Encircling China and Using India against it

Doklam then and now: from British to Chinese interests, follow the money

A stalemate in the Himalayas, a three-way territorial struggle, fears of foreign hegemony and dreams of a commercial invasion involving the centre of world manufacturing … sound familiar?

By Tsering Shakya

On February 16, 1768, the Court of Directors of the East India Company in London wrote to Warren Hastings: “we desire you to obtain the best intelligence you can whether cloth and other European commodities may not find their way to Tibet, Lhasa and the Western parts of China.” This spurred the British exploration of the Himalayas, an effort that has led today to the face-off between the two giant armies of India and China, who now stand on the brink of war.

Read more at http://www.scmp.com/week-asia/geopolitics/article/2107365/doklam-then-and-now-british-chinese-interests-follow-money

Amid India-China war crisis, Washington boosts strategic ties with New Delhi

By Deepal Jayasekera and Keith Jones

The Trump administration and Pentagon have taken multiple steps in recent days to strengthen Washington’s military-strategic alliance with India.
These moves are manifestly aimed at encouraging India to hold fast to its hardline stance in the current dispute with China over control of the Doklam Plateau—a ridge in the Himalayan foothills that both China and Bhutan, a tiny Himalayan kingdom that New Delhi treats like a protectorate, claim as their sovereign territory.

Read more at http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2017/08/19/usin-a19.html

Has Narendra Modi Switched Sides?

By F. William Engdahl

It’s very discomforting to see the nation of India, one of the great potential leading countries of the world systematically self-destruct. Provoking a new war with China over remote chunks of land in the high Himalayas where the borders of China’s Tibet Autonomous Region converge with India and the Kingdom of Bhutan, is only the latest example. The question posed is who or what grand design is behind India’s foreign and domestic policies under Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Has Modi switched sides? If so to whom?

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US readies for war with China with 400 bases of ships and nukes to create ‘perfect noose’ around superpower rival

In a show of force, the US has been deploying troops and warships in Asia and the Pacific over the past few months

5th December 2016

THE US is readying for World War Three with China by mobilising 400 bases packed with warships and nukes to create a “perfect noose” around the superpower.
In a show of force, America has been deploying troops in Asia and the Pacific over the past few months – prompting experts to say nuclear war is “no longer unthinkable”.

Read more at https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/2331190/us-readies-for-war-with-china-with-400-bases-of-ships-and-nukes-to-create-perfect-noose-around-superpower-rival/

China’s Biggest Fear: U.S.-Indian Encirclement

By Lyle J. Goldstein
February 11, 2015

President Obama’s recent trip to India seems to have yielded some modest successes, including an agreement to break through obstacles that have arisen related to civil nuclear cooperation.
Fitting the general pattern of U.S. interactions in the Asia-Pacific region, this visit also took place against the backdrop of China’s rising profile on the world stage, and questions are emerging about the future direction of the highly sensitive triangular relationship between New Delhi, Washington and Beijing.

Read more at http://nationalinterest.org/feature/chinas-biggest-fear-us-indian-encirclement-12225

US is encircling China with Nuclear Missiles, Bombers & Carrier Battle Groups

October 13, 2016

How many people are aware that a world war has begun? At present, it is a war of propaganda, of lies and distraction, but this can change instantaneously with the first mistaken order, the first missile.

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In 2009, President Obama stood before an adoring crowd in the centre of Prague, in the heart of Europe. He pledged himself to make “the world free from nuclear weapons”. People cheered and some cried. A torrent of platitudes flowed from the media. Obama was subsequently awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
It was all fake. He was lying.

Read more at http://www.defencenews.in/article/US-is-encircling-China-with-Nuclear-Missiles,-Bombers-and-Carrier-Battle-Groups-8678


September 8. 2016

THE U.S. military is encircling China with a chain of air bases and military ports. The latest link: a small airstrip on the tiny Pacific island of Saipan. The U.S. Air Force is planning to lease 33 acres of land on the island for the next 50 years to build a “divert airfield” on an old World War II airbase there. But the residents don’t want it. And the Chinese are in no mood to be surrounded by Americans.

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Samir Amin: How to Defeat the Collective Imperialism of the Triad


Samir Amin, world-known economist, explains the reason of decadent condition of the modern economy and gives the recipe of the salvation from global imperialism.
An exclusive interview for Katehon

Read more http://www.defenddemocracy.press/samir-amin-how-to-defeat-the-collective-imperialism-of-the-triad/

India and China

By Michel Pablo
December 1959

“It is a part of historical fact that the center of gravity of conflict is shifting from Europe to Asia,” declared Nehru on the same day he received Eisenhower in New Delhi.
“For the first time,” he added, “a would-be world Power is sitting on our border. Two mighty armies are facing each other across 2,500 miles of the Himalayas, and today they are facing each other in anger … Mighty changes are converging on the 600 million Chinese. The 400 million Indians are also changing, but not in that violent and abrupt way. If two mighty countries face each other in an armed way, it is a major world event.” [1]

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Read more https://www.marxists.org/archive/pablo/1959/12/india-china.htm