COVID-19
  • China-Sri Lanka Cooperation during the Post COVID-19 Era
    2020-12-04 Liu Youfa
    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... [FULL TEXT]
  • How to assess China’s participation in the G20 Debt Service ...
    2020-10-09 Ye Yu
    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 Suspension ... [FULL TEXT]
  • The Trouble with Trump’s Middle East Moves
    2020-09-25 Jin Liangxiang
    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... [FULL TEXT]
  • Building a more equitable, secure future
    2020-09-24 Xue Lei
    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... [FULL TEXT]
  • Address Three Challenges to Multilateralism
    2020-09-15 Xue Lei
    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... [FULL TEXT]
  • Domestic politics, nationalism misguide India's China policy...
    2020-07-28 Liu Zongyi
    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 ... [FULL TEXT]
  • Inconvenient truths about US debt explosion
    2020-07-13 Dan Steinbock
    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... [FULL TEXT]
  • No IAEA member states can accept endless inspections
    2020-07-06 Jin Liangxiang
    Jin 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... [FULL TEXT]
  • Why Did the Bloody Galwan Clash Take Place?
    2020-07-01 Liu Zongyi
    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... [FULL TEXT]
  • Chen Dongxiao:US-China confrontation could create a global s...
    2020-06-24 Chen Dongxiao
    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... [FULL TEXT]