Asia

The “Chinese dragon” of the last two decades may be faltering but it is still hailed by many as an economic miracle. Far from a great advance for Chinese workers, however, it is the direct result of a consolidation of power in the hands of a small clique of powerful families.
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.
Towards a “New Iron Curtain”? Senator Cotton’s Anti-China Containment Strategy By Andrew Korybko, March 06, 2021
Read ‘Hamlet’ in Nepali; Enjoy Nepali Poetry in English By Barbara Nimri Aziz, March 06, 2021
The Right to Land and Water: From the Murder of Berta Cáceres in Honduras to Dam Disaster in India By Don Fitz, March 06, 2021
A Global Demand to 35 Governments: Get Your Troops Out of Afghanistan By World Beyond War, March 05, 2021
Biden, Afghanistan and Forever Wars By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, March 04, 2021
The Bamiyan Buddhas: An Afghan Tale By Pepe Escobar, March 04, 2021
The Dangers of A “Sino-American Hot War”: Joe Biden’s China Policy. Can He Stop the Shooting War Against China? By Prof. Joseph H. Chung, March 04, 2021
China has Become the EU’s Top Trading Partner to the Detriment of the U.S. By Nica San Juan, March 01, 2021
Analysis of India’s Nuclear Weapons Program By Anum A. Khan, February 28, 2021
North Korea Steadfastly Resisting US Hegemony By Kim Petersen, February 26, 2021
Heating the Planet Through a New Cold War By Michael T. Klare, February 26, 2021
Biden’s CIA Nominee Identifies China as Top ‘Adversary’ By Dave DeCamp, February 25, 2021
France Increases Hostilities Against China in the South China Sea By Paul Antonopoulos, February 25, 2021
US Destroys Anti-fascist Forces, Stalin’s Failed Efforts to Align with West By Shane Quinn, February 25, 2021
China’s “Economic Race” with the US is Over? Beijing Set to Focus on Building Domestic Production Networks? By Tom Clifford, February 24, 2021
What Planet Is NATO Living On? By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies, February 24, 2021
Pressure Building to Keep US Troops in Afghanistan Indefinitely By Adam Weinstein, February 23, 2021
US-China Win-Win Cooperation? The Competitive Mindset is Destined to Fail By Andrew Korybko, February 23, 2021
Biden Faces Stay or Go Dilemma in Afghanistan By Salman Rafi Sheikh, February 22, 2021
Biden on China: Decoupling or Competitive Re-coupling? By Yan Liang, February 22, 2021
Trudeau Government’s Arrest of Meng Wanzhou, The “New Cold War” on China By Ken Stone, February 22, 2021
India and the Weaponization of Human Rights By Carla Stea, February 21, 2021
Stratfor’s Decade-Old Geopolitical Map Provoking Russian-Turkish Distrust? By Andrew Korybko, February 18, 2021
US Sanctions Against Iran Allowed China to Penetrate Its Influence Deeper into Central Asia By Paul Antonopoulos, February 17, 2021
Biden Administration Iran Bashing. Multiple Rockets Struck Pentagon Airbase in Northern Iraq By Stephen Lendman, February 17, 2021
Media Warfare: UK Bans China’s CGTN Network, China Bans BBC By Brian Berletic, February 17, 2021
Scientists on WHO Mission to Wuhan Accuse Media of Biased Reportage By Steve Sweeney, February 16, 2021
Biden’s First Directive to the War Machine By Patricia Gorky, February 16, 2021
Uncertain Future of US-China Relations: Biden’s Envisioned “Extreme Competition” with China By Andrew Korybko, February 12, 2021
Head of Strategic Command: US Must Prepare for “Very Real Possibility” of Nuclear War with China By Alan MacLeod, February 12, 2021
Health Diplomacy: China Made Vaccine Donations to Equatorial Guinea and Zimbabwe By Kester Kenn Klomegah, February 12, 2021
Is America on a Collision Course with China over Iran? By Shahbazz Afzal, February 12, 2021
Biden’s North Korea Policy: Can Washington Solve this Time the 70-year Old North Korea Issues? By Prof. Joseph H. Chung, February 12, 2021
U.S. Will Attempt to Push India and Japan to Take Action Against Myanmar By Paul Antonopoulos, February 08, 2021
Farmers’ Protest in India: Price of Failure Will be Immense. “The Plan to Radically Restructure Agrifood” By Colin Todhunter, February 07, 2021
Atlantic Council Calls for Regime Change in China By Alan MacLeod, February 05, 2021
Winning Votes Through Identity Politics By Dr. Chandra Muzaffar, February 04, 2021
Biden Administration Accused of Supporting Apartheid. Chagos Islands and US Military Base in Diego Garcia By Jon Levy, February 04, 2021
Examining the Ethics and Implications of Twitter’s Censorship Policy in India By Andrew Korybko, February 03, 2021
Black Alliance for Peace Solidarity Network Demands Biden End War in Afghanistan By Black Alliance for Peace, February 03, 2021
“Strategic Pivot” to Asia: Biden Administration to “Remain Tough on China” By Stephen Lendman, February 02, 2021
Video: Myanmar Crisis Explained… Towards a Regional Arc of Instability? By Brian Berletic, February 02, 2021
China’s Economy, Technology, and Military Is Racing Past the West? By Jeff J. Brown and Steven Sahiounie, February 02, 2021
Bangladesh-Based ‘Rohingyas’ Agitate against Regime Change in Myanmar By Andrew Korybko, February 01, 2021
China’s Scottish Energy Connection By Shahbazz Afzal, February 01, 2021
The Atlantic Council’s Anti-China Containment Strategy By Andrew Korybko, February 01, 2021
Azerbaijan Won the War in Nagorno-Karabakh but Reduced Its Sovereignty By Paul Antonopoulos, February 01, 2021
Viral Inequality and the Farmers’ Struggle in India By Colin Todhunter, February 01, 2021
China’s Peaceful Move Forward to “A World of Great Change” By Peter Koenig, January 31, 2021
The Politics of an Assassination: Who Killed Gandhi and Why? By Abhishek Saha, January 31, 2021
Gandhian Strategy: Combination of Truth, Sacrifice, Non-Violence and Solidarity By Prof. Sunanda Sharma, January 30, 2021
Relations Between India and Russia on the Rise By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida, January 29, 2021
The Putin-Biden Strategic Telephone Call: How Long Before Washington’s Demonization of Russia, China, and Iran Leads to War? By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, January 28, 2021
Will There be Peace in Afghanistan Under Biden? By Vladimir Danilov, January 28, 2021
French Court Hears Case Against Chemical Corporations Over Agent Orange Use in Vietnam By Brett Wilkins, January 27, 2021
US Targets China over Tibet By Brian Berletic, January 26, 2021
The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Strained Relations with India? By Shahbazz Afzal, January 25, 2021
US-Pak Reset to Advance Biden’s Afghan Settlement By M. K. Bhadrakumar, January 25, 2021
Pivot to Asia: China Tech Ban Mirrors 1980s Attempts to Destroy Japanese Competition By Alan MacLeod, January 22, 2021
Casualties of the Old Cold War Should Inform Opposition to U.S.’ New Cold War Against China By Danny Haiphong, January 22, 2021
US President Biden: How to Deal With China By Tom Clifford, January 22, 2021
Washington’s 40-year North Korea Policy: Success or Failure? By Prof. Joseph H. Chung, January 21, 2021
Farmers’ Protests Reflect Existential Crisis of Indian Agriculture By Colin Todhunter, January 21, 2021
America versus China: The Consequences of Moving from Industrial to Financial Capitalism By Prof Michael Hudson and Pepe Escobar, January 18, 2021
Preview of Biden’s Foreign Policy Shifts By M. K. Bhadrakumar, January 17, 2021
China’s International Development Cooperation, A Stunning Success By Andrew Korybko, January 14, 2021
International Support Continues for Protesting Farmers in India By Colin Todhunter, January 14, 2021
Can China Lead a World Economic Recovery? By F. William Engdahl, January 14, 2021
What’s the Future of Afghanistan After Trump? US Troops Replaced by Private Military Contractors? By Andrew Korybko, January 13, 2021
“Beyond Vietnam”, Silence is Betrayal: Martin Luther King’s Historic 1967 Speech By Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., January 12, 2021
Storms of Protest in Washington and Hong Kong By Kim Petersen, January 11, 2021
What is the China Threat? America’s Ruling Ideology By Dr. Richard Hanania, January 08, 2021
China’s “Belt and Road Initiative” Is Not Debt-trapping Africa By Lawrence Freeman, January 07, 2021
Debating Maoism in Contemporary China By Elizabeth Perry, January 05, 2021
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, January 02, 2021
The Seeds Of Suicide: How Monsanto Destroys Farming By Dr. Vandana Shiva, January 02, 2021
China’s Message to Donald: What Do You Want from Us? By Lin Liangduo, January 02, 2021
A New War in the New Year? Trump Again Takes Aim at Iran By Philip Giraldi, December 31, 2020
Russia-China Civilian Aviation Production Challenges Boeing-Airbus Dominance By Ulson Gunnar, December 30, 2020
Political Instability in the Central African Republic, The Role of China-Russia Cooperation By Andrew Korybko, December 28, 2020