Category: Xi Jinping

Biden warns Xi Jinping about China’s ongoing support for Russia amid Ukraine war

Xi Jinping and Joe Biden. Getty Images US President Joe Biden and China’s leader Xi Jinping spoke in a Tuesday phone call. The leaders discussed global conflicts, including China’s support for Russia amid the Ukraine war.  Russia has managed to maintain its economy thanks in part to its trade partnership with China.  US President Joe Biden warned China’s leader Xi Jinping about his government’s ongoing…

Xi Jinping’s high-rank purges show a ‘systemic rot’ in China’s military that could threaten its readiness for war: senior US...

Chinese Defence Minister Li Shangfu attends the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) meeting in New Delhi on April 28, 2023. He was replaced in October 2023. AFP via Getty Images China’s latest military purge shows that it’s suffering from more than just graft, a senior US official said. It’s likely the PLA’s corruption had a material effect on its war capabilities, said Ely Ratner. Ratner said…

The world’s 2 biggest economies are moving in starkly different directions

The world’s two largest economies are moving in different directions. Madoka Ikegami – Pool/Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Business Insider The US and Chinese economies are diverging in policy and growth, among other factors.  China’s headwinds and steady growth in the US have been reflected in each country’s respective stock market.  Experts broke down the economic and market outlook for the two superpowers.  The US and China…

Ukraine losing Western support makes the US ‘more vulnerable’ because China is watching the war closely, NATO chief says

Jens Stoltenberg said China is closely watching how well Putin can achieve his goals in Ukraine. Kent Nishimura/Getty Images and Federico Gambarini/picture alliance via Getty Images NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg warned that Putin achieving his goals in Ukraine sets an example for Beijing. China wants to see how long the US can keep up support to Ukraine, Stoltenberg said. He urged the West to continue…