Asia

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"
Pivot to Asia: China is threatened by the US military in the South and East China Sea. War with China is currently on the drawing board of the Pentagon as outlined in a Rand Report commissioned by the US Army
Trump calls for escalation of the war in Afghanistan. Why? Is he going after the bad guys, or is it something else? Afghanistan has significant oil, natural gas and strategic raw material resources, not to mention opium, a multibillion dollar industry which feeds America's illegal heroin market.
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.
Genetically Engineered Bt Cotton: Reckless Gamble for Profit that Placed Indian Cotton Farmers in Corporate Noose By Colin Todhunter, December 26, 2018
Bolton Threatens to Force Africa to Choose Between the US and China By Glen Ford, December 26, 2018
Cooking Books and Limiting Responsibility: The Goldman Sachs Playbook in Malaysia By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, December 26, 2018
In Afghanistan, Ignorance Has Become a Crucial Part of the War on Terror By Emran Feroz, December 26, 2018
Trump Administration Indicts Chinese Nationals on Alleged Cyber Espionage Charges By Stephen Lendman, December 26, 2018
Trade War
Development vs. Destruction: China and the U.S. By Sara Flounders, December 26, 2018
The US is Planning a Major War with Russia and China. Reports By James ONeill, December 24, 2018
The GMO Issue Reaches Boiling Point in India. The Devastating Impacts of Genetically Modified (GM) Crops By Colin Todhunter and Aruna Rodrigues, December 23, 2018
Pakistan, the Inevitable Lynchpin By Brig. Imran Malik, December 23, 2018
Why the U.S. Threatens China — as a New Superpower By Sara Flounders, December 23, 2018
North Korea Slams Hostile US Sanctions and Pressure By Stephen Lendman, December 20, 2018
Huawei Launches the Evolution Strategy for 5G-oriented Wireless Target Network By Globe Newswire, December 20, 2018
“We Want Goldman Sachs Here”: This Is Malaysia’s Playbook For Prosecuting 1MDB Case By Zero Hedge, December 20, 2018
Crimes Against Humanity: The British Empire By Paul Gregoire, December 20, 2018
What Happens if France’s Yellow Vests Win? By Andre Vltchek, December 19, 2018
Legacy of Colonialism: Britain Robbed India of $45 Trillion and Thence 1.8 Billion Indians Died from Deprivation By Gideon Polya, December 19, 2018
Is Canada Huawei Arrest Attempt to Sabotage Trump Xi Talks? By F. William Engdahl, December 19, 2018
Canada Serves the US Empire…Again…and Again… By Jim Miles, December 18, 2018
Smartphone Wars: Yandex and Huawei Challenge Western Monopolies By Caleb Maupin, December 17, 2018
India Caught Between Iran and Saudi Arabia By Andrew Korybko and Basirat, December 17, 2018
Weaponizing Humanitarian Aid By Prof. Mel Gurtov, December 17, 2018
Joint Statement of US Civil Society Groups in Support of the Peace Process in Korea By Ann Wright, Ayumi Temlock, et al., December 16, 2018
Colonialism: How the British Empire Stole $45 Trillion from India. And Lied About It. By Jason Hickel, December 16, 2018
Slowing Down the Beast of American Empire: A Salute to the Life and Legacy of William Blum By Michael Welch, William Blum, Chris Agee, Louis Wolf, and Barrie Zwicker, December 16, 2018
The Case of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou: American Sheriffs Acting Outside of Their Jurisdictions By Wayne Madsen, December 15, 2018
China’s Toughness v. Weak-Kneed Russia: Beijing’s Response to Arrest of Meng Wanzhou By Stephen Lendman, December 14, 2018
Averting World Conflict with China By Ron Unz, December 14, 2018
“Five Eyes” Intelligence Agencies Behind Drive Against Chinese Telecom Giant Huawei. By Nick Beams, December 14, 2018
Video: America Is Preparing for Confrontation with Russia and China By Manlio Dinucci, December 14, 2018
Vietnam Has Buyer’s Remorse after Purchasing “Israeli” Anti-Air Missiles By Andrew Korybko, December 13, 2018
Evolving US-China Telecom Technology Trade War: Canada Grants Bail to HuaWei Sabrina Meng Wanzhou By Stephen Lendman, December 12, 2018
Anglo-Saxon “Eyes” Are Fixed on “Taking China Down” By Jean Périer, December 12, 2018
Trump and China: Towards a Cold or Hot War? By Marc Vandepitte, December 12, 2018
China: Rise, Fall and Re-Emergence as a Global Power By Prof. James Petras, December 12, 2018
Video: Behind the US Attack on Chinese Smartphones By Manlio Dinucci, December 12, 2018
Palangkaraya: The “Socialist” Capital of Indonesia, and the 1965 US-Backed “Killing Fields” By Andre Vltchek, December 10, 2018
On World Human Rights Day, the Inhumane Treatment of Huawei Meng Wanzhou by Canadian Authorities Becomes Clearer By Adam Garrie, December 10, 2018
Canada Arrests Meng Wanzhou, CFO of HuaWei, China’s Global Cell Phone Competitor By Christopher Black, December 08, 2018
Towards a Russia-Pakistan Railway Corridor? By Andrew Korybko, December 08, 2018
China’s Ban on Imports of “Foreign Garbage”: No More of Your Junk By Adam Liebman, December 08, 2018
Pakistan’s Government in Military Hands — Again? By Asad Ismi, December 06, 2018
China Outraged at Arrest of Huawei CFO, Warns It Will “Take All Measures” By Zero Hedge, December 06, 2018
“New Scramble for Africa”: The UAE Will Help India “Multi-Align” Against China in Africa By Andrew Korybko, December 05, 2018
Why Is India Bragging About Allegedly Tracking a Chinese Submarine in the Indian Ocean? By Andrew Korybko, December 04, 2018
A US-China Trade War ‘Armistice’? Trump Blinks and Retreats at G-20 By Dr. Jack Rasmus, December 04, 2018
India-Saudi Relations: The Modi-MBS “Political Friendship” Is All About Iran By Andrew Korybko, December 01, 2018
“The Politics of Common Sense: State, Society and Culture in Pakistan” By James M. Dorsey, December 01, 2018
United States
Inter-Korea Summits, US-DPRK Summit. No Peace on the Land of Morning Calm. What Is Going On? By Prof. Joseph H. Chung, November 30, 2018
Afghanistan, No Peace in Sight: The US Intends to Dissolve the Local People’s “Anti-Terrorist Uprisings” By Masud Wadan, November 29, 2018
China-Japan Arms Build-up By Tom Clifford, November 29, 2018
Eyes Without the Prize: Stripping Aung San Suu Kyi’s Awards By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, November 29, 2018
“Secular States, Religious Politics: India, Turkey and the Future of Secularism” By James M. Dorsey, November 29, 2018
Trump’s Trade War with China: Imagine What Would Happen if China Decided to Impose Economic Sanctions on the USA? By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, November 29, 2018
India
India’s “Connect Central Asia” Strategy Will Heighten Regional Competition By Andrew Korybko, November 28, 2018
Russia Is Key to Asia’s Future Development. Putin’s Asia Pivot. China’s Belt and Road. Towards A “Greater Eurasian Partnership” By F. William Engdahl, November 28, 2018
Trump/Putin Meeting at G20: On or Off? Showdown with China’s Xi Jinping? By Stephen Lendman, November 28, 2018
Will the Argentina-China Partnership Undermine Trump’s “Fortress America” in the Southern Cone By Andrew Korybko, November 28, 2018
The US – China Pending Trade War on the Eve of the G-20 Buenos Aires Meeting. Announced Tariffs in the Hundreds of Billions of Dollars By Dr. Jack Rasmus, November 27, 2018
Britain Has Blood on Its Hands for the Balochistan BLA’s Terrorist Attack on China’s Consulate in Pakistan By Andrew Korybko, November 26, 2018
US Trade War with China: Desperate Move to Save Western Empire By Andre Vltchek, November 26, 2018
U.S. Military Intentionally Targets Afghan Civilians. “Oppress and Destroy”. “The Lives of Afghans has No Value for the US” By Friba and Edu Montesanti, November 25, 2018
The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Why is the European Union Opposed to It? By Joseph Thomas, November 25, 2018
China Denounces UN Security Council’s Promotion of the West’s Political Agenda in Myanmar By Carla Stea, November 25, 2018
Conspiracy and Cover-up: The Secret Origins of World War One Includes Transcript of interview with Gerry Docherty By Michael Welch, Rick Rozoff, and Gerry Docherty, November 25, 2018
India, Pakistan, Nepal. Geopolitical Rivalries in South Asia By Andrew Korybko, November 25, 2018
Chinese Consulate Attack Puts Pakistan Between a Rock and a Hard Place By James M. Dorsey, November 24, 2018
China’s Conundrum: What to Do About the “Young Marxists”? By Andrew Korybko, November 23, 2018
Bringing God and Finding Death: A Christian Missionary on North Sentinel Island in the Bay of Bengal By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, November 23, 2018
The Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) Attack on China’s Consulate in Karachi, Ahead of President Xi’s Meeting with Donald Trump By Andrew Korybko, November 23, 2018
Afghan Peace Process? The Whitewashing of U.S War Crimes: The Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA) By Friba and Edu Montesanti, November 22, 2018
India’s Simultaneous Military Drills with Both Russia and the US. Alignments and Diplomatic Maneuvers By Andrew Korybko, November 22, 2018
The Reunification of North and South Korea: North Korea (DPRK) will Never Disintegrate Like East Germany (DDR) By Andre Vltchek, November 22, 2018
Trade War
ASEAN and Trade Wars: The Need to Reinstate Southeast Asia as a “Zone of Peace, Freedom and Neutrality” (ZOPFAN) By Dr. Chandra Muzaffar, November 21, 2018
North Korea ‘Deception’: US Media, Malpractice or Laziness? By Gareth Porter, November 20, 2018
No Trump, Pakistan Did Everything for the US but Got Nothing in Return By Andrew Korybko, November 20, 2018
US-China Confrontation in the Asia Pacific Region By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, November 20, 2018
GMO Propaganda and Neoliberalism vs Localisation and Agroecology By Colin Todhunter, November 19, 2018
US and China Clash at the APEC Summit. “Very Tense”. Towards the Rupture of Asia-Pacific Trade Structures By Stephen Lendman, November 19, 2018
Trump Insulted China’s President Xi by Sending Pence to the APEC Summit
 By Andrew Korybko, November 19, 2018
Afghanistan Takes Center Stage in the New Great Game By Pepe Escobar, November 19, 2018