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The nomination of Annalena Baerbock as the first candidate for chancellor of the Greens of Germany shows the party’s ambitions to shake up a frozen political scene in the general elections in September. The political ascendancy of the Greens seems unstoppable. No government coalition now seems plausible without them, while Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union, …

Robert Zoellick, former White House deputy chief of staff under President George HW Bush, said that “history may offer ideas of how to do better. Zoellick sat down on Zoom on Wednesday evening for a conversation with Chancellor Emeritus Mark Nordenberg about history and foreign policy and how they interact in his new book, “America …

(MENAFN – Daily Outlook Afghanistan) Unfortunately, the chaos of the free market still puts pressure on people during Eid days, New Years Day, Ramadan month, winter season and other events . Now, on the eve of the holy month of Ramadan, the Afghan people expect such condition and therefore try to buy things before the …

Thursday March 11, 2021 5:57 PM ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s imports jumped to US $ 1,592 million in January 2021, with credit and economic activity picking up to their highest levels since a coronavirus slashed tourism revenues from around February 2020, according to reports. official data. Sri Lanka’s imports were up from US $ 1,527 …

Biden’s provisional advice isn’t an NSS, but it sort of is. The fact that they released it less than six weeks after the inauguration is a legitimately impressive feat, especially given the “slow and steady” vibe that surrounds this administration. To use an educational metaphor, it’s like a student is assigned a scheduled term assignment …

This is the reality that Joe Biden’s administration must now keep in mind when shaping its own Chinese policy. As political science professor Minxin Pei recently said at a meeting of the Council on Foreign Relations, China’s foreign policy stance towards the United States rests on three things: Perceived American decline , perceived opportunities for …

Years ago in Beijing, I interviewed the CEO of a European cleantech company that was then a market leader in China. I asked the leader how he saw the business moving forward, and he said he felt optimistic – the company would be in fourth place in the next five years. I was surprised. Why …

China likes to boast that it is home to a market of 1.4 billion consumers, and it frequently uses this statistic to lure Taiwan and other countries into its poisoned embrace. Time and time again, Beijing has used a “cultivate, trap, kill” strategy. It involves using the attractiveness of the market to attract foreign investment …

In a speech Wednesday by Secretary of State Anthony Blinken and an accompanying national security strategy document, the Biden administration signaled the administration’s continued and escalating “big power competition” Trump with Russia and China. But to an even greater extent than its predecessor, the Biden administration points to China as America’s greatest adversary and the …

A dump truck hauls raw ore inside the pit of the Mountain Pass mine, operated by MP Materials, in Mountain Pass, California, United States on Friday, June 7, 2019. America’s sole producer of rare earths, MP Materials, has shipped all of its products. production from the Mountain Pass mine in California to China because there …