2019 Forecast for Afro-Eurasia

2019 Forecast for Afro-Eurasia

The fast-moving and full-spectrum paradigm changes catalyzed by the emerging Multipolar World Order accelerated in 2018 and are poised to continue dramatically reshaping Afro-Eurasian geopolitics across the next year. The Significance Of End-Of-The-Year Strategic Forecasting 2018 was the year when the New Cold War – which had been percolating since the Soviet dissolution in 1991…

Meng Hongwei and the Mainstream Media’s Slippery Slope of Insinuations

Meng Hongwei and the Mainstream Media’s Slippery Slope of Insinuations

The Mainstream Media is approaching a very slippery slope after insinuating that Chinese citizens are loyal to the Communist Party of China first and foremost above any and all of their other duties, and that failure to obey Beijing could lead to them “disappearing” regardless of how high-profile of an international individual they may be….

Turkic Muslims: China and the Muslim World’s Achilles Heel

Turkic Muslims: China and the Muslim World’s Achilles Heel

A list of 26 predominantly Muslim countries considered sensitive by China reflects Chinese concerns that they could reinforce religious sentiment among the People’s Republic’s Turkic Muslim population with potentially far-reaching consequences if the Islamic world were to take it to task for its crackdown in Xinjiang, the most frontal assault on Islam in recent history….

Inside Information Research Department, the UK Cold War ‘Fake News’ Factory

Inside Information Research Department, the UK Cold War ‘Fake News’ Factory

In January, it was announced the UK government would launch the National Security Communications Unit, a dedicated organization to counter the growth of ‘fake news’ with disinformation of its own. While hailed as a new initiative, weaponizing information for defensive and offensive purposes is familiar territory for Whitehall. Almost half a year after the proclamation, concrete…

The Papua Attacks Prove That Insurgency Is Still Alive in Indonesia

The Papua Attacks Prove That Insurgency Is Still Alive in Indonesia

There was a sudden outbreak of violence last week in the Indonesian Province of Papua. Local elections were marred by twoseparate incidents of violence when armed individuals attacked state security representatives in remote parts of the island’s interior, raising concerns that separatist violence might be returning to the region. The Indonesian government has downplayed the…