China’s CGTN: “The Point with Liu Xin” – On Sweden and Finland joining NATO

China’s CGTN: “The Point with Liu Xin” – On Sweden and Finland joining NATO

May 20, 2022 A 30 mins panel discussion led by Ms Liu Xin, a very important TV personality known to CGTN’s 150 million viewers because of her program “The Point”. CGTN stands for China Global Television Network – more about it here. And here is its YouTube Channel. The participants in this edition of “The […]

Martin Jacques: India’s distancing from US over Ukraine crisis has deeper implications

Martin Jacques: India’s distancing from US over Ukraine crisis has deeper implications

Photo: GT Martin Jacques April 16, 2022 The overwhelming assumption in the West is that the world, with a few exceptions, is strongly opposed to Russia’s military actions in Ukraine. The West itself, including the great majority of Europe, seems to be of one voice in its condemnation. But worldwide the picture is rather more […]

Jan Oberg: Ukraine, US bases in Denmark and Xinjiang

Jan Oberg: Ukraine, US bases in Denmark and Xinjiang

March 2, 2022 No, these three themes are not directly related to each other, except that they were suggested to me by Michelle Rasmussen of the Schiller Institute in Denmark when she kindly invited me to participate in a longer interview. If you prefer, you may also listen to it as podcast and read it […]

Alex Lo: How Xi Jinping became the real-life Dr Evil through the mainstream Western media

Alex Lo: How Xi Jinping became the real-life Dr Evil through the mainstream Western media

Cartoon printed by The Japan Times Alex Lo February 18, 2022 Endless negative news stories and opinion pieces about how bad China is in almost every way are bound to shape public perception. Almost nine in 10 Americans (89 per cent) consider China a competitor or enemy, rather than a partner, according to the authoritative […]

Michael Klare: Welcome to US Military Containment and Cold War on China

Michael Klare: Welcome to US Military Containment and Cold War on China

None Dare Call It “Encirclement” Washington Tightens the Noose around China Michael Klare January 17, 2022 Since he published “War Without End: American Planning for the Next Vietnams” in 1972, Michael Klare has established himself as one of the world’s leading experts on US military foreign policy, warfare, weapons, military intervention, energy policies and the […]

Joint Article by Chinese and Russian Ambassadors: Respecting People’s Democratic Rights

Joint Article by Chinese and Russian Ambassadors: Respecting People’s Democratic Rights

The embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the United States of America 10 December 2021 This Joint Article was published on ”The National Interest”. Qin Gang is the Chinese Ambassador to the United States. Anatoly Antonov is the Russian Ambassador to the United States. We publish it here on The Transnational because we believe it is a historic document both because of China-Russia cooperation which is increasing rapidly and because it makes […]

Josef G. Mahoney: U.S. should have disinvited itself from its ‘Summit for Democracy’

Josef G. Mahoney: U.S. should have disinvited itself from its ‘Summit for Democracy’

The United States Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., U.S. /Getty By Josef Gregory Mahoney December 15, 2021 Editor’s note: Josef Gregory Mahoney is a professor of politics at East China Normal University in Shanghai. The article reflects the author’s opinions and not necessarily the views of CGTN. There has been an active debate among American scholars […]

Jan Oberg: Analyses and opinion pieces for China Daily & other Chinese media

Jan Oberg: Analyses and opinion pieces for China Daily & other Chinese media

December 6, 2021 I’m happy to announce that from December 2021, I serve as a monthly contributor to China Daily. It has more than 52 million clicks online daily and about 40 million followers on social media – according to the latest (2016) data. It serves more than 330 million readers all over the world […]

Will China Bring an End to Democracy?

Will China Bring an End to Democracy?

Photo © Jan Oberg “Boy Looking Back” – 2018 Charles Hampden-Turner, Peter Peverelli and Fons Trompenaars November 23, 2021 This is Chapter 9 of a new book “Has China Devised a Superior Path to Wealth Creation? The Role of Secular Values” by three leading experts on China, cultural dimensions of societies and culture for business. […]

Leung Wing-Fai: Perceptions of the East – “Yellow Peril: An Archive of Anti-Asian Fear”

Leung Wing-Fai: Perceptions of the East – “Yellow Peril: An Archive of Anti-Asian Fear”

By Leung Wing-Fai November 16, 2021 Review: Fascination mixed with fear is how many in the West culturally construct the East Apocalyptic pollution, “Asian” flu, unfettered economic growth, boot camps for internet addiction, hacker attacks on western businesses and governments:– there is no shortage of fascination mixed with fear directed towards the culturally constructed East. Yellow […]

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