US, India avoid stumble on rights issue even as Blinken sends message to China by meeting Dalai Lama’s aide
USA-CHINA/US congressmen reach back into Cold War armoury to respond to China
Since then, dome shelters have been erected over at least 14 silos and soil cleared in preparation for the construction of another 19 silos. The grid-like outline of the entire complex indicates that it may eventually include approximately 110 silos, the FAS report said.
An American researcher has discovered a second new nuclear facility with 110 silos in China that analysts say points to Beijing’s coming of age as an atomic superpower on par with US and Russia, while countering India’s own “rapid” expansion of its arsenal.
Hours after the latest sanctions announced by China targeting several American citizens, the US said it is “undeterred” and added that it is “fully committed” to implementing all relevant Washington sanctions authorities.
The US Justice Department on Thursday accused a prosecutor employed by the Chinese government of traveling to the United States to direct a harassment campaign aimed at bullying Chinese residents to return home to face criminal charges.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/WHO-USA (UPDATE 1, PIX)UPDATE 1-White House disappointed by China rejecting COVID origin probe plan
US deputy secretary of state Wendy R Sherman will travel to China next week as part of the country’s ongoing effort to hold candid exchanges with Chinese officials to responsibly manage the “incredibly consequential bilateral relationship”.
In a US Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing, Air Force Deputy Chief of Staff for Planning and Programs Lt. Gen. David Nahom told Congress said, “The threat is accelerating much more than we thought back in 2018,”
Sherman will meet Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and others in the northeastern city of Tianjin on Sunday as part of her current trip to Asia, which also is taking her to Japan, South Korea and Mongolia. She’ll later visit Oman.
A teenager who says he’s a US permanent resident and his fiancée are once again on the run from the threat of extradition to their homeland, China, in a sign of Beijing’s lengthening reach over perceived dissidents abroad.
The United States and Germany are key NATO allies, but the relationship suffered under former President Donald Trump. Biden and Merkel have known and worked with each other for years. Both vowed to strengthen the ties between the two countries going forward.
They also disagree over the wisdom of partnering with China on business projects, restrictions on travel to the United States from Europe and Germany’s opposition to temporary patent waivers aimed at speeding Covid-19 vaccine production.
President Joe Biden has nominated Los Angeles mayor and climate advocate Eric Garcetti to be the US ambassador to India, a country Washington sees as a key partner in its effort to push back against China’s expanding power and influence. Garcetti, a Biden loyalist who co-chaired the successful Biden-Harris 2020 election campaign, has served as …
The United States of America spent its 245th birthday on Sunday assailed by doubts about its past, present, and future even as the nation founded on high ideals returned to near post-pandemic normalcy and celebrated its Independence Day with the usual binges — fireworks (mostly made in China), barbecues, and holiday travel.
A spokesman said on Friday the panel would consider its consideration of the Ensuring American Global Leadership and Engagement Act, or Eagle Act, on July 12 after marathon discussion of the measure on Wednesday and Thursday, but no vote.