Strategic observation

Interview: Venezuelan ANC leader sees China as advancing international security

2017-09-13 05:52:50

President of Venezuela's National Constituent Assembly (ANC) Delcy Rodriguez said China was a "new leading light for humanity", and the path chosen by China was leading toward true global equality and international security. Full Story

News Analysis: More EU integration after German elections?

2017-09-13 00:40:20

Less than two weeks until federal elections in Germany on Sept. 24, experts in Brussels and the Hague agree the electoral outcome will speed up the discussion on eurozone reforms, but doubt whether it will mark the beginning of real progress towards a mor Full Story

News Analysis: As military options failed, U.S. must focus on political process, dialogue in Afghanistan

2017-09-13 00:10:05

The United States has been involved in its longest war in Afghanistan that started weeks after Sept. 11, 2001. Full Story

Feature: Montana ranchers seek partnerships to send U.S. beef into Chinese markets

2017-09-12 16:35:11

"We're very excited that China removed a ban on U.S. beef imports," said Fred Wacker, a third-generation rancher of Miles City in the northwestern U.S. state of Montana, where there're about three heads of cattle for every person. Full Story

Commentary: Sanctions alone inadequate to denuclearize Korean Peninsula

2017-09-12 08:07:22

If history provides any lessons on the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue, it is that hoping to sanction Pyongyang out of its nuclear weapons program has so far generally disappointing or barely gratifying at best. Full Story

Spotlight: With diplomacy taking a back seat, counter terrorism remains a quagmire for U.S.

2017-09-12 04:31:11

Over the last 16 years, the global terrorism landscape has evolved with the structure of terrorist groups now being more decentralized. What is unchanged, unfortunately, is a U.S. strategy with diplomacy remaining on the sidelines. Full Story

Interview: Indian scholar optimistic about BRICS next golden decade

2017-09-09 14:07:27

An Indian scholar has expressed his optimism about BRICS's next golden decade after the conclusion of the 9th summit of the five-nation bloc in Xiamen, China days ago. Full Story

Interview: BRICS contributes to economic growth, citizen welfare: Russian deputy PM

2017-09-09 10:46:42

BRICS's economic agenda is helping to build a new system for innovation, which will improve the welfare of citizens and boost economic growth of the bloc's members, Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov has said. Full Story

News Analysis: From Harvey to Irma, is this hurricane season unusual?

2017-09-09 04:35:09

The United States is preparing for the worst once again as "epic" Hurricane Irma moves towards Florida, just days after record-breaking Hurricane Harvey tore through Texas, causing dozens of deaths and billions in damage. Full Story

Interview: BRICS cooperation expected to be global growth driver -- Dell VP

2017-09-08 22:52:51

Cooperation among BRICS countries -- Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa -- will become an engine of global economic development, a senior executive of Dell has said. Full Story