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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.
Is China Capitalist? By Marc Vandepitte, February 16, 2020
The Metal Trump Wants More than Gold. China’s Control Over Strategic Metals By Charles Kennedy, February 14, 2020
The US’ “Central Asian Strategy” Isn’t Sinister, but that Doesn’t Mean It’ll Succeed By Andrew Korybko, February 14, 2020
Japan Leads the Way in Child Health: No Compulsory Vaccines. Banned Measles Mumps Rubella (MMR) Vaccine By Kristina Kristen, February 14, 2020
Fashion Fetishism, Surgical Masks and Coronavirus By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, February 14, 2020
Western Anti-Chinese Propaganda Exaggerates Coronavirus Danger, Creates Panic By Andre Vltchek, February 14, 2020
The Political Economy of Corruption: Corruption Kills People, Ruins the Economy, Violates Human Rights By Prof. Joseph H. Chung, February 14, 2020
Does Duterte’s “Military Independence” from the U.S. Create New Opportunities for China? By Paul Antonopoulos, February 12, 2020
Washington’s Policy of Strangling China. US Nuclear Threats, Militarization of the Taiwan Straits By Shane Quinn, February 12, 2020
Will China Virus Trigger New Great Depression? US Economy Already Fragile By F. William Engdahl, February 12, 2020
The Russia-India Oil Deal Is an ‘Unpleasant Surprise’ for Iran, Not the US By Andrew Korybko, February 12, 2020
China, Russia to Defy US Sanctions Over Support to Venezuela By Telesur, February 11, 2020
Coronavirus Is Becoming a Western Excuse for Sinophobia and “China-Bashing” By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida, February 10, 2020
Chinese Slams “Racist” Reports by German Media over Coronavirus By Telesur, February 10, 2020
The United States: A “Destroyer Of Nations” By Daniel Kovalik, February 09, 2020
The Real Reason America Used Nuclear Weapons Against Japan. It Was Not To End the War Or Save Lives. By Washington's Blog, February 09, 2020
China – Western China Bashing – vs. Western Biowarfare? By Peter Koenig, February 09, 2020
Expansion of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Tehran Wants to Build “the Golden Ring” By Andrew Korybko, February 07, 2020
Neocolonialism and Geopolitical Rivalry in Sri Lanka By Asoka Bandarage, February 07, 2020
Genetically Modified Bt Cotton: Cultivating Farmer Distress in India By Colin Todhunter, February 07, 2020
China, Iran and North Korea Are Almost Encircled by 500 US Military Bases By Shane Quinn, February 07, 2020
Let’s Move the Goalposts. The US-China Confrontation By Larry Romanoff, February 06, 2020
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Artificial Intelligence (AI) and “Predictive Justice” in Our Courts By Dr. Jaspal Kaur Sadhu Singh, February 06, 2020
China’s Coronavirus – How the Western Media Spin the News By Larry Romanoff, February 05, 2020
VIDEO: The “Lock Step” Simulation Scenario: “A Coronavirus-like Pandemic that Becomes Trigger for Police State Controls” By Helen Buyniski, February 05, 2020
Coronavirus Pandemic: Economic Disruption. China Bashing and Hate Campaign against Chinese-Americans By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, February 04, 2020
The Afghanistan Papers. “Teflon Lies” and Mowing Lawns… By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, February 03, 2020
Coronavirus – China Fights Determinately, While Others Smear! By Andre Vltchek, February 03, 2020
Even After the Afghanistan Papers, the Washington ‘Blob’ Still Embraces Staying Forever By Mark Perry, February 03, 2020
Maneuvering Hell for Our Advantage By Robert C. Koehler, February 01, 2020
Coronavirus Has Been Declared a Global Emergency. What’s Happening in China By Tom Clifford, February 01, 2020
Coronavirus Epidemic: WHO Declares a “Fake” Global Public Health Emergency By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, January 31, 2020
China’s Coronavirus: A Global Health Emergency is Launched. What are the Facts By Larry Romanoff, January 31, 2020
World Health Organisation Officially Declares Coronavirus a “Global Health Emergency” By James Cogan, January 31, 2020
China’s Virus Response Has Been ‘Breathtaking’ By Pepe Escobar, January 31, 2020
WHO Impressed by Chinese Response to Coronavirus Outbreak By Padraig McGrath, January 30, 2020
Is Singapore About to Become a U.S. Military Hub Against China? By Paul Antonopoulos, January 30, 2020
US Airstrikes in Afghanistan Hit Ten-year High in 2019 By Niles Niemuth, January 30, 2020
CIA Official ‘Behind Soleimani’s Assassination’ Killed in Downed Plane in Afghanistan? By Middle East Monitor, January 29, 2020
Wuhan Expats Fed Up with Foreign Media Hype By Frank Hossack, January 29, 2020
Trump’s Failed Bullying: Britain Accepts 5G Huawei Technology By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, January 29, 2020
China’s Message to Donald: What Do You Want from Us? By Lin Liangduo, January 28, 2020
Russia-Pakistan Relations. A Five-Phase Strategy. Building Afro-Eurasia By Andrew Korybko, January 28, 2020
The Coronavirus Epidemic: Chinese Resilience and Silent, Simple and Steady Resistance – A Model for Mankind By Peter Koenig, January 28, 2020
To Huawei or Not to Huawei; Boris Johnson Says Yes to Chinese 5G Provider for the UK By Johanna Ross, January 28, 2020
The US Dropped More Munitions on Afghanistan Last Year Than Any Other Time in the Last Decade By Jared Keller, January 28, 2020
Coronavirus Outbreak, a Global Public Health Emergency? By Stephen Lendman, January 28, 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, January 27, 2020
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) and the Rohingyas By Dr. Chandra Muzaffar, January 27, 2020
Why the New Silk Roads Are a “Threat” to the “US Bloc” By Pepe Escobar, January 27, 2020
Prospects for China-U. S. Relations After “Phase 1 Trade Deal” By Dr. Leon Tressell, January 26, 2020
Only One Lab in China Can Safely Handle the New Coronavirus By Nicoletta Lanese, January 26, 2020
The Battle for the Indian Ocean and Island States By Kester Kenn Klomegah, January 26, 2020
China’s New Coronavirus: An Examination of the Facts By Larry Romanoff, January 25, 2020
The US-China Trade Deal Is Mostly Symbolic By Kavaljit Singh, January 24, 2020
Impacts of the China-Myanmar Economic Corridor (CMEC). Ease or Exacerbate China-India Rivalry? By Andrew Korybko, January 23, 2020
Thailand: The Lingering Spectre of US Colour Revolutions By Joseph Thomas, January 23, 2020
Factors Behind the Hong Kong-China Extradition Bill By Larry Romanoff, January 21, 2020
Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou’s Politicized Extradition Hearing By Stephen Lendman, January 21, 2020
US Official Delivers Trump’s Threatening Message to Sri Lankan President By K. Ratnayake, January 21, 2020
Is 2020 China’s Year of Economic and Political Milestone? By Tom Clifford, January 20, 2020
How an “International Shadowy Group” Is Influencing India’s Food Policy By Great Game India, January 20, 2020
Trump Is the Third President to Lie About Afghan War Success By Prof. Marjorie Cohn, January 19, 2020
Remarks on the US/China “Trade Deal” By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, January 19, 2020
The TEPCO Trial: Prosecution and Acquittal after Japan’s Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown By Prof. David T. Johnson, Prof. Hiroshi Fukurai, and Prof. Mari Hirayama, January 17, 2020
Challenging the Flawed Premise Behind Pushing GMOs into Indian Agriculture By Colin Todhunter, January 17, 2020
Trump’s Feeble Phase 1 China-US Trade Deal By Dr. Jack Rasmus, January 17, 2020
Battle of the Ages to Stop Eurasian Integration By Pepe Escobar, January 17, 2020
The Afro-Eurasia Proposal Would be a Timely Alternative to the US Sponsored “Indo-Pacific” By Andrew Korybko, January 16, 2020
China’s Growing Economic Miracle… Cracks and Bubbles?! Realties of China’s Banking and Finance By Brett Redmayne-Titley, January 16, 2020
Trade War
The China-US Phase One Trade Deal: Deep Seated Crisis Unresolved By Stephen Lendman, January 16, 2020
History: US Spy Activities in Western and Northern China By Shane Quinn, January 16, 2020
‘Phase One’ of the US-Chinese Trade Deal Is Bad News for India By Andrew Korybko, January 15, 2020
Unintended Consequences: Did Trump Just Give the Middle East to China and Russia? By F. William Engdahl, January 15, 2020
Letter to the Young People of Hong Kong. Why? By Andre Vltchek, January 13, 2020
Scientists Call for Ban on Human Gene Editing By F. William Engdahl, January 13, 2020
The US-China Power Struggle, Two Decades of CIA Interference in Tibet By Shane Quinn, January 12, 2020
After 18 Years of US Occupation, Poll Finds Zero Percent of Afghans Thriving, 85 Percent “Suffering” By Alan MacLeod, January 12, 2020
Genetically Modified Seeds in India: Faking it on the Astroturf By Colin Todhunter, January 12, 2020
Capitalism and the Gut-Wrenching Hijack of India By Colin Todhunter, January 09, 2020