Joe Biden Discussed Free and Open Indo-Pacific Region with Jacinda Ardern on Phone Call

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. today spoke by phone with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern of New Zealand. They discussed our interest in maintaining a free and open Indo-Pacific region, and President Biden underscored the enduring U.S. commitment to the region. The leaders discussed our close partnership on a range of issues, including efforts to support the

Deputy Secretary Sherman’s Travel to Japan, the Republic of Korea, and Mongolia

Deputy Secretary of State Wendy R. Sherman will travel to Japan, the Republic of Korea (ROK), and Mongolia from July 18 to July 25. In Tokyo, the Deputy Secretary will meet with Japanese officials to discuss a broad range of issues, including combating the climate crisis and enhancing global health security.  Deputy Secretary Sherman, Japanese Vice

USS Curtis Wilbur Conducts Bilateral Operations with HMAS Ballarat

Forces from the U. S. Navy and Royal Australian Navy concluded a week of bilateral operations in the South China Sea, June 11. Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) rendezvoused with the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Anzac-class frigate HMAS Ballarat (FFH 155) June 6 to conduct operations in the South China Sea

Senior Chinese Diplomat Yang Jiechi: China-U.S. Interactions Need to be Restored

Senior Chinese diplomat Yang Jiechi on Tuesday called on the Biden administration to focus on cooperation and manage differences in bilateral ties so as to bring the relationship back to its former course of sound and steady development. Yang, a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, made

By |2021-02-02T09:36:43+03:00February 2nd, 2021|Categories: Diplomacy|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

U.S. Advice its Citizens in Burma to take Necessary Precautions Including Personal Security Plans

Following Military Coup in the Myanmar United States advise all U.S. citizens to review personal security plans, remain aware of their surroundings, and monitor the news for updates. Press Release THE EMBASSY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA IN RANGOON IS TRANSMITTING THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION THROUGH THE AMERICAN LIAISON NETWORK AS A PUBLIC SERVICE TO U.S.

Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group Enters South China Sea amid Taiwan Tensions

The Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (TRCSG) entered the South China Sea January 23 to conduct routine operations. The TRCSG is on a scheduled deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet to ensure freedom of the seas, build partnerships that foster maritime security, and conduct a wide range of operations. “After sailing through these waters throughout

By |2021-01-24T11:47:18+03:00January 24th, 2021|Categories: South China Sea|Tags: , , , , |3 Comments

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi Proposes Four Suggestions on Iranian Nuclear Issue

On December 21, 2020, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi attended a video conference of foreign ministers on the Iranian nuclear issue. The meeting was chaired by the European Union (EU) High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, French Foreign

The San Francisco System: The Network of Bilateral Alliance Pursued by the United States in East Asia

The San Francisco System (also known as the "Hub and Spokes" architecture) is a network of bilateral alliance pursued by the United States in East Asia, after the end of World War II[1] - the United States as a 'hub', and Japan, South Korea, the Philippines, Taiwan, and Australia as 'spokes'.[2] The system is made

By |2020-12-19T18:31:00+03:00December 19th, 2020|Categories: Analysis|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

U.S. Moves to Protect Investors from China’s Firms

The People’s Republic of China has long prohibited Chinese companies listed on U.S. stock exchanges from complying with U.S. regulatory requirements designed to protect investors, claiming compliance would violate PRC laws on national security information. The failure to meet basic disclosure requirements has enabled companies like Luckin Coffee Inc. to mislead investors. In April, the

The Return Capsule of China’s Chang’e-5 Probe Touched Down on Earth

The return capsule of China's Chang'e-5 probe touched down on Earth in the early hours of Thursday, bringing back the country's first samples collected from the moon, as well as the world's freshest lunar samples in over 40 years. The spacecraft landed in Siziwang Banner, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, at 1:59 a.m. (Beijing

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