Will the Putin-Xi Era Supersede the Western Liberal (Dis)Order?
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Will the Putin-Xi Era Supersede the Western Liberal (Dis)Order?

The Chinese constitutional amendment allowing Xi Jinping the possibility of further presidential terms — staying in power long enough to bring “national rejuvenation” combined with the Russian election re-confirming Vladimir Putin in the presidency have assured consistency and continuity for the Russia-China strategic partnership way into the next decade. This will facilitate the interaction between…

Cold War 2.0 Risks Turning Hot
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Cold War 2.0 Risks Turning Hot

The completed neocon takeover of Washington, discussed in a day earlier article, risks unthinkable war between the world’s dominant nuclear powers. Businessman Trump likely had no idea what he was getting into as president – responsibilities of the office world’s apart from the private sector. As someone focused on growing his enterprise and money-making throughout…

The West’s ‘Guilty Until Proven Innocent’ Mantra is Wrecking Lives & International Relations
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The West’s ‘Guilty Until Proven Innocent’ Mantra is Wrecking Lives & International Relations

Western society is flirting with a disturbing trend where people are being denied the time-honored ‘presumption of innocence’. The same undemocratic method is even being used against nations in what is becoming a dangerous game. Imagine the following scenario: You are a star football player at the local high school, with a number of college…