Asia

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.
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.
We Are All Hostages of 9/11 By Pepe Escobar, September 12, 2019
China’s Perspective: Economic Growth over Military Spending By Tom Clifford, September 11, 2019
Western Media Portrays Hong Kong Hooligans as Heroes. But Are They? By Andre Vltchek, September 11, 2019
The Hong Kong Extradition Treaty No One Talks About By Eric Sommer, September 11, 2019
“Hands Off Hong Kong” – The Cry that Seldom Is Heard By John V. Walsh, September 10, 2019
US Is Behind Hong Kong Protests Says US Policymaker By Tony Cartalucci, September 10, 2019
Trump-Taliban Talks Like Those with North Korea – A Photo Op on the Deck of the Titanic By Juan Cole, September 10, 2019
Gandhi Jayanti
Mohandas K. Gandhi vs. Contemporary Leaders By Robert J. Burrowes, September 10, 2019
The Taliban’s Recent Kabul Attack Inadvertently Tanked the Afghan Peace Talks By Andrew Korybko, September 09, 2019
US-Taliban No-Peace “Peace Talks” By Stephen Lendman, September 09, 2019
Trade Wars Are a Fool’s Game By Eric Margolis, September 09, 2019
Will China Invest in Iran’s Transport and Industrial Infrastructure? There are Reasons to be Skeptical By Andrew Korybko, September 08, 2019
Who Is Osama Bin Laden? By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, September 08, 2019
The 5G Network: Southeast Asia Ignores US War on Huawei By Joseph Thomas, September 07, 2019
Treadmill of Magic Seeds and Broken Promises: Dismantling the Myth of Bt Cotton Success in India By Colin Todhunter, September 07, 2019
Flight MH17
Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir: Insufficient Evidence to Blame Russia for MH17 Crash over Eastern Ukraine By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, September 07, 2019
Mahathir Mohamad
Video: Prime Minister of Malaysia Dr. Mahathir Speaks at the Vladivostok Summit By Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, September 06, 2019
China’s Challenge to American Power? By Shane Quinn, September 06, 2019
A US-Taliban Peace Deal Would Redefine the Regional Balance of Power By Andrew Korybko, September 06, 2019
Welcome to the Indo-Russia Maritime Silk Road By Pepe Escobar, September 06, 2019
Car Manufacturers Caught in Crossfire of Trump’s Trade War By Mike "Mish" Shedlock, September 06, 2019
West’s “Fake News” Begins to Backfire By Joseph Thomas, September 05, 2019
Kazakhstan’s New President Faces His First Test: Anti-Chinese Protests By Andrew Korybko, September 05, 2019
Fear and Loathing Under Modi’s Second Term By Asad Ismi, September 04, 2019
The Russia-Mongolia Strategic Partnership By Padraig McGrath, September 04, 2019
Inevitable Withdrawal: The US-Taliban Deal By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, September 04, 2019
Russia’s Asian Pivot: The Vladivostok-Chennai Maritime Corridor By Andrew Korybko, September 04, 2019
Trade War
Trump Imposes New Tariffs on China By Nick Beams, September 03, 2019
Venezuela, Ukraine, Hong Kong, … : Color Revolutions and Regime Change, A Modern Scourge Spawning Economic Destabilization and Civil War By Carla Stea, September 02, 2019
How Japanese Scientists Confronted the U.S. and Japanese Governments to Reveal the Effects of Bikini H-bomb Tests By Okuaki Satoru, September 02, 2019
US Dirty Hands All Over Hong Kong Violence and Chaos? By Stephen Lendman, September 02, 2019
For Denuclearization and Non-proliferation, We Need a “Pax Russica-Sinica” By Padraig McGrath, September 02, 2019
United States Withdraws from INF Treaty, Torpedoing Global Arms-Control Structure By Carla Stea, September 02, 2019
Time to Liberate Afghanistan By Eric Margolis, September 01, 2019
Video: The Malaysian Airlines MH17 Tragedy. What is Real, What is Fake? “Highly Likely” Can Mean Anything By Max Van Der Werff, September 01, 2019
US/North Korea Talks Undermined by Pompeo and Bolton By Stephen Lendman, August 31, 2019
GOP Hardliners Want China Sanctioned By Stephen Lendman, August 31, 2019
South Korea’s Withdrawal from the Intelligence Sharing Agreement (GSOMIA) with Japan, Opens a Door to New Peace Paradigm in East Asia By Jeremiah Kim, August 30, 2019
G7 – The Cost of Uselessness By Peter Koenig, August 30, 2019
Are Russia and India Global Partners? The Brahmos Supersonic Missiles, The Russia-China Relationship By Andrew Korybko, August 30, 2019
Cambodia Is Showing How Small Countries Could Stand Up to the US By Andrew Korybko, August 29, 2019
What Is Happening in Hong Kong? By Brandon Turbeville, August 28, 2019
Malaysia: The Najib Razak 1MDB Trial. The Prosecutor’s Opening Statement By Gopal Sri Ram, August 28, 2019
India
New Delhi’s Man in Moscow Is Right, Russia and India Are Global Partners By Andrew Korybko, August 28, 2019
India’s Shadow Banking Crisis Is Intensifying By Kavaljit Singh, August 28, 2019
Revival of Shintoism in Abe’s Japan: Why? Another Holy War? By Prof. Joseph H. Chung, August 27, 2019
Taunting the Dragon: Background to US-China Trade War and Hong Kong Protests By Makia Freeman, August 27, 2019
Anti-China Witch-hunt Targets Australian Universities By Oscar Grenfell, August 27, 2019
America’s Authoritarian Use of the Word “Authoritarianism” By Dr. Dennis Etler, August 27, 2019
India is Reviving an Old Narrative in Its Anti-Khalistan Infowar By Andrew Korybko, August 26, 2019
A Critical Threshold Has Just Been Crossed, and Things Will Never be the Same Again… By Michael Snyder, August 26, 2019
Trump Escalates Trade War with China. Orders Corporate America to Stop Doing Business with China. Beijing Will Retaliate By Stephen Lendman, August 26, 2019
Hong Kong and the Audacity of the U.S. Part of a “Destabilization War” with China By Peter Koenig, August 26, 2019
Beijing Launches Plans for Shenzhen to Become World Hub, in Apparent Bid to Replace Hong Kong By Nicole Hao, August 26, 2019
Trump Escalates Economic Confrontation with China By Andre Damon, August 26, 2019
We Are Not Fooled by the Hong Kong Protests By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, August 26, 2019
CIA Afghan Paramilitaries Prevent Restoration of Peace By Stephen Lendman, August 25, 2019
Hong Kong Crisis: Made in America By Tony Cartalucci, August 25, 2019
Black Sea-Caspian Sea Connectivity Is the Future of Eurasian Integration By Andrew Korybko, August 25, 2019
US Missile Test, UN Security Council Face Off: China-Russia v. US By Stephen Lendman, August 25, 2019
Trump Fine-tunes Peace Deal with Taliban By M. K. Bhadrakumar, August 23, 2019
“New Detente” Between Russia and The West? Impacts on the Russia-China Strategic Partnership By Andrew Korybko, August 23, 2019
India
Kashmir and the US-Russia Power Play in South Asia By Andrew Korybko, August 23, 2019
Trump Regime’s Hardball with China: A Losing Strategy By Stephen Lendman, August 22, 2019
Indian Assault on Kashmir in Third Week, Thousands Arrested By Deepal Jayasekera and Keith Jones, August 22, 2019
The Beidaihe Political Summit: Is the “Chinese Dream” Still Viable? China’s Debt Crisis By Tom Clifford, August 22, 2019
Russia’s UNSC Kashmir Stance Wasn’t Influenced by India or Pakistan, but by China By Andrew Korybko, August 22, 2019
What Globalism Did Was to Transfer the US Economy to China By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, August 21, 2019
History: US Encroachment Encouraged Japan To Support Hitler and Mussolini By Shane Quinn, August 21, 2019
The MH17 Malaysian Airlines Tragedy, Blamed on Russia. NGOs Say They Will Seek PM Mahathir Support to Prevent the MH17 Trial of Four Men By Ida Lim, August 21, 2019
All Along the Watchtower: The Follies of History By Pepe Escobar, August 19, 2019
Offering Choice but Delivering Tyranny: The Corporate Capture of Agriculture By Colin Todhunter, August 19, 2019
Hong Kong in the Crosshairs of Global Power and Ideological Struggles By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, August 19, 2019
Kashmir and Palestine: Solidarity and Unity in Opposing Global Militarization By Palestinian BDS National Committee, August 19, 2019
Follow the Money Trail Behind the Hong Kong Protests By Sara Flounders, August 19, 2019
Malaysian Airlines MH17: Quest for Justice Continues By Askiah Adam, August 19, 2019
Russia and China Divided over Kashmir Crisis By Andrew Korybko, August 18, 2019
How Washington Is Meddling in the Affairs of Hong Kong By A Political Junkie, August 18, 2019
What Explains Russia and China’s Differing Stances towards Kashmir? By Andrew Korybko, August 16, 2019
America’s “Hybrid War” against China has Entered a New Phase By Christopher Black, August 15, 2019