VP Harris, China’s Xi meet to ‘keep lines of communication open’

Chinese President Xi Jinping met briefly with Vice President Kamala Harris Saturday as both nations look to “keep lines of communication open.” The meeting occurred on the sidelines of an economic forum in Bangkok – at the request of the vice president, China says – just days after President Biden and Xi met in their … Read more

As Biden meets with Chinese counterpart residents of Beijing discuss relations with US

BEIJING – Ahead of Monday’s meeting between President Biden and his Chinese counterpart on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit in Bali, residents of Beijing shared their views on the U.S. – China relationship, Taiwan and their thoughts on President Biden. The three-hour meeting between the two leaders came a month after Xi Jinping secured … Read more

Iran’s assistance to Russian war effort could make the country an enemy combatant, experts say

Continued assistance to Russia in the form of drones and weapons could place Iran at risk of being considered an enemy combatant in Ukraine, a status that opens the country up to sharing responsibility for war crimes. “With the potential for missiles to be transferred by Iran to Ukraine, one has to begin to consider … Read more