The 17th Annual Meeting of the Valdai Discussion Club will be held in Moscow from 20 to 22 October 2020. This year's theme is “The Lessons of the Pandemic and the New Agenda: How to Turn the World Crisis Into an Opportunity for the World.”
U.S. Presidential Posture Toward China During and After the US Post-Election
Recently, I went back to Lanzhou, capital of Northwest China's Gansu Province, where I studied years ago as a graduate, to give lectures, and I found the city to be breathtakingly beautiful. It is located at the center of China's geographical map with the Yellow River passing through it. One day, I looked far along the north bank of the Yellow River, and the scenery was no less than Budapest on the Danube.
The balance of power has been shifting all the time, especially between the major powers. And it has been obvious that it picked up speed in the past 20 years, especially in the last 20 years. Broadly speaking, what we've called “the great convergence” has been the historical hallmark of the second part of the last century and also the first two decades of this century.
China's foreign trade rose to record high in Q3
Turkey aligned with Azerbaijan, no formal ties to Armenia
An International Meeting in Opposition to the US-led New Cold War on China will be hold on July 25th (Friday) 19:00 (Beijing time, UTC+8). This event will see some leading analysts from China, the US, Britain, India, Russia, Canada, Venezuela and Brazil come together to discuss how to counter the New Cold War. And Wang Wen, the executive dean of Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China(RDCY), and John Ross, the Senior Fellow of Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China(RDCY) will attend. The video is photoed by John Ross for the event.