Could Great Wall of Iron become New Silk Roadblock?
Opinion

Could Great Wall of Iron become New Silk Roadblock?

Taking extreme measures to fight Islamic influences in Xinjiang province could hurt the One Road, One Belt initiative When the hype surrounding the Trump-Xi summit turns into a Mar-a-Lago fact on the ground next month, both presidents are bound to agree fully on at least one issue: “radical Islamic terror” – as per Trump terminology. Donald Trump has…

Escalation Looming? Israel to Crush Syrian Air Defense if Jets Targeted Again
Middle East

Escalation Looming? Israel to Crush Syrian Air Defense if Jets Targeted Again

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman has threatened to destroy Syria’s air defense systems if they target the Israeli jets once again. “The next time the Syrians use their air defense systems against our planes we will destroy them without the slightest hesitation. Israel’s security is above everything else; there will be no compromise,” Lieberman said on Israeli public radio…

No One Needs Another Korean War
Opinion

No One Needs Another Korean War

Panmunjom, the ‘peace village’ on the incredibly tense demilitarized zone (aka DMZ) between North and South Korea, is one of the weirdest places I’ve ever visited. Tough North Korean soldiers lurk about, watched by equally tough South Korean troops in one-way sunglasses and an aggressive judo ‘warrior’ stance. When I was filming at Panmunjom, we…