A new international body of academics and political activists has warned the world against sliding into a new Cold War, as the hostile rhetoric between the U.S. and China continues to ramp up.The abrupt closure of China's consulate in Houston, followed by the U.S. consulate being shut in Chengdu are the latest incidents in a rapidly escalating conflict between the two superpowers.
Experts from around the world said that the United States government's aggressive statements and actions toward China pose a threat to world peace. They said the potential for a Cold War waged against China, which could continue for years, is against humanity's interests. The comments came during an online panel discussion in London on Saturday, No to the New Cold War, which featured leading analysts from China, the US, Britain, India, Canada, Venezuela and Brazil.
On July 25th, an international meeting in Opposition to the US-led New Cold War on China organized by scholars and activists from 48 countries voluntarily was broadcast live on Zoom, Facebook and YouTube simultaneously. The joint statement with 14-language version of "A New Cold War against China is against the interests of humanity" has attracted great attention from the international community. The event brought together 17 well-known scholars and opinion leaders from China, the United States, the United Kingdom, India, Russia, Canada, Venezuela, Brazil and other countries to participate in the speech. As the only Chinese think tank scholar invited to speak, Wang Wen, executive dean of the Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China(RDCY), believes that the next 3 months is a high-risk period for China-US relations. The Trump administration can do everything to win the election. John Ross, a senior researcher at Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Ren
On the evening of July 10, Professor Wang Wen, the Executive Dean of the Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China (RDCY) and the Deputy Dean and Professor of Silk Road School, Renmin University of China, gave an English lecture on The Seventh Year of One Belt and One Road: Assessment and Prospects to the teachers and students of University of Chinese Academy of Sciences. The lecture was sponsored by the Joint Party Committee of International Education, Sino-Danish College, and International College, and Prof. Hu Zhengyi, Secretary of the Party Committee of International Education, presided over the event. A total of more than 100 Chinese and foreign students and teachers attended the lecture.
CGTN Dialogue cited RDCY Twitter on US policies toward Huawei on July 17. This is a transaltion from Wang Yi's Speech on July 9, Stay on the Right Track and Keep Pace with the Times to Ensure the Right Direction for China-US Relations --Remarks by State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi at China-US Think Tanks Media Forum. And the cited comment is as follows: Its suspicion about China, totally uncalled-for, has reached a point of paranoia. It seems as if every Chinese investment is politically driven, every Chinese student is a spy, and every cooperation initiative is a scheme with hidden agenda.
On July 15, 2020, the official website of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) reported on the China-Russia Think Tank Online Dialogue on the evening of July 13, and cited Wang Wen's view, the executive dean of Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China. The following are his opinions and full report.