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There is a risk of a 'great fracture' between the US and China. But unlike the Cold War, so far, no one has brandished a shoe at the General Assembly.
Plot twists in the TikTok saga continue to emerge daily, with a proposed deal to secure its future in the US now in doubt. Here's what it means for TikTok users — and for geopolitics.
A confrontation on the India-China border this week saw shots fired for the first time in 45 years.
It is tempting to look back to the Cold War to make sense of current US-China relations. But we are in unchartered waters — and need a better understanding where this competition is heading.
We have become very China-centric in our strategic thinking — and this could be to our detriment. We need to pay more attention to Beijing's deepening defence ties with Russia.
U.S. President Donald Trump waves a Vietnam flag as he meets with Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, waving an American flag, in Hanoi in February 2019.
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Despite the racial unrest that has rocked the U.S. for months, President Donald Trump finds support among some racialized communities, including Vietnamese Americans. Why?
The power vacuum in world leadership means New Zealand and other small states will have to create a new rules-based international order.
In this June 2019 photo, U.S. President Donald Trump poses for a photo with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka, western Japan.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government seems helpless and confused on how to manage the tensions between the United States and China after being caught in the conflict's crosshairs.
European Council President Charles Michel (R) and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen speak as they attend a news conference following a virtual summit with Chinese President in Brussels, on June 22, 2020.
Long lenient toward China, Europeans have recently taken a firmer approach. Beijing's conduct during the Covid-19 pandemic and its general intransigence have had a lot to do with this.
Xu Zhangrun has grown increasingly critical of President Xi Jinping in a series of essays in the past few years and recently taken aim at the Communist Party leadership's response to coronavirus.
Australian national Karm Gilespie, who has been sentenced to death in China for drug smuggling.
The death sentence handed down to Australian Karm Gilespie in China sends a clear message: Beijing will use its legal system to warn off other nations from challenging its government.
Chinese President Xi Jinping (right) shakes hands with French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian in Beijing on November 6, 2019. Also present is Élisabeth Borne, Minister of the Ecological and Inclusive Transition (left).
China’s attempts to promote its actions and model of governance while discrediting the EU are not a short-term response to the pandemic, but part of a long-term strategy to build its international power.
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Relations between the two nuclear states were already tense before China and India skirmished in the Galwan River Valley. There is no simple path ahead for India's leader.
Friendlier times: Xi Jinping and Donald Trump in Beijing in 2017.
Why a new Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China of MPs from 11 countries is a step in the right direction.
President Xi Jinping enters China’s National People’s Congress on May 22.
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As China recovers, its success in containing COVID-19 is being put down to the devotion and solidarity of the people.
It's not just the coronavirus that is upping the ante, but tensions over Huawei and other technologies that are threatening to create a new cold war. And Australia will be caught in the middle.
Under Xi Jinping, China has tied its national rejuvenation to an aggressive diplomatic stance toward the world. This may come at a cost economically, but politics is paramount in Xi's new China.
Wuhan: questions remain over China’s initial response to the coronavirus.
The WHO's legitimacy is at stake – it must answer tough questions on whether it kow-towed to China.
Both countries could dial back the rhetoric against one another. But neither Donald Trump nor Xi Jinping has much to gain domestically in doing so.
China has embarked on ambitious reforms to modernise the People's Liberation Army to be able to defeat the US in a potential conflict. But many challenges remain.