In some ways, Donald Trump’s Nov. 5-14 visit to Asia was truly historic. After the U.S. President had consolidated good working relations with Japan’s Shinzo Abe and South Korea’s Moon Jae-in on the first part of his journey, his “state visit plus” to China was a high point, followed by attendance at the APEC, ASEAN and East Asia summits, coupled with state visits to the two host countries, Vietnam and the Philippines.
Die Präsidenten der drei wichtigsten Nuklearmächte der Welt arbeiten intensiv daran, die Beziehungen zwischen ihren Nationen zu verbessern und auf eine solide Basis der Kooperation im gegenseitigen Interesse zu stellen. Das sollte eigentlich von allen vernünftigen und friedliebenden Menschen überall auf der Welt begrüßt werden, aber in Europa und in den USA schmähen die Mainstream-Medien Donald Trump, Wladimir Putin und Xi Jinping als gefährliche vermeintliche oder tatsächliche Diktatoren und im Fall des US-Präsidenten als geistig instabil.
On the eve of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China which began on Oct. 18 in Beijing, People’s Daily prepared a fast-moving four minute video giving the answers of 60 young Americans to what they think of China and its future prospects. The video features the assessment of Helga Zepp-LaRouche, the founder of the Schiller Institute, presenting her as the authority among those interviewed.
The past weeks have seen an outpouring of warnings that the transatlantic financial system is about to crash again, taking the speculative bubbles and toxic debts, which are much larger today than in 2008, down with it. From the International Monetary Fund to the Bank for International Settlements and Deutsche Bank, alarm bells have been set off.
Integrating Syria and all of South-West Asia into China’s New Silk Road policy to provide a solid basis for reconciliation and economic reconstruction, while stemming the flow of refugees, has been promoted for years now by the international Schiller Institute. In Sept. 2015, Helga Zepp-LaRouche herself laid out such an approach in a speech she delivered at an international symposium held in Chongqing, China, sponsored by the Chongqing Research Institute for International Strategies.
China Investment Magazine, which is supervised by China’s National Development and Reform Commission, ran an article by Schiller Institute founder and president Helga Zepp-LaRouche in its May issue. It was distributed both in Chinese and in English to every participant in the May 14-15 Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing, which Zepp-LaRouche attended and during which she addressed the “think tank exchanges”.
The Global Times ran on Feb. 22 a commentary titled “A Greek crisis could impact China’s Market”, by Prof. Liang Haiming, chief economist of China Silk Road iValley Research Institute, a Guangzhou-based think tank.