Tag: Belt and Road

Pakistan: The Global Pivot State

Pakistan’s promising economic potential, international connectivity capabilities, and unparalleled geostrategic location combine with its world-class military and proven diplomatic finesse over the decades to turn the South Asian country into the global pivot state of the 21st century. As astounding as it may sound to most observers, the global pivot […]

China Pivots to High Quality Innovation and Production Model While Maintaining Economic Growth

Many were expecting literal economic growing pains for China in 2018 for a number of reasons. First of all, as China intensifies its pivot away from traditional models of mass production and towards a model emphasising high quality goods, innovation, technology and new nationally generated patents, it was thought that […]

Do You Really Think America Would be Launching a War on Huawei if Ronald Reagan Were President?

During the 1980 Presidential election in the United States, former California Governor and Hollywood actor Ronald Reagan ran a campaign advertisement in which a narrator asked the audience whether various global events which allegedly humiliated the United States would have happened if Reagan rather than his opponent Jimmy Carter were […]

Mahathir Recounts Malaysia’s Historically Warm Ties to China – Warns of European Aggression

Long before the Federation of Malaya gained independence from the British Empire in 1957, the territories comprising modern Malaysia had a long, fruitful and peaceful relationship with multiple Chinese states. In keeping with China’s friendly trading ties with the majority of south east Asian sovereign entities throughout the centuries, Malaysia’s predecessor […]

China’s State Councilor And Foreign Minister is Optimistic About China-US Relations in 2019

While Chinese media continues to collectively reflect on the dawning of 2019 as the year which marks the 40th anniversary of modern China-US diplomatic relations, American media has largely been silent in respect of marking an occasion which in hindsight established relations between the world’s two largest economies. When China […]