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The unspoken US policy objective behind the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou on trumped up charges, consists in breaking China's technological lead in wireless telecommunications. What is at stake is a coordinated US intelligence initiative to ban China from playing a strategic role in the 5G global mobile phone network.
China’s exit in October 1949, from the sphere of US control, was perhaps the heaviest blow to strike American post-World War II global hegemony. China’s successful drive for independence had been anticipated in Washington for many months.
Hundreds of young Chinese, in front of the British Consulate in Hong Kong, sing God Save the Queen and shout “Great Britain Saves Hong Kong”, a rally call in London by 130 parliamentarians demand that British citizenship be given to residents of the former colony.
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.
The Biden Campaign and China’s Oligarchs By Nauman Sadiq, October 19, 2020
China Fires Health Officials after New COVID-19 Outbreak By Asharq Al-Awsat, October 19, 2020
Nagorno-Karabakh Ceasefire 2.0? By Stephen Lendman, October 19, 2020
Towards a US-China War? The Creation of a Global Totalitarian System, A “One World Government”? By F. William Engdahl, October 18, 2020
Video: Azerbaijani Successes in Karabakh Conflict Come Together with War Crimes By South Front, October 18, 2020
In Afghanistan, American Troops Patrol the Same Routes Their Fathers Did By Alan MacLeod, October 17, 2020
When Eastern Art Meets Western Arts By Jenn Zhu, October 17, 2020
Why Wasn’t There Any Post-Election Turmoil in Tajikistan? By Andrew Korybko, October 17, 2020
War in Nagorno-Karabakh Is a Gamechanger in Russian-Turkish Relations By Paul Antonopoulos, October 17, 2020
Turkish and Israeli Weapons Fueling Conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh By Stephen Lendman, October 16, 2020
Top Poisoner of Pacific Is U.S. Military By David Swanson, October 16, 2020
Turkey Allied with Azerbaijan Against Armenia in Nagorno-Karabakh By Stephen Lendman, October 15, 2020
Scenario Forecasting: What Could a Russian Intervention in Nagorno-Karabakh Look Like? By Andrew Korybko, October 15, 2020
Anti-Chinese Racism Sets Stage for New McCarthyism By John V. Walsh, October 14, 2020
COVID-19 Vaccine Partnership with AstraZeneca: A Threat to Public Health By Tony Cartalucci, October 14, 2020
Video: Turkey Threatens Armenia with Direct Military Intervention in Karabakh War By South Front, October 14, 2020
Human Rights Debate at UN Security Council. Horrifying Social Consequences of US Sanctions Inflicted on North Korea By Carla Stea, October 14, 2020
Becoming U.S. Fortress Against China Does More Damage than Good for Taiwan By Paul Antonopoulos, October 14, 2020
Turkey’s Involvement in Nagorno-Karabakh By Stephen Lendman, October 13, 2020
Video: Azerbaijani Military Destroys Armenian S-300s as Humanitarian Ceasefire Nears Its Collapse By South Front, October 13, 2020
The Russia Brokered Armenia-Azerbaijan Ceasefire By Andrew Korybko, October 12, 2020
Malaysia: A Clear Direction for the Present By Dr. Chandra Muzaffar, October 12, 2020
After Bin Laden’s Niece, Trump Gets Endorsement from Taliban By Nauman Sadiq, October 11, 2020
How Can Americans Support Peace in Nagorno-Karabakh? By Nicolas J. S. Davies, October 11, 2020
Will Confucius Marry Marx? The Quest for Legitimacy in Chinese Politics By Pepe Escobar, October 11, 2020
Video: Turkey Gets Bogged Down in Karabakh War as Armenian Forces Conduct Tactical Counter-Attacks By South Front, October 09, 2020
The Limits of Chinese Power. US-China Relations Hinge Upon the 2020 Presidential Election By Pepe Escobar, October 09, 2020
The Indo-Pacific “Quad” Alliance (Australia, Japan, US, India) Holds Summit as U.S. Pushes for More Aggression against China By Walter Smolarek, October 09, 2020
Does Damascus Regard the Syrian Armenians Reportedly Fighting in Azerbaijan as Traitors? By Andrew Korybko, October 08, 2020
Video: Armenians Fight Back Against Azerbaijani Advance, Strike Strategic (BTC) Oil Pipeline By South Front, October 08, 2020
What’s Wrong with Development? The Geopolitics of The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) By Keith Lamb, October 08, 2020
The Uyghur Issue: How Can the U.S. Dare Lecturing China About the Rights of the Muslims? By Andre Vltchek, October 08, 2020
The Kyrgyz Compromise: Submitting to the Color Revolution or Pragmatic Move for Peace? By Andrew Korybko, October 07, 2020
Will America Turn Their Back on Armenians Again? By Steven Sahiounie, October 07, 2020
Video: A Conspiracy Against Armenia? The Role of the Pashinyan Government By South Front, October 07, 2020
Some 3,500 U.S. Companies Sue over ‘Unlawful’ Tariffs on Chinese Goods By CGTN, October 07, 2020
Video: Azerbaijan-Turkey Alliance Is Taking “Upper Hand” in War with Armenia By South Front, October 06, 2020
Towards a New Gold Standard? Or a Currency War with China? By Peter Koenig, October 06, 2020
Japan’s Economy of the Post-Abe Era. Powerless Fiscal and Monetary Policy By Prof. Joseph H. Chung, October 06, 2020
Kyrgyzstan Color Revolution in Central Asia By Andrew Korybko, October 06, 2020
“Clash of Civilizations”? Exposing Armenia’s Infowar Strategy Against Azerbaijan By Andrew Korybko, October 05, 2020
Has the US Election Become a Contest Between Bank Accounts? By Nauman Sadiq, October 05, 2020
Influx of Foreign Fighters to Nagorno-Karabakh Could Lead to Region-wide Conflict By Paul Antonopoulos, October 05, 2020
Armenia’s Going for Broke by Attacking Azerbaijan’s Ganja By Andrew Korybko, October 05, 2020
Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict: Epitome of Erdogan’s Neo-Ottomanism By Nauman Sadiq, October 05, 2020
Escalation of War in Indochina, the Kennedy Administration’s Vietnam Policies By Shane Quinn, October 05, 2020
Video: Azerbaijani Forces Push to Seize Largest Karabakh City. Drones Strike Targets Inside Armenia By South Front, October 04, 2020
Who Stands Behind New Wave of Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict? By Adel Karim, October 03, 2020
Video: Turkey Ramps Up Its Involvement in Armenian-Azerbaijani War By South Front, October 03, 2020
China Changes Its Economic Strategy: Strengthens Domestic Consumer Market By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida, October 03, 2020
5 Million Cases Worldwide, 650,000 Deaths Annually: The Seasonal Flu Virus is a “Serious Concern”, But the Wuhan Coronavirus Grabs the Headlines By Tom Clifford, October 02, 2020
China’s Message to Donald: What Do You Want from Us? By Lin Liangduo, October 02, 2020
US Presidential Debate Presented China As the Scapegoat. Blaming China for Covid-19 By Andrew Korybko, October 01, 2020
Free Meng Wanzhou! By Ken Stone, October 01, 2020
Thailand Protests Are Anti-Chinese, Not “Pro-Democracy” By Tony Cartalucci, September 30, 2020
5G Technology Cooperation Between Germany and China Is a Major Blow Against American Interests By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida, September 30, 2020
Video: Azerbaijani-Armenian War: Turkish F-16S Enter the Game. Armenia Threatens to Use Iskander Missiles By South Front, September 30, 2020
The Global Semiconductor Market: China Deploys Sun Tzu to Prevail in the Chip War By Pepe Escobar, September 30, 2020
Vietnam: Virus Contained, Inequality Let Loose By Asad Ismi, September 30, 2020
Video: Armenian-Azerbaijani War Rages in South Caucasus By South Front, September 29, 2020
Trump Regime Bans Technology Exports to China’s Leading Chip Maker By Stephen Lendman, September 29, 2020
Trump Is Hellbent on Provoking a New Cold War By Andrew Korybko, September 29, 2020
Bt Cotton in India Is a GMO Template for a ‘Monumental Irreversible Catastrophe’ By Aruna Rodrigues and Colin Todhunter, September 29, 2020
China, Trump’s Public Enemy Number One: US Judge Halts TikTok Ban By Stephen Lendman, September 28, 2020
Japan After Abe Shinzo: Suga Has Inherited Abe’s “Beautiful Japan”. What Will Happen to It? By Prof. Joseph H. Chung, September 28, 2020
China May Block TikTok/Oracle/Walmart Deal By Stephen Lendman, September 28, 2020
The Weaponization of Human Rights By Carla Stea, September 27, 2020
Taiwan’s ‘Self-Defense’ Claim against China: Euphemism for US-Backed Aggression? By Andrew Korybko, September 26, 2020
Sinophobia, Lies and Hybrid War”: The Nation which Unleashed This Plague…” according to Donald Trump at the UN General Assembly By Pepe Escobar, September 25, 2020
China Ramps Up U.S. Crude Oil Imports as Elections Near By Irina Slav, September 25, 2020
Europe Needs China to Become an Independent Global Power By Paul Antonopoulos, September 24, 2020
A US Government-Funded Petition to Rewrite Thailand’s Constitution By Tony Cartalucci, September 23, 2020
On Proper Naming: The Reflection of Ancient Asian Philosophy on Modern Society. The Quest for Peace and Livelihood By Jenn Zhu, September 23, 2020
President Kennedy’s Role in the Vietnam War By Shane Quinn, September 23, 2020
Clashed Visions at the 2020 UN General Assembly: The Speeches of Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping By Andrew Korybko, September 23, 2020
Did the US Draw up a Plan to Drop 80 Nuclear Weapons on North Korea? By Thomas Newdick, September 21, 2020
The US’ Latest Anti-Iranian Sanctions Will Worsen the Trade War with China By Andrew Korybko, September 21, 2020
The United States’ Existential Challenge against China By tricontinental, September 21, 2020
Administration Sued for Records Detailing U.S. Role on Behalf of Glyphosate-maker Bayer in Pressuring Thailand to Reverse Plan to Ban Pesticide By Center For Biological Diversity, September 21, 2020
TikTok and Parent Company Challenge Hostile Trump Regime Actions By Stephen Lendman, September 20, 2020