Angry China Warns US on North Korea: Back Off and Talk or Risk Disaster
Opinion

Angry China Warns US on North Korea: Back Off and Talk or Risk Disaster

Commentaries in China’s official media show growing Chinese anger at US grandstanding and intransigence on the North Korean issue. If the Chinese or anyone else imagined that the sanctions resolution recently passed by the UN Security Council would calm tensions in the Korean Peninsula, they must by now be disabused of that illusion. Though there…

Geography 101: “Get Trump an Atlas”. Trump Wants to Bomb North Korea With Nuclear Weapons. Where is the Target Country?
Opinion

Geography 101: “Get Trump an Atlas”. Trump Wants to Bomb North Korea With Nuclear Weapons. Where is the Target Country?

George W, Bush was known for his total ignorance of geography. “Dubya the Geographer: Someone Buy This Man an Atlas” appears in dubyaspeak.com, Dubya Speaks, We Record the Damage. Fast forward to 2017: What about Donald Trump who has his thumb on the nuclear button. What is his knowledge of geography. What is the “damage” of…

In Escalating Standoff, Indian Army Orders People Near Chinese Border to Vacate Village
Opinion

In Escalating Standoff, Indian Army Orders People Near Chinese Border to Vacate Village

In the latest escalation between two nuclear powers (aside for the US and North Korea of course), the Indian Army has ordered the evacuation of a village close to the Doklam India-Bhutan-China tri-junction amid to a standoff between Indian and Chinese solders, India’s News 18 reports. This takes place just days after, as we reported…

‘Best of Bad Options’: US Has Plan to Strike North Korea Nuclear Sites with B-1 Bombers
Military

‘Best of Bad Options’: US Has Plan to Strike North Korea Nuclear Sites with B-1 Bombers

The US reportedly has a plan for a preemptive strike on North Korean missile sites with bombers stationed in Guam, should Donald Trump order it. It is apparently viewed as “the best of all bad options” amid mounting tensions between the states. An attack by Rockwell B-1 Lancer supersonic heavy bombers from Andersen Air Force…

A War in the Himalayas Would Expose India’s Soft Power
Opinion

A War in the Himalayas Would Expose India’s Soft Power

The Xinhua news agency and China Daily newspaper, two authoritative platforms of Chinese policies, held out warnings this week over the military standoff with India near the Sikkim border. China Daily starkly wrote that the “window for a peaceful solution is closing. The countdown to a clash between the two forces has begun….” Xinhua said China’s “restraint…