Xi and Putin Make the Case for Win-Win vs. Zero-Sum

Xi and Putin Make the Case for Win-Win vs. Zero-Sum

So the Davos Agenda has come and gone. That was the virtual Great Reset preview, hosted by Kissinger acolyte cum World Economic Forum (WEF) oracle Herr Klaus Schwab. Still, corporate/political so-called “leaders” will continue to wax lyrical about the Fourth Industrial Revolution – or its mild spin-offs such as Build Back Better, the favorite slogan…

Xi and Putin Stand Up for Humanity at Davos: Closed vs Open System Ideologies Clash Again

Xi and Putin Stand Up for Humanity at Davos: Closed vs Open System Ideologies Clash Again

Where one system promotes the trojan horse seeds of its own annihilation, the other promotes the seeds of fruitful new epochs of continual growth and discoveries both on the surface of the earth and also beyond, Matthew Ehret writes. Between January 25-29, 2021, world leaders were corralled into a digital conference titled “The Davos Agenda”…

Davos 2021 Speeches by Putin and Xi Point to a Different Future

Davos 2021 Speeches by Putin and Xi Point to a Different Future

The Davos Group of nations recently held its annual meeting electronically, the coronavirus preventing attendance in person for the first time. The United States was represented by John Kerry, one of many Democrats recycled from the Obama years. Russia was represented by its president, Vladimir Putin, and China, for the first time since 2017, by…

How West, Central and South Asia Are Interconnecting

How West, Central and South Asia Are Interconnecting

It’s one of those quintessential journeys that make people dream: Istanbul-Tehran-Islamabad by train. Let’s call it ITI. Soon, in early 2021, ITI will become a reality. But, initially, just as a freight train. The deal was recently sealed at the 10th meeting of the transport and communication ministers of ECO (Economic Cooperation Organization) in Istanbul….

US Hits “Search and Destroy” Against China’s New Silk Roads

US Hits “Search and Destroy” Against China’s New Silk Roads

Seven years after being launched by President Xi Jinping, first in Astana and then in Jakarta, the New Silk Roads, or Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) increasingly drive the American plutocratic oligarchy completely nuts. The relentless paranoia about the Chinese “threat” has much to do with the exit ramp offered by Beijing to a Global…

The Limits of Chinese power

The Limits of Chinese power

Everything about US-China hinges on the result of the upcoming US presidential election. Trump 2.0 essentially would turbo-charge its bet on decoupling, aiming to squeeze “malign” China on a multiple Hybrid War front, undermine the Chinese trade surplus, co-opt large swathes of Asia, while always insisting on characterizing China as evil incarnate. Team Biden, even…