Get Ready For a New Arms Race: Why Nuclear Strategic Stability Won’t Work With China

By entering an arms control regime, China could show that it accepts the value of arms control and seeks confidence-building measures, which aids stability while demonstrating that China is a status quo power. The fact that China rejects arms control … Read More

US could cut ties with China over coronavirus, ‘save $500 billion’: Trump

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The US president has said he does not want to speak to his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping and threatened to sever ties with Beijing, as the standoff between the two countries continues. US President Donald Trump has said he might … Read More

How WHO Became China’s Coronavirus Accomplice

Beijing is pushing to become a public health superpower—and quickly found a willing international partner. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (left), the director-general of the World Health Organization, shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping before a meeting at the Great Hall … Read More

John Bolton declares China ‘responsible’ for coronavirus outbreak, says world must hold them ‘accountable’

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Former National Security Adviser John Bolton condemned China for its handling of the coronavirus outbreak and called on the rest of the world to “act” and hold … Read More

Russian Army sending hard-hit Italy coronavirus aid after Putin phone call

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered his nation’s army to deliver medical aid to Italy – the new epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic – after offering help during a Saturday phone call with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte. Preparations for the aid mission were underway Sunday at … Read More

Coronavirus: South Korea declares highest alert as infections surge

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The South Korean city of Daegu has seen the biggest increase in infections – AFP South Korea has raised its coronavirus alert to the “highest level” as confirmed case numbers keep rising. President Moon Jae-in said the country faced “a … Read More

Live Updates: Over 150 Million Chinese Are Under Coronavirus Lockdown

More than 10 percent of the country’s population faces restrictions on how often they can leave their homes. Here’s what you need to know: –Half of China’s population is facing new travel restrictions. –Japan says 500 people will be released … Read More

China sees 15K new coronavirus cases, change in counting procedure: report

The number of new coronavirus cases in China surged Thursday after 14,840 people were diagnosed with the disease that has already claimed 1,300 lives worldwide. The jump in cases comes after reports out of the country indicated that the virus may have leveled off. … Read More

Coronavirus: China accused of ‘burning bodies in secret’

World health officials, back from a visit to Beijing, expressed great concern that a dangerous new virus was spreading between people outside of China, even as the number of illnesses continue to grow dramatically inside that Asian nation. The new … Read More

China coronavirus spread is accelerating, Xi Jinping warns

The spread of a deadly new virus is accelerating, Chinese President Xi Jinping warned, after holding a special government meeting on the Lunar New Year public holiday. The country is facing a “grave situation” Mr. Xi told senior officials. The … Read More

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