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Sinology
January 31, 2024
In this age of misinformation, if we allow our desire for the extraordinary to run unchecked, we will soon face a full blown “crisis of competence.”
The United States Is Unworthy of Him

March 1, 2024

Aaron Bushnell, a member of the U.S. Air Force, burned himself to death in front of the Israeli embassy in Washington D.C. , shouted“Free Palestine!”. Such people are precious to America. Their anger and despair stems from loving America deeply.

US
In the Upheaval of the Middle East, What can China do?

January 29, 2024

In a region where my enemy’s enemy is not necessarily my friend, China’s traditional neutrality makes sense. But China is also the only major power that is friendly with the regional players. This is a huge asset. Beijing should make the best of it to make the Middle East safer.

Middle East
How a ‘vulnerable’ China can resolve its Indian Ocean security dilemma

January 29, 2024

The best way to protect Chinese interests overseas is to blend them with the interests of others. Beijing does not need to look elsewhere for inspiration. Since 2008, Chinese flotillas have escorted some 7,200 ships transiting the Indian Ocean, including foreign ships. If the western Pacific Ocean is where China has to defend its sovereign rights, then the Indian Ocean looks more like a test ground for what a stronger China might mean for others.

Middle East

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How a ‘vulnerable’ China can resolve its Indian Ocean security dilemma

January 29, 2024

The best way to protect Chinese interests overseas is to blend them with the interests of others. Beijing does not need to look elsewhere for inspiration. Since 2008, Chinese flotillas have escorted some 7,200 ships transiting the Indian Ocean, including foreign ships. If the western Pacific Ocean is where China has to defend its sovereign rights, then the Indian Ocean looks more like a test ground for what a stronger China might mean for others.

Middle East
Ten Years of The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: What has Changed?

January 25, 2024

According to data provided by the Chinese Embassy in Pakistan, by the end of 2022, the CPEC had brought in a total of $25.4 billion in direct investment, created 236,000 jobs, and helped the country add 510 kilometers of highways, 8,000 megawatts of electricity and 886 kilometers of the national core transmission grid. Its fruitful results have become a “new benchmark” for the friendship between China and Pakistan.

Belt and Road Initiative
Europe used to bring us a sense of technological oppression, and now it’s their turn

January 25, 2024

“The more backward the more protectionism, the more protectionism the more backward”, once led the technological change of Europe is now also caught in such a strange circle. Europe can “break the thief in the heart”, and realize the technology leadership again? How will Europe deal with the relationship with China and the United States?

Tech War
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China’s transition towards new economic impetus

January 15, 2024

Eric Li speaks on China’s transition towards new economic impetus and its vision for its global role. Li argues that China’s plans are stated plainly and outright in official documents, if you know where to look.

Politics
Taiwan’s Choice Between ‘War and Peace’

January 12, 2024

Still, war worries appear to be rising among Taiwanese. A prime example was the PLA drills following Pelosi’s Taiwan visit two years ago. After the furor subsided, it became clear neither the DPP government nor the US had the willingness or courage to responded, while the PLA could encircle the island with ease.

Politics