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Various Wiki Languages: China’s Final Warning

Looking at different language versions of Wikipedia for a certain topic (on Chinese topics, the Chinese language one is often the richest of course). Here is an example. Below I have copied the Google Translate machine translations for the Russian … Continue reading

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2022: Dagens Nyheter: PRC, Not Pelosi is Being Provocative

This editorial appeared in Sweden’s Dagens Nyheter on August 3, 2022. It is followed by a Google Translate machine translation of the Swedish Chinese affairs website article New Chinese military exercises around Taiwan after Pelosi’s visit [Nya kinesiska militärövningar runt … Continue reading

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VOA Chinese on Pelosi Visit: Is Taiwan Strait Military Showdown Imminent?

Wondering how the Voice of America was presenting the Pelosi visit to its Chinese audience, I found this article among others. If you would like to scan the other articles, you can click through to them via Google Translate. Below … Continue reading

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2020: Chinese on US vs. PRC Economy, Science, Education, Outlook for Bilateral Relations

Today I came across this set of three articles comparing the US and China in various dimensions and considering the outlook for bilateral relations. These three articles are translated below. Comparing US and PRC Statistical Indicators Re-conceptualization of Sino-US Relations … Continue reading

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2020: Lake Baikal Region: Russian Weak Point and Menace to China

Although Russia and China announced a friendship with “no limits” some articles in the Chinese press point to China’s difficult history with Russia and urge caution. An earlier article translated here brought up Russian Empire territorial gains at Qing Dynasty … Continue reading

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Huang Renwei: The U.S.-China Strategic Stalemate Phase and Its Battle Relaxation Periods

Huang Renwei makes good points about U.S. strengths and weaknesses while extrapolating a steady rise for China. What Chinese commentators sometimes miss is that the world is greater than the United States and China: other countries are also growing and … Continue reading

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2008 Liu Yawei: A John Leighton Stuart to Whom We Can’t Say Farewell

Liu Yawei: A John Leighton Stuart to Whom We Can’t Say Farewell by Liu Yawei June 8, 2022 [Editor’s Note] This article was written in December 2008. In early September 2016, the G20 Summit was held in Hangzhou. In his … Continue reading

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2022: A Wolf Warrior Refrain: Friends Get Wine, Wolves Faced with a Gun

 When friends come, there is wine; when wolves come, there are met with a hunting rifle. 朋友来了有美酒,豺狼来了是猎枪 Péngyǒu láile yǒu měijiǔ, cháiláng láile shì lièqiāng A wolf warrior refrain: the PRC ambassador to the ROK Xing Haiming used this phrase … Continue reading

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PRC Media Opinion Monitor Weekly: What Right Does the USA Have to Criticize China?

I just heard about this weekly analysis of PRC views on U.S. – China relations and made a translation.  Discouraging stuff but that is the way things are going these days. The other guy is always to blame and with the … Continue reading

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2012: “Diplomacy with Distant States and Attacking Nearby States” and Modern Diplomacy

China as a growing modern Gulliver seems to despise the plotting of nearby latter-day Lilliputians to form alliances and find support from distant states. It may be that these nearby states have learned from the failure of the Warring States … Continue reading

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