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Will Bougainville Become the UN’s 194th Member State?
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Will Bougainville Become the UN’s 194th Member State?
December 30, 2019

Bougainville, which possesses significant natural resources in copper and gold, is more prepared for independence than were current Pacific region members of the UN, including Tuvalu, Niue, and Kiribati, Wayne Madsen asserts.

Why Trump is Winding Up Tensions with North Korea
December 25, 2019

After 18 months of on-off diplomacy with North Korea, the Trump administration seems determined to jettison the fragile talk about peace, reverting to its earlier campaign of “maximum pressure” and hostility.

Why Trump is Winding Up Tensions with North Korea
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Sociopaths on the Left and Sociopaths on the Right Work to Break Potential US-China Alliance
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Sociopaths on the Left and Sociopaths on the Right Work to Break Potential US-China Alliance
December 6, 2019

Many Taiwanese leaders are stuck in a Cold War mindset and still see their life’s mission through the outdated lens of their Kuomintang forebears.

India Set to Discover the Law of Unintended Consequences
November 6, 2019

Buddhist national identity has taken on violent excesses in countries like Myanmar and Sri Lanka. But in the Himalayas, which is the birthplace of Gautama Buddha, Buddhism is attempting to make a resurgence in a political sense.

India Set to Discover the Law of Unintended Consequences
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The Art of the Flank: India and Other Asian Nations Join the Polar Silk Road
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The Art of the Flank: India and Other Asian Nations Join the Polar Silk Road
October 15, 2019

The best partnerships occur when all participants have special talents to bring to the relationship which makes a whole more powerful than the sum of its parts.

HSBC Never Left the Dope Trade nor the Crown: Why HSBC Is No ‘Victim Institution’ in the Huawei Case
October 7, 2019

HSBC can be regarded for all intents and purposes as a British entity operating for British interests under the guise of a Chinese bank, Cynthia Chung writes.

HSBC Never Left the Dope Trade nor the Crown: Why HSBC Is No ‘Victim Institution’ in the Huawei Case
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The Battle Over Hong Kong: New Silk Road or New World Order?
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The Battle Over Hong Kong: New Silk Road or New World Order?
September 28, 2019

China has allied with a growing array of nations to create a comprehensive international program operating on every imaginable level of human activity which is essentially… creative.

Why the Protestors of Hong Kong Are Destroying the Prosperity of Their Country
September 14, 2019

The protestors of Hong Kong now need to take a step back, suck in a deep breath and pause to think long and hard before they charge down a doomed and awful path.

Why the Protestors of Hong Kong Are Destroying the Prosperity of Their Country
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