The US’ Snide Remarks About CPEC Are Driven by Double Standards
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The US’ Snide Remarks About CPEC Are Driven by Double Standards

Wells’ snide remarks were obviously driven by double standards whereby the US diplomat is making it clear that only Western loans to developing countries are allowed, not Chinese ones. *** Alice Wells, the US’ Acting Assistance Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, delivered some very snide remarks about CPEC last week while speaking…

Bereft Of Soft Power, India Stands Diminished In Hindu Kush And Central Asia
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Bereft Of Soft Power, India Stands Diminished In Hindu Kush And Central Asia

The dichotomy between the regime policy and public opinion is nowhere near as sharp as in the world of diplomacy. And nowhere in the contemporary situation is this maxim so sharply visible as in the dalliance of the West Asian oligarchies with Israel. The romance began at least a decade ago — perhaps, more —…

China vs US: Who’s Going to Get an Upper Hand in the Middle East?
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China vs US: Who’s Going to Get an Upper Hand in the Middle East?

The defining feature of today’s geopolitical reality is the reorganization of global order with new alignments, new divisions and new forces replacing former norms. At the turn of the century, the situation on the international stage became shaky and unstable, with massive shifts occurrying in the structure of interstate relations. As China began gaining more and more strength, transforming itself into a major player on the world stage, the existing bilateral ties between China and…

Bibi’s Get-out-of-Jail Card… War With Iran
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Bibi’s Get-out-of-Jail Card… War With Iran

It seems more than coincidence that as the legal noose tightens around Prime Minister Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu, Israeli military have suddenly stepped up air strikes on Iranian forces based in Syria. Playing the strongman role on national security and winning another term as prime minister would stave off prosecution over pending corruption charges. If Netanyahu…

Trump Defies World Opinion and International Law to Support Israel
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Trump Defies World Opinion and International Law to Support Israel

With alarming ease and frightening arrogance Pompeo informed Americans and the rest of the world that the US State Department legal opinion of 1978 which deemed Israeli settlements within Palestinian territory “inconsistent with international law” would now be unilaterally disregarded by the Trump Administration. 18th November 2019 could very well be the date that future…

Flying Monkey Pompeo Fleeing the Coop Or About to be Shot Down?
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Flying Monkey Pompeo Fleeing the Coop Or About to be Shot Down?

The rumors started swirling earlier in the week that Mike “Pass the Potato Salad” Pompeo is looking for ways to get out of the Trump Administration and make his way back into a long-term lucrative political career, the U.S. Senate. Now we supposedly know why. A State Dept. release of documents to American Oversight proves…