Thursday, 2 December , 2021

China

Japan plans missile deployment in East China Sea

Japan is planning to deploy a new type of missile to the East China Sea, where Tokyo is engaged in a tense territorial dispute with Beijing. The decision marks a significant milestone in the drive by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s government and the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) to remilitarize Japan. The planned missile system will be designed locally, by the country’s expanding defence industry, rather than being supplied by the United States or another ally.

Turkey – in the epicenter of tectonic shifts

Henry Kissinger reminds us that in international relations, states do not have permanent friends or enemies, only interests. That lesson reverberated Tuesday in St. Petersburg, where Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan let bygones be bygones with his "dear friend, the esteemed Vladimir" in an ironic (and somewhat excessive) display of diplomatic reconciliation.

Brzezinski and the US national interest – a comment from Rome

Aged but untamed, Zbigniew Brzezinski tackles the "catastrophic" situation of the US in an article that - like others in his career - is meant to create a lasting impression and perhaps go down in history. It is published in " The American Interest"

China – the next target?

The South China Sea is and will continue to be the ultimate geopolitical flashpoint of the young 21st century – way ahead of the Middle East or Russia’s western borderlands. No less than the future of Asia – as well as the East-West balance of power – is at stake.

Remembering the War in Iraq

By Neil Mackay 15 September 2002: A SECRET blueprint for US global domination reveals that President Bush and his cabinet were planning a premeditated attack on Iraq...

Voters deserve responsible nationalism not reflex globalism

Populist opposition to international integration is on the rise in much of continental Europe and has always been the norm in Latin America. The question now is what should be the guiding principles of international economic policy? How should those of us — who believe that the vastly better performance of the global system after the second world war than after the first world war is largely due to more enlightened economic policies — make our case?

Brexit deepens contradictions within EU

So many things have been said in every EU countries since the Brexit vote prevailed that it seems difficult to add something new concerning what can happen with the UK and its relations with EU, what can happen in the global economical sphere or what can happen with EU as such

Castro slams US and Israel for creating ISIS

Cuba’s former president Fidel Castro compared NATO’s recent statements to that of Nazi SS and accused US and its allies of igniting conflicts abroad. Castro slammed John McCain for backing Israel and accused both of being involved in the creation of ISIS.

Тhe project ” One belt, one road ” in the context...

А major characteristic of the so called "Chinese road to socialism", is that by the end of the 20th century its notional basis was shaped by the concept of the civilizational character of the transition in terms of the "fourth industrial coup "

IMF issues warning over growing Chinese debt problems

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has issued its clearest warning yet about the global implications of rising corporate debt in China. It came in the form of an address delivered by David Lipton, its first managing director, at a conference in Shenzhen at the weekend.