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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.
Coronavirus Outbreak, a Global Public Health Emergency? By Stephen Lendman, January 28, 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
Landlocked Laos is Finally Being Unlocked By Joseph Thomas, January 07, 2020
The Jawaharlal Nehru University Attack Shows Just How Fascist The ‘Modi Mob’ Is By Andrew Korybko, January 07, 2020
An Eyewitness to the Horrors of the US ‘Forever Wars’ Speaks Out By Kathy Kelly, January 06, 2020
Flight MH17
MH17 Malaysian Airlines Documentary by Ukraine SBU Whistleblower: Review By Andrew Korybko, January 05, 2020
2020 Might be Challenging for Ethiopia, But It Can Count on China’s Help By Andrew Korybko, January 03, 2020
This American Died for Our Lies in Afghanistan By Peter Van Buren, January 03, 2020
Policing, Facial Recognition and Targeting Privacy By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, January 03, 2020
Failure of Trump-Kim Dialogue: North Korea to Continue Developing Strategic Nuclear Weapons and Missiles By Stephen Lendman, January 02, 2020
India’s Infringement over Nepal Border Area By Ishaal Zehra, January 02, 2020
Police in Hong Kong Brutalized by Rioters, While Attacked by the Western Press By Andre Vltchek, December 31, 2019
Economic Globalization: Russia, China, and the US’ “Integration Models” Aren’t Mutually Exclusive By Andrew Korybko, December 30, 2019
Merry Christmas, America! Let’s Remember the Children Who Live in Fear of Our Killer Drones By Elise Swain and Jon Schwarz, December 30, 2019
As the US, China, and Russia Build New Nuclear Weapons Systems, How Will Artificial Intelligence (AI) be Built in? What are the Dangers? By Matt Field, December 29, 2019
The People of India Are Taking It to the Streets By Prof. Vijay Prashad, December 27, 2019
US War Budget Targets China By Stephen Lendman, December 27, 2019
A Brief Introduction to Tibet By Larry Romanoff, December 26, 2019
China’s Huawei Continues to Move Around US Sanctions By Ulson Gunnar, December 26, 2019
Philippines Approves GM Golden Rice. The Destabilization of Agriculture By GMWatch and Prof Michel Chossudovsky, December 24, 2019
S-400
India’s Discriminatory New Citizenship Law By Stephen Lendman, December 24, 2019
In the Footsteps of Xuanzang in Kyrgyzstan By Pepe Escobar, December 23, 2019
3,000 Billion Dollars into the Bottomless Well of Afghanistan By Manlio Dinucci, December 23, 2019
Afghan Papers Inadvertently Document WaPo’s Role in Spreading Official Lies By Joshua Cho, December 22, 2019
Behind the U.S. Anti-China Campaign By Sara Flounders, December 22, 2019
Pakistan’s Imran Khan. Does He Have the Courage to Practice What He Preaches? Allied with Saudi Arabia? By Junaid S. Ahmad, December 22, 2019
The Afghanistan Fiasco and the Decline and Fall of the American Military By Philip Giraldi, December 20, 2019
The “Afghanistan Papers”: Deep State Narrative Management By Kit Knightly, December 20, 2019
The Real Lesson of Afghanistan Is that Regime Change Does Not Work By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies, December 20, 2019
‘Who Has Given the Americans the Right to be in Syria?’ China Asks By Press TV, December 20, 2019
The Indo-‘Israeli’ Trans-Arabian Corridor Will Push Russia Closer to Pakistan By Andrew Korybko, December 19, 2019
What Everyone Is Missing About the Afghanistan Papers By Darius Shahtahmasebi, December 18, 2019
Afghanistan War – The Crime of the Century By Rep. Ron Paul, December 18, 2019
American Values, Chinese Values: The New Global Order and the Cultural Dimension of the US-China Conflict By Prof. Joseph H. Chung, December 17, 2019
The So-called “China Threat”: NATO and America’s “New Cold War” on China By Jenny Clegg, December 17, 2019
Cruising Pamir Highway, the Heart of the Heartland. The New Silk Roads and Greater Eurasia By Pepe Escobar, December 17, 2019
Troop “Reduction” in Afghanistan! By W.J. Astore, December 17, 2019
The Afghanistan Papers Confirm America’s Longest War Is a Lie By Sonali Kolhatkar, December 16, 2019
Pamir Highway: The Road on the Roof of the World By Pepe Escobar, December 16, 2019
India: The Self-Professed ‘World’s Largest Democracy’ Is Experiencing a Real Social Uprising By Andrew Korybko, December 16, 2019
China’s YiWu: Business Models You’ve Never Even Heard of By Larry Romanoff, December 15, 2019
The Pentagon’s Map of Afghanistan: An Eldorado of Mineral Wealth and Natural Resources By Nikolai Malishevski, December 15, 2019
Prime Minister Modi Triggers Political Instability in India’s Northeastern States By Andrew Korybko, December 14, 2019
China-US “Phase One” Trade Deal: The Devil in the Unannounced Details and Implementation By Stephen Lendman, December 14, 2019
US Seeks Thai Opposition for Anti-China Alliance at ASEAN Summit By Joseph Thomas, December 14, 2019
Trade War
Temporary Ceasefire? China and US Agree on Phase One Trade Deal? By Stephen Lendman, December 13, 2019
NATO Secretary General Targets ‘Rising China’: Why Cold War Newspeak Never Went Away By Cynthia Chung, December 12, 2019
From Shanghai to Chongqing: The World’s Most Expensive Railway By Larry Romanoff, December 11, 2019
Divide and Conquer Tactics: Millions of Deaths Triggered by the British Empire By Tomasz Pierscionek, December 11, 2019