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Original Post: Helping Iran Make the Call

... Treaty Organization (NATO) when the US departs and closes all its bases overseas, something I expect to happen during President Trump’s second term. In short, the only serious people that matter in the Middle East are Iran, Turkey, Egypt, Russia, and China. Europe is relevant only in terms of diplomatic protocol. It is however important that Russia agree with the USA – at the Presidential level, no one else matters – that NATO’s presence in the Middle East is anathema to peace and all US-funded ...

Steele Robert David
13.05.2019 21:53:06

Why is the Italian leadership so inconsistent about the Silk Road?

The memorandum: a bitter internal reaction Xi Jinping’s visit to Italy in late March resulted in the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between China and Italy: a roaring success for the Chinese President, but a little less for Conte. The memorandum formalises Italy’s long-time announced intention to take part in China’s belt road initiative, making of it the first G7 country (even though ...

Di Mauro Flavia
11.04.2019 15:45:11

Saving America - Saving Capitalism: Start with the Truth

... treatise, 133 pages, Productivity and Structural Reform: Why Countries Succeed & Fail, and What Should Be Done So Failing Countries Succeed, see especially the table of factors to be calculated on page 30 and pages 44, 46 and 52 respectively scoring India, China and Thailand almost totally in the green. I note with interest that Mexico is fifth in future growth productivity (estimated), after India, China, Thailand, and Singapore.  Russia and Brazil and the Koreas are in the second rank but substantially ...

Steele Robert David
10.04.2019 17:46:06

Review: TAVISTOCK INSTITUTE – Social Engineering the Masses by Daniel Estulin — Deep State Playbook

... vestiges of the Black Nobility/Ceasar, the British Empire, the Vatican, the Zionists, and the Freemasons (33+ only – the rest can be saved) and their banking fronts including the Rothschilds and Central Banks — are the common enemies of America, China, and Russia as well as all other nation-states and cultural/ethnic/linguistic tribes.  We are not doing well at collaborating against these common enemies. This book floored me. Written in 2011 and republished in 2015, this book is one of three ...

Steele Robert David
05.04.2019 15:09:16

America. A system that doesn't work anymore

Too much ink has been spilled on US-China trade war and its ramifications on both countries and its rippling effects on the world. “Rejecting the idea of globalism and embracing nationalism” American trade policy is meandering through a path that leads US to isolation and a situation ...

Fatima Samreen
25.03.2019 13:49:45

Amidst Global Uncertainty Over Trade, An Opportunity for BRICS

From 25-27 July, the heads of state of Russia, Brazil, China, South Africa, and India will gather in Johannesburg, South Africa for the 2018 edition of the annual BRICS Conference to discuss cooperation in the areas of economics, security, and politics. As Vladimir Putin, Michel Temer, Narendra Modi, Xi Jingping,...

Berger Anna
25.07.2018 14:49:56

Putin's Visit to China: What Next for Sino-Russian Relations?

... countries. The key precondition for the success of this agreement is shifting to a new model of cooperation, with more connected production chains and diverse investment ties. According to The Annual Plan for Regular Foreign Visits between Russia and China, Putin will arrive for a three-day visit to China on June 8, 2018. It will be his first visit to the PRC after recent elections. This meeting will have the important goal of specifying the new directions for bilateral development. "Strategic ...

Кулинцев Юрий
08.06.2018 11:09:25

India–China–Pakistan: A pipedream?

... century world, states pursue geoeconomics, which underlays the incentives for geopolitical aspirations. Using economic instruments to achieve political goals has always been an integral part of Foreign Policy of states, it is the recent aggression of China as a geoeconomic actor that seems to alter fundamental conception of International Relations. As a result of which India-China-Pakistan lay in an interactive domain, giving hopes to the idea of resolution and effective co-operation. India and Pakistan ...

Fatima Samreen
02.05.2018 19:39:34

A New World Economic Order Changing Regional Dynamics

In a world that advances by the economic ascendancy, we see China endeavoring to become a nation that commands great power and influence in Asia. As the global power is in the making, the world seems to be shifting axis towards a more open China. A country that has Confucianism at its baseline and closely ...

Fatima Samreen
23.04.2018 00:16:02

Is China still the "big dog" in Brazil and Latin America?

UPDATE 4 JAN 2019   Regardless of how much US secretary of state Pompeo urged Brazil to walk back its relationship with China during his recent visit to attend the inauguration of president Jair Bolsonaro, the official Brazil government news agency reports that a recent study by conservative Getulio Vargas Institute (GVI) indicates that China remains the top destination ...

Эрманн Эрик
21.02.2018 08:02:07

The False and True Philosophies behind the War in Afghanistan

... supported the Communists, the MSS held up Maoists and the CIA sponsored the Islamic fundamentalists “the so-called freedom fighters” including Osama Bin-laden the master mind of the nine eleven. After the defeat and collapse of Soviet Union, America, China and Russia invigorate their foreign policy objectives. They redirected their focus on Asia-pacific and Middle-east and left the country as result the civil war took place in Afghanistan. For a while, Afghanistan has once again perched at the forefront ...

Sohail Ajmal
12.02.2018 14:54:39

Pakistan’s SCO membership: success with liabilities

... various avenues of liabilities. Therefore, this achievement needs to be capitalised further as is frequently quoted “With great power comes great responsibility”.SCO membership is significant triumph for Pakistan for a number of reasons. Pakistan and China are already enjoying amicable relations in almost all spheres especially in the economic domain. China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is the landmark project which is being materialised and is effectively taking this mutual relationship to further ...

Ali Bhatti Baber
14.11.2017 08:42:10

India-Afghan Nexus: Impact on CPEC

... India’s stance on CPEC that it passes through the disputed territories recently obtained support by US and now Afghanistan is in the same camp. These all states should not undermine the prospects of development in the disputed territories through CPEC by China and Pakistan, otherwise they are negating the Sustainable Development Goals cannot be considered universal. There are some tumultuous factors which are contributing in the growing Indo-Afghan nexus. First; historically India was the only South Asian ...

Maqsood Asia
13.11.2017 14:47:07

A structure for supporting the Greater Eurasian Partnership will be established in May 2018

... to unite the non-profit organizations of the Eurasian space, Europe, the Middle East and East Asia.The international networking organization "Greater Eurasia", which pursues the concept of creating a common space between Europe, Russia and China, will start to be created in 2018. This was announced on October 19, 2017 to journalists at the World Festival of Youth and Students in Sochi Yuri Kofner.Public figures and experts from Germany, France, Moldova, Ukraine, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan,...

Кофнер Юрий
22.10.2017 00:26:24

Revolution in Drone Affairs

... rubber-band catapulted armed mini-drones flying in large formations over a battlefield? Now, ponder the fact that each drone was modified, armed and operationalized from off-the-shelf models worth less than $200 each. The future of aerial warfare has landed. China recently demonstrated this new reality when state-owned China Electronics Technology Group Corporation (CTEC) launched a record-breaking 119 drones in mission formation. The breakthrough was not in the numbers per se; rather it was in “swarm intelligence” ...

Maavak Mathew
13.09.2017 12:38:34

Indo-U.S. Axis and Major Powers

... countries pursue their national interests, new alliances are emerging and the global order is in a flux. Indian so-called strategic partnership with the U.S is an example in which New Delhi has latched on to Washington’s weakness to contain a rising China and resurgent Russia. In order to gain balance in Asia-Pacific region, the U.S. has formed an axis with India and has sidelined its traditional nuclear non-proliferation goals as a quid pro quo to appease New Delhi. Instead of taking seasoned counsel ...

Hayat Zeeshan
21.08.2017 09:53:10

Solution to a Himalayan Standoff: Formalize the India-China Border

While the media is abuzz with various analyses on how the current India-China military standoff in the Doklam bowl may pan out, they generally miss the larger issue at stake: namely the need for a permanent border resolution between both nations. Any temporary resolution over the 89-square kilometre yak-grazing ground claimed ...

Maavak Mathew
05.08.2017 21:01:05

Benefactors and Bellicosity: The Need For A New Strategy Among Superpowers

... policy decision-making serves to increase tensions amongst itself and other rising powers outside of NATO and its mandate. Currently, the United States maintains a strict hierarchy of power within the international community; however, both Russia and China have made formidable advancements in the projections of their respective power and influence over world affairs. In order to preserve peace and decrease the probability of legitimate conflicts arising between the triad of powerful states, it is ...

Henderson Brittany
05.07.2017 00:31:29


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  1. Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
    Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal  
     36 (35%)
    Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions  
     27 (26%)
    While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution  
     22 (21%)
    Armed conflict still cannot be avoided  
     12 (12%)
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     4 (4%)
    Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea  
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