Beijing needs to rethink priorities after years of taking assertive stance that has made other nations wary, according to government adviser and academic
It has been seeking to mend ties with nations including Japan and India as confrontation with Washington ‘more likely to be accelerated than mitigated’
Published: 2:00am, 10 Aug, 2019
Anger centres on an escalation of police force against protesters, as officers are accused of shooting a woman in the eye with a beanbag round
This follows another weekend of violent clashes and flash mobs across city
China is about to let hundreds of fishing boats loose in all parts of the South China Sea. Add to this mix a few exploration ships and a Chinese Navy vessel, and you have all the ingredients for a minor incident.
Not much is in the news about Syrian and the ongoing talks about Turkey having a demilitarized zone in Northern Syria. The reaso is complex and simple. Different sides what different things, that is the simple part.
It is no wonder that this region is going to be one of the next flash points. The only question is when, and if Israel will take the issue into its own hands.
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Aug 21st, 2019
“China has felt that it is at such disadvantage,” Chin said. “It cannot control the overseas media, and its own media outlets are not trusted by the mainstream Western world.”
Anyone want to wonder why the world does not trust China's state run media.
Aug 24th, 2019
The $400B we pay now in interest is well over twice what China spends on its military. Once we get to a trillion dollars, the interest that we will have to pay on the national debt will dwarf U.S. military spending.
Trump’s original catchphrase was “You’re Fired.” Today it’s “Make America Great Again,” which audiences at his rallies chant along with him.
His ability to excite the crowd is, in the tweet of “The Greatest Mayor,” babyface Rudy Giuliani, “a unique and potent political weapon.”
Sept 2nd, 2019
A country that has never been successfully occupied has taught the US a lesson because we did not understand the Russian lesson. Blood, tears, waste, just what will it take for us to learn?