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‘The time for quiet diplomacy is over’
Political scientist Angela Stanzel supports Pelosi's visit in principle: Such visits send a clear signal that the USA continues to stand firmly by Taiwan's side. Nevertheless, she also sees the action as a "PR show" for Pelosi, which could still have consequences if the military makes a fatal mistake. Michael Radunski spoke with Stanzel. continue reading →
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Pelosi’s play with fire
Nancy Pelosi will probably travel to Taiwan after all. This puts pressure on all parties involved: Neither the United States nor China can escape from this dispute without losing face. The lingering question is: What does Pelosi want in Taiwan? continue reading →
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by Michael Radunski
USA wants to isolate chip production in China
The United States is considering limiting cooperation with Chinese memory chip manufacturers. This was reported by Reuters, citing four people familiar with the matter. This is said to be an attempt to stop the progress of the Chinese semiconductor sector and protect US companies. Specifically, the plan is to stop the supply of US equipment […] continue reading →
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by Michael Radunski
Widodo offers Xi foreign policy support
Xi Jinping receives a foreign head of state in China for the first time since the Winter Olympics. The meeting with Indonesia's President Joko Widodo is a strategic move – on both sides. continue reading →
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Wang: South China Sea not ‘a fighting arena’
China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi has indirectly urged the US to stay out of the South China Sea. The South China Sea is not a “safari park” for countries outside the region or a “fighting arena” for major powers to compete in, Wang said on Monday at a virtual seminar commemorating the 20th anniversary of […] continue reading →
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Dangerous rigor over Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan
Disputes over Taiwan are nothing new. But the dispute over Nancy Pelosi's possible trip reveals a new, disturbing dimension. China is even considering deploying its armed forces. The US military is concerned. continue reading →
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by Michael Radunski
Invitation to meeting with Xi
According to a report, European leaders have been invited to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing in November. This was reported by the South China Morning Post newspaper on Monday. According to SCMP, the invitation is said to have been sent to German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, French President Emmanuel Macron, Italian Prime Minister Mario […] continue reading →
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USA wants to reduce its dependence on China
The US wants to reduce its dependence on China for key import goods such as rare earth elements or solar cells. US Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen said this on Monday during her visit to South Korea. To this end, she will work to strengthen trade ties with South Korea and other trusted allies, […] continue reading →
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by Michael Radunski
Stellantis ends Jeep production in China
The Stellantis automotive group is discontinuing production of the Jeep in China. With this, the Opel parent company is ending a twelve-year joint venture with GAC Group. In a statement on Monday, Stellantis cited the failure to obtain a majority stake in the joint venture with Guangzhou Automobile Group as the reason. “Stellantis intends to […] continue reading →
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by Michael Radunski