Western strategists have expressed widespread concern that Chinese leaders will promote the Chinese model of development as an alternative to Western democracy. In fact, the China model works only under severely constrained circumstances and so far, Chinese leaders seem to understand that.
Since its establishment in 2001, the SCO has taken strides in facilitating cooperation in various fields. The organization now has eight members, four observer states and six dialogue partners.
Kiron Skinner, the director of policy planning at the US State Department, named racial discomfort as a factor at play in the emerging geopolitical contest between the United States and China.
Cambodia has suffered from the widespread public perception both at home and abroad of being a vassal or client state of China. Such wrong perception was driven by some Western media and exacerbated by the opposition leaders.
The mass shootings at two mosques in New Zealand sent shock waves around the world and widespread condemnation of white supremacy was heard in Western society. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Saturday that “our gun laws will change”.
In many cases, human rights defenders only focus on political rights and forget about massive violations of economic and social rights by governments and also corporations.
There is growing anxiety about the increased Chinese footprint in South Asia and Africa within the strategic community in the West and India.
Relying on the west will not contribute to Iran’s scientific growth, says Khamenei.
Singapore, as chairman of Asean, is convening a Southeast Asia Counter-Terrorism Symposium this week.
The New York Times’s opinion desk published a scathing op-ed by an anonymous senior official in the Trump administration on September 5 which called the US president amoral.
The West is acting as a judge and executioner in the case of Skripal, Russians say.
China’s President Xi Jinping is determined to defy the trend-line of Western history and preserve a Leninist state for the long term.
Amitav Acharya argues that the liberal order is a club of the West that is fundamentally self-serving.
China expresses its full support for the upcoming national election.
The World Cup kicks off in Russia in a month’s time with the hosts at loggerheads with the West.
It goes without saying that a number of Western countries are in the business of regime change. It is usually the same Western countries engaging in regime change and for the sake of simplicity I would like to call this group of Western countries “The West”.
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s popularity at home is a mystery to many in the West and he seems, at present, invulnerable in spite of declining incomes and rising prices. John Lloyd tries to explain this enigma.
Putin basks in his biggest ever election victory, extending his rule over the Russian Federation for another six years.