Chinese Commerce Minister Zhong Shan attends a news conference at a BRICS trade ministers' meeting in Shanghai on August 2, 2017. Photo: Reuters/Aly Song

Against All Odds, BRICS Nations Get Their Act Together

The trade ministers of the five BRICS nations (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) met this week in Shanghai, ahead of the annual summit of heads of state in Xiamen next month. Trouble looms across the board. China and India are immersed in a silly, almost Monty Pythonesque face-off in the Tibet/Sikkim/Bhutan tri-junction, with …

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India’s Road Games Will Always Flounder Compared with China’s One Belt–One Road

The ongoing border dispute between India and China combined with the hyper-nationalist and religiously sectarian Hindutva politics of India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, have led India to try and reinvent the wheel or more specifically, reinvented the road on which the wheels turn. China’s One Belt–One Road seeks to build infrastructure and implement harmonious political agreements between …

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Blackwater Founder Wants to Boost the Afghan Air War with His Private Air Force

Erik Prince, the former CEO of the private military company known as Blackwater, wants to step up the Afghan air war with a private air force capable of intelligence collection and close-air support, according to a recent proposal submitted to the Afghan government. According to a senior Afghan military official, Prince has submitted a business …

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China’s Missile Forces Could Make US War Planners Think Twice

China's conventional missile capabilities pose a serious challenge to US dominance in the Pacific region, RIA Novosti contributor Ilya Plekhanov noted, citing a 2017 Center for a New American Security (CNAS) report. According to the journalist, Washington has no alternative but to take this into consideration. China's non-nuclear weapons allow the People's Republic to defeat American …

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How Mainstream US ‘News’ Media Pump Their Government’s Lies to Deceive the Public

Now that finally the US government has officially terminated its arming and training of the jihadist gangs that are fighting to overthrow and replace Syria’s government, the neoconservative mainstream US ‘news’ media are disagreeing with each other over how to communicate this fact to the American people without contradicting, or otherwise violating, the false ‘history’ they’ve all been …

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