Tuesday, 18 June , 2019

China

Was CIA behind the Sri Lanka Easter Sunday attacks?

By Lasanda Kurukulasuriya Speculation that Western intelligence agencies had a hand in the well-coordinated, precision-timed Easter suicide bombings in Sri Lanka arises from a number...

The World Grows More Dangerous by the Day

Parting thoughts from a French diplomat as he leaves America. By François Delattre Mr. Delattre is France’s ambassador to the United Nations June 13, 2019 My experience at...

Germany’s new gunboat diplomacy

By John Vinocur 6/5/19 Germany is considering a break from decades of military non-confrontation. High ranking officials are contemplating sending a warship through the Taiwan Strait...

Kissinger’s ‘Secret Ploy’: Why Russia Won’t Become US’ ‘Hammer’ Against China

The alleged Trump-Kissinger plan to "box in" China with Russia's assistance is unlikely to turn into a reality due to a number of reasons,...

US threatens Iran with war

Will US bombs and missiles soon be raining down on Iran? The dispatch of US warplanes and an aircraft carrier strike group to the...

Beijing Denies Sending Troops To Venezuela

by Tyler Durden Tue, 04/02/2019 Update 4/3/2019: Beijing has denied sending troops to Venezuela.  "I don't know where you got this information or for what purpose was...

Trump hails Google’s ‘total commitment’ to US military (not Chinese military!)

27 Mar, 2019 President Donald Trump has boasted that tech giant Google is “totally committed to the US Military, not the Chinese Military” after meeting...

Italian-Chinese cooperation and the devil’s alternative

By Francesco Maringiò Mar. 25, 2019 The complex Sino-American trade negotiation is going through a period that is not turbulent but is nevertheless marked by objective...

US threatens Turkey over Russian S-400 air defence purchase

By Jordan Shilton 28 March 2019 Turkish-US relations have deteriorated in recent weeks, with Washington threatening reprisals if Ankara goes ahead with the purchase of...

Italy signs massive deal with China despite cautions from France and...

23 Mar, 2019 Italy became the first G7 nation to sign up for Beijing’s multibillion-dollar Belt and Road Initiative. The deal was struck amid warnings...