Asia

The “Chinese dragon” of the last two decades may be faltering but it is still hailed by many as an economic miracle. Far from a great advance for Chinese workers, however, it is the direct result of a consolidation of power in the hands of a small clique of powerful families.
Trade War
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.
China: Towards Capitalist Restoration. Michel Chossudovsky By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, May 26, 2021
Why the EU Sides Against China By Manlio Dinucci, May 26, 2021
Pakistan, China, India and the Afghan Chessboard By M. K. Bhadrakumar, May 26, 2021
Chinese Banks Buy Dollars to Weaken Yuan in Latest Intervention By Zero Hedge, May 26, 2021
Global Britain Returns to Rule the Waves By Jenny Clegg, May 25, 2021
Afghan Nationalism Faces Existential Challenge By M. K. Bhadrakumar, May 24, 2021
Moody’s Highlights that U.S. Was Biggest Loser in Trade War with China By Paul Antonopoulos, May 21, 2021
Microsoft vs Indian Farmers: Agri-Stacking the System By Colin Todhunter, May 20, 2021
Covid Vaccine: The Same Pattern Everywhere? By Mike Whitney, May 16, 2021
Butting Heads with China and Russia: American Diplomats Are Outclassed By Philip Giraldi, May 14, 2021
Geopolitical Projection: US Claims China Is an “Aggressor” By Brian Berletic, May 14, 2021
Kissinger’s “Insider View”: The Tragedy of the US Deep State By Pepe Escobar, May 13, 2021
China on the Horizon as ‘World’s Pharmacy’. Sinopharm’s Covid Vaccine By M. K. Bhadrakumar, May 12, 2021
US Troops Trying to Break Through from Afghanistan into Central Asia By Valery Kulikov, May 11, 2021
Covid Lockdown in India: Anthony Fauci ‘Has No Clue and No Authority to Lecture on What Is Good for India’ By Colin Todhunter, May 10, 2021
US Encirclement of China: A Progress Report By Brian Berletic, May 09, 2021
The True Meaning of the Afghan “Withdrawal” By Prof Alfred McCoy, May 07, 2021
How the ‘Strategic Competition Act’ Could Actually Stonewall Talks with North Korea By Jessica Lee, May 07, 2021
The Apocalypse Must be Near. I Agree with Henry Kissinger – About Cold War with China. By R. J. Eskow, May 06, 2021
Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan Conflict Was Also About the Flow of Afghani Narcotics By Paul Antonopoulos, May 06, 2021
Nuclear War, Radioactive Fallout and the Earth’s Global Ecosystem By Robert Jacobs, May 06, 2021
Is Europe a Vassal State? Joe Biden Seeks EU Endorsement of Washington’s Russia-phobic Policy By Dr. Ludwig Watzal, May 05, 2021
India, COVID and the Need for Scientific Integrity Not Sensationalism By Colin Todhunter, May 04, 2021
Breakthrough in Afghan Peace Process! By M. K. Bhadrakumar, May 03, 2021
Sexed Semen—Why the Technology of Producing Only Female Calves Should be Opposed Firmly By Bharat Dogra, May 03, 2021
Biden’s Anti-Eurasian Green Delusion and America’s Race to Irrelevance By Matthew Ehret-Kump, May 02, 2021
End of an Era? Afghanistan Is Now Graveyard of Contractors, Too. By Kelley Beaucar Vlahos, April 30, 2021
Amid Widespread Disease, Death, and Poverty, the Major Powers Increased Their Military Spending in 2020 By Lawrence Wittner, April 29, 2021
UK Government Drops Bid to Shield Soldiers from War Crimes Prosecutions Committed in Iraq and Afghanistan By Ian Cobain, April 28, 2021
The China-Africa Relationship in the 21st Century By Danny Haiphong and Black Alliance for Peace, April 28, 2021
Afghanistan, the US Plan for a New Catastrophe By Manlio Dinucci, April 27, 2021
America’s Hi-Tech War on China. The Strategic Semiconductors Supply Chain By Stephen Lendman, April 27, 2021
Options for Potential Future Counterterrorism Operations in Afghanistan By M. K. Bhadrakumar, April 27, 2021
Geopolitics of The Arctic: Canada as a Bridge of Cooperation or a Platform for War and Confrontation? By Matthew Ehret-Kump, April 27, 2021
All that Sending a Flotilla Bristling with Weapons into the South China Sea Can Do Is Escalate Global Tensions By Chris Nineham, April 27, 2021
‘Every Time the US “Saves” a Country, It Converts It Either into a Madhouse or a Cemetery’. By Prof. Vijay Prashad, April 26, 2021
Africa Is Choosing China over the U.S.: The Case of Cape Verde By Aidan O’Brien, April 26, 2021
Tanks and Think Tanks: How Taiwanese Cash Is Funding the Push to War with China By Alan MacLeod, April 26, 2021
Taiwan Strait: A Shooting War Involving China, Taiwan and the US? By Prof. Joseph H. Chung, April 26, 2021
America’s Long War against Afghanistan (1979-) By Donald Monaco, April 25, 2021
The Politics of Heroin and the Afghan US Pullout. Private Mercenary Occupation By F. William Engdahl, April 25, 2021
Biden’s Afghan Exit Alarms Contractors Who Outnumber U.S. Troops By Roxana Tiron and Paul Murphy, April 25, 2021
Japan Says Dumping Fukushima Radioactive Water in Pacific Ocean Is Now “Unavoidable” By Elias Marat, April 24, 2021
US Seeks South China Sea Conflict By Tony Cartalucci, April 24, 2021
Afghanistan: US Exit Is with Caveats By M. K. Bhadrakumar, April 22, 2021
U.S. Costs to Date for the War in Afghanistan, 2001-2021 By Prof. Neta C. Crawford and Prof. Catherine Lutz, April 21, 2021
Canada’s Navy Performing Provocative Manoeuvres in South China Sea By Yves Engler, April 21, 2021
Chinese President Highlights the “World Wants Justice” and “Not Hegemony” By Paul Antonopoulos, April 20, 2021
Biden’s Afghan Withdrawal Isn’t a Blow to China By Andrew Korybko, April 20, 2021
Xinjiang Must Unite, Not Divide, China and Turkey By Andrew Korybko, April 19, 2021
Opium Poppy Production in Afghanistan. Multibillion Drug Trade. Big Money for Opioids By arcgis.com, April 19, 2021
The US War in Afghanistan: A Historic Crime By Patrick Martin, April 19, 2021
New Wind and Solar Up 50% Globally in 2020, as China Beats US by Over 4 to 1 By Prof. Juan Cole, April 19, 2021
China: The “Genocide” Myth and the New Weapons of Mass Destruction By Megan Sherman, April 18, 2021
Media Allegations of Genocide in Xinjiang By Kim Petersen, April 17, 2021
Exiting Afghanistan: Biden Sets the Date By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, April 17, 2021
U.S. Joins Past Empires in Afghan Graveyard By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies, April 16, 2021
US Withdrawal from Afghanistan May Lead to a Civil War and Proxy Struggle By Paul Antonopoulos, April 16, 2021
US to Withdraw from Afghanistan after Two Decades of War Leaving Behind a Tortured Wasteland and Having Accomplished… Nothing. By Scott Ritter, April 16, 2021
White House Won’t Say If Special Forces Will Leave Afghanistan Under Biden’s Withdrawal Plan By Dave DeCamp, April 16, 2021
Fukushima: Nuclear War without a War By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, April 15, 2021
A Damned Murder Inc: Kennedy’s Battle Against the Leviathan By Cynthia Chung, April 15, 2021
Video: Afghanistan’s Holy Month of Celebration or Disappointment By South Front, April 15, 2021
Foreign Correspondents Club of Japan 2013 By Ramsey Clark, April 14, 2021
Laos and the CIA: The Most Secret Place on Earth Revisited By Marc Eberle, April 13, 2021
China Blasts US Military Interventions in Human Rights Report By Dave DeCamp, April 12, 2021
Pentagon Campaign to Recruit Vietnam as Military Ally Against China Exposed Delusions of US War Strategy By Gareth Porter, April 12, 2021
The Raging Twenties Review: Pipelinistan, Sino-Russia and more By Michael Welch, Pepe Escobar, and Ken Stone, April 09, 2021
China-US Relations and Biden’s “Global Death Trap”: The World Is Facing Another Cold War Which May Become Hot, Even Very Hot By Prof. Joseph H. Chung, April 09, 2021
The Yankees Are Coming Home: The Taliban Won. Get Over It By Philip Giraldi, April 09, 2021
United States Is Using Human Rights Issues to Attack China to Maintain Its Hegemony over the Global Economy By Dr. Leon Tressell, April 08, 2021
“Wipe Out China!” US-funded Uyghur Activists Train as Gun-toting Foot Soldiers for Empire By Ajit Singh, April 06, 2021
The Agri-Food Model, Unregulated Gene Editing Technologies By Colin Todhunter, April 06, 2021
Russia’s Strategy in South Asia: Lavrov’s Trip to India and Pakistan Is a Major Event By Andrew Korybko, April 05, 2021
Kissinger Warns Washington to Accept New Global System or Face a Pre-WWI Geopolitical Situation By Paul Antonopoulos, April 05, 2021
How Eurasia Will be Interconnected By Pepe Escobar, April 05, 2021
Video: The Seeds of Vandana Shiva By Dr. Joseph Mercola, April 04, 2021
The Endless War: Afghanistan Goes on and on By Philip Giraldi, April 03, 2021
Myanmar, Libya, and Syria: Dangerous Parallels By Brian Berletic, April 01, 2021
The Pending Collapse of the ‘Rules-based International Order’ Is an Existential Threat to the United States By Scott Ritter, April 01, 2021