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.
Afghanistan Takes Center Stage in the New Great Game By Pepe Escobar, November 19, 2018
China: A New Philosophy of Economics By Peter Koenig, November 16, 2018
The CIA’s Intervention in Afghanistan. U.S. Recruitment of “Islamic Terrorists” Started in 1979. Zbigniew Brzezinski By Dr. Zbigniew Brzezinski and Le Nouvel Observateur, November 15, 2018
Trump Escalates “New Cold War” with China. President Xi Refuses Washington’s Demands By Stephen Lendman, November 15, 2018
What’s Mike Pence Talking About? The US and China Are Already in a Cold War! By Andrew Korybko, November 14, 2018
The Drug Catastrophe in Afghanistan. The Narcotics Economy Has Destroyed Our Country By Brian Cloughley, November 13, 2018
China-US Dialogue: Polite Diplomacy, Illegal Sanctions, Washington’s Unspoken Intent is to “Contain” China By Stephen Lendman, November 13, 2018
US Violation of Trump-Kim Singapore Agreement. Ban on Humanitarian Aid to North Korea. Sanctions From Hell. ‘Death by a Thousand Cuts’ By Carla Stea, November 13, 2018
“Don’t Thank Me for My Service”: My Viet Nam Awakening to the Long History of US Lies By S. Brian Willson, November 13, 2018
Trump ‘Trade War’ Hides Military Industrial Agenda By F. William Engdahl, November 13, 2018
Poverty and Extreme Poverty: Filming in the Most Depressing City on Earth — Jakarta. By Andre Vltchek, November 12, 2018
BRICS: A Future in Limbo? By Peter Koenig, November 11, 2018
BRICS and the Future of Multilateralism By Beenish Sultan and Andrew Korybko, November 11, 2018
India-Pakistan Relations: Nuclear Doctrine, Militarization and Security Dynamics of the Indian Ocean Region By Anum A. Khan, November 09, 2018
Russia’s S-400 Sale to India Won’t Imperil Its Partnership with Pakistan By Andrew Korybko, November 09, 2018
Why Did the US Issue a Sanctions Waiver for Iran’s Port of Chabahar? By Andrew Korybko, November 08, 2018
“Flashpoint for War”: U.S. and Japan Plan Military Response to Chinese Incursions of Disputed Islands By Zero Hedge, November 07, 2018
China Vows to Continue Iran Trade Despite U.S. Oil Sanctions By Tsvetana Paraskova, November 06, 2018
Abe Meets Xi Then Modi: A New Asia ‘Cooperation Sphere’? By F. William Engdahl, November 06, 2018
Treaties and Other Agreements US Consistently Breaches By Stephen Lendman, November 05, 2018
On the Consequences of the Okinawa Elections, US Military Presence, US-Japan Relations By Vladimir Terehov, November 05, 2018
Is the US-China Trade War for Real? By Dr. Jack Rasmus, November 02, 2018
Two Koreas Halt Military Exercises and Close Gunports Once Aimed at Each Other By Zoom in Korea, November 02, 2018
US and South Korea Defense Chiefs Agree to Keep US Troops in Korea After OPCON Transfer By Zoom in Korea, November 02, 2018
President Xi Jinping Orders China’s Military to “Step up Combat Readiness …, Enhance Servicemen’s Capabilities and Preparation for War.” By Stephen Lendman, November 01, 2018
The China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC): The Asian Parliamentary Assembly Meeting in Gwadar Was Good News for CPEC By Andrew Korybko, October 31, 2018
The New Global Tinderbox. A Far More Complex Global Conflict Map than the Cold War By Michael T. Klare, October 31, 2018
Canada Seems to Prefer State of ‘War’ in Korea, Not Peace By Yves Engler, October 29, 2018
A Ridiculed Election Show of US-NATO on the Stage of Afghanistan By Defend Democracy Press, October 29, 2018
Laos-China are Building, High Speed Trains. The Cruel Legacy of War and Colonialism By Andre Vltchek, October 29, 2018
China’s Impressive Economic Growth. A Critical Look at China’s Belt and Road Initiative By Prof. Martin Hart-Landsberg, October 27, 2018
US Fueling Terrorism in China By Tony Cartalucci, October 25, 2018
China Slams Mike Pompeo for His Hostile Remarks. “Ignorant and Malicious” By Stephen Lendman, October 23, 2018
(Un)Happy Anniversary! 17 Years of War (and More to Come) By Tom Engelhardt, October 23, 2018
A New Imperial Power? Media Campaign against China By Dr. Chandra Muzaffar, October 22, 2018
China Is Launching a Fake, Extra-bright Moon to Cut the Cost of City Lights By RT News, October 22, 2018
The Seeds Of Suicide: How Monsanto Destroys Farming By Dr. Vandana Shiva, October 21, 2018
What Sanctions on Russia and China Really Mean By Pepe Escobar, October 20, 2018
NATO’s Upcoming 40,000-soldier Arctic Drill Is a Message to Russia and China By Andrew Korybko, October 20, 2018
The Sino-American Innovation Dilemma: A Conflict with Deep Roots and Tough Solutions By Stephen S. Roach, October 19, 2018
Dollar Monopoly Slips as China and Japan Dump US Treasuries By RT News, October 18, 2018
China
The Chinese-Indian “Great Game” in East Africa By Andrew Korybko, October 18, 2018
Comoros
The Comoros Crisis Pits China Against France Off the Coast of East Africa By Andrew Korybko, October 17, 2018
A Conspiracy Theory That Became a “Conspiracy Fact”: The CIA, Afghanistan’s Poppy Fields and America’s Growing Heroin Epidemic By Timothy Alexander Guzman, October 17, 2018
Drug War? American Troops Are Protecting Afghan Opium. U.S. Occupation Leads to All-Time High Heroin Production By Washington's Blog, October 17, 2018
The Routine Use of Fake Images and Video Footage by the Western Media By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, October 15, 2018
One Day in Afghanistan By Abigail Fielding-Smith and Jessica Purkiss, October 14, 2018
The Ultimate War Crime: America’s “Global War on Terrorism” By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, October 12, 2018
Meng Hongwei
The Detention of Meng Hongwei and the Western Media’s Insinuations against China By Andrew Korybko, October 11, 2018
India
Keeping Modi in Power: Why India Might Secure an Anti-Iranian Sanctions Waiver From the US By Andrew Korybko, October 10, 2018
Fear of Defeat and the Vietnam War By W.J. Astore, October 10, 2018
Growing US Hostility towards China: US Pacific Fleet Show of Force in the South China Sea. Frosty Pompeo Reception in Beijing By Stephen Lendman, October 09, 2018
How the Tentacles of the US Military Are Strangling the Planet By Prof. Vijay Prashad, October 09, 2018
Sino-US Tensions: Pentagon Accuses China of Threatening America’s National Security By Stephen Lendman, October 07, 2018
Capitalism
Food, Justice, Violence and Capitalism By Colin Todhunter, October 07, 2018
S-400
Russia’s S-400 Air Defense System: Turkey Fell Victim But India Escaped US Sanctions? By Masud Wadan, October 06, 2018
India
India Buying Russian S-400s Air Defense Systems, Defies US Sanctions Threat By Stephen Lendman, October 06, 2018
Video: Trump’s Trade War and Escalation of US-China Standoff. Rising Tensions in the Economic, Diplomatic and Military Spheres By South Front, October 06, 2018
Afghan Government Rejects Blackwater Plan to Outsource War By Alwaght, October 06, 2018
Uyghur
China’s Uyghur Problem: The Recruitment of Uyghur Muslims to Join Al Qaeda By F. William Engdahl, October 06, 2018
The US’ New National Strategy For Counterterrorism (NSCT) Targets Pakistan By Andrew Korybko, October 06, 2018
Nuclear weapon
Video: North Korea and The Dangers Of Nuclear Weapons By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, October 05, 2018
Imran Khan: “American Drone Strikes in Pakistan Must Stop. It’s Butchery, and the True Horror of It Is Hidden From the West” By Drone Warfare, October 05, 2018
“China’s Big Hack”: The US Has Its Own Reasons For “Saving the World” From China’s Supposed Big Tech Spying By Andrew Korybko, October 05, 2018
Tsunami
Fourteen Years Ago, December 26, 2004: Indonesia’s Indian Ocean 9.0 Tsunami. Why Did the Information Not Get Out? By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, October 03, 2018
US “Investigates” Genocide in Myanmar, Commits Genocide in Yemen By Joseph Thomas, October 03, 2018
President Putin’s Visit to India Will be a Moment of Reckoning for Both Countries By Andrew Korybko, October 03, 2018
Nuclear Annihilation
“Unsafe and Unprofessional”: Chinese Warship Comes Within 45 Yards of US Destroyer in South China Sea By Zero Hedge, October 02, 2018
Nuclear war
One Click Closer to Nuclear Annihilation By Philip Giraldi, October 02, 2018
South-South Cooperation
South-South Cooperation (SSC) Has No Alternative. Indonesia and the Legacy of the Bandung Conference (1955) By Poppy S. Winanti and Rizky Alif Alfian, October 02, 2018
US Sanctions over Beijing’s Purchase of Russia’s S-400 Missile Defense System, China Cancels Security Meeting with the US By Stephen Lendman, October 01, 2018
Pivot towards India or China? The Maldives Might Not Become an Indian Satellite, at Least Not Yet By Andrew Korybko, October 01, 2018
US Hostility to Sovereign Independent States: Syria and North Korea Address the UN General Assembly By Stephen Lendman, October 01, 2018
Mao Zedong
Mao Zedong Declares the Foundation of the People’s Republic of China, October 1, 1949 By Global Research News, October 01, 2018
China and the Struggle of Oppressed Nations for Self-Determination, National Liberation and Socialism By Abayomi Azikiwe, October 01, 2018
Mahathir Mohamad
Malaysia’s Dr Mahathir Mohamad at the UN General Assembly: Want to End Terrorism? Recognise Palestine and Stop Israeli Atrocities By Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad and Yushaimi Yahaya, September 30, 2018
Oil Market Shocked as China’s Top Refiner Halves Iranian Oil Imports By Tsvetana Paraskova, September 30, 2018
China and the Middle East: Venturing Into the Maelstrom By James M. Dorsey, September 27, 2018
Trump Regime Rage Against Sovereign Independent States By Stephen Lendman, September 27, 2018
Russia, Iran and China on Trump’s UN Address and Agenda By Stephen Lendman, September 26, 2018