U.S. President Joe Biden will gather 111 world leaders in a virtual meeting dubbed the Summit for Democracy, in what Washington hopes will be a boost for global democracy threatened by an increase in authoritarian rulers.
Biden will deliver opening...
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Sino-American War, Asia
Chinese and American leaders should remember the costs of the first Sino-American conflict.
Here's What You Need to Remember: The most important legacy of the first Sino-American War is the enduring...
China Evergrande centre in Wanchai.Marc Fernandes/NurPhoto via Getty Images
China Evergrande's overseas bonds are officially in default, Fitch said on Thursday.
Fitch cut the property developer's debt further into junk territory after it...
China currently maintains a single overseas naval base in the nation of Djibouti, located on the “Horn of Africa” at the Bab-el-Mandeb Strait, which separates the Gulf of Aden from the Red Sea.
The United States is...
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However, it is not clear just how effective these new anti-submarine technologies would be against upgraded, high-tech, Virginia-class attack submarines equipped with new quieting technologies and stealth coating...
People's Liberation Army, China
China's few veterans with combat experience are expected to retire in the next few years, leaving it without any firsthand experience at war.
Here's What You Need to Know: Today the U.S. military...
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Chinese spokesperson Zhao Lijian speaks at a daily media briefing in 2020.Greg Baker/AFP via Getty Images
A Chinese spokesperson railed against the US' diplomatic boycott of the Winter Olympics.
The US had announced the boycott in response to...
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China threatened the United States over their diplomatic boycott against the Beijing 2022 Olympics.
White House press secretary Jen Psaki announced Monday that U.S. diplomats would not be attending the Olympics over China's "ongoing genocide and...
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"The Problem Is Getting Worse" - China Sees New Marriages Fall To Lowest Level In 13 Years
Back in April, we reported that the Chinese government had just documented its first decline in its massive population since the Communists...
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Taiwan’s ability to protect itself from Chinese military threats requires the island to quickly develop asymmetric defenses that could include deployments of cruise missiles and naval mines, Assistant Defense Secretary for...
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Where Is China Going?
Authored by Bill Blain via MorningPorridge.com,
“When the winds of change blow, some build walls while others build windmills..”
Evergrande will default, but the Chinese economy will probably avoid a property...
China Could Cause The Next Massive Crash In Oil Prices
Authored by Simon Watkins via OilPrice.com,
China has been one of the main drivers of the 2000-2014 commodities supercycle
Slower economic growth and a huge debt bubble pose...
Chinese Navy, Asia
The new Chinese ships are armed with rocket-propelled torpedoes, operate sub-hunting helicopters and advanced sonar systems.
China has now already built eight new Type 055 stealthy destroyers, a class of...
OTTAWA — Canada is joining the United States and other western countries in declaring a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Olympics.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Wednesday that Canada will ban government officials from attending...
Related topics: Canada, Beijing, Ottawa
From a decision by arbitrator Stephen F. Befort in Peterson v. Indep. School. Dist. No. 244, Chisago Lakes handed down Sept. 21 but posted a few weeks ago on Westlaw (see also this article in the Chisago County Press [Jeff Norton]):
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One of the surprises to come out of COP26 was the U.S.-China joint declaration on enhancing climate action through the 2020s. Although the declaration lacked details, it offers a positive sign of progress toward curbing global greenhouse gas...
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Gordon Johnson: Tesla Just Posted Its Second Straight Sequential Decline In Shanghai Sales Numbers
Gordon Johnson of GLJ Research is out with a note on Wednesday morning stating that Tesla missed the consensus estimate of 57,800 sales...
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Chinese Military, Asia
Watch out Taiwan.
Here's What You Need to Remember: Today, China has developed the means to neutralize many, if not most, of Taiwan’s defensive advantages.
Over the past decade, virtually every aspect of...
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