US & Canada
  • New Delhi likely to create strategy for Washington’s Iran oi...
    2019-05-05 Liu Zongyi
    A total US ban on the purchases of Iranian crude oil took effect on May 2, according to the Voice of America. Last month, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the US would not extend sanctions waivers for Iranian oil importers includ... [FULL TEXT]
  • US can't call all the shots anymore
    2019-04-19 Li Weijian
    The United States has officially designated Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a foreign terrorist organization in an attempt to isolate Iran in the international community. US President Donald Trump's announcement on April 8 that ... [FULL TEXT]
  • U.S. will stick to tough policy towards Iran
    2018-12-28 Li weijian
    U.S. President Donald Trump has taken a tough stance towards Iran since he took office, leading to a significant setback in the relationship between the two nations and raising the tension which had eased with the signing of the comprehensi... [FULL TEXT]
  • There Will Be No New Cold War
    2018-11-22 Yang jiemian
    The tensions in China-US relations have caught the world's attention since last December. The Trump administration has consistently and systematically launched attacks against China on strategic, economic, diplomatic, and cultural fronts. L... [FULL TEXT]
  • EU data policy reflects its cyber-strategy
    2018-05-31 Lu Chuanying
    Editor's note: The European Union's "strictest-ever" General Data Protection Regulation came into effect on May 25. While the GDPR is aimed at protecting people's private information, it has also sparked a debate on whether it will curb the... [FULL TEXT]
  • Implications of Trump’s Withdrawal from the Iran Nuclear Dea...
    2018-04-23 Jin Liangxiang
    It is less than a month before the U.S. is set to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal unless its European allies will “fix the terrible flaws” in the deal. Actually the U.S. has already in some ways withdrawn from the deal since it has not ... [FULL TEXT]
  • How China Can Respond to Trump’s Tariff War
    2018-04-19 Dan Steinbock
    In the trade war against China, the White House’s “America First” advocates are relying on trade instruments that contained Japan’s rise in the 1980s. But China is not Japan. It has ten ways to hit back.On Tuesday, China said it would impos... [FULL TEXT]
  • Are markets soaring or bubbling in US?
    2016-12-01 Dan Steinbock
    In recent weeks, US markets have reached record highs. However, fundamentals do not justify the rallies. Prepare for a rough ride.Recently, three US stock indexes achieved record heights. For the first time since 1999, the Dow Jones Industr... [FULL TEXT]
  • WHAT IF CLINTON WINS ——US Presidential Election 2016
    2016-12-26 Den Steinbock
    According to polls, the race to the White House is over. Clinton has won, Trump has lost. If that proves the case, US economic erosion will slow but imperial foreign policy may escalate, which has critical repercussions in Asia.The polls re... [FULL TEXT]
  • Iran’s Economy after the Sanctions Deal: Why the New US Hurd...
    2016-12-26 Den Steinbock
    Today, the Iran nuclear deal is effective. Yet, Iran’s efforts to attract foreign investment and accelerate growth and prosperity face new hurdles, which seem to reflect Washington’s efforts to dent the agreement.Last January, t... [FULL TEXT]