Trump Crosses Red Line on Jerusalem
Opinion

Trump Crosses Red Line on Jerusalem

President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital is not only a clear violation of international law, but a moral outrage when it comes to its contempt for and violation of the rights of the Palestinian people. Under the stewardship of Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel has embraced with unfailing ardor a rejectionist stance on Palestinian statehood. He knows…

Trump’s Jerusalem Move a Good Thing… US Pretense of ‘Honest Broker’ Finally Ends
Opinion

Trump’s Jerusalem Move a Good Thing… US Pretense of ‘Honest Broker’ Finally Ends

US President Donald Trump makes one of the most protracted and painful world problems sound like he’s selling a condo between two parties. With cheesy easiness, he bluffs everybody gets a “great deal.” “We want an agreement that is a great deal for the Israelis and a great deal for the Palestinians.” Thus spoke Trump…

The New Great Game Moves From Asia-Pacific to Indo-Pacific
Opinion

The New Great Game Moves From Asia-Pacific to Indo-Pacific

In the context of the New Great Game in Eurasia, the New Silk Roads, known as the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), integrates all of China’s instruments of national power – political, economic, diplomatic, financial, intellectual and cultural – to shape the 21st century geopolitical/geoeconomic order. BRI is the organizing concept of China’s foreign policy…