Asia

The surprise collapse of a small Inner-Mongolia Chinese bank, Baoshang, has suddenly focused attention on the fragility of the world’s largest and largely opaque banking system. The timing is very bad, as China struggles with a sharp domestic economic slowdown.
Last November, He Jiankui, a Chinese biology professor at Southern University of Science and Technology (SUST) in Shenzhen announced that he and his team had created the World’s first “genetically edited babies”: twin babies Lula and Nana.
North Korea's "health system is the envy of the developing world" according to the World Health Organization: WHO director-general Margaret Chan said the country had "no lack of doctors and nurses"
Pivot to Asia: China is threatened by the US military in the South and East China Sea. War with China is currently on the drawing board of the Pentagon as outlined in a Rand Report commissioned by the US Army
All Along the Watchtower: The Follies of History By Pepe Escobar, August 19, 2019
Offering Choice but Delivering Tyranny: The Corporate Capture of Agriculture By Colin Todhunter, August 19, 2019
Hong Kong in the Crosshairs of Global Power and Ideological Struggles By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, August 19, 2019
Kashmir and Palestine: Solidarity and Unity in Opposing Global Militarization By Palestinian BDS National Committee, August 19, 2019
Follow the Money Trail Behind the Hong Kong Protests By Sara Flounders, August 19, 2019
Malaysian Airlines MH17: Quest for Justice Continues By Askiah Adam, August 19, 2019
Russia and China Divided over Kashmir Crisis By Andrew Korybko, August 18, 2019
How Washington Is Meddling in the Affairs of Hong Kong By A Political Junkie, August 18, 2019
What Explains Russia and China’s Differing Stances towards Kashmir? By Andrew Korybko, August 16, 2019
America’s “Hybrid War” against China has Entered a New Phase By Christopher Black, August 15, 2019
US Meddling Continues in Cambodia, but with Setbacks By Joseph Thomas, August 15, 2019
The Fukushima Nuclear Disaster and Its Tragic Aftermath By Rossen Vassilev Jr., August 14, 2019
The Next Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Nuclear Weapons and US – Japan – China Relations By Gregory Kulacki, August 14, 2019
Australia’s Pacific Play: Denying Climate Change and Boosting China’s Threat By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, August 14, 2019
Why Don’t Activists Care About the Kashmiris as Much as the Rohingyas? By Andrew Korybko, August 13, 2019
History: US-led Pressures on Japan Performed a Central Role Leading to Pearl Harbor By Shane Quinn, August 13, 2019
How Tehran Fits into Russia-China Strategy By Pepe Escobar, August 13, 2019
Civil Disobedience in Hong Kong or US Color Revolution Attempt? By Stephen Lendman, August 13, 2019
US Walks Away from Southeast Asia Summit Empty-Handed By Joseph Thomas, August 13, 2019
Hong Kong Protesters Are Collectively Punishing the Peaceful Population By Andrew Korybko, August 13, 2019
Iran Might be About To Change Its Approach Towards India By Andrew Korybko, August 13, 2019
Hair-trigger Nuclear Alert over Kashmir By Eric Margolis, August 12, 2019
Could The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Contribute to Resolving the Kashmir Crisis? By Andrew Korybko, August 12, 2019
Contrasting Development Experiences of the Arab World and East Asia By Prof. Ray Bush, August 12, 2019
China’s Belt and Road (BRI): Could Save Destroyed Southeast Asia? By Andre Vltchek, August 12, 2019
Did Indian Intelligence Invent a Russian Diplomatic Statement to Pressure Moscow on Kashmir? By Andrew Korybko, August 11, 2019
India’s Kashmir Crackdown Poses Risk of War By John Riddell, August 10, 2019
“Worst Year Ever”: The Chinese Ban on U.S. Agricultural Products Will be a Death Blow for Countless U.S. Farms By Michael Snyder, August 09, 2019
A Cross Taken from a Nagasaki Cathedral after the Atomic Bombing Gets Returned 74 Years Later By Matt Field, August 09, 2019
US vs. China: A Clash of Civilizations? By Stephen Lendman, August 09, 2019
Will China Trigger Next Financial Tsunami? By F. William Engdahl, August 09, 2019
Crisis in Kyrgzyztan: Another Color Revolution or Even Civil War? By Andrew Korybko, August 09, 2019
US Leaves INF Because of “Russia Violations,” Now Encircles China with Offensive Missiles By Ulson Gunnar, August 09, 2019
Mobility and Maginot Lines: China Hysteria Down Under By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, August 09, 2019
Neoliberalism Has Met Its Match in China. We’re in a Trade and Currency War By Ellen Brown, August 09, 2019
Escalating US War on China by Other Means. Undermining Stability in Asia-Pacific Region By Stephen Lendman, August 08, 2019
Hong Kong, Kashmir: A Tale of Two Occupations By Pepe Escobar, August 08, 2019
If Crimea Matters, Russia Should Support Kashmir By Andrew Korybko, August 08, 2019
India’s Tryst with Destiny: Freedom Struggle from Exploitation and Degradation Is Global By Colin Todhunter, August 07, 2019
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India’s Finding Out the Hard Way that It Isn’t “America’s Exclusive Ally” By Andrew Korybko, August 07, 2019
Hiroshima Unlearned: Time to Tell the Truth About US Relations with Russia By Alice Slater, August 07, 2019
China Just Went Nuclear in the Trade War, and There Is No Turning Back Now By Michael Snyder, August 07, 2019
“On a Scale of 1-10, It’s an 11” – Wall Street Reacts to China’s Retaliation By Zero Hedge, August 07, 2019
Trade War: China Suspends Purchases of US Agricultural Products By Telesur, August 07, 2019
Will Mercenaries Fight America’s Wars? Private Mercenary Army on Behalf of Venezuela “Opposition” By Philip Giraldi, August 07, 2019
Trump War on China by Other Means. Economic Warfare. Things May Get Ugly By Stephen Lendman, August 06, 2019
The Real Reason America Used Nuclear Weapons Against Japan. It Was Not To End the War Or Save Lives. By Washington's Blog, August 06, 2019
Women We Are Fighting for By Andre Vltchek, August 06, 2019
Trump’s Trade War with China: Imagine What Would Happen if China Decided to Impose Economic Sanctions on the USA? By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, August 05, 2019
The Global Currency War Has Begun. China’s Yuan Breaks the 7 to $1 Band. Why is The Dollar Rising? By Dr. Jack Rasmus, August 05, 2019
The Dangerous New US Consensus on China and the Future of US-China Relations By Prof. Mel Gurtov and Prof. Mark Selden, August 05, 2019
Trump’s Trade War Measures Hit the Financial Markets By Nick Beams, August 05, 2019
US-backed Opposition Prime Suspects in Thai Bombings By Tony Cartalucci, August 04, 2019
Hiroshima: A “Military Base” according to President Harry Truman By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, August 03, 2019
Were the Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki a War Crime and a Crime Against Humanity? By Rossen Vassilev Jr., August 03, 2019
The Rise of China and the Decline of American Power By Christopher Black, August 02, 2019
Trump’s Afghan Drawdown Plans. Reducing US Military Presence in Afghanistan Before 2020 Elections? By Andrew Korybko, August 01, 2019
It’s Too Late for India to Rethink Its Failed Afghan Strategy By Andrew Korybko, August 01, 2019
Erdogan’s Risky Geopolitical Pirouette. Turkey’s Economy in “Troubled Waters” By F. William Engdahl, August 01, 2019
China’s Proposed “Code of Conduct” for Antarctica By Andrew Korybko, July 31, 2019
12th Round of Sino/US Trade Talks Falls Flat. US Rage for Global Dominance By Stephen Lendman, July 31, 2019
It’s Deceptive to Talk About a ‘Cycle of Violence’ in Hong Kong By Andrew Korybko, July 30, 2019
Russia and China Display Strategic Coordination in Asia-Pacific. Joint Air Patrol By M. K. Bhadrakumar, July 30, 2019
The Dragon Lays Out Its Road Map, Denies Seeking Hegemony. “China’s National Defense in the New Era” By Pepe Escobar, July 29, 2019
The Malaysian Airlines MH17 Tragedy, Suppression and Tampering of the Evidence. New Documentary By John Helmer, July 27, 2019
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The U.S. Has No Place in Stirring Up China-Vietnam Relations By Andrew Korybko, July 27, 2019
Destabilizing Pakistan: Bookending Washington’s China Policy By Tony Cartalucci, July 26, 2019
China-US Trade Negotiations Post-Osaka G20: Why No Deal on the Horizon By Dr. Jack Rasmus, July 26, 2019
Cambodia Rumors: “Secret Chinese Bases” or “Argument over Semantics?” By Andrew Korybko, July 26, 2019
Southeast Asia Was Hit by a Record-Breaking Disaster; It Was Called the United States By David Swanson, July 26, 2019
With Pakistan’s Prime Minister at His Side, Trump Threatens to Wipe Afghanistan “Off the Face of the Earth” By Sampath Perera and Keith Jones, July 26, 2019
A Joint-Russia-China Air Patrol Just Made South Korean-Japanese Tensions Worse By Andrew Korybko, July 25, 2019
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New MH17 Documentary Proves Beyond a Doubt that a Cover-Up Took Place By Andrew Korybko, July 25, 2019
US Puppet Wants Help Making Thailand Like America By Tony Cartalucci, July 25, 2019
US-Pakistan Relations: The Top Six Takeaways From The Trump-Khan Summit By Andrew Korybko, July 24, 2019
Does Trump Want to “Wipe Afghanistan off The Face of the Earth”. Dangerous Discourse. “There will be Nothing that America Cannot Do”. By Masud Wadan, July 23, 2019
Turkey’s Multipolar Turn: Ankara and Beijing Come to Terms on Uyghurs Issue By United World International, July 23, 2019
Modi Must be Mad Beyond All Belief at the Khan-Trump Meeting By Andrew Korybko, July 23, 2019
The Japan-Korea Trade Dispute Debunks Anti-Chinese Narratives By Andrew Korybko, July 23, 2019
China Must Avoid a Role in Destruction of Amazon By Pepe Escobar, July 23, 2019