The CPEC Factor in the Chinese-Indian Relations

The ambitious project of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), which has been repeatedly discussed in NEO, is gradually moving to the center stage in the troubled bilateral relations between the two Asian giants – China and India. It should be reminded that we are talking about the construction of transport (rail and road) infrastructure with …

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Media Silent as Christian Extremists Slaughter Muslims in Central Africa

Hundreds of civilians are seeking refuge inside a mosque in the Central African Republic (CAR)’s border town of Bangassou, Reuters reports. What may be surprising to the American public is that these civilians are trying to escape ongoing attacks committed by Christian militias that killed at least 30 civilians over the weekend, according to U.N. …

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US-Led Coalition Confirms Airstrike on Syrian Forces

The US forces in Syria have bombed a militia group fighting alongside the Syrian government forces in southern Syria on Thursday, the US-led coalition has confirmed. The coalition said in a statement that the Syrian forces "posed a threat" to US and partner troops at Tanf base near the Syria-Iraq-Jordan border. https://twitter.com/CJTFOIR/status/865264099244036097 "This action was …

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Vladimir Putin Sends Message to Russia-Islamic World Conference

Russia's message to the wider Islamic world is one of peace, cooperation and respect. Kazan, the capital of the Russian Republic of Tatarstan is often thought of as a symbol of conservative multiculturalism, something distinct from the radical forced acculturation which has caused social tensions in Europe and the United States. In the Kazan Kremlin (citadel), …

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Pence Begins Presidential Campaign Unofficially

On Wednesday, May 17th, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, who has built his political career as both a fundamentalist Christian, and a client of the libertarian Koch brothers’ extensive fundraising network, made his unofficial but starting bid to become the U.S. President: he formed an organization to raise funds from billionaires and centi-millionaires, in order …

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China Becomes First Country to Lift ‘Combustible Ice’ From Ocean Floor

China has managed to successfully mine combustible ice in the South China Sea after nearly two decades of research and exploration. The trial mining site is situated in the Shenhu area of the South China Sea. It is a major breakthrough that may lead to a global energy revolution, according to China’s Minister of Land …

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Another U.S. Attempt to Undermine Negotiations on Syria

On the eve of another round of Geneva VI talks, large western news agencies BBC and the AP referring to the State Department published accusations of Damascus of tortures and murders of political prisoners. The published pieces include the words of Stuart E. Jones, the active assistant secretary of state for Near Eastern affairs, and …

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William Sargant: Dark General in the Battle for the Mind

“Some people thought he was a wonderful doctor; some people he was the son of the Devil” … “Today, nobody knows who is William Sargant.” Dr. William Sargant was perhaps the foremost face of British mind control experimentation. A gangly fellow, he could have easily passed for Nosferatu on looks alone, but it is his …

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