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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.
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US-Pak Reset to Advance Biden’s Afghan Settlement By M. K. Bhadrakumar, January 25, 2021
Pivot to Asia: China Tech Ban Mirrors 1980s Attempts to Destroy Japanese Competition By Alan MacLeod, January 22, 2021
Casualties of the Old Cold War Should Inform Opposition to U.S.’ New Cold War Against China By Danny Haiphong, January 22, 2021
US President Biden: How to Deal With China By Tom Clifford, January 22, 2021
Washington’s 40-year North Korea Policy: Success or Failure? By Prof. Joseph H. Chung, January 21, 2021
Farmers’ Protests Reflect Existential Crisis of Indian Agriculture By Colin Todhunter, January 21, 2021
America versus China: The Consequences of Moving from Industrial to Financial Capitalism By Prof Michael Hudson and Pepe Escobar, January 18, 2021
Preview of Biden’s Foreign Policy Shifts By M. K. Bhadrakumar, January 17, 2021
China’s International Development Cooperation, A Stunning Success By Andrew Korybko, January 14, 2021
International Support Continues for Protesting Farmers in India By Colin Todhunter, January 14, 2021
Can China Lead a World Economic Recovery? By F. William Engdahl, January 14, 2021
What’s the Future of Afghanistan After Trump? US Troops Replaced by Private Military Contractors? By Andrew Korybko, January 13, 2021
“Beyond Vietnam”, Silence is Betrayal: Martin Luther King’s Historic 1967 Speech By Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., January 12, 2021
Storms of Protest in Washington and Hong Kong By Kim Petersen, January 11, 2021
What is the China Threat? America’s Ruling Ideology By Dr. Richard Hanania, January 08, 2021
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Debating Maoism in Contemporary China By Elizabeth Perry, January 05, 2021
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The Seeds Of Suicide: How Monsanto Destroys Farming By Dr. Vandana Shiva, January 02, 2021
China’s Message to Donald: What Do You Want from Us? By Lin Liangduo, January 02, 2021
A New War in the New Year? Trump Again Takes Aim at Iran By Philip Giraldi, December 31, 2020
Russia-China Civilian Aviation Production Challenges Boeing-Airbus Dominance By Ulson Gunnar, December 30, 2020
Political Instability in the Central African Republic, The Role of China-Russia Cooperation By Andrew Korybko, December 28, 2020
The Political Economy of Corruption in Korea: Corruption Kills People, Ruins the Economy, Violates Human Rights By Prof. Joseph H. Chung, December 28, 2020
Korea and Moon Jae-in: God Save Korea! God Bless the President! By Prof. Joseph H. Chung, December 27, 2020
Europe’s Lack of Confidence Hampers Signing of Trade Agreement with China By Paul Antonopoulos, December 27, 2020
Don’t Blame the Soviets for the War in Nagorno-Karabakh By Max Parry, December 23, 2020
US Cyber Spy Scandal: Pompeo Blames Russia, Trump Blames China. Why? By Andrew Korybko, December 22, 2020
US Treasury Accuses Vietnam of Currency Manipulation, but this Will Not Lead to Sanctions By Paul Antonopoulos, December 22, 2020
The US-China Power Struggle, Two Decades of CIA Interference in Tibet By Shane Quinn, December 21, 2020
Final Weeks in Office, Donald Trump Blacklists Dozens More Chinese Firms By Stephen Lendman, December 21, 2020
Will the Biden Administration Seek to Disrupt China’s Presence in Latin America? By Telesur, December 21, 2020
Today’s China Espionage Scandals Revive the Gouzenko Hoax That Unleashed the Cold War By Matthew Ehret-Kump, December 21, 2020
Pentagon Report: “China Poses Greatest Threat to America” By Stephen Lendman, December 20, 2020
Why the Trump Administration’s Extradition Request Against Meng Wanzhou Is a Farce By Dimitri Lascaris, December 18, 2020
Health and Wealth in India – Farmers’ Lives Matter By Colin Todhunter, December 18, 2020
China’s Economy of Peace. The End of Dollar Hegemony? By Peter Koenig, December 16, 2020
Pakistan and the Question of Recognizing Israel By Aqib Sattar, December 14, 2020
China-US Relations: Here’s How China Survived and Thrived During Four Years of Donald Trump By Andrew Korybko, December 14, 2020
Canadian Politics: Time to Refocus from Hong Kong to Haiti By Yves Engler, December 14, 2020
The Future of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in the “Dual Circulation Era” By Andrew Korybko, December 11, 2020
AirAsia CEO: Asian Nations ‘Won’t Let Anyone in Without a Vaccination’ By Steve Watson, December 11, 2020
The Approaching Crunch in US Policy Towards China By Dennis Argall, December 11, 2020
Pentagon to Biden: Latin America a Major Battlefield in War with China By Bill Van Auken, December 10, 2020
US Hits “Search and Destroy” Against China’s New Silk Roads By Pepe Escobar, December 10, 2020
Is Washington Trying to Ruin Shinzo Abe’s Legacy of Japan’s Rapprochement with Russia? By Andrew Korybko, December 09, 2020
China Shoots the Moon By Philip J Cunningham, December 09, 2020
China’s Spacecraft Takes off from Moon with Samples By Telesur, December 09, 2020
Pearl Harbor and the Bay of Pigs By Jacob G. Hornberger, December 09, 2020
Pearl Harbor: A Successful War Lie By David Swanson, December 09, 2020
Relations Between Colombia and China Are on the Rise By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida, December 08, 2020
The Political Economy of China Bashing: Why? How? Will It Succeed? By Prof. Joseph H. Chung, December 07, 2020
Sinophobia Sweeps Canadian Politics By Yves Engler, December 07, 2020
India: Largest Strike in World History : Over 200 Million Workers and Farmers Protest against Poverty and Unemployment Triggered by Covid Lockdown By Global Research News, December 06, 2020
China Uproots Hong Kong’s US-Backed Opposition By Joseph Thomas, December 06, 2020
Remember Pearl Harbor: Provoking Japan, Provoking North Korea By Prof. Graeme MacQueen, December 06, 2020
A Comparison of Respect for the Sanctity of Mosques in France, the US, and China By Kim Petersen, December 05, 2020
Video: Second Karabakh War Reshapes Strategic Transport Corridors in South Caucasus By South Front, December 04, 2020
Pakistan Pressured by Saudi Arabia and UAE to Recognize and Accept the State of Israel By Junaid S. Ahmad, December 03, 2020
“Global Policeman”: Why’s the US in the South China Sea? By Andrew Korybko, December 02, 2020
Video: Azerbaijani Troops Are in Lachin, but Unresolved Karabakh Status Remains Source of Tensions By South Front, December 02, 2020
Australian War Crimes in Afghanistan Go All the Way to the Top By Keith Lamb, December 02, 2020
Palestine Solidarity Committee (PSC) Calls Upon Government of Pakistan to Refrain from Recognizing Israel By Junaid S. Ahmad, December 01, 2020
Video: War Ended but Armenia Still Suffers Losses. Azerbaijani Troops Enter Largest Armenian Gold Mine By South Front, November 30, 2020
Afghanistan: A Criminal War By Louise O’Shea, November 30, 2020
The War Crimes of Bush and Blair – Afghanistan and Iraq By Rod Driver, November 27, 2020
Taiwan: A US Foothold Before a Chinese Tidal Wave By Tony Cartalucci, November 27, 2020
Video: Why US-Funded Mobs Are Attacking Thai-Chinese Relations By Brian Berletic, November 27, 2020
What We Do Now Will Determine the Future: Throw Away the Masks By Miguel Iradier, November 27, 2020
France Risks More Than It Gains by Joining U.S.-led Anti-China Efforts By Paul Antonopoulos, November 27, 2020
US Propaganda War on China By Stephen Lendman, November 26, 2020
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Xi Jinping’s “China First” By Tom Clifford, November 25, 2020
Return of Great Game in Post-Soviet Central Asia By M. K. Bhadrakumar, November 25, 2020
Video: Armenia Is Trolling Russia, Digging Its Own Grave Around the Clock By South Front, November 24, 2020
China’s Reaction to an Unannounced US Visit to Taiwan By Peter Koenig, November 24, 2020
Skewed Responsibility: Australian War Crimes in Afghanistan By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, November 24, 2020
It’s Time for the US to Face Its War Crimes By Joe Lauria, November 23, 2020
The China Moment By Peter Koenig, November 23, 2020