Asia Pacific

Burmese Days, Revisited

Burmese Days, Revisited

February 8, 2021
It will be fascinating to watch how the (Dis)United States will deal with post-coup Myanmar as part of their 24/7 “containment of China” frenzy. The (jade) elephant in the elaborate room housing the m…
Gathering Against China

Gathering Against China

December 19, 2020
NATO 2030; United for a New Era, the recent policy paper produced by the U.S.-NATO military alliance, selects two main enemies, which of course it protests aren’t enemies at all, merely countries that…
America Versus China

America Versus China

November 13, 2020
On October 27 U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo spoke with Shekhar Gupta, editor-in-chief of India’s news website The Print in an interview that descended into an anti-China diatribe by Pompeo, who was f…
Mike Pompeo Looks to Expand Quad

Mike Pompeo Looks to Expand Quad

November 12, 2020
Central to the last foreign tour of US State Secretary Mike Pompeo in a number of Asian countries was a visit to India, where he and Secretary of Defense Mark Esper participated in another two-way mee…
America has No Allies, Only Hostages

America has No Allies, Only Hostages

October 31, 2020
The US-centralized empire functions like a giant blob that absorbs nations and turns them into imperial client states. Once absorbed, it is rare for a country to escape and rejoin other genuinely sove…