The US government has announced that is planning to forge a new military alliance with countries in the Indo-Pacific area, initially starting with Japan, India and Australia.
The Trump administration has announced that they will not participate alongside more than 170 other countries and the World Health Organisation (WHO) over the development of a COVID-19 vaccine at the COVID-19 Global Access Facility (Covax).
Samuel Prentice highlights the increasing aggression of US imperialism in the context its own economic decline and the rise of China.
It would be impossible not to have noticed the frenzied onslaught in Britain’s media in recent weeks against China, focusing in particular upon the COVID-19 pandemic, the alleged repression of Uyghurs in Xinjang and human rights in Hong Kong.
China launched a Mars probe on Thursday (23 July 2020), designed to complete orbiting, landing and roving in one mission, taking the first step in its planetary exploration of the solar system.
“Labour should develop a genuinely independent foreign policy for Britain, not join the new Cold War hysteria against China and Russia driven by the US White House and Pentagon”, John Foster told a two-day meeting of the Communist Party’s political committee yesterday (23 July 2020).
The Communist Party’s International Commission has issued a July 2020 briefing on the claims that China is oppressing and attacking the human rights of the Uighur population in the Xinjiang Autonomous Region.
‘This Tory government will face a heavy reckoning for its disastrous response to the COVID-19 crisis’, Communist Party General Secretary Robert Griffiths told the party’s online Executive Committee meeting at the weekend.
U.S. President Donald Trump broke off relations with the World Health Organisation at the end of last month, questioning the institution’s management of the epidemiological crisis caused by COVID-19.
Speaking at the 73rd World Health Assembly (WHA) yesterday (18 May 2020) via video link, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced that any vaccine to COVID-19 developed by China would be made available as a “global public good”.