Posts Tagged ‘relations’

China-Solomon Islands Relations will Change the Balance of Powers in the Pacific

In April 2022, the world learned that China and the Solomon Islands had concluded a framework security treaty allowing China to deploy its naval forces in a small but strategically important nation in Oceania, just 2,000 km off the coast of the largest state in the South Pacific, Australia. At this point, however, the Chinese […]

The Papal Public Relations Operation Behind Christopher Columbus’ Discovery Of The New World

Was there a Papal conspiracy around Christopher Columbus’ discovery of America? Is it possible that the history of the ‘discovery of America’ has been told omitting details that only now re-emerge from the past?  Read more Section:  News Premium Preview Read Later 

Hamas to restore relations with Syrian regime

Palestinian resistance group, Hamas, prepares to restore relations with the Syrian regime after a 10-year hiatus, a Palestinian source said on Tuesday, Anadolu News Agency reports. "The two sides will open a new phase in their relations in the coming period," the source, who preferred to remain unnamed, told Anadolu Agency. The source said the […]

Relations between Russia and Algeria are Developing Rapidly

Unlike Europe, Russia did not leave a colonial imprint on the Arab world. Moreover, it was Moscow that in the previous century was actively involved in decolonization, in freeing many Arab states from their previous political and economic dependence on the West, in creating their own economies and policies independent of Europe. Russian-Arab cooperation received […]

Elites Meet to Plan Your Health: The Role of the Council on Foreign Relations

The grisly Shanghai lockdown, now entering its eighth week, has forced a reckoning among members of Democratic America’s expert class—even if very few are willing to publicly admit it. Liberal media outlets like the New York Times, which depicted China’s draconian Zero Covid strategy as commendable in early 2021, are now rightly identifying the collateral […]

Turkey’s Relations with Germany are being Tested

In a recent interview with the German newspaper Die Welt, Turkish presidential spokesman İbrahim Kalın admitted that at the moment Turkey’s relations with Germany are not at the desired level. Indeed, the two partners, Berlin and Ankara, have had a lot of grievances against each other in recent years. Although Germany had been the main “defender” […]

France Tries to “Reboot” its Relations with Africa

Against the backdrop of its failing policies in Africa in recent years and barely clutching the presidency of the European Union on rotation basis, France is attempting to “reset” its relations with Africa by strengthening EU ties with the African Union. To this end, in December 2021, while presenting his EU presidency program, France’s president […]

Israel presidential visit to UAE a first as diplomatic relations grow

Israel’s president flew to the United Arab Emirates on Sunday in the first official visit by the country’s head of state, the latest sign of deepening ties between the two nations as tensions rise in the region. The UAE and Israel normalised relations in the fall of 2020, part of a series of US-brokered diplomatic […]

Relations between Palestine and Israel – Is There Light at the End of the Tunnel?

In the final days of 2021 Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestinian National Authority visited Benny Gantz, Israel’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense at his home in Rosh Ha’ayin. The previous meeting between the two men had taken place in August, in Ramallah, following which Israel announced a series of “confidence-building measures”. The […]

What Point has the Development of the Sino-Indian Relations Reached by the End of 2021?

The state of affairs in the direction of China-India of the “Greater Asian Triangle” (China-India-Japan) has no less influence on the development of the situation in the Indo-Pacific region than everything that happens in the China-Japan duo. Moreover, there has been hardly less negativity in the political component of the Sino-Indian relations of the last […]

John Ghazvinian’s historical review of Iran-America relations published

John Ghazvinian’s historical review of Iran-America relations published – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – “America and Iran: A History 1720 to the Present” by Iranian-American historian John Ghazvinian has been published in Persian. Saless, a major Tehran-based company, is the publisher of the book rendered into Persian by Saeid Kalati. In this rich, fascinating history, Ghazvinian traces […]

Sino-Japanese Relations in 2021

The development of the situation in the Indo-Pacific region, where the entire global political map of the 21st century will be increasingly determined, is significantly influenced by the state of affairs in each side of the Asian Triangle: China, India, Japan. Moreover, one should expect only an increase in this influence as the significance of […]

Armenia lifts Turkish trade ban as officials hint at a thaw in their relations

Armenia has lifted an embargo on Turkish imports and is to allow direct flights to Istanbul as the two countries prepare for talks on normalising their relations. Representatives from Turkey and Armenia are due to meet in Moscow next month as officials on both sides hinted at a thaw. The border between the two countries […]

Sanctions will cause ‘complete breakdown’ in US-Russia relations, Putin warns Biden

Vladimir Putin has warned Joe Biden there would be a complete breakdown in relations between Russia and the United States if new sanctions were imposed because of tensions in Ukraine. The Russian president said it would be a “colossal mistake” in a phone call with his US counterpart that ended early on Friday morning. The […]

Can We Expect Saudi Arabia and Israel Normalizing their Relations in the Near Future?

After Israel signed the Abraham Accords in 2020 to normalize relations with the UAE and Bahrain, and then with Morocco, whether Saudi Arabia will be next in line in this process is being actively discussed in the United States, Israel, and the Middle East in general. The intensity of such discussions increased as the Saudi […]

Exclusive: DOD ‘Workplace and Gender Relations’ Survey to Troops Has Section to Gauge Misogyny

The Department of Defense (DOD) recently sent out a survey on “workplace and gender relations” to active-duty service members that asks about their attitudes towards women, which some service members are criticizing as “inappropriate.” The roughly 40-page voluntary survey, sent out December 9 and obtained in full by Breitbart News, has a section called “Social Perceptions […]

U.S.-Saudi Relations: Old Wine, New Bottles

The Saudi Arms Deal After Saudi agents murdered Jamal Khashoggi and chopped up his body in 2018, Joe Biden said that the country’s government had to “pay the price” and be treated like the “pariah that they are.” Back then Biden was merely a presidential candidate, but now that he’s in The White House things […]

Russian-Vietnamese Relations and the Joint Fight Against the Pandemic

The history of relations between Russia and Vietnam goes back to Soviet times when the USSR supported the Vietnamese communists in their war for creating their state, the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (SRV). After that, the Soviet Union became a major partner of the SRV for many years. The common ideology, joint opposition to the […]

Russian-Indian Relations amid the “Radical Transformation of the World Order”

The visit of the Russian President Vladimir Putin to India scheduled for December 6, is poised to become a significant event which will undoubtedly have a serious impact not only on the development of the bilateral relations, but also on the ongoing “radical transformation of the world order.” Such an assessment of the upcoming trip […]

Details of the Economic Relations Between PRC and South Korea in 2021

The economic interaction between the ROK and the PRC during the reviewed period represented several overlapping trends. On the one hand, Beijing continues to act against companies involved in deploying US missile defense in South Korea. It restrains the penetration of South Korean cultural content into the country (mainly as part of the overall strategy […]

Jordan keeping door open for possible relations with Hamas: report

After senior Hamas leader, Mohammad Nazzal, joined a discussion panel in Amman, Rai Al Youm newspaper said yesterday that Jordan is keeping the door open for possible relations with the Palestinian movement. The newspaper said this was evident as a result of the inclusion of senior former and current Jordanian officials, including two former prime […]

China downgrades relations with Lithuania over Taiwan ’embassy’ spat

China reduced the level of its diplomatic relations with Lithuania to below ambassador level Sunday in retaliation for the Baltic nation allowing Taiwan, the island democracy claimed by Beijing as part of its territory, to open a representative office. China earlier expelled the Lithuanian ambassador, reflecting its intense sensitivity over the status of Taiwan, which […]

New Paradigm of US Foreign Policy and Relations with Russia: Valdai Club Analytics

NOVEMBER 17, 2021 https://valdaiclub.com/a/highlights/new-paradigm-of-us-foreign-policy/ US foreign policy is by no means becoming less ideological. Liberal ideology in its newest left-liberal form is turning from a means of expansion into an instrument for consolidating the “collective West”, defining “us and them” and splitting the international community into opposing blocs, writes Valdai Club expert Dmitry Suslov. US foreign policy […]

 Will the Military Industrial Complex Permit Good Relations Between the U.S. and China?

November 16, 2021 British and Australian armies’ veteran, former deputy head of the UN military mission in Kashmir and Australian defense attaché in Pakistan Brian Cloughley The world would benefit enormously if Joe Biden terminated its ascent by coming to terms with China and Russia, Brian Cloughley writes. At the recent semi-successful United Nations COP26 […]

Wang Yi’s visit to Seoul and Other Aspects of Relations between China and South Korea

Unlike the relationship between China and North Korea, which demonstrates a long-standing traditional friendship, the situation with South Korea is more complicated. On the one hand, high-ranking officials of China openly criticize the policy of the ROK, thereby Seoul periodically starts to claim Beijing’s interference in the internal affairs of the country. Thus, on June […]

Biden and Xi meet virtually to try to bridge chasm in US-China relations

President Joe Biden opened his virtual meeting with China’s Xi Jinping on Monday by saying the goal of the two world leaders should be to ensure that competition between the two superpowers “does not veer into conflict.” Xi greeted the U.S. president as his “old friend” and echoed Biden’s cordial tone in his own opening […]

The Economic Dimension of China-North Korea Relations

Much of the talk about how long the DPRK regime will last under sanctions and the country’s “self-isolation” in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic is rooted in the question of what role Beijing will play in supporting Pyongyang. In 2019, China accounted for about 95 per cent of North Korea’s total trade, according to […]

Nicaragua Has A Public Relations Problem

Not a Democracy Problem. Managua, Nicaragua – US President Joe Biden hectored Nicaragua about their November 7 elections accusing them of “a pantomime election that was neither free nor fair, and most certainly not democratic.” Three days earlier, the US lavished a $650mil arms deal on Saudi Arabia, a monarchy where they don’t even pretend […]

Taliban spokesman on rising ISIS threat, & relations with US, China & Iran

October 28, 2021 Description: In a recent extended interview with RT Arabic, Taliban spokesman Mohammad Naeem commented on the adequacy of the Taliban’s internal security measures following concerns of a rising ISIS threat; relations with neighboring states and the international community (including the US, China and Iran); the makeup of the new Afghani government; and […]

US Tries to Persaude Saudi Arabia to Normalize Relations with Israel

While it is impossible to make at least any positive dynamics on the Israeli-Palestinian track, President Joe Biden Administration has recently been actively seeking to expand the Abraham Accords to confirm its still remaining, albeit small, influence in the Middle East. To that end, Washington has been pushing hard in recent months for Saudi Arabia […]

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