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Politics

Yet another Afghan Fiasco for the Politicians in Washington

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The outcome of the most recent Intra-Afghan Dialogue held in Doha (Qatar) on July 7-8 — which brings together civil servants, politicians, members of the public and Taliban representatives — was a disappointment. The event was attended by 17 representatives of the Taliban, classified as an illegal terrorist organization in many…

Central Asia - Afghanistan

British Hijack Iranian Ship: Another Day, Another Provocation

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Had Iran openly hijacked a vessel of any nation, for any reason, plying through waters anywhere on Earth, the US and its allies would immediately cite it as a provocation toward war. In fact, even without evidence, suspiciously timed attacks carried out last month on tankers passing through the Persian Gulf were cited by Washington…

Europe

Japan to Invoke Stricter Export Control Measures Against South Korea

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The author has no other choice but to begin his latest article on the problematic nature of the relationship between Japan and the Republic of Korea / South Korea (both important neighbors of Russia) with either the adverb ‘sadly’ or ‘unfortunately’. The New Eastern Outlook recently…

Eastern Asia - Japan

Liberalism’s Zombies Resist Dr. Putin’s DOA Diagnosis

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The most important announcement to come out of the recent G20 Summit was not still more economic and business voodoo. Thank God. The big message from Osaka was Russian President Vladimir Putin’s declaration that “liberalism is dead.” The proclamation stunned half the world and raised applause…

USA in the World

Ursula's Appointment: Can you Still be Popular, when Nobody Likes You?

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In spite of the fact that the sitting Federal Minister of Defence, Ursula Gertrud von der Leyen has spent a considerable amount of time negotiating with the Liberal Group inside the European parliament, the latter is still not convinced that she could somehow make a decent…

Europe

UK's Hysteria, Provocations and Accusations Do Not Make Oil Cheaper

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Throughout centuries, one of the most distinctive features of British foreign policy has been its extensive use of disinformation that would be used to skew public perception of certain event in a way that would be advantageous to London’s imperial aspirations. Previously, this tactics allowed Britain to reap…

Middle East

Will there be a Chinese Military Base in Vanuatu?

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The Republic of Vanuatu is an island nation, a part of the New Hebrides archipelago in the Pacific Ocean, located some 1,750 km from Australia’s East coast. Before gaining its independence in July 1980, New Hebrides (the name of the nation before it became Vanuatu) was a colony of both Britain and France. Even after Vanuatu…

Eastern Asia - China

Economics

World Teetering on the Brink says Federal Reserve and EU Commission

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“Don’t worry about the mule, just load the wagon.” – an old Southern American saying. We had an unusual double header last week with the Federal Reserve and the EU commission making two apparently uncoordinated statements, but that could not have come at a better time. I will…

USA in the World

To the Moon!

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Africa’s demand for water is set to rise by 300% by 2040; Plans to tow a giant iceberg could provide a year’s worth of water to Cape Town;Israel goes for desalination. These headlines spell out current concerns over climate change. But by 2007 according to Jim Hansen, who blew the whistle on global warming, world leaders had recognized that were not going to…

USA in the World

Railway Engineering Technologies are Helping Russia Consolidate its Position in Africa

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Improving rail connectivity is one of the key priorities for African nations. The continent’s railway network is far from developed and consists of tracks built a long time ago by European colonizers or other foreign partners working on local initiatives. Train lines in the Northern…

Africa

Is Baoshang Bank China’s Lehman Brothers?

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Modern fractional reserve banking is ultimately a confidence game. If lenders or depositors are confident their bank is solvent, it stands. If confidence is broken, that historically leads to bank panics, deposit runs and domino collapse of a financial system or worse. The surprise collapse in late May of a small Inner-Mongolia Chinese bank…

Eastern Asia - China

US vs China: Smartphone Wars

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If Washington’s goal was to pressure and isolate China by targeting smartphone giant Huawei, it seems to have accomplished the exact opposite. In the process, the US has only accomplished in exposing its own growing weakness and unreliability as a trade partner amid a much wider, misguided and mismanaged “trade war.” While we’re only talking about smartphones…

Eastern Asia - China

Why is The Financial Times Smearing Thailand?

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Southeast Asia has become a defacto battleground for the wider war waged between the United States and an emerging China. The nation of Thailand, possessing the second largest economy in ASEAN and a pivotal partner for China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), has just emerged from turbulent elections in which…

Southeast Asia - Thailand

Did the Fed Already Decide the 2020 US Election?

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As of beginning July 2019 prospects look positive for a re-election of Donald Trump as President in November 2020. Headline stock market and GDP figures all look positive…at the present. The huge unanswered question is whether that can be sustained until the fateful elections. We see signs already that spell potential trouble…

USA in the World

Society

Epstein and the American Lie Machine

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Let’s begin with why Jeffrey Epstein is such big news. It was Epstein that introduced Melania to Donald, it is Epstein that is named in the infamous “Jane Doe” lawsuit as sexually assaulting a 12 year old girl with full participation by Donald Trump. This is why the Epstein story dominates American news, it is seen as an opening…

USA in the World

Reason Why the West is Determined to Ignore China's Success

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It used to be comical, but suddenly it is not, anymore. In the past, blind hatred towards China could had been attributed to ignorance, or at least to indoctrination by the Western propaganda and mass media outlets. But now? China’s tremendous leap forward, its excellent, humane social policies and determined people-oriented…

Eastern Asia - China

America Flirting with Fascism

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The US has now reached the point where the comparison with Nazi Germany has become inescapable, first and foremost the total powerlessness of citizens to challenge the behavior of their government, even when it comes to its treatment of would-be immigrants to the country known as ‘the melting pot’, although they are paying for it, to the tune of $770 million taxpayer…

USA in the World

BBC Says China Building Schools is "Bad"

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China’s recent building-spree of schools in its underdeveloped and remote region of Xinjiang – in a saner world – would be good news. But for editors at the BBC it is being depicted as sinister and dystopian. The BBC’s article, “China Muslims: Xinjiang schools used to separate children from families,” attempts to depict boarding…

Eastern Asia - China

Why are Anti-Migrant Arguments Pure Hypocrisy?

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Almost every day we read about the latest outbursts in Europe, targeting pro-immigration policies. There are protests, even riots. Right-wing governments get voted in, allegedly, because the Europeans “have had enough of relaxed immigration regulations”. That is what we are told. That’s what we are…

Europe

Social Psychopathy and Tyranny

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Something spoken of only in whispers is talk of a military coup in Washington. Few are aware of the factions in America’s military such as “Dominionists” who run the Air Force or did until former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Chairman JCOS Marty Dempsey “eliminated them.” You see, since the 1980s, religious extremism took root in America’s service…

USA in the World

Washington's Destructive Use of Religious Sects

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In recent years, an ever increasing number of countries started paying closer attention to the activities of various religious sects, as they started suspecting those organizations in advancing the agenda of other international players or terrorist organizations. Whenever this topic is brought up, one can’t escape mentioning…

Central Asia

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