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BRICS And De-Dollarization, How Far Can It Go?

WASHINGTON, US: As the current chair of BRICS, Russia is pursuing a rather extensive agenda related to finance that includes enhancing the role of member countries in the international monetary and financial system and developing interbank cooperation and settlements in national currencies.
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The China-Russia Military-Economic Gambit

HONG KONG, SAR: In April, the European Union President Ursula von der Leyen in effect endorsed US trade policy with China, imposing tariffs and restrictions supposedly to make bilateral trade more balanced and ‘fair,’ as President Joe Biden put it.
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Russia And China In A Transforming World Order

MOSCOW, Russia: I am sincerely pleased to once again take part in the annual Russian-Chinese Conference, a significant expert event from the point of view of strengthening bilateral mutual understanding.
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The China-Russia Military-Economic Gambit

HONG KONG, SAR: In April, the European Union President Ursula von der Leyen in effect endorsed US trade policy with China, imposing tariffs and restrictions supposedly to make bilateral trade more balanced and ‘fair,’ as President Joe Biden put it.
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Xi’s Whirlwind European Tour, Playing Mediator To Mixed Reviews

WASHINGTON, US: When Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in France this week, the world’s conflicts were top of mind. Press reports tended to fixate on whether French President Emmanuel Macron could press Xi to distance himself from Russia. But ultimately, the leaders’ focus drifted farther south.
 
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The Shortsighted US-Japan-South Korea Military Pact

WASHINGTON, US: Driven by their common perception that North Korea and China posed growing threats to their nations’ security, U.S. President Joe Biden, South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol, and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida agreed at last August’s summit at Camp David to elevate trilateral military ties to an unprecedented level.
 
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Blinken Should Fasten The ‘First Button’ Before Landing In China

BEIJING, China: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will visit China from April 24 to 26. Before his departure, the Department of North American and Oceanian Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs gave a preview to the media with more than 3,000 words and introduced the relevant information of this visit. China has expressed "welcome" to Blinken's visit, and this attitude has not changed. At the same time, China gave a detailed explanation of the five major goals it focuses on for this visit, including establishing the right perception, strengthening dialogue, effectively managing differences, promoting mutually beneficial cooperation, and jointly shouldering responsibilities as major countries. China maintains flexibility in developing relations with the US, while also upholding seriousness on issues concerning China's core interests.
 
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The Messy Battlespace That Would Be A U.S. vs. China War

WASHINGTON, US: It’s a truism that the Pacific is an amphibian theater. Just look at your map and behold! the oceanic region’s majestic vacantness. That being the case, it takes amphibian forces to seize, hold, and defend terrain, chiefly though not exclusively along Asia’s first offshore island chain. Warfare in the Pacific promises to be an all-service, all-domain, and allied endeavor. Waging it will demand the utmost not just from naval forces but from fellow services that operate from dry earth.
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West Using Ukraine Conflict As Platform For Aggressive China Policy

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: Kyiv, at the behest of Western curators, is fulfilling its assigned role as an obedient instrument in the political, economic and informational confrontation with Beijing, which, despite the growing pressure from the United States and its allies, does not intend to abandon mutually beneficial cooperation with Moscow.
 
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Embracing The Year Of The Dragon

BEIJING, China: Chinese people, and people throughout the world, are looking forward to welcoming the Year of the Dragon, which falls on February 10, 2024. The Dragon is considered the most auspicious of the 12 signs in the Chinese zodiac and this year is specifically the Year of the Wood Dragon, the first since 1964. 
 
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Washington ‘Misreading’ Chinese Threat To Taiwan: Defense Policy Analyst

NEW YORK, US: Lawmakers and policy analysts continue to prepare for a potential conflict with China over the island nation of Taiwan, but defense policy analyst Justin Logan believes that the conventional wisdom in Washington is not focusing on the right policies to dissuade Chinese aggression.
 
 
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Gaza Conflict Won’t Fully Turn Muslim Nations From US To China, Say Analysts

HONG KONG, SAR: Although many Muslim nations are publicly unhappy with US support for Israel in the wake of Israel’s invasion of Gaza in retaliation for Hamas’s savage October 7 surprise attack and make a show of preferring China’s growing influence, their shift in allegiance is only temporary, analysts say, although the Gaza situation has complicated the US position and slowed the momentum that was building for growing rapport between Israel and several Middle Eastern nations, particularly Saudi Arabia. 
 
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Our Response To China Must Be Overwhelming, Not 'Proportional'

NEW YORK, US: On October 24, a Chinese J-11 fighter jet recklessly maneuvered within ten feet of a U.S. Air Force B-52 bomber flying in international airspace over the South China Sea, endangering the crew of the American plane. There have been provocative Chinese intercepts of U.S. planes and vessels in the global commons for decades, but now the pace of the belligerent actions has increased.
 
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How China is driving Malaysia out of the South China Sea

KOTA KINABALU: China’s illegal claims over the South China Sea has put it in a collision course not only with other Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) claimants including the Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia and Brunei but the West, which seeks to maintain free and open sea lanes under its “freedom of navigation” doctrine.
 
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China's Decaying BRI Weakens Its Strategy Against Russia And The West

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: The 10th Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) Anniversary forum is particularly important for China's President Xi Jinping’s prestige, as this remains his personal brainchild and a projection of his leadership and strategic insight. 
 
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China's Proxy Wars Are 'Encircling' America

NEW YORK, US: China is setting fires. Chinese President Xi Jinping green-lighted Russia's invasion of Ukraine and is supporting that war with lethal and other assistance. In North Africa, Beijing, in conjunction with Moscow, has been fueling insurgencies that resemble wars. In the Middle East, China is backing Hamas's monstrous attacks on Israel.
 
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Can The US Compete With China's Belt & Road Initiative?


WASHINGTON, US:Ten years after Chinese President Xi Jinping announced China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in Kazakhstan and Indonesia, a new connectivity initiative was unveiled with great fanfare by the United States, India, and the Arab Gulf and European countries during the G20 meeting in New Delhi earlier this month.

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G20 Summit Sets Up Western Clash With A Rising Global South

WASHINGTON, US:The leaders of the world’s largest economies will gather this weekend in New Delhi, India, for the G20 summit. The meeting comes at a complex time for the grouping, which is one of the rare venues where Russian, Chinese, American and European leaders have to rub shoulders each year.

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BRICS Expansion Could Reshape Global Energy Markets


LONDON, UK: From August 22nd to 24th, BRICS leaders are set to convene in South Africa, marking a pivotal moment for this loosely knit coalition of major non-Western nations including Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. 

 
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