Category: Geopolitics

China: Paper Tiger

China: Paper Tiger by Jim Rickards for Daily Reckoning China’s shock currency devaluation last week begs the following questions: Is China a rising giant of the twenty-first century poised to overtake the United States in wealth and military prowess? Or...

How Tehran fits into Russia-China strategy: Pepe Escobar

How Tehran fits into Russia-China strategy: Pepe Escobar for The Saker Complex doesn’t even begin to describe the positioning of Iran-Russia in the geopolitical chessboard. What’s clear in our current, volatile moment is that they’re partners, as I previously reported. Although...

China, Not Russia, Is The Greatest Threat

China, Not Russia, Is The Greatest Threat by Patrick Buchanan via Buchanan.org, Ten weeks of protests, some huge, a few violent, culminated Monday with a shutdown of the Hong Kong airport. Ominously, Beijing described the violent weekend demonstrations as “deranged”...

Adding Context to ‘News’ about Venezuela

Adding Context to ‘News’ about Venezuela by Eric Zuesse for The Saker This past week’s meeting of the U.S.-and-Canada-created anti-Venezuela Lima Group of nations failed to achieve the U.S. regime’s intention of organizing a coalition of its members to participate...

Desperation Rules Washington’s Policy on Iran

Desperation Rules Washington’s Policy on Iran Author: Salman Rafi Sheikh for Journal NEO The US president Donald Trump has managed to fulfill many of his election campaign promises – scrapping TPP deal, Paris climate agreement, scrapping the Iran nuke-deal, ending the...