“They Completely Dropped the Ball”

Critics Bash Japan's Government by Tyler Durden https://www.zerohedge.com (February 19 2020) Japan has become the country that's perhaps most at risk of a major outbreak of COVID-19. It's also the country with arguably the most to lose, in terms of its reputation, if it's forced to call off the Summer Olympics in Tokyo. As we've … Continue reading “They Completely Dropped the Ball”

The West Displays Its Insecurity Complex

The only complaint the US allows is that the United States might not defend us enough when the greater danger comes from being defended too much. by Diana Johnstone in Paris Special to Consortium News (February 19 2020) "The West is winning!" US leaders proclaimed at the high-level Annual Security Conference held in Munich last … Continue reading The West Displays Its Insecurity Complex

How China Overtook the US as the World’s Trade Partner

by Iman Ghosh https://www.visualcapitalist.com (January 22 2020) https://billtotten.files.wordpress.com/2020/02/us-china_trade_war.png In 2018, trade accounted for 59% of global GDP {1}, up nearly 1.5 times since 1980. Over this timeframe, international trade has transformed significantly - not just in terms of volume and composition, but also in terms of the countries that the rest of the world leans … Continue reading How China Overtook the US as the World’s Trade Partner

Philippine Patriots Say “No to World War Three” and

"Yes to the New Silk Road" by Matthew Ehret https://www.strategic-culture.org (February 23 2020) https://www.strategic-culture.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Ehret-2-600x600.jpg (c) Photo: pexels.com The Philippines President Duterte's recent announcement that the 1998 US-Philippines Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) would be cancelled has renewed hope that not only would this former US colony finally attain freedom from imperial manipulation, but also that a … Continue reading Philippine Patriots Say “No to World War Three” and

Why the US is Losing its War against Huawei

Huge intelligence failure has compounded Pentagon's flip-flop policy and led to key allies refusing to heed Trump's plea to avoid tech giant's 5G system by David P Goldman https://asiatimes.com (February 17 2020) https://i2.wp.com/asiatimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Huawei-Photo.jpg People walk past a Huawei logo in Beijing. The Chinese tech giant has been hit with new US criminal charges alleging it … Continue reading Why the US is Losing its War against Huawei

The cruise that escaped COVID-19 outbreak

by Yuan Sha https://news.cgtn.com (February 26 2020) https://video.cgtn.com/news/3359544e3555444f3259544f7a6b444d3249444f31457a6333566d54/video/738f2ea844ee4a76805487d276123847/738f2ea844ee4a76805487d276123847.png The cruise industry has taken a major hit amid the ongoing novel coronavirus outbreak, or officially known as the COVID-19. Two cruise ships, in particular, gripped international attention, where the Diamond Princess broke out the largest concentration of the virus outside the Chinese mainland and the MS … Continue reading The cruise that escaped COVID-19 outbreak

Huawei in the Crosshairs

by Mike Whitney https://www.unz.com (February 21 2020) https://www.unz.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/shutterstock_1405762157-600x397.jpg The Trump administration's appalling treatment of Huawei shows that the United States will risk anything, even a nuclear conflagration with China, to maintain its tenuous grip on global power. Huawei is China's behemoth technology company that has recently come under fire by the Trump administration for violating … Continue reading Huawei in the Crosshairs

Russia: US Engaged in “Shameless, …

... Impudent Pillage of Wealth" in Syria by Tyler Durden https://www.zerohedge.com (February 18 2020) Western mainstream media is once again putting Idlib at the center of their coverage, with emotive and hugely exaggerated headlines like "Bombed as they flee: A million Syrians try to escape Assad's onslaught" - however with no mention that a US-designated … Continue reading Russia: US Engaged in “Shameless, …

No Weapon Left Behind:

The American Hybrid War on China by Pepe Escobar https://www.strategic-culture.org (February 21 2020) https://cdn.i-scmp.com/sites/default/files/styles/1200x800/public/d8/images/methode/2019/10/18/3a6140e0-f0bc-11e9-9f3d-785f2d889e39_image_hires_065656.JPG (c) Photo: picryl.com The New Silk Roads - or Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) - were launched by President Xi Jinping in 2013, first in Central Asia (Nur-Sultan) and then Southeast Asia (Jakarta). One year later, the Chinese economy overtook the … Continue reading No Weapon Left Behind:

The US is the World Leader of Bio-Weapons …

... Research, Production, and Use Against Mankind by Gary D Barnett Information Clearing House (February 22 2020) Those that prevent disease and expose virus creation are heroic, but those that create and purposely spread disease and virus are inhuman. Given the history of the United States government and its military-industrial complex concerning biological and germ … Continue reading The US is the World Leader of Bio-Weapons …