Asia

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.
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"
Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan and The Taliban. Russia’s “Balancing Act” in South Asia and Afghanistan By Andrew Korybko, September 18, 2019
China-Thailand Military Cooperation. Shifting Global Balance of Power By Joseph Thomas, September 18, 2019
On the Ground, Feeling the Pulse of Protest Hong Kong By Pepe Escobar, September 17, 2019
The True Geopolitical Significance of the Hong Kong Protests By Col. Lawrence Wilkerson and Emanuel Pastreich, September 17, 2019
Japan-Russia Relations, The Kuril Islands Dispute and the Revival of Suzuki Muneo By James Brown, September 16, 2019
What Role Did the Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and Soviet Entry into the War Play in Japan’s Decision to Surrender in the Pacific War? By Dr. Tsuyoshi Hasegawa, Hibiki Yamaguchi, Fumihiko Yoshida, and Prof. Radomir Compel, September 16, 2019
Landmines: Reclaiming the Community One Bomb at a Time: The View from Indochina By Ted Lieverman, September 16, 2019
A Plea to the Youth of Hong Kong By Marcus Papadopoulos and DimSum Daily, September 16, 2019
Video: Why Are We Still in Afghanistan? By Prof Michel Chossudovsky and James Corbett, September 13, 2019
A Morning in Afghanistan By Kathy Kelly, September 12, 2019
China-India Relations Are Real Shaky Ahead of President Xi’s Unconfirmed Visit Next Month By Andrew Korybko, September 12, 2019
Are India and Japan Challenging the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in Russia’s Far East? By Paul Antonopoulos, September 12, 2019
Hong Kong Protest Leader Hangs Out with White Helmets Boss By Makia Freeman, September 12, 2019
Observe 9/11 Anniversary by Calling for an End to the Afghan War By Prof. Marjorie Cohn, September 12, 2019
Video: Color Revolution Comes to Hong Kong By South Front, September 12, 2019
“USA Pretend” Unmasked By S. Brian Willson, September 12, 2019
Iran Together with a “Club of Countries Subjected to Sanctions”, in Solidarity Against US “Economic Terrorism” By Peter Koenig and Press TV, September 12, 2019
Iran’s CPEC-Parallel Pipeline Plans (E-CPEC+) Could Ruin India’s Regional Vision By Andrew Korybko, September 12, 2019
We Are All Hostages of 9/11 By Pepe Escobar, September 12, 2019
China’s Perspective: Economic Growth over Military Spending By Tom Clifford, September 11, 2019
Western Media Portrays Hong Kong Hooligans as Heroes. But Are They? By Andre Vltchek, September 11, 2019
The Hong Kong Extradition Treaty No One Talks About By Eric Sommer, September 11, 2019
“Hands Off Hong Kong” – The Cry that Seldom Is Heard By John V. Walsh, September 10, 2019
US Is Behind Hong Kong Protests Says US Policymaker By Tony Cartalucci, September 10, 2019
Trump-Taliban Talks Like Those with North Korea – A Photo Op on the Deck of the Titanic By Juan Cole, September 10, 2019
Gandhi Jayanti
Mohandas K. Gandhi vs. Contemporary Leaders By Robert J. Burrowes, September 10, 2019
The Taliban’s Recent Kabul Attack Inadvertently Tanked the Afghan Peace Talks By Andrew Korybko, September 09, 2019
US-Taliban No-Peace “Peace Talks” By Stephen Lendman, September 09, 2019
Trade Wars Are a Fool’s Game By Eric Margolis, September 09, 2019
Will China Invest in Iran’s Transport and Industrial Infrastructure? There are Reasons to be Skeptical By Andrew Korybko, September 08, 2019
Who Is Osama Bin Laden? By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, September 08, 2019
The 5G Network: Southeast Asia Ignores US War on Huawei By Joseph Thomas, September 07, 2019
Treadmill of Magic Seeds and Broken Promises: Dismantling the Myth of Bt Cotton Success in India By Colin Todhunter, September 07, 2019
Flight MH17
Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir: Insufficient Evidence to Blame Russia for MH17 Crash over Eastern Ukraine By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, September 07, 2019
Mahathir Mohamad
Video: Prime Minister of Malaysia Dr. Mahathir Speaks at the Vladivostok Summit By Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, September 06, 2019
China’s Challenge to American Power? By Shane Quinn, September 06, 2019
A US-Taliban Peace Deal Would Redefine the Regional Balance of Power By Andrew Korybko, September 06, 2019
Welcome to the Indo-Russia Maritime Silk Road By Pepe Escobar, September 06, 2019
Car Manufacturers Caught in Crossfire of Trump’s Trade War By Mike "Mish" Shedlock, September 06, 2019
West’s “Fake News” Begins to Backfire By Joseph Thomas, September 05, 2019
Kazakhstan’s New President Faces His First Test: Anti-Chinese Protests By Andrew Korybko, September 05, 2019
Fear and Loathing Under Modi’s Second Term By Asad Ismi, September 04, 2019
The Russia-Mongolia Strategic Partnership By Padraig McGrath, September 04, 2019
Inevitable Withdrawal: The US-Taliban Deal By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, September 04, 2019
Russia’s Asian Pivot: The Vladivostok-Chennai Maritime Corridor By Andrew Korybko, September 04, 2019
Trade War
Trump Imposes New Tariffs on China By Nick Beams, September 03, 2019
Venezuela, Ukraine, Hong Kong, … : Color Revolutions and Regime Change, A Modern Scourge Spawning Economic Destabilization and Civil War By Carla Stea, September 02, 2019
How Japanese Scientists Confronted the U.S. and Japanese Governments to Reveal the Effects of Bikini H-bomb Tests By Okuaki Satoru, September 02, 2019
US Dirty Hands All Over Hong Kong Violence and Chaos? By Stephen Lendman, September 02, 2019
For Denuclearization and Non-proliferation, We Need a “Pax Russica-Sinica” By Padraig McGrath, September 02, 2019
United States Withdraws from INF Treaty, Torpedoing Global Arms-Control Structure By Carla Stea, September 02, 2019
Time to Liberate Afghanistan By Eric Margolis, September 01, 2019
Video: The Malaysian Airlines MH17 Tragedy. What is Real, What is Fake? “Highly Likely” Can Mean Anything By Max Van Der Werff, September 01, 2019
US/North Korea Talks Undermined by Pompeo and Bolton By Stephen Lendman, August 31, 2019
GOP Hardliners Want China Sanctioned By Stephen Lendman, August 31, 2019
A Conspiracy Theory That Became a “Conspiracy Fact”: The CIA, Afghanistan’s Poppy Fields and America’s Growing Heroin Epidemic By Timothy Alexander Guzman, August 31, 2019
The Pentagon’s Map of Afghanistan: An Eldorado of Mineral Wealth and Natural Resources By Nikolai Malishevski, August 31, 2019
South Korea’s Withdrawal from the Intelligence Sharing Agreement (GSOMIA) with Japan, Opens a Door to New Peace Paradigm in East Asia By Jeremiah Kim, August 30, 2019
G7 – The Cost of Uselessness By Peter Koenig, August 30, 2019
Are Russia and India Global Partners? The Brahmos Supersonic Missiles, The Russia-China Relationship By Andrew Korybko, August 30, 2019
Cambodia Is Showing How Small Countries Could Stand Up to the US By Andrew Korybko, August 29, 2019
What Is Happening in Hong Kong? By Brandon Turbeville, August 28, 2019
Malaysia: The Najib Razak 1MDB Trial. The Prosecutor’s Opening Statement By Gopal Sri Ram, August 28, 2019
India
New Delhi’s Man in Moscow Is Right, Russia and India Are Global Partners By Andrew Korybko, August 28, 2019
India’s Shadow Banking Crisis Is Intensifying By Kavaljit Singh, August 28, 2019
Revival of Shintoism in Abe’s Japan: Why? Another Holy War? By Prof. Joseph H. Chung, August 27, 2019
Taunting the Dragon: Background to US-China Trade War and Hong Kong Protests By Makia Freeman, August 27, 2019
Anti-China Witch-hunt Targets Australian Universities By Oscar Grenfell, August 27, 2019
America’s Authoritarian Use of the Word “Authoritarianism” By Dr. Dennis Etler, August 27, 2019
India is Reviving an Old Narrative in Its Anti-Khalistan Infowar By Andrew Korybko, August 26, 2019
A Critical Threshold Has Just Been Crossed, and Things Will Never be the Same Again… By Michael Snyder, August 26, 2019
Trump Escalates Trade War with China. Orders Corporate America to Stop Doing Business with China. Beijing Will Retaliate By Stephen Lendman, August 26, 2019
Hong Kong and the Audacity of the U.S. Part of a “Destabilization War” with China By Peter Koenig, August 26, 2019
Beijing Launches Plans for Shenzhen to Become World Hub, in Apparent Bid to Replace Hong Kong By Nicole Hao, August 26, 2019
Trump Escalates Economic Confrontation with China By Andre Damon, August 26, 2019
We Are Not Fooled by the Hong Kong Protests By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, August 26, 2019
CIA Afghan Paramilitaries Prevent Restoration of Peace By Stephen Lendman, August 25, 2019
Hong Kong Crisis: Made in America By Tony Cartalucci, August 25, 2019
Black Sea-Caspian Sea Connectivity Is the Future of Eurasian Integration By Andrew Korybko, August 25, 2019
US Missile Test, UN Security Council Face Off: China-Russia v. US By Stephen Lendman, August 25, 2019