There have been no major powers in history which were so interdependent as Beijing and Washington. This implies Sino-US ties could follow the path of Thucydides' Trap, but could also possibly head to another direction.
We have come to learn during the past two years that we can no longer count on the support of the United States. We can and must identify new trading partners and China is an excellent choice. I even think that Canada should allow China's Huawei to invest in 5G technology and that the offer by a Chinese company to buy Aecon Group should have been approved.
What is US leaders' attitude toward the historical lessons of clashes between rising and established powers? Will the US learn to accept China getting strong eventually?
Where does this leave the government, and indeed the UK as a whole? There must still be a vote on May's Brexit deal, for which all signs are there still isn't a majority.
It is the US government that shall abandon old mentality to regard African countries as its own sphere of interest and expel others. African nations shall not be forced back to the era of bloody strategic competitions between the US and the Soviet Union.
History is re-examined and revaluated for its own sake. The new Silk Road is a “Silk Road Economic Belt”.
Instead of questioning the celebration of foreign festivals as blind worship of other traditions, a better choice could be encouraging parents to try harder to dig up more values of traditional Chinese festivals, preserving old ways of celebrating them while developing more interesting methods to attract our children to them.
Apprehensive about a major revenue source drying up, some colleges have started to prepare for the worst.
Meng's case is a typical example of political issues made to look like legal ones. The best way to settle it is through both legal and diplomatic means.
Why did Macon axe ISF when he came to power?
Some films are empty but there are good films left and the potential for more stunning creativity in the future is worth the wait.
China-US relations have never been free of conflicts and struggles.
If Kramp-Karrenbauer succeeds Merkel as chancellor in 2021, her administration is likely to face huge political constraints from within her party, like what Merkel faced in the early days of her rule. That would make it hard for Kramp-Karrenbauer to break new diplomatic ground in foreign relations, including ties between China and Germany.
Many people will not ever think of these resources in purely economic terms. But now in this increasingly money-driven world, people may only pay attention if an issue is couched in dollars and cents.
The concerns of local people on the impact that globalization had on jobs, income, social security, etc have intensified, making them susceptible to policy changes. Hence, any new proposals of the government are likely to increase discontent and drive protests.
The Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act is another US instrument to interfere in China's domestic affairs under the name of “human rights”.
Building on examples from China and other countries, more localized support is essential for growing trees, market linkages and investment in forest communities.
Canada has a special place in the subtle trilateral relationship among China, the US and Canada.