Joseph Thomas

As Thai-Chinese Relations Grow, So do US Thre...

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The Southeast Asian Kingdom of Thailand, a nation with nearly 70 million people and the second largest economy in the region, has accelerated already growing ties with China over the past 5 years. These ties include military purchases to replace Thailand’s aging US hardware with…

New US Ambassador to Australia Obsessed with ...

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US Ambassador to Australia Arthur Culvahouse Jr. wasted no time at his new diplomatic post to begin strong-arming Canberra into adopting Washington’s confrontational policy vis-à-vis Beijing. A Reuters article published by the South China Morning Post titled, “China using…

Thai Elections: US Seeks Regime Change vs Chi...

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Heavily biased headlines emanating from US and European media should already make it abundantly clear which side of upcoming Thai elections in March Western special interests are on. The current Thai government is led by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, a general of the Royal…

Is China Building a “Police State”...

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Recent headlines across American and European news agencies have focused on the rise of a so-called Chinese “police state,” specifically in regards to security infrastructure put in place in China’s western region of Xinjiang. Articles like Bloomberg’s “Inside the Vast…

Western Media Promotes Color Revolution in As...

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Just as the US has done across the Arab World and in Eastern Europe, Southeast Asia faces political subversion aimed at transforming the region to serve Washington’s interests. Thailand is a pivotal Southeast Asian state of nearly 70 million people, with the region’s second…

US NGO Teams Up with Gulf Terror Sponsor to T...

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Fortify Rights is one of several fronts posing as nongovernmental organisations (NGOs) operating across Asia. Such fronts are in actuality extensions of US and European “soft power.” Fully funded by the US, British and various European governments as well as US and European corporate foundations like convicted financial criminal…

Western Media Takes Aim at China’s OBOR

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In recent months, American, Commonwealth and European media have taken aim at China. From fabricated stories of interment camps with “1 million” Uyghir Muslims being detained in them to a more recent New York Times article claiming to have “secret plans” revealing the military dimension of its One Belt, One Road initiative (OBOR)…

US Has Little to Offer Southeast Asia

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Any productive relationship between two nations must include mutual benefits for both. A proposed alliance that includes no incentive for a partner nation cannot otherwise move forward save for threats and coercion. The United States and its “pivot toward Asia” is an ongoing…

EU Event Chastises China-Pakistan Economic Co...

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The European Foundation for South Asian Studies (EFSAS) put together a day-long seminar chastising the China–Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Organised by Jonathan Bullock, a UK Independence Party (UKIP) Member of the European Parliament (MEP), it gathered European critics of…

Washington’s Dirty Fight Against China&...

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Five years into China’s ambitious One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative sees analysts and political circles around the globe taking stock of Beijing’s progress. This includes the Wall Street Journal in its article, “U.S. Fights China for Influence, One Project at a Time: Washington…

China’s Hong Kong Mega Bridge Riles For...

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Officially called the Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macao Bridge, the 55 kilometre-long bridge-tunnel is an engineering marvel physically connecting Hong Kong and Macau to China’s mainland. Beyond providing links to the mainland, the bridge helps form a wider…

Upcoming Thai Elections Next Battlefield in U...

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Elections are set to be held sometime in early 2019 for the Southeast Asian Kingdom of Thailand. The nation has struggled with political instability since former police colonel-turned-billionaire Thaksin Shinawatra came to power in 2001. Two…


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