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Is China the New Indispensable Nation?
World
Is China the New Indispensable Nation?
July 8, 2020

China as nation will remain strong, it will not collapse, but it will not become a post-WWII United States. This simply does not seem to be in the cards.

Washington Sailing on Collision Course With China
June 24, 2020

Forget about Chinese “portrayal”. It seems plainly factual that Washington is ramping up belligerence and instability in the Pacific.

Washington Sailing on Collision Course With China
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The New Cold War With China
Editor's Сhoice
The New Cold War With China
June 14, 2020

A full-scale Cold War with China could, however, prove another matter entirely, even if Pentagon manpower requirements were somewhat diminished by U.S. troop withdrawals from Afghanistan and Iraq.

Australia & the Working of the American Imperial Hand
May 28, 2020

Pompeo’s personal attack on an Australian state premier — however excessive and misplaced it was — might have been seen by him and Morrison as a useful distraction from this larger crisis.

Australia & the Working of the American Imperial Hand
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Washington Prefers to Ignore the Pandemic and Ramp Up Confrontation
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Washington Prefers to Ignore the Pandemic and Ramp Up Confrontation
May 26, 2020

The pretentious panjandrum in the White House is full of self-importance and convinced that he doesn’t have to justify any of his actions.

Why the West Is Not the Best When It Comes to COVID-19
May 22, 2020

East Asia fares significantly better in terms of the impact of COVID-19 than the West. Although the virus is believed to have originated in East Asia, as of May 22, 2020 no East Asian nation was among the first ten countries in number of total cases of COVID-19. No matter what type of rule – democratic or autocratic – the numbers of total cases and deaths per 1 million of population in East Asian countries are significantly lower than in the West despite huge population density.

Why the West Is Not the Best When It Comes to COVID-19
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China updates its ‘Art of (Hybrid) War’
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China updates its ‘Art of (Hybrid) War’
May 20, 2020

Beijing seems to identify clearly the extending gap between a West, especially the US, that’s plunging into de facto New Great Depression territory with a China that’s about to rekindle economic growth. The center of gravity of global economic power keeps moving, inexorably, toward Asia.

Why East Beat West on Covid-19 (Part II)
May 19, 2020

Climate, perhaps in combination with Asian cultural and/or genetic characteristics, could potentially also help explain the low death tolls in Southeast Asia, which have warmer climates but are less prosperous than the West.

Why East Beat West on Covid-19 (Part II)
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