Amidst the rampage of COVID-19, countries on the subcontinent of South Asia and around the Indian Ocean are faced with the volatile political, economic and security situation, punctuated by the big power rivalry, border conflicts, surging n...
On 15 April 2020, the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors called for all bilateral official creditors to suspend debt service payment for
the 73 poorest countries from 1 May to the end of 2020. This G20 Debt Service
August and September featured twin announcements by U.S. President
Donald Trump proclaiming the normalization of relations between Israel and two
Arab states — the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain. But while the move was made in name of p...
Along with the novel coronavirus pandemic, which is still raging in many parts of the world, the United Nations, on the 75th anniversary of its founding, faces many significant challenges. Even before the pandemic broke out, the UN's global...
As the global pandemic continues to ravage the world, the United
Nations on its seventy-fifth anniversary faces significant challenges. Even
well before COVID-19, the UN’s global role was heavily constrained by a
decreasing budget and incre...
Despite the de-escalation of border tensions between China and India, New Delhi hasn't stopped its China smear campaign, accusing Beijing of being expansionist. At an all-party meeting on June 19, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said ...
The delays and containment failures of the
COVID-19 in major advanced economies, particularly the United States, are morphing
into a faster-than-expected series of economic challenges, including debt
crises.Only two quarters ago, US federal...
Liangxiang, an associate research fellow at the Center for West Asian and
African Studies in Shanghai, tells the Tehran Times that Iran has been very cooperative
with the IAEA and that“no
member states can accept endless inspections” an...
On the evening of June 15, Chinese and Indian soldiers clashed unexpectedly in the Galwan Valley, high in the Karakoram mountains, causing casualties on both sides. The Indian side, which initiated the incident, suffered a lot of casualties...
Prof. Dr. Chen
Dongxiao is the President of Shanghai Institutes for International Studies
(SIIS), a government affiliated top think-tank of China. He got his Ph.D. from
Fudan University. His major areas of specialization are China’s foreign...