Russia, China Nearing Alliance Conditions

The Chinese Communist Party Politburo member Yang Jiechi was visiting Moscow on August 14-17 on the invitation of the secretary of the Russian nationwide safety council, Nikolai Patrushev to take part within the 14th spherical of Russian-Chinese consultations on strategic…

China’s Soft Power Shortcomings Make It Vulnerable To Uighur Infowar Attacks

A sketchy assertion from a UN official alleged that China is presently holding a whopping a million Uighur Muslims in so-called “re-education camps”. Gay McDougall, a member of the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, cited what…

Trump adviser says Iran, China can also be meddling in elections

US National Security Adviser John Bolton on Sunday singled out China, North Korea and Iran as international locations who may presumably meddle in American elections — as President Donald Trump railed a few probe into Russian interference in 2016. Trump…

Ethiopia’s Mediation Of The Eritrean-Djiboutian Dispute Will Help China

Ethiopia’s proposed mediating the lingering dispute between its Eritrean and Djiboutian neighbors because it takes the lead in pioneering peace within the Horn of Africa. The temporary 2008 border battle between these two tiny, impoverished, however strategically positioned Red Sea…

Pakistan’s Regional Maritime Security Patrols Are An Extension Of CPEC

The Pakistani Navy commenced Regional Maritime Security Patrols (RMSP) within the northwestern nook of the Indian Ocean final month which have since seen the nation’s ships pay visits to Saudi Arabia and Oman, thereby broadening the scope of Pakistani affect…

Thousands in China mosque standoff over demolition plan

BEIJING (AP) — Thousands of Muslims gathered at a mosque in northwestern China on Friday to protest its deliberate demolition in a uncommon, public pushback to the federal government’s efforts to rewrite how religions are practiced within the nation. A…

Turkey lira crashes as Trump piles on stress

ISTANBUL, Turkey (AFP) — The embattled Turkish lira tumbled over 16 p.c to new report lows in opposition to the greenback on Friday as strains with the United States intensified, however President Recep Tayyip Erdogan defiantly proclaimed Turkey would emerge…

The Roadmap For “Rusi-Pakistani Yaar Yaar”

Russia and Pakistan are effectively on the their strategy to reaching a strategic partnership with each other in mild of 4 very high-profile occasions from the previous two weeks, and sticking to the roadmap of “Rusi-Pakistani Yaar Yaar” (“Russians and…

Pakistan Needs A Strong New Leader

The phrases ‘hope’ and ‘Pakistan’ don’t typically seem collectively. Pakistan, a sprawling nation of 205 million, is tough to manipulate, even tougher to finance, and seething with tribal or spiritual violence and discord. But Pakistan, which for me is likely…

China-India-Plus-One Could See OBOR And The AAGC Converge In Africa

Beijing proposed the format of “China-India-Plus-One” for cooperating with New Delhi in Africa. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang unveiled this framework final week when he introduced that “We hope that China and India actively discover China-India plus one or China-India-X…

India’s NATO Missile Shield Tech Will Heat Up The South Asian Arms Race

India plans to buy round $1 billion of US anti-missile expertise of the type presently deployed in a number of NATO states. Sputnik reported that the Indian Defence Ministry authorised a deal to purchase America’s National Advanced Surface to Air Missile…

Trump’s Global Political And Trade Gaffes

Trump’s gaffes are piling up, all within 18 months of his presidency. The tweets are coming at breakneck speeds causing mass confusion. Trump scrapped the Paris climate accord, then pulled out of TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership) trade agreement, tore JCPOA…

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 two separate incidents of violence when armed individuals attacked state security representatives in remote parts of the island’s interior, raising…

Cracks form in bid to save nuke deal as Iran spurns European economic package

VIENNA, Austria — Three European nations along with Russia and China met with Iran Friday to offer it economic benefits that would lessen the blow of sweeping US sanctions, but the meeting was quickly overshadowed by Iran expressing disappointment and…

Shanghai Spirit Gets Indian Flavor At Qingdao Summit

After boarding Air Force One heading for Singapore, US President Donald Trump launched a Twitter broadside to rudely reject the text of the G7 communique, which he just attended, and pile insults on his Canadian host, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.…

Australia Is Attempting To “Contain” China

Australia is attempting to tighten its vise-grip of control over the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu. The tiny nation has sought to strategically liberate itself in recent years by realigning closer to China as a means of “balancing” out…