The U.S. initiative is just a list of areas for negotiation, as well as a tool for engaging partners in economic cooperation, with the ultimate goal of isolating China.
South East Asia
Vietnam Sees A Shared Future With China
Trong and Xi Jinping resolved to enhance and deepen the comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership in the new era.
A Picture Of Global Complicity: Aiding Myanmar’s Military Regime
International relations remains the sum game of vast hypocrisies, a patchwork of compromises and the compromised. Every moral condemnation of a regime’s conduct is bound to be shown up as an exercise in double standards, often implicating the accusers. In the case of the military regime in Myanmar, double standards […]
MLK: Beyond Vietnam To Ukraine
In April 1967, Martin Luther King Jr. delivered an eloquent and stirring denunciation of the Vietnam war and US militarism. The speech titled “Beyond Vietnam” is relevant to today’s war in Ukraine. In the speech at Riverside Church, King talked about how the US had supported France in trying to […]
Why To Boycott All Mainstream ‘News’-Media
Twenty years ago, the New York Times knowingly published on 7 September 2002 a lie by George W. Bush saying that the IAEA had just issued a new report which said that Iraq was only six months away from having a nuclear bomb; and not only did that mainstream ‘news’-medium […]
Tuvalu, Climate Change And The Metaverse
When lost to climatic disaster and environmental turbulence, where does a whole nation go? History speaks about movements of people, whether induced by human agency or environment, finding sanctuary and refuge on other terrains, or perishing altogether. In the case of the Pacific Island state of Tuvalu, the response is […]
A Biden-Putin Meeting In Bali Cannot Be Ruled Out
The Russian-American summit meetings have a history of calibrated foreplay. As the G20 summit in Bali on November 15-16 draws closer, the big question is still hanging in the air: Will there be a meeting between the US President Joe Biden and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on the sidelines […]
Opportunistic Interests: The US-Pacific Island Declaration
If ever there was a blatant statement of realpolitik masquerading as friendliness, the latest US-Pacific Island declaration must count as one of them. The Biden administration has been busy of late, wooing Pacific Island states in an effort to discourage increasingly sharp tilt towards China. It has been spurred on, […]
Moscow Prioritises Ties With Myanmar
The Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s visit to Myanmar on August 3 shows that the relationship is assuming a strategic character. The Foreign Ministry in a press release on August 2 highlighted that the relationship is “one of the priorities of foreign policy in the Asia–Pacific region, an important factor in ensuring […]
Ten Truths That Can’t Be Published Under The U.S. Regime
1. The overthrow of Yanukovych in Ukraine in February 2014 was a U.S. coup, and definitely not a democratic revolution there. 2. The U.S. Government and its ‘news’-media lied — didn’t merely “err” — to deceive the U.S. public to believe the “Saddam’s WMD” falsehoods that were used to ‘justify’ […]
How CNN Lies About Taiwan
CNN presents Taiwan as never having been a part of China, and that is a lie. Furthermore, CNN presents the U.S. (referring here now to America’s official position on this matter ever since 1972 when it first became made explicit) as being what CNN lies to say about it: that […]
How Likely Is A Nuclear WW III, U.S.-v.-China?
Whereas U.S. voters don’t want the U.S. Government to go to World War Three against Russia over Ukraine, they do want it to go to WW III against China over Taiwan. A poll in U.S., “Conducted 01/12/22 – 01/14/22”, by the Trafalgar Group, surveying “1081 Respondents” who were “Likely General […]