Tuesday, 29 September , 2020

China

Can Sri Lanka be ‘neutral’ with an ‘India first’ policy?

By Lasanda Kurukulasuriya In several interviews after his recent appointment as Secretary to the Foreign Ministry, Adm. (Retd.) Jayanath Colombage has sought to explain the...

A pandemic of bad science

By Walter Scheirer Jul 20, 2020 ABSTRACT What can epidemiological models tell us about our potential exposure to COVID-19? What progress is being made with regard to...

Trump Administration to Ban WeChat, TikTok From US App Stores Starting...

Stricter measures taken against WeChat, TikTok has a deadline to work out a deal with a US company By Dave DeCamp Posted on September 18,...

The end of the Balkans

By Dimitris Konstantakopoulos Sep. 14, 2020 The day before yesterday, Serbian President Vucic was ridiculed by signing an agreement in the White House without even knowing...

Maidan, Navalny, Kastellorizo: The Chaos Strategy

By Dimitris Konstantakopoulos Twenty years ago, I was covering the Munich Security Forum as a journalist and I took an interview from Brent Scawcroft, National...

A comment from BESA on Iranian – Chinese relationship

Why Iran Is Turning East By Emil Avdaliani August 26, 2020 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: US pressure might have been an immediate impetus behind the recently leaked Iran-China deal,...

US seeks formal alliance similar to Nato with India, Japan and...

Washington’s goal is to get countries in the Indo-Pacific region to work together as a bulwark against ‘a potential challenge from China’, says the...

How much does Africa owe, and to whom?

Aug. 29, 2020 African debt is a painful subject for the continent, and in many ways a dark one: no one dares give exact figures,...

Chinese military fires ‘aircraft-carrier killer’ missile into South China Sea in...

By Kristin Huang 26 Aug, 2020 China launched two missiles, including an “aircraft-carrier killer”, into the South China Sea on Wednesday morning, a source close to the...

America’s unholy crusade against China

By Jeffrey D. Sachs Aug. 6, 2020 Many white Christian evangelicals in the United States have long believed that America has a God-given mission to save...