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Nixon-Mao Meeting: Four Lessons From 50 Years Of US-China Relations

It was “the week that changed the world”. On February 21 1972, Chinese leader Mao Zedong and US president Richard Nixon met in Beijing to reset...
Global Recovery

Global Recovery Challenges Amid New Data on Lingering Pandemics

By Dr. Dan Steinbock There is a common denominator between the Chinese holiday season and the COVID fight. That’s the effort to recover the pre-pandemic...
corridor-ising

“Corridor-ising” Impact Along the Belt and Road: Is the Newly Operational China-Laos Railway a...

On 3 December 2021, amid the global surge of the Omicron variant, the China-Laos Railway (CLR), under construction since 2016, launched its maiden run...
US Stagflation Overshadows China’s Recovery

US Stagflation Overshadows China’s Recovery and Global Prospects

By Dr. Dan Steinbock Recently, the IMF downgraded global growth prospects, due to projected slowdowns in the US and China. Negative prospects could be overcome...

Russia and China’s Growing ‘Friendship’ is More a Public Relations Exercise Than a New...

By Marcin Kaczmarski and Natasha Kuhrt Against the backdrop of a western diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics, China and Russia have marked the...

The Costly RCEP Ratification Debacle of the Philippine Senate

By Dr. Dan Steinbock President Duterte initiated the RCEP deal in early September. Without Senate ratification, the country is about to lose hundreds of millions...
globalization

COVID-19 has Shone a Light on How Globalization Can Tackle Inequality

By Sylvanus Kwaku Afesorgbor, Binyam Afewerk Demena, and Peter A.G. van Bergeijk Globalization is a multifaceted concept that describes the process of creating networks of connections...
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Senegalese Foreign Minister Aissata Tall Sall in Dakar

Africa Can Use Great Power Rivalry to its Benefit: Here is How

By Folashade Soule Geopolitical competition between the United States and China is taking central stage in global affairs. Growing tensions and rivalry between the two...
Elections

Philippine 2022 Election amid elevated US-China Tensions

By Dan Steinbock         Overshadowed by US-Sino friction and xenophobic rhetoric, the 2022 election campaigns are getting ugly. Old elites hope to derail...
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What Should the Competition Between China and the US Be For

By Wang Wen  Human civilization is approaching the close of the first quarter of the 21st century with eyes toward 2050. What kind of competition do...

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