Sunday, 16 December , 2018

East Asia

Batam island – Indonesia’s pathetic attempt to create second Singapore

This time it was really supposed to work! The turbo-capitalist, anti-Communist and obedient Indonesia got so used to hearing bizarrely inflated compliments from its...

Pakistan and China: Window to the West

Window to the West By Munir Akram * January 21, 2018 WHEN in 1960 Mao Zedong sent off General Gengbiao, his second ambassador to Pakistan, he reportedly...

North Korea and a “Rules-Based Order” for the Indo-Pacific, East Asia,...

By Gavan McCormack Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop declared in September 2017 that the emerging US-India-Japan-Australia Indo-Pacific “quadrilateral dialogue” would be founded on “respect for...

Malaysian Leader Says World’s Muslims Should Not ‘Lose to the Jews’

By HANNAH BEECH BANGKOK — A protest in Malaysia against President Trump’s decision to designate Jerusalem the capital of Israel brought together political foes on...

India withdraws from Doklam/Donglang

The summer-long standoff ended just as a BRICS summit begins in China. by Adam Garrie The Chinese Foreign Ministry and Indian Ministry of External Affairs...

Korea-A signal from Russia

Russian nuclear bombers fly near North Korea in rare show of force MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian nuclear-capable strategic bombers have flown a rare mission around...

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...

Taliban urge Trump to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan

By REUTERS August 15, 2017 The Taliban criticized the Afghan gov. as "stooges," "lying corrupt leaders" and "repulsive sellouts" who are providing the US with overly...

Moon Elected in South Korea, Promising New Push for Peace With...

Says South Korea Must Learn to Say 'No' to Americans by Jason Ditz May 09, 2017 In a move that had been widely expected by the polls,...

“Making America Great Again” by Reducing the World to Ashes?

By Felicity Arbuthnot The greatest threat to humanity is nuclear war. While public opinion is largely misinformed, US “decision-makers” including president Trump are also unaware...