Russia’s Silence on India’s Anti-Chinese Threats Is Deafening
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Russia’s Silence on India’s Anti-Chinese Threats Is Deafening

Much has been said about Russia’s reaffirmation that Kashmir is a bilateral issue between India and Kashmir, but practically no one is discussing the fact that Moscow has been silent about China’s official stance that New Delhi’s unilateral move poses a threat to its sovereignty, nor has Russia commentated on Indian Home Minister Amit Shah’s…

Trump & Tsai Ing-Wen are Trying to Cause Trouble for China
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Trump & Tsai Ing-Wen are Trying to Cause Trouble for China

US President Trump and Taiwanese leader Tsai Ing-wen are trying to cause trouble for China in Hong Kong after their failed attempts at politically intervening in this domestic issue. The American leader provocatively suggested in a recent tweet that President Xi meet with some of the rioters who were responsible for shutting down the city’s…

As Afghan Carnage Continues, US Presidential Candidates Face Key Question
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As Afghan Carnage Continues, US Presidential Candidates Face Key Question

On July 30, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan reported that the Afghan government and international military forces, primarily the United States, caused most of the civilian deaths in Afghanistan during the first six months of 2019. That’s more killings than those perpetrated in the same time period by the Taliban and ISIS combined. Aerial operations were…

Anti-China Cult Gets U.S. Government Money – Runs Large Pro-Trump Ad Campaign
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Anti-China Cult Gets U.S. Government Money – Runs Large Pro-Trump Ad Campaign

Falun Gong is a cult which claims to have millions of followers. It was founded in China by Li Hongzhi who thinks of himself as a higher being. Falun Gong mixes some Taoism and Buddhism with nutty ideas, conservative politics and strong anti-communism: Some of Mr Li’s pronouncements are certainly unconventional, some would say just…

Al-Golani’s Defiance of Turkey Leads to Syrian Government Control of Khan Sheikhoun
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Al-Golani’s Defiance of Turkey Leads to Syrian Government Control of Khan Sheikhoun

During the first week of this month of August, the ex-ISIS commander and current head of Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (formerly known as Jabhat al-Nusra) Abu Mohammad al-Golani held a press conference in the occupied northern city of Idlib. He declared himself unconcerned by the ceasefire established in the course of thirteen meetings between Turkey and…

China’s Ultimate Play for Global Oil Market Control
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China’s Ultimate Play for Global Oil Market Control

All attention is focused on the twists-and-turns of the very noisy US-Iran dispute in the Persian Gulf, but all the while the People’s Republic of China (PRC) is rapidly and quietly consolidating a dominant presence in the area with the active support of Russia. Beijing, as a result, is fast acquiring immense influence over related key dynamics…