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By Haiqing Yu and Michael Keane China has gradually emerged out of its shadow of despair as the epicentre where the coronavirus pandemic started. Now,...

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By Dionysios Stivas and Nicholas Ross Smith China’s response to the recent coronavirus outbreak has been heavily scrutinised in terms of whether it has been effective or not. But...

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By Dr. Jack Rasmus With the announcement today, January 16, 2020 of the signing of the US-China Phase 1 ‘mini’ trade deal, and the US...

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By Peter Koenig The impunity with which the US aggresses Hong Kong is insane. Equally or more insane is western media coverage of what is...

New US-Sino Trade Truce: Tougher Talks, More Economic Damage

By Dan Steinbock During the G20 summit, China and US agreed to re-start the trade talks. As the US trade war is slowing China’s growth,...

Trump and the Taiwan Gambit

By Peter Koenig Taiwan has become a new “eastern pivot” for Donald Trump. Against all international laws and UN charters, he is approaching Taiwan, as...

China and Trump: A New Mega-narrative

By Zha Daojiong Is the relationship between the United States and China destined to start off on a negative footing under President Trump? Such questioning...

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By Peter Koenig Less than a week ago, President Macron was lambasting Italy for signing agreements with China in the context of their New Silk Road,...

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By Dan Steinbock               In Africa, the Trump administration is setting a precedent by replacing economic development with militarization. In Asia, it seeks to couple...

Global Economic Outlook after Trump-Xi Timeout

By Dan Steinbock As many hoped, the highly anticipated Trump-Xi meeting in the Buenos Aires G20 Summit resulted in a truce. The devil is in...

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