All of the Reasons China’s Military Is a Paper Tiger

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In appearance it is very powerful, but in reality it is nothing to be afraid of—it is a paper tiger.”—Mao Zedong on the United States, 1956 China’s rise over the past 30 years has been nothing short of spectacular. This … Read More

Pentagon Mulling New Venezuela Options to Deter Russia, China & Cuba – Report

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On Monday, the Russian Foreign Ministry slammed US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s recent allegations related to Moscow’s “intervention in Venezuela” as unacceptable. China, in turn, berated Pompeo for his claims that Beijing’s friendship with Latin American countries is “pretended”. … Read More

E.U, China Trade Agreement Opposes Trump’s America First Agenda

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French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker welsome Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, March 26, 2019. (Photo: Reuters) Chinese Premier Li Keqiang assured the European Union that … Read More

U.S. ready to take on Russia, China, Iran and other ‘foreign powers’ in Venezuela, John Bolton Says

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President Donald Trump’s national security adviser John Bolton has warned nations seen as obstacles to U.S. plans for Latin America that they must leave Venezuela and stop defending the socialist government opposed by the Trump administration. Venezuela’s economic crisis boiled … Read More

Kill the Carriers: How China Plans to Win a Superpower Showdown Against America

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A scary concept. The Third Taiwan Crisis was a brutal lesson for a China. More than twenty years ago, a military confrontation in East Asia pushed the United States and China uncomfortably close to conflict. Largely unknown in America, the … Read More

Japan deploys missile units on southwest islands amid China’s rise

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TOKYO Japan deployed ground force units including missile squads Tuesday in two southwestern islands between the East China Sea and the western Pacific where Chinese naval vessels are actively sailing. About 550 Ground Self-Defense Force members were stationed on Amami-Oshima … Read More

France’s Emmanuel Macron asks Angela Merkel and Jean-Claude Juncker to join meeting with Xi Jinping in Paris

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Surprise move comes as the European Union’s new, more assertive China policy is being debated in Brussels amid pressure from Paris and Berlin French leader plans to explain Europe’s new strategy on China, with focus on trade and the environment … Read More

Trump’s trade war puts China’s once vaunted economy in real peril

Photo by: Ben Margot The Yang Ming shipping line container ship Ym Utmost is unloaded at the Port of Oakland on Monday, July 2, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. The Trump administration on Friday, July 6, 2018, will start imposing tariffs on $34 … Read More

Germany’s Policy Choices Are Hastening The Decline Of NATO

German soldiers take a rest on a Leopard2 A6 tank during the NATO military exercise ‘Iron Wolf 2017’ at Stasenai, 80 miles west-north of Vilnius, Lithuania, June 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis) Much has been written over the last two … Read More

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