Daily Archive: August 16, 2017

China-India Conflict is Far More Dangerous Than US-North Korea One

While the international media remains concerned to the point of being fixated on the US-DPRK (North Korea) stand-off, in terms of sheer firepower, the much more pressing stand-off between China and India holds the potential to be far more destructive. Indian Nuclear Weapons While the best intelligence about North Korea’s weapons delivery capabilities indicates that North Korea is in possession...

Taliban to Trump: Withdraw All US Troops From Afghanistan, Foreign Occupation is Main Driver of War

In an open letter, the Taliban have urged US President Donald Trump to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan, as the commander-in-chief ponders his next move in the country. “Previous experiences have shown that sending more troops to Afghanistan will not result in anything other than further destruction of American military and economical might,” the Taliban stated in 1,600-word English-language...

Mission Unaccomplished: Moscow Says Time is Right for US to Leave Afghanistan

Russia believes that the time has come for the US to leave Afghanistan. The statement was made by Zamir Kabulov, the Russian Foreign Ministry’s Director of the Second Asian Department in Afghanistan and a special envoy to Afghanistan, in an interview with Russian Izvestia daily. According to him, the country is turning into a global incubator of international terrorism. Moscow also strongly...

US Trade Probe: China Vows Not to ‘Sit By’ If Washington ‘Destroys Multilateral Rules’

China has expressed “grave concerns” over US President Donald Trump’s signing of a memo that authorizes a potential inquiry into Beijing’s alleged theft of intellectual property. China said it won’t “sit by,” and threatened to act to defend its interests. “We hope that the US trade representative respects facts and acts with prudence,” the Chinese Ministry of Commerce said in...