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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.
What Is the United States Plotting in Kashmir and Balochistan? The Destabilization of Pakistan? By Germán Gorraiz López, July 01, 2020
Trump Regime Further Escalates “Get Tough” on China Policy. Adding Fuel to the Fire… By Stephen Lendman, June 30, 2020
New York Times Takes Anti-Russian Hysteria to New Level with Report on Russian ‘Bounty’ for US Troops in Afghanistan By Scott Ritter, June 30, 2020
Delisting Chinese Firms from US Exchanges. “Risks of Military Confrontation”… Destabilization of Capital Markets? By Stephen Lendman, June 29, 2020
The Dutch Prosecution and the Judge Have Rigged the Outcome of the Malaysia Airlines MH17 Trial on a Charge that Requires No Proof By John Helmer, June 29, 2020
US War Crimes: The Massacre at My Lai By Seymour M. Hersh, June 29, 2020
Suing China for COVID-19 Damages Rears Its Ugly Head Again By Stephen Lendman, June 29, 2020
Taliban, Moscow, White House All Reject NYT’s Reporting on Afghanistan Bounties By Dave DeCamp, June 29, 2020
The Fake News About Russia and the Taliban Aims to Achieve Three Strategic Objectives By Andrew Korybko, June 29, 2020
US Plans to Break Up China: CIA Funding for Terrorists, Narco-trafficking and Proxies By Shane Quinn, June 28, 2020
Trump Regime Imposes Visa Restrictions on Chinese Officials By Stephen Lendman, June 28, 2020
Afghanistan, Garden of Empire: America’s Multibillion Dollar Opium Harvest By Julien Mercille, June 26, 2020
New US Anti-China Measure: Towards Rupture and Confrontation with China By Stephen Lendman, June 26, 2020
Workers on the Edge in Bangladesh. Covid Lockdown Undermines Garment Industry By Asad Ismi, June 26, 2020
Geopolitical Destabilization: India’s US-Backed “Decoupling” from China Is a Very Dangerous Development By Andrew Korybko, June 26, 2020
War Crimes: US Destruction of North Korea Must Not be Forgotten By Brett Wilkins, June 26, 2020
Meng, Huawei and Canadian Law: Soap, Rinse and Dry-Laundered By Harry Glasbeek, June 25, 2020
Capitalism and the Throttling of Democracy in India By Colin Todhunter, June 25, 2020
Colonial Drug Trafficking and the British Empire By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, June 25, 2020
COVID-19 and the Dire Living Conditions of India’s Bottom Half Billion By Joseph D’Souza, June 24, 2020
Troubling India-China Border Skirmishes. Dangerous Game. Was Washington Involved in Spearheading Conflict? By Stephen Lendman, June 24, 2020
Video: The Social Impacts and Economic Dimensions of the Drug Trade By Prof Michel Chossudovsky and Mehrnews, June 24, 2020
Chinagate Is the Craziest Conspiracy Theory Yet. Alleged Pro-Trump Election Meddling By Andrew Korybko, June 24, 2020
China vs India: Who Benefits? US Meddling By Tony Cartalucci, June 24, 2020
Trump’s Advisor Peter Navarro’s Dangerous Agenda. Preventing “Made in China” from Entering the US Market? By Junaid S. Ahmad, June 23, 2020
Dominant Global Viral Strain Found in Beijing Cases By Leng Shumei, June 23, 2020
Russia Can’t Broker China-India Peace: The Best It Can Do Is Balance Its Response to this Crisis By Andrew Korybko, June 23, 2020
Prime Minister Modi Can’t Put the Genie of Indian Jingoism Back in the Bottle By Andrew Korybko, June 22, 2020
Details of China’s National Security Law Released By Stephen Lendman, June 22, 2020
U.S. Leads a Coalition of One Against China By Ted Galen Carpenter, June 22, 2020
Is Kashmir a US Trap to Confront Russia and China? By Germán Gorraiz López, June 20, 2020
Trump Signed a Bill Calling for Sanctions Against China’s So-called “Treatment of Uighurs” By Paul Antonopoulos, June 19, 2020
Trade War
Loose Cannon Pompeo. No Breakthroughs in US-China Meeting in Hawaii By Stephen Lendman, June 19, 2020
Colonial History, Gunboat Diplomacy and China Bashing By Nora Fernandez, June 19, 2020
Dark Clouds of Military Tension Over the Korean Peninsula, North Korea Waited, Disappointed and Now Angry By Prof. Joseph H. Chung, June 19, 2020
Now It’s DPRK-Gate: North Korea to Attack US 2020 Presidential Election? “Don’t Mess with Us” By Stephen Lendman, June 18, 2020
Why Japan Cancelled Installation of American Missiles in Its Territory. US Military Presence Threatens Japan’s Security By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida, June 18, 2020
China
India and China Dispute: The World’s Longest Unmarked Border By Tom Clifford, June 17, 2020
United States
No End to US Hostility Toward Nonbelligerent North Korea By Stephen Lendman, June 14, 2020
NATO’s Call on ‘Like-minded Nations’ to Stand Up to the Rise of China Is Just a Desperate Bid for Global Relevance By Scott Ritter, June 12, 2020
ICC Probe of US War Crimes in Afghanistan. Trump Lashes Back. ICC is “Threat” to America. By Stephen Lendman, June 12, 2020
Thailand: Key ASEAN Nation Emerges from COVID-19 By Joseph Thomas, June 12, 2020
Remembering the Crimes of Global Capitalism: “The Jakarta Method” By Grace Blakeley, June 11, 2020
The Truth about Hiroshima and Nagasaki By Greg Mitchell, June 11, 2020
Virus Contact-Tracing for All – Singaporeans to be Tracked by Gov’t in Post-COVID World By Zero Hedge, June 10, 2020
The COVID-19 War in Japan: Is National Face-Saving More Important than the People’s Lives? By Prof. Joseph H. Chung, June 09, 2020
The Victims of MH17 Deserve More than the Shoddy Lies Perpetrated by Politicians and Media By James ONeill, June 09, 2020
Russian Academician Arbatov’s Washington Leanings, Recommends Moscow to Avoid a Strategic Alliance with China By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, June 08, 2020
The Arctic Northern Sea Route: Russia Conducts Record-Breaking Delivery of LNG to China By Malte Humpert, June 08, 2020
Oil Price Wars, Covid-19 Havoc and the Evolving US-China Trade War By John A. Mathews, June 08, 2020
Belt and Road: Can China’s Silk Road Survive Coronavirus? By F. William Engdahl, June 06, 2020
None of Your Business: China, Hong Kong and a Question of Sovereignty By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, June 04, 2020
US Anti-China Rage By Stephen Lendman, June 03, 2020
Save the Life of Imprisoned Indian Public Intellectuals and Social Justice Activists By Dr. Ashok Kumbamu, June 02, 2020
Beijing Sees Trump’s Hand and Won’t Fold By Pepe Escobar, June 01, 2020
Franck Report Issued in June 1945 by Nuclear Physicists Against Using the Atomic Bomb Against Japan By vtwilpfgathering, June 01, 2020
Lenses on Riots, Murder, and Racism in the US and Hong Kong By Kim Petersen, June 01, 2020
Video: Arctic in Flames By South Front, May 31, 2020
Drawing Battlelines: US Openly Targets China’s “Belt and Road” By Tony Cartalucci, May 31, 2020
China Bashing in High Gear. Sustained by Western Media By Keith Lamb, May 31, 2020
Trump’s Anti-Beijing Reelection Strategy. Anti-China Agenda Risks Direct Confrontation? By Stephen Lendman, May 31, 2020
China “Optimistic” with regard to Post Coronavirus World and Relations with US By Andrew Korybko, May 30, 2020
Trump Is No Longer Interested in Trade Deal with China? By Paul Antonopoulos, May 29, 2020
How Far Will the Trump Regime and Congress Push China? By Stephen Lendman, May 29, 2020
The Volleys of an Information War Against China By Leonid Savin, May 29, 2020
The Spectre of a “China-centric World” By Prof. Yakov M. Rabkin, May 28, 2020
The US’ Millennium Challenge Corporation Could Reshape Nepal’s Geostrategic Role By Andrew Korybko, May 28, 2020
Trump Regime Escalates War by Other Means on Iran and China By Stephen Lendman, May 28, 2020
China
Trump’s Offer to Mediate China/India Border Dispute? By Stephen Lendman, May 28, 2020
Pakistan’s Role in Russia’s Greater Eurasian Partnership By Andrew Korybko, May 27, 2020
Hong Kong and China’s New National Security Strategy. US Interventionism. Beijing is Intent on Fighting Back By Stephen Lendman, May 27, 2020
What if China Promoted Hawaiian Independence? By Kim Petersen, May 27, 2020
A Cold War Is Heating Up this Summer By Steven Sahiounie, May 26, 2020
Washington Keeps Accusing China of Orchestrating Border Clashes with India By Paul Antonopoulos, May 26, 2020
US Slaps Sanctions on 33 Chinese Companies and Institutions, Dialling Up the Tension Amid the Lowest Point in US-China Relations By Cheryl Arcibal, May 26, 2020
US “Woke” Community Wages Pointless War Against Huawei By Tony Cartalucci, May 26, 2020
Hong Kong Rioters Should Never Fight Against Their Own Country By Andre Vltchek, May 25, 2020
China’s New National Security Law By Stephen Lendman, May 24, 2020
COVID-19 Hits Hard, but Challenges BRICS By Kester Kenn Klomegah, May 21, 2020
The US Is Trying to Dismember China by Promoting Separatism in Its Regions By Dr. Dennis Etler and Eurasia Diary, May 21, 2020