The Democrats might take a hardline against Beijing in an attempt to allay fears of going ‘soft’, shattering the communist regime’s hopes for any respite from the Washington.
The ‘in principle’ agreement between EU and China over EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI), is significant both from an economic and geo-political standpoint.
While Washington may have become inward looking, the UK has been taking some important steps in Asia.
As Beijing marauds forward with Xi Jinping’s plan for economic expansion, the onus is now on Joe Biden to decide where the United States stands.
Amidst global ‘second wave’ fears of the Coronavirus pandemic, China is showing signs of economic recovery, causing new international worries about dragon ascendancy.
An acrimonious Presidential campaign in the US is entering its last leg. But irrespective of whether President Donald Trump of former Vice President Joe Biden wins the election, the question of what to do with China will entail making difficult choices.
While President Trump-led US has been sticky about India winding down economic ties with Iran, it has exempted the Chabahar Project from sanctions, citing its strategic relevance.
Becoming a pandemic victim would surely toughen Trump’s resolve to hold China accountable. For Xi, its time to brace for impact.
The world is witnessing China’s consistent grind of expansion that doesn’t seem to stop anytime soon. But the Trump administration always finds their way to bring Jinping one step down. Mekong cooperation sounds like another Trump card.
Facing severe global criticism over the outbreak and subsequent handling of the coronavirus pandemic, Beijing’s attempt to steer the narrative with a propagandist, pandemic-themed TV drama seems to have misfired.