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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.
A Conspiracy Theory That Became a “Conspiracy Fact”: The CIA, Afghanistan’s Poppy Fields and America’s Growing Heroin Epidemic By Timothy Alexander Guzman, November 29, 2019
The Hong Kong Local Elections Were a Monumental Defeat for Fake News, Not China By Andrew Korybko, November 29, 2019
India’s ‘Military Diplomacy’ Has Been a Mixed Bag of Success By Andrew Korybko, November 29, 2019
Beijing Slams US Anti-China Legislation By Stephen Lendman, November 28, 2019
Did Sri Lanka’s Presidential Election Bring Back a Polarising Wartime Figure? By Dr. Palitha Kohona, November 28, 2019
A New Pipeline Could Undo America’s Influence in Asia By Simon Watkins, November 27, 2019
Iran’s Barter Trade Deals with China, By-Passing the US-Dollar, “Dedollarizing” Her Economy By Peter Koenig, November 27, 2019
Only Western Loans to Developing Countries are Allowed. US State Department Official By Andrew Korybko, November 26, 2019
One Country, Two Systems Unchanged After Hong Kong Elections By Stephen Lendman, November 26, 2019
Withdrawal of U.S. Forces from South Korea Is Long Overdue: Examining the Military Balance on the Korean Peninsula By Taoka Shunji and Steve Rabson, November 26, 2019
Did the US-funded Afghan Border Outpost Help Tajikistan in Neutralizing ISIS Terrorists? By Omid Rahimi and Aveek Sen, November 26, 2019
The Road Toward Greater Eurasia By Pepe Escobar, November 26, 2019
Turmoil or State Terror in Kashmir? India’s “Hindutiva Project” By Junaid S. Ahmad, November 25, 2019
China Is Building a Community with a Shared Future for Mankind By Peter Koenig, November 25, 2019
Is Vietnam Taking Action against the US Dollar? By Timothy Alexander Guzman, November 24, 2019
China – The Belt and Road Initiative – The Bridge that Spans the World By Peter Koenig, November 24, 2019
How Does China Evaluate and Choose its Leaders? Understanding China’s University System By Larry Romanoff, November 23, 2019
NYT’s “Leaked” Chinese Files Story Covers for Terrorism By Tony Cartalucci, November 22, 2019
Moscow’s Russia-Pakistan Banking Proposal Hints at Big Things to Come By Andrew Korybko, November 22, 2019
U.S. Opens Up Another Front in Its Cold War Against China as Congress Passes the “Hong Kong Democracy Act” By Dr. Leon Tressell, November 22, 2019
Through the Yellow Looking Glass: Australia’s China Wars By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, November 22, 2019
Sri Lanka Elections: Return of Rajapaksa the Presidency, Would Unleash Full Benefits of China’s BRI for Sri Lanka By Andrew Korybko, November 21, 2019
U.S. Relations with China Were Just Destroyed, and Nothing Will Ever Be the Same Again By Michael Snyder, November 21, 2019
China-Bolivia – A Lithium Deal, No More? By Peter Koenig, November 21, 2019
House and Senate Unanimously Support Destabilizing China By Stephen Lendman, November 20, 2019
Understanding China By Larry Romanoff, November 20, 2019
Release of Western Hostages and Prospects of Peace in Afghanistan By Nauman Sadiq, November 19, 2019
China, USA and the Geopolitics of Lithium By F. William Engdahl, November 19, 2019
US Politicians Ruthless in Pushing Hong Kong Bill in US Senate, Condone Mob Violence By Global Times, November 18, 2019
Hardline US Senators Call for Combatting China By Stephen Lendman, November 18, 2019
US Dirty Hands Escalate Hong Kong Violence By Stephen Lendman, November 18, 2019
Why Is Thailand Buying Russian Helicopters? Are They Better than “Made in America”? By Joseph Thomas, November 17, 2019
The Costs of an Illegal Military Occupation: Trump Demands Five-Fold Increase in Payments from South Korea By Jason Ditz, November 15, 2019
Greece as the Centrepiece of China’s BRI in the Eastern Mediterranean By Paul Antonopoulos, November 15, 2019
In Berlin Wall Speech, Pompeo Advances Crusade Against Russia and China By Bill Van Auken, November 12, 2019
Agrarian Crisis and Malnutrition: GM Agriculture Is Not the Answer By Colin Todhunter, November 11, 2019
A “Blue Dot” Barely Visible from China’s “New Silk Roads” By Pepe Escobar, November 09, 2019
Dwindling US Hegemony in South East Asia in Favor of China By Paul Antonopoulos, November 08, 2019
The Completion of the Kartarpur Corridor Is a Victory for the Sikh Community By Andrew Korybko, November 08, 2019
China and US Agree on Phased Tariffs Rollback? By Stephen Lendman, November 08, 2019
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China’s Vision for the Future: “Give Peace a Chance” By Peter Koenig, November 08, 2019
Is There a Place for Ethics in Smart Cities? By Dr. Jaspal Kaur Sadhu Singh, November 07, 2019
The New World Order. Trade and Power: The Economies of China, India and the US By Shane Quinn, November 07, 2019
India’s RCEP Refusal: Geopolitical Blunder or Pro-American Pivot? By Andrew Korybko, November 07, 2019
India’s S-400 Missile Defense Deal with Russia. Geo-Strategic Implications By Padraig McGrath, November 07, 2019
Addiction to Online Video Games? By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, November 07, 2019
China’s Development of the Russian Far East Can Improve EU-Moscow Relations By Paul Antonopoulos, November 06, 2019
UN Security Council Sanctions against North Korea Responsible for Deaths of 3,193 Children Under Age 5 in 2018 Alone! By Carla Stea, November 06, 2019
Asia’s Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP): The RCEP Train Left the Station, and India, Behind By Pepe Escobar, November 06, 2019
India’s Refusal on RCEP Causes Far-reaching Geopolitical Implications By Andrew Korybko, November 06, 2019
Malaysian PM Dr. Mahathir: No Country Can Impose Sanctions on Other Countries By Press TV, November 05, 2019
How Islamic Jihadism Was Conceived as Antidote to Communism? By Nauman Sadiq, November 05, 2019
Improved Russia-India Ties To be Balanced with Improved Russia-China Relations By Andrew Korybko, November 05, 2019
Pakistan: “Father of the Taliban” Attempts to Oust Imran Khan Government By Junaid S. Ahmad, November 04, 2019
Life in the Most Drone-bombed Country in the World By Ali M. Latifi, November 04, 2019
Glyphosate: US Pressures Thailand Over Monsanto Poison Ban By Joseph Thomas, November 04, 2019
MH17: The Quest for Justice By Askiah Adam, November 04, 2019
“Japanization” and Abenomics: The Saga of Japan’s Falling Economy By Prof. Joseph H. Chung, November 04, 2019
Japan – Ending a War and Saving Lives? By Larry Romanoff, November 04, 2019
CIA Death Squads Operate Globally. The Assassination of Foreign Leaders and Officials By Stephen Lendman, November 03, 2019
China Breaks the Western Debt Stranglehold on the World By Peter Koenig, November 03, 2019
India Loses $7 Billion WTO Case Against the US By Great Game India, November 03, 2019
Asian Separatism Fuelled by US-backed Groups By Joseph Thomas, November 01, 2019
CIA-backed Forces Carried Out ‘Summary Executions’ in Afghanistan By Ian Cobain, October 31, 2019
Yemen and The Militarization of Strategic Waterways By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, October 30, 2019
A Call For Action On Kashmir Black Day By Andrew Korybko, October 29, 2019
Growing Nostalgia for the USSR and China’s Drift Towards Capitalism in the Post-Mao Era By Shane Quinn, October 29, 2019
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Caliph Al-Baghdadi’s Successors and Islamic State Affiliates By Nauman Sadiq, October 29, 2019
Malaysia to Open Embassy to Palestine By Middle East Monitor, October 28, 2019
Kashmir: Self-determination Is the Solution By Dr. Chandra Muzaffar, October 27, 2019
Cocaine, Heroin, Cannabis, Ecstasy: How Big is the Global Drug Trade? By Global Research News, October 26, 2019
2019 Global Peace Forum on Korea – “Making Connections: Global Challenges, Korea, and Peaceful Coexistence” By Dr. Kiyul Chung, October 25, 2019
Apocalypse Now? “War is Profitable” By Philip A Farruggio, October 24, 2019
US Agitators in Asia “United” over Hong Kong Chaos By Joseph Thomas, October 24, 2019
China’s Move towards Digital Cryptocurrency By Paul Antonopoulos, October 23, 2019
China’s Hidden Economic Time Bomb By F. William Engdahl, October 23, 2019
China Celebrates Revolution’s 70 Years. Fundamental Shift in U.S./China Relations By Sara Flounders, October 22, 2019
India Is Confused; Where Does It Go from Here? By Andre Vltchek, October 21, 2019
Fukushima: Nuclear War without a War By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, October 20, 2019
What is the Difference between Capitalism and Socialism? By Larry Romanoff, October 18, 2019