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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.
China Is Saving the World From COVID-19 By Andrew Korybko, March 23, 2020
Spotlight: U.S. Politicians’ Use of the Term “Chinese Virus” Widely Condemned By Xinhua, March 23, 2020
10 Questions for the U.S.: Where Did the Novel Coronavirus Come From? By Wang Fuhua, March 22, 2020
Ten Questions for the U.S.: Where did the Novel Coronavirus Come From? By Wang Fuhua, March 21, 2020
Pakistan’s Position on the US-Afghanistan Settlement: Impact on China’s Belt and Road By Dr. Ejaz Akram, March 20, 2020
As the US Blames China for the Coronavirus Pandemic, the Rest of the World Asks China for Help By Joe Penney, March 20, 2020
Washington Post Photographer Spots Crossed-Out ‘Coronavirus’ in Favor of ‘Chinese Virus’ in Trump Notes By Eoin Higgins, March 20, 2020
Chinese Swimmer Sun Yang Is a Victim of Confusion and Bias By Rick Sterling, March 20, 2020
China’s Wuhan Marks No New Coronavirus Case, Success of Strict Measures By Xinhua, March 20, 2020
China Retaliates Against Hostile Trump Regime Actions By Stephen Lendman, March 20, 2020
Collectivism by the Chinese People Played Indispensable Role in China’s COVID-19 Fight By Xinhua, March 19, 2020
Will China’s Economy be Revived After the COVID-19 Pandemic? By Tom Clifford, March 19, 2020
China Locked in Hybrid War with US By Pepe Escobar, March 18, 2020
China Smothers Coronavirus as West Continues Hyperbole for Big Pharma Gain By Shane Quinn, March 18, 2020
Washington Attempts to Intimidate Indonesia Not to Buy Russian Weapons By Paul Antonopoulos, March 18, 2020
Beijing Believes COVID-19 Is a Biological Weapon By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida, March 18, 2020
The Taliban Scores a Coup By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, March 18, 2020
Is Washington’s Attack Against Chinese Media a Bad Joke? By Andre Vltchek, March 17, 2020
Court Trial in The Hague: Is Malaysia’s Position on MH17 Tragedy Shifting? By Nile Bowie, March 16, 2020
America
China’s Report on Human Rights Violations in the US By Xinhua, March 16, 2020
Listen to George Kennan and End the War in Afghanistan By Daniel Larison, March 16, 2020
Dependency, Distress and No Durable Agronomic Benefits: The Story of Bt Cotton in India By Colin Todhunter, March 16, 2020
China Sends Medical Experts to Support Italy and Spain’s Fight Against Coronavirus By Steve Sweeney, March 16, 2020
US Army Might Have Brought Epidemic to China: China’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman’s Tweet By People's Daily, March 16, 2020
Coronavirus Exposes Hong Kong’s Fake “Pro-Democracy” Mobs By Andrés Figueroa Cornejo, March 16, 2020
Taiwan Nationalists Seek Closer Relations with China. Bad News for America By Paul Antonopoulos, March 16, 2020
Malaysian Airlines MH-17 Trial at The Hague: Evidence based on Leaked Documents from the Public Prosecution Office By Sonja van den Ende, March 15, 2020
The Political Economy of Corruption in South Korea By Prof. Joseph H. Chung, March 14, 2020
Coronavirus COVID-19: “Made in China” or “Made in America”? By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, March 14, 2020
Coronavirus Scaremongering, US-China Economic Rivalry. The Geopolitics of an Unfolding Global Crisis By Shane Quinn, March 13, 2020
China Steadily Continues to Promote Influence on the African Continent By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida, March 12, 2020
Coronavirus COVID-19 in South Korea: Cult Sect, Corruption and Politics By Prof. Joseph H. Chung, March 12, 2020
Coronavirus Offerings and Job Losses: University Reliance on China Bites By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, March 11, 2020
Team Trump Tried to Bully the ICC into Dropping War Crimes Probe but Failed By Prof. Marjorie Cohn, March 11, 2020
Did COVID-19 Originate In China? “We must move beyond the temptation to give nationality to diseases.” By Xinhua, March 11, 2020
International Court Approves Probe of US War Crimes in Afghanistan By Bill Van Auken, March 09, 2020
Crimes in Afghanistan: Fatou Bensouda’s Investigative Mission By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, March 08, 2020
Сoronavirus May be a Product of US ‘Biological Attack’ Aimed at Iran and China, IRGC Chief Claims By RT News, March 06, 2020
Afghanistan: Imagine There’s No Future By Daniel Lazare, March 06, 2020
Coronavirus and “Pandemic Pantries”. Fear Campaign Triggers Stockpiling of Emergency Supplies By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, March 05, 2020
Who Made Coronavirus? Was It the U.S., Israel or China? By Philip Giraldi, March 05, 2020
Trump’s Other “Phony Deal of the Century” Unravelling. “Peace with the Taliban” By Stephen Lendman, March 05, 2020
Trump’s Afghanistan Deal Prioritizes Bragging Rights Over Lasting Peace By Prof. Marjorie Cohn, March 05, 2020
US Complains as Cambodia Pivots Toward China By Joseph Thomas, March 05, 2020
The US-Taliban ‘Peace Deal’? Imperial State Criminality and Terrorism, Dr. Aafia Siddiqui and “Restorative Justice” By Junaid S. Ahmad, March 03, 2020
Afghan Peace Deal: Observations, Loopholes, and Expectations By Andrew Korybko, March 03, 2020
China Treating Coronavirus COVID-19 with Intravenous Vitamin C By Andrew W. Saul, March 03, 2020
IMF “Economic Medicine” Imposed on Sri-Lanka: Inhuman at the Micro and Macro Levels By Eric Toussaint, March 03, 2020
The Illusion of Restoring Peace and Stability in Afghanistan By Stephen Lendman, March 02, 2020
Thailand Protests: “Students” Fight to Save Washington’s Billionaire Proxy By Tony Cartalucci, March 01, 2020
COVID-19 Coronavirus: A Fake Pandemic? Who’s Behind It? Global Economic, Social and Geopolitical Destabilization By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, March 01, 2020
China is Confronting the COVID-19 Epidemic. Was It Man-Made? An Act of of Bio-warfare? By Peter Koenig, February 29, 2020
US Losing Its Naval Supremacy By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida, February 28, 2020
The Fear Virus Pandemic. “Fake News”? “Look at the Numbers. It’s not a Pandemic”. By Manlio Dinucci, February 28, 2020
Eight Negative Arguments Smearing China’s Virus Fight Must be Refuted By Wang Wen, Jia Jinjing, and et al., February 28, 2020
India’s Waging a State-on-Citizen Hybrid War to Build Modi’s Hindu Rashtra By Andrew Korybko, February 27, 2020
The Afghanistan ‘Peace Deal’ Riddle By Pepe Escobar, February 27, 2020
Trump’s India Visit Was Aimed Against China but Produced No Results By Paul Antonopoulos, February 26, 2020
The US-India Strategic Partnership: Geopolitical Pivot In Favor of US After Trump’s Delhi Visit By Andrew Korybko, February 26, 2020
How Globalization and China’s Economic Crisis Might Jeopardize Our Precarious Medical Supply Chains By F. William Engdahl, February 26, 2020
Harvard Genetic Research Team Collected and Transferred China Blood and DNA Samples Back to the US By Zhao Yandong, Zhang Wenxia, and Prof Michel Chossudovsky, February 25, 2020
Huawei in the Crosshairs: “Great Power Confrontation”, The Geopolitical Battle for 5-G Technology By Mike Whitney, February 25, 2020
The New Coronavirus Outbreak, COVID-19, Sounds Menacing and Is By Tom Clifford, February 25, 2020
Russia Accused of Campaign Blaming US for Coronavirus Outbreak By Stephen Lendman, February 24, 2020
Venezuela’s Next Economic Shock Might Come from India’s Compliance with US Sanctions By Andrew Korybko, February 24, 2020
China-US Relations: Mixed Returns for the Huawei Bashing Tour By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, February 24, 2020
COVID-19 May Have Originated from the US? Japanese TV Broadcast By Larry Romanoff, February 24, 2020
Covid-19 Triggers Global Luxury Bust By Zero Hedge, February 24, 2020
No Weapon Left Behind: The American Hybrid War on China By Pepe Escobar, February 23, 2020
China Defies US Sanctions against Venezuela. Will Continue to Import Oil from Venezuela and Support Maduro Government By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida, February 23, 2020
Coronavirus Tests China, Temps America: Devastating Economic Consequences By Joseph Thomas, February 21, 2020
Is World War Between the US and China Inevitable? By Insight History, February 21, 2020
U.S. and Iran Increase Competition to Influence Afghanistan By Paul Antonopoulos, February 21, 2020
Russia Bans Most Chinese from Entry: ‘Pure Racism’ or ‘Preventive Reaction’? By Andrew Korybko, February 21, 2020
Who Is WHO’s Tedros Adhanom? The Wuhan Lockdown is Unprecedented By F. William Engdahl, February 20, 2020
India 2020: ‘Superpower’ or Still ‘Super Poor’? By Andrew Korybko, February 20, 2020
At the Annual Munich Security Conference: The West Displays Its “Insecurity Complex” By Diana Johnstone, February 19, 2020
Afghan Troops Say Taliban Are Brothers and War Is “Not Really Our Fight.” By Nicolas J. S. Davies, February 17, 2020
Munich Security Conference 2020: Wang Yi vs. Mike Pompeo By Andrew Korybko, February 17, 2020
Sanders Tells New York Times He Would Consider a Preemptive Strike Against Iran or North Korea By Jacob Crosse and Barry Grey, February 17, 2020