The Trump-Kim Deal Is the First Example of the “New Washington Consensus”

The US is rolling out a new approach for managing the emerging Multipolar World Order, and the Trump-Kim deal is expected to be its centerpiece in showing other countries what the New Washington Consensus entails. America’s Response To Multipolarity The successful Trump-Kim Summit in Singapore saw the two leaders agree to begin the process of …

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Historic Kim Jong-un/Trump Agreement? Hold the Cheers!

On June 12, a DPRK and US leader met face-to-face for the first time ever – never before since the Korean peninsula was divided post-WW II. Make no mistake. Smiles, handshakes, public cordiality, an “excellent start,” a “historic…very comprehensive” agreement for “major change” didn’t change Washington’s imperial aims. The good news is US/North Korean tensions …

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How Corporate Media Got the Trump-Kim Summit All Wrong

For weeks, the corporate media have been saying that the Trump-Kim summit could have only two possible results: Either Trump will walk away angrily or Kim Jong Un will trick him into a deal in which he extracts concessions from Trump but never commits to complete denuclearization. The idea that North Korea could not possibly …

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The Issues of Trade and Politics at the Current Stage of the US-Chinese Relations

Separating the political and the trade and economic factors when analysing the relations between two states is artificial as such. It makes sense only in cases when this or that factor becomes predominant in the given time period. Over the recent months, the relations between the two global leaders (the US and China) saw the …

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Trump’s Withdrawal from the Iran Deal Is Partially a Power Play Against the EU

Instead of looking at Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran deal as being solely motivated against the US’ top Mideast foe, it’s worthwhile to consider whether it was also a preplanned power play against the EU. There’s been plenty of analysis put out over the past month since Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran deal about the …

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Elite Atrocities: Australia’s Special Forces in Afghanistan

“Further into the Afghanistan mission, after multiple deployments, soldiers began to refer to members going ‘up the Congo’.” — Chris Masters, The Sydney Morning Herald, Jun 9, 2018 They operate with impunity in areas already deemed lawless by their civilising superiors. Afghanistan, derided as a country of anarchic sensibilities, was never going to be a …

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