world power

Xi and Biden Show Resolve, Cool Tensions in Bali Meeting

U.S. President Joe Biden and Chinese General Secretary Xi Jinping met on Monday in Bali for their first in-person meeting since Biden took office. Buoyed by their recent political victories at home, the two leaders sought to...

Noam Chomsky: Is the World Too Big to Fail?

A recent editorial by the assistant president of the China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations noted that “the US has played the leading role in designing almost all major world mechanisms, extending the...

China to rival US as world power by 2020: survey – Noah Barkin

From Reuters via the Washington Post: The United States will lose its position as the world’s undisputed leading power over the next decade and a half, with China emerging as a formidable rival, according to a new survey from Germany’s Bertelsmann Foundation. In the survey, based on interviews of 10,250 people worldwide, 57 percent of […]

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