Sunday, 14 August , 2022

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Caligula’s Horse – Who is Running the United States of America?

As Trump warned North Korea, his 'armada' was headed toward Australia When U.S. President Donald Trump boasted early last week that he had sent an...

Limits to US Intervention in South China Sea – A view...

By  General Vinod Saighal New Delhi, February 3, 2017 When manmade disaster looms sane voices come together to ward it off.  Such a disaster is clearly...

President Duterte of the Philippines for Dummies

When Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez ascended to power in 1999, almost no one in the West, in Asia and even in most of the Latin American countries knew much about his new militant revolutionary anti-imperialism. From the mass media outlets like CNN and the BBC, to local televisions and newspapers (influenced or directly sponsored by Western sources), the ‘information’ that was flowing was clearly biased, extremely critical, and even derogatory.

Australia in the anti-China campaign

The whipping up of a scandal last week against Labor Senator Sam Dastyari for accepting $1,670 from a Chinese company is escalating into a general witchhunt against any politician, business figure or organisation that questions a militarist policy toward Beijing. Dastyari has been branded a “Manchurian candidate.” Across the media, allegations are being made that

Nick Xenophon says PM must listen to voter disquiet over globalisation

ick Xenophon says the Turnbull government is fundamentally misguided if it believes a concerted public advocacy effort can turn around a broad-based electoral backlash against globalisation and free trade.

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.

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.

American Aggression Against China

By Christopher Black On January 30th the United States committed a deliberate act of aggression against China when it sent the guided missile destroyer USS...