Asia

Last November, He Jiankui, a Chinese biology professor at Southern University of Science and Technology (SUST) in Shenzhen announced that he and his team had created the World’s first “genetically edited babies”: twin babies Lula and Nana.
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
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.
US Snatches Chinese Executive – Sets Dangerous Precedent. “Trying to Provoke, Humiliate China” By Tony Cartalucci, January 09, 2019
Jair Bolsonaro
President Trump’s Losing Strategy: Embracing Bolsonoro’s Brazil and Confronting China By Prof. James Petras, January 09, 2019
The New “Great Game in Eurasia”, Decline of the American Empire? Chinese Scholar Offers Insight into Beijing’s Strategic Mindset By Pepe Escobar, January 08, 2019
As Trump Orders US Out of Afghanistan, Notorious CIA-Backed Units Will Remain By Prof. Marjorie Cohn, January 08, 2019
Is China Preparing for War? By Stephen Lendman, January 07, 2019
Afghanistan in Photos: When a US Strike Hits a Family Home By Andrew Quilty, Abigail Fielding-Smith, and Jessica Purkiss, January 07, 2019
China’s Spacecraft Chang’e-4: ‘First Landing on the Dark Side of the Moon: ‘Milestone in Space Exploration’ By Prof. Ian Crawford and Sputnik, January 06, 2019
Japan to Push for WWII-Era Peace Treaty with Russia By Telesur, January 06, 2019
Global Research News Hour: Global Economy, Geo-Politics, Militarization. The Most Significant Stories of 2018, Projections for 2019 By Michael Welch, Rick Rozoff, Andy Lee Roth, Dr. Jack Rasmus, and Dmitry Orlov, January 05, 2019
Syria and Afghanistan: Two Different Realities By Andre Vltchek, January 04, 2019
The Atomic Bombing of Japan, Reconsidered By Alan Mosley, January 03, 2019
Indonesian Tsunami — Thievery, Ineptness and Presidential Elections By Andre Vltchek, January 03, 2019
The Anti-Base Movement: Reflections on the Okinawa Resistance to the U.S. Military Base By Prof. C. Douglas Lummis, January 02, 2019
China’s Long Term Trade and Currency Goals: The Belt and Road Initiative By John A. Mathews, January 02, 2019
“Liberals” and “Progressives” Resist Ending America’s Wars By Philip Giraldi, January 02, 2019
‘War on Terror’ Has Left Millions Dead Across the Middle East By Shane Quinn, December 31, 2018
28 Signs That the West Coast Is Being Absolutely Fried with Nuclear Radiation from Fukushima By Michael Snyder, December 30, 2018
The Ironies of a Successful U.S. China Policy By Chas Freeman, December 28, 2018
Is There a Way Out of the Afghan Deadlock? By Martin Berger, December 28, 2018
Terrorist Involved in the China Consulate Attack in Karachi Assassinated in Afghanistan: Who Was Behind It? By Andrew Korybko, December 28, 2018
Security and Counter-Intelligence: Pakistan’s New Regulations Regarding International NGOs By Andrew Korybko, December 27, 2018
What’s Behind U.S. Troop Withdrawals Announced for Syria and Afghanistan? By Sara Flounders, December 27, 2018
Genetically Engineered Bt Cotton: Reckless Gamble for Profit that Placed Indian Cotton Farmers in Corporate Noose By Colin Todhunter, 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
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