A China-India Clash Would Be Xi Jinping’s Grand Mistake

President Xi Jinping has moved forward with his plans to strip Hong Kong of its separate status and impose the primacy of Chinese communist rule on the former British territory. Xi’s action highlights China’s fundamental dishonesty and should give all states pause in trusting any agreement with the People’s Republic of China given that this was not a simple political deal but a formal Sino-British treaty ratified by both governments in which both agreed to allow Hong Kong to govern itself for 50 years, the basis of the so-called, “One…

Scale-up battle preparedness, Xi Jinping tells Chinese military

BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday ordered the military to scale up the battle preparedness, visualising worst-case scenarios and asked them to resolutely defend the country’s sovereignty. Xi, 66 who is also the General Secretary of the ruling Communist Party of China (CPC) and head of the two-million-strong military with prospects of lifelong tenure in power, made the remarks while attending a plenary meeting of the delegation of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) and People’s Armed Police Force during the current parliament session being held here. Xi ordered the…

Scale-up battle preparedness, Xi tells Chinese military : The Tribune India

Beijing, May 26 Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday ordered the military to scale up the battle preparedness, visualising the worst-case scenarios and asked them to resolutely defend the country’s sovereignty. Xi, 66, who is also the General Secretary of the ruling Communist Party of China (CPC) and head of the two-million-strong military with prospects of lifelong tenure in power, made the remarks while attending a plenary meeting of the delegation of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) and People’s Armed Police Force during the current parliament session being held here.…

How Xi Jinping’s opposition stacks against him – analysis

There is growing turbulence in the political atmosphere in China. With the “Big Two” — as the plenary meetings of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) and the National People’s Congress (NPC) are known — scheduled for May 21 and 22 respectively, opposition to Chinese President Xi Jinping is visibly increasing. The CPPCC and NPC plenums, held in Beijing each March but delayed this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, will have almost 7,000 deputies and officials from across the country gathered to discuss and approve laws, the national…

India’s Taiwan gamble and Xi Jinping’s legacy, Opinions & Blogs News

Come May 22, India will assume the lead position at the first meeting of the WHO executive board at World Health Assembly conference. Being the first global congregation of WHO after the outbreak of COVID-19, this event has for obvious reasons garnered great significance. For India, along with curating a global response to the pandemic, what has become a bigger policy question is whether or not to include Taiwan in the executive body.  The relentless pursuance of US and Australia in the matter has put India under the spot. Its…

World War 3 news: US would lose Pacific war with Xi Jinping China | World | News

Tensions between America and China have surged recently over Beijing’s handling of coronavirus, trade, the status of Taiwan and control of the South China Sea. An American defence source revealed the results of Pentagon war games with China to The Times. The exercises found every US carrier battle group or base in the Indo-Pacific region is now vulnerable to Chinese strikes. These include the American base on the island of Guam, a major base for US strategic bombers. Speaking to the paper the source said US carrier groups couldn’t confront…

Xi Jinping: It’s getting heated at the LAC: Why China’s army is testing the calm waters of Pangong lake

Indian and Chinese soldiers jointly celebrate the New Year 2019&nbsp | &nbspPhoto Credit:&nbspPTI Key Highlights The full version of events continues to be sketchy, but media reports say that several soldiers on both sides were injured in two separate incidents in Ladakh and Sikkim last week The incidents took place in Sikkim’s Naku La sector and near Ladakh’s stunning Pangong Tso lake The two sides exchanged blows, and two Indian Army officers were among those injured in Ladakh The aggressive face-off between Indian and Chinese troops…

The 2 Chinas of Deng and Xi

The 2 Chinas of Deng and Xi China is not a superpower, nor will she ever seek to be one. What is a supewpower? A superpower is an imperialist country which everywhere subjects other countries to its aggression,  interference, control, subversion or plunder and strives for world hegemony. If capitalism is restored in a big socialist country, it will inevitably become a superpower. The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution which has been carried out in China in recent years, and the campaign criticizing Lin Piao and Confucius now underway throughout…

Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin are the big losers from this pandemic

Autocrats are not immune. Coronavirus is a globalist — what a former British prime minister called “a citizen of nowhere”. Blind to national frontiers, it is equally heedless of the nature of political systems. Democracy is no protection. Nor equally is tyranny. A fashionable narrative says the pandemic marks another turn of the ratchet towards authoritarianism. Despots are seizing on the global emergency to harden repression at home and advance their interests abroad. Technology is being harnessed to surveillance. The leaders of the world’s liberal democracies are left to confront…