President Obama, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit on Nov. 11, 2014, in Beijing. (Photo by: Alexei Druzhinin/RIA Novosti, Presidential Press Service)
Tim Daiss, Forbes: Beijing And Moscow Fed Up With Washington, Time For A New Order
This may come as a surprise to most Americans, given the trillions of dollars in debt added to the country’s balance sheet and the sacrifices made by the country’s armed forces fighting terrorism and radical Islam since the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, but according to the Beijing-based Global Times newspaper, which often expresses the views of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), the U.S. is the biggest source of global strategic risks.
While discussing Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Beijing on Saturday, the Global Times said that China and Russia vowed to strengthen global strategic stability.
“To strengthen global strategic stability is a new way of speaking to remind people of the US being the biggest source of global strategic risks,” the article states. “The joint [Chinese-Russian] statements have released outright criticism against the US, showing both Beijing and Moscow are fed up with Washington’s pursuit of hegemony.”
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Update: Russia, China chart new trade course (UPI).
WNU Editor: I think they are both more fed-up with President Obama than with the U.S., and are deeply worried on what would Donald Trump do if elected to the White House. As to both countries (Russia and China) working more closely together .... on trade and business yes, but on international events and political disputes .... it will be more on a case by case basis.