During his stopover in Japan earlier this month, US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced that the United States and Japan would construct a second advanced missile defense radar in Japan, drawing concern and condemnation from China. However, strategies exist to allay Chinese concerns while also bolstering regional cooperation.
It is imperative that Washington makes its position in the South China Sea clear in order to reduce the risk to the United States and its interests.
Elected by his people after the great changes sweeping across West Asia and North Africa, Morsy is the first civilian president in Egypt since it became a republic more than half a century ago. It is precisely at such a time of happiness and joy that Mohamed Morsy will pay a state visit to China, a trip that has aroused extensive attention from various circles for its profound and far-reaching importance.
It does not have to be “Quantitative Easing III (QE-III)”, or in any case QE-III can take a very different form from QE-I and QE-II. The World economy desperately needs a healthy U.S. economy and the whole World wishes the Federal Reserve Board every success.
Confucius says: “At thirty, I was already well established.” Unfortunately, the August 17th communiqué is far from being “established”. The sale of U.S. arms, until now, remains the most sensitive and the most destructive element in the bilateral relationship.
Why has Annan made this decision at this hour? Does it mean a breakup of the road toward political solution of the Syrian issue? How will the Syrian situation develop next? All these have caught the greatest concern from the general public of all countries in the world.
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