal hold?

Will the consensus help ease bilateral border matters? How will India's rising nationalism affect the two countries' relations?
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/7 21:23:40

China can deal with the US: scholars

The research group on China-US people-to-people exchanges at the Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China recently conducted a telephone questionnaire that surveyed 100 Chinese scholars.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/7 0:13:41

Tonya Harding Syndrome in China-US relations

The harsh reality is that no one should indulge in a fantasy that Washington can hold Beijing down onto the ground with impunity, either short of war or even in a war. No matter how many Chinese kneecaps Washington dares to whack, China will continue to grow.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/6 16:18:40

Satoshi Suzuki's LAC statement serves multiple purposes

China should keep upholding its independent foreign policy of peace. China promotes peaceful negotiations with India, Japan and other countries to resolve their border and maritime disputes. It remains to be seen whether the US, Japan and Australia could rope in India for their strategic calculations to contain China. After all, India may carefully consider the alliances against China and may not easily agree to the US-Japan-Australia alliance's request.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/6 11:27:34

India joining Five Eyes only wishful thinking

It won't be in the interest of India if it really joins the Five Eye intelligence alliance.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/5 21:08:40

Europe sees new post-American world order

In the context of the US' strategic retreat and relative decline in global influence, it is inevitable that Europe will make greater efforts to address the asymmetric dependence between the US and Europe.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/5 19:28:40

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