Asia

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.
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.
China and Iran Deepening Bilateral Ties. A 25-Year Strategic Partnership By Stephen Lendman, July 13, 2020
Congress Wants More Unnecessary Anti-China Weapons Programs in Annual Defense Bill By Michael T. Klare, July 13, 2020
75 Years Ago: When Szilard Tried to Halt Dropping Atomic Bombs Over Japan By Greg Mitchell, July 13, 2020
Remember My Lai: GIs Call Viet Killings ‘Point-Blank Murder’ By Seymour M. Hersh, July 13, 2020
Covid-19, Hunger and Starvation in India. Globalist Takeover of India’s Public Health Policy By Kapil Bajaj and Pavlov’s Dog, July 12, 2020
Iran and China Turbo-charge the New Silk Roads By Pepe Escobar, July 12, 2020
US Hostility Toward China. Military Encirclement, Visa Bans, Backlash on US Economy By Stephen Lendman, July 12, 2020
Bipartisan Torpedo Against the Agreement for Afghanistan By Manlio Dinucci, July 10, 2020
China’s Growing Influence in Central Asia and the Middle East Will Lead to Further US Decline By Shane Quinn, July 10, 2020
Washington’s War on Huawei Continues By Ulson Gunnar, July 09, 2020
US Policy Toward China Wrecking Bilateral Relations By Stephen Lendman, July 09, 2020
Trump Is Trying to Hide US and Israeli War Crimes by Attacking the International Criminal Court By Prof. Marjorie Cohn, July 09, 2020
China-India Onset of “Cold Peace”? Mutual Disengagement Decision, Pull Back from the Line of Control By Andrew Korybko, July 08, 2020
RussiaGate Overdrive: Weapons of War by Other Means on Targeted Nations and Individuals By Stephen Lendman, July 07, 2020
Kazakhstan May Hold the Secret for Greater Eurasia By Pepe Escobar, July 07, 2020
Provocative US Military Drills Near Chinese Waters By Stephen Lendman, July 06, 2020
Is Taiwan Creating a “Coalition of Unrecognized States” by Recognizing Somaliland? By Paul Antonopoulos, July 06, 2020
British Government Encourages Mass Emigration from Hong Kong to Affect China By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida, July 06, 2020
CIA Information Warfare Succeeds: Occupation of Afghanistan Forced to Continue, Trump’s Real Crimes in Afghanistan Ignored By Ben Barbour, July 05, 2020
The Unthinkable: Is a US-China War Possible? US War Ships in the South China Sea. A New Era of “Great Power Competition” By Stephen Lendman, July 05, 2020
Is Washington Provoking India into a War with China? By F. William Engdahl, July 05, 2020
COVID-19 Coronavirus “Fake” Pandemic: Timeline and Analysis By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, July 04, 2020
The China-India Trade War: Indian Boycott of Chinese Goods By Paul Antonopoulos, July 03, 2020
“Russia is Paying the Taliban”: Afghan Bounty Scandal Comes at Suspiciously Important Time for US Military Industrial Complex By Alan MacLeod, July 02, 2020
The Fourth Estate Has Murdered America. The NYT “Made Up The Story”? By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, July 02, 2020
Former PM Mahathir Calls on Muslims to Focus on Fighting Israeli Regime By Islam Times, July 02, 2020
The 1968 My Lai Massacre: The Scene of the Crime By Seymour M. Hersh, July 01, 2020
Rupturing US/China Relations: The Destructive Race to Roll Out 5G Technology, A Breach Too Wide to Fix? By Stephen Lendman, July 01, 2020
The Truth About Russian-Taliban Ties Is as Intriguing as the Fake News About Them By Andrew Korybko, July 01, 2020
Stumbling Towards Catastrophe: The New Cold War with China By Dave DeCamp, July 01, 2020
What Is the United States Plotting in Kashmir and Balochistan? The Destabilization of Pakistan? By Germán Gorraiz López, July 01, 2020
Trump Regime Further Escalates “Get Tough” on China Policy. Adding Fuel to the Fire… By Stephen Lendman, June 30, 2020
New York Times Takes Anti-Russian Hysteria to New Level with Report on Russian ‘Bounty’ for US Troops in Afghanistan By Scott Ritter, June 30, 2020
Delisting Chinese Firms from US Exchanges. “Risks of Military Confrontation”… Destabilization of Capital Markets? By Stephen Lendman, June 29, 2020
The Dutch Prosecution and the Judge Have Rigged the Outcome of the Malaysia Airlines MH17 Trial on a Charge that Requires No Proof By John Helmer, June 29, 2020
US War Crimes: The Massacre at My Lai By Seymour M. Hersh, June 29, 2020
Suing China for COVID-19 Damages Rears Its Ugly Head Again By Stephen Lendman, June 29, 2020
Taliban, Moscow, White House All Reject NYT’s Reporting on Afghanistan Bounties By Dave DeCamp, June 29, 2020
The Fake News About Russia and the Taliban Aims to Achieve Three Strategic Objectives By Andrew Korybko, June 29, 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, June 29, 2020
US Plans to Break Up China: CIA Funding for Terrorists, Narco-trafficking and Proxies By Shane Quinn, June 28, 2020
Trump Regime Imposes Visa Restrictions on Chinese Officials By Stephen Lendman, June 28, 2020
Afghanistan, Garden of Empire: America’s Multibillion Dollar Opium Harvest By Julien Mercille, June 26, 2020
New US Anti-China Measure: Towards Rupture and Confrontation with China By Stephen Lendman, June 26, 2020
Workers on the Edge in Bangladesh. Covid Lockdown Undermines Garment Industry By Asad Ismi, June 26, 2020
Geopolitical Destabilization: India’s US-Backed “Decoupling” from China Is a Very Dangerous Development By Andrew Korybko, June 26, 2020
War Crimes: US Destruction of North Korea Must Not be Forgotten By Brett Wilkins, June 26, 2020
Meng, Huawei and Canadian Law: Soap, Rinse and Dry-Laundered By Harry Glasbeek, June 25, 2020
Capitalism and the Throttling of Democracy in India By Colin Todhunter, June 25, 2020
Colonial Drug Trafficking and the British Empire By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, June 25, 2020
COVID-19 and the Dire Living Conditions of India’s Bottom Half Billion By Joseph D’Souza, June 24, 2020
Troubling India-China Border Skirmishes. Dangerous Game. Was Washington Involved in Spearheading Conflict? By Stephen Lendman, June 24, 2020
Video: The Social Impacts and Economic Dimensions of the Drug Trade By Prof Michel Chossudovsky and Mehrnews, June 24, 2020
Chinagate Is the Craziest Conspiracy Theory Yet. Alleged Pro-Trump Election Meddling By Andrew Korybko, June 24, 2020
China vs India: Who Benefits? US Meddling By Tony Cartalucci, June 24, 2020
Trump’s Advisor Peter Navarro’s Dangerous Agenda. Preventing “Made in China” from Entering the US Market? By Junaid S. Ahmad, June 23, 2020
Dominant Global Viral Strain Found in Beijing Cases By Leng Shumei, June 23, 2020
Russia Can’t Broker China-India Peace: The Best It Can Do Is Balance Its Response to this Crisis By Andrew Korybko, June 23, 2020
Prime Minister Modi Can’t Put the Genie of Indian Jingoism Back in the Bottle By Andrew Korybko, June 22, 2020
Details of China’s National Security Law Released By Stephen Lendman, June 22, 2020
U.S. Leads a Coalition of One Against China By Ted Galen Carpenter, June 22, 2020
Is Kashmir a US Trap to Confront Russia and China? By Germán Gorraiz López, June 20, 2020
Trump Signed a Bill Calling for Sanctions Against China’s So-called “Treatment of Uighurs” By Paul Antonopoulos, June 19, 2020
Trade War
Loose Cannon Pompeo. No Breakthroughs in US-China Meeting in Hawaii By Stephen Lendman, June 19, 2020
Colonial History, Gunboat Diplomacy and China Bashing By Nora Fernandez, June 19, 2020
Dark Clouds of Military Tension Over the Korean Peninsula, North Korea Waited, Disappointed and Now Angry By Prof. Joseph H. Chung, June 19, 2020
VIDEO: The “Lock Step” Simulation Scenario: “A Coronavirus-like Pandemic that Becomes Trigger for Police State Controls” By Helen Buyniski, June 19, 2020
Now It’s DPRK-Gate: North Korea to Attack US 2020 Presidential Election? “Don’t Mess with Us” By Stephen Lendman, June 18, 2020
Why Japan Cancelled Installation of American Missiles in Its Territory. US Military Presence Threatens Japan’s Security By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida, June 18, 2020
China
India and China Dispute: The World’s Longest Unmarked Border By Tom Clifford, June 17, 2020
The Corona Pandemic and Trump’s Trade War against China: America’s Dependence on “Made in China”. Potential Disruption of the US Economy By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, June 14, 2020
United States
No End to US Hostility Toward Nonbelligerent North Korea By Stephen Lendman, June 14, 2020
NATO’s Call on ‘Like-minded Nations’ to Stand Up to the Rise of China Is Just a Desperate Bid for Global Relevance By Scott Ritter, June 12, 2020
ICC Probe of US War Crimes in Afghanistan. Trump Lashes Back. ICC is “Threat” to America. By Stephen Lendman, June 12, 2020
Thailand: Key ASEAN Nation Emerges from COVID-19 By Joseph Thomas, June 12, 2020
Remembering the Crimes of Global Capitalism: “The Jakarta Method” By Grace Blakeley, June 11, 2020
The Truth about Hiroshima and Nagasaki By Greg Mitchell, June 11, 2020
Virus Contact-Tracing for All – Singaporeans to be Tracked by Gov’t in Post-COVID World By Zero Hedge, June 10, 2020
The COVID-19 War in Japan: Is National Face-Saving More Important than the People’s Lives? By Prof. Joseph H. Chung, June 09, 2020
The Victims of MH17 Deserve More than the Shoddy Lies Perpetrated by Politicians and Media By James ONeill, June 09, 2020