Lavrov Hails China’s “Balanced Position” On War As Ukraine Asked To Give Up Territory
Lavrov Hails China’s “Balanced Position” On War As Ukraine Asked To Give Up Territory Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov hailed China’s “balanced position” on the conflict in Ukraine during a Friday meeting with Chinese special envoy Li Hui in Moscow. China has thus far resisted Western pressure to condemn Moscow, but has instead tried to present […]
Commerce Leaders from US, China Fail to Find Common Ground
U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo met with her Chinese counterpart Wang Wentao on May 25. The two traded complaints but failed to break new ground in the floundering Sino-American trade relationship. Raimondo “raised concerns” about the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) actions against U.S. companies in China, according to a statement released by the Commerce Department. […]
Most House Democrats, Eight Republicans Help Biden Shield China’s Solar Industry from U.S. Tariffs
Eight Republicans helped Democrats tank an effort to override Biden’s veto of a bipartisan plan that would have restored U.S. tariffs on China-made solar panels.
China Ambassador Pressures ‘Compatriots in the United States’ to Help ‘the Motherland’
Xie Feng, recently appointed as China’s ambassador to the United States, wrote an open letter in English to Americans of Chinese descent on Tuesday, reminding his “compatriots” that “blood is thicker than water,” so they should help their Communist “motherland” prevail over the country where they are citizens.
Top US general says Russia won’t win in Ukraine, but fight will be long and ‘bloody’
This article was originally published by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and is reprinted with permission. The top U.S. commander, General Mark Milley, has said Russia will not achieve a military victory in Ukraine, forecasting a “hard” and “bloody” fight going forward, as the Ukraine Defense Contact Group (UDCG) of countries supporting Kyiv in its fight […]
F-16s Won’t Be a Game-Changer in Ukraine, Pentagon Leaders Say
The Biden administration will allow American-made F-16s to be sent to Ukraine to help Kyiv defend its skies for years to come, but they will play no role in its pending offensive to oust Russian invaders. That point was iterated and reiterated by Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. […]