On the Roots of Anti-Japan Moods in South Korea

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The interest that has been generated by the author's articles on the scandals around the Yasukuni shrine and other articles… More
Politics Eastern Asia - South Korea

How the South Pacific Countries Are Selling Their Votes

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Here it goes again! Several countries of Oceania (also known as South Pacific Nations), or however you want to call… More
Society Asian-Pacific region

Richard E. Lugar: Body of Evidence Suggests New US Biological Warfront Opening

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We know that the Richard E. Lugar Centre in Tbilisi is actually a biological weapons lab. It has always been… More
Politics Caucasus - Georgia

What Washington is Trying to Achieve in Syria?

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While refusing to recognize the decisive role that the coalition of Russia, Turkey and Iran played in saving Syria from… More
Politics Middle East - Syria

On Japanese-South Korea Relations

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From the world media reports dedicated to the situation on the Korean Peninsula, the wrong impression might be given, that… More
Politics Eastern Asia - Japan

Politics

Talks Between the Two Koreas: Olympic Background and Political Prospects

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The author’s last article, on a rapproche- ment between the two Koreas, was completed just before the high level talks which took place on 9 January 2018 at the Panmunjon border point in the de-militarized zone. The last meeting at similar…

Eastern Asia

Hold Your Applause for Trump Selling Snake Oil

T453564121When Donald J. Trump beat Hillary Clinton in the race for the U.S. presidency in 2016, about a billion-people pegged their hopes on the billionaire developer’s promises. Now, a little more than a year into his presidency, and those vested hopes…

USA in the World

Kim Jong-Un has Beaten Trump Hands Down

5534 Journal NEO CollageThe string of crises that erupted on the Korean peninsula over the last year, along with the ongoing confrontation between Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un and America’s Donald Trump remains of the most significant international trends in the world of geopolitics. There’s a number of…

USA in the World

Sanctions, Subversion, and Color Revolutions: US Meddling in Cambodian Elections

After a nearly year-long marathon of daily, acrimonious accusations against Moscow for alleged, yet-to-be proven interference in the 2016 US presidential elections, Washington finds itself increasingly mired in its own hypocrisy – openly and eagerly…

Southeast Asia

What do Donald Trump’s Attacks on Pakistan Mean?

490947_1459926942Posted on January 1, 2018, the President of the USA Donald Trump’s tweet about the mistake of providing Pakistan with American financial aid (more than 33 billion dollars over the last 15 years), which was rewarded with “nothing but lies & deceit,” was a significant news…

Southern Asia - Pakistan

CIA and the Assassination of Leaders Overseas

1510915368The history of the US Central Intelligence Agency is replete with numerous examples of political assassinations, not only in the US, but also of leaders of countries Washington disagrees with. So today, the CIA has actively begun developing various methods for the deliberate…

USA in the World

Trump's "Shit" Remark has Put the US in a Hole

T654234234It seems that various politicians across the globe are growing equally tired of a long list of Trump’s phobias that manifest themselves in both his speeches and his Tweets, just like regular citizens of most countries of this world. It all went that far that thousands of occult…

USA in the World

Economics

The US-China Trade War is More Likely Now Than Ever

64ss2Ever since coming into power, the US president Donald Trump has been doing his best to live up to his promises and election pledges. This has already led to the US’ exit from the Paris agreement, the scrapping of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal, and review of the US-Iran…

Eastern Asia - China

Russian and Japan are Building Up the Economic Co-operation

J5645234324As is well known, both the geographical position of Japan and its need for the import of hydrocarbon fuels have facilitated the development of relations of that country with Russia. Only the long-standing Kuril Islands dispute stopped Japan from becoming one of the main…

Asian-Pacific region

Russia's Interests in Oceania

O74563453423In the past years, Russia’s foreign policy has been focused on expanding influence in the most remote corners of the planet. In particular, the Russian party has successful relations with the small island states of Oceania located in the South Pacific and with Fiji in particular. Until recently, in the mid-2000s…

Russia in the World

Concerning the Rivalry Between China and Japan

562342342South-East Asia has now entered into a new phase of its development: the influence of the US administration is waning in the region, and instead, increasingly, the main area of confrontation in the region is the relationship between China and Japan. In an attempt to limit…

Eastern Asia - Japan

China Strengthens Influence on Indian Frontier

76876634As it is known, all the states bordering with India are the zones of the Indian-Chinese struggle for the economic, political, and military dominance (except for Pakistan – a traditional opponent of India either with or without China). Even those that have traditionally cooperated…

Eastern Asia - China

What You May Not Know About Today’s Economic War

55edMany people believe the world is spiraling in a downward freefall toward Armageddon. At the same time billions on Earth feel the sting of crippling poverty, sanctions, and austerity imposed by the elites – the numbers of billionaires have risen geometrically. And so have those…

USA in the World

Two Great Roads: Infrastructure in the USA & China

5f8c85eef28356aed220d219c9f2eaad--travel-route-travel-usaAs the end of 2017 approached, the Chinese Ministry of Transportation announced its plan for the next year. In 2018, China intends to build over 200,000 kilometers (124274.238 miles) of new roads in rural areas. The result will be to connect 5,000 rural villages to asphalt…

USA in the World

Society

In Almost All Western Colonies No Alternative Views Allowed, Victims Blame Themselves

CM5632131231Her name is Cinta, which in Bahasa Indonesia means simply Love. She lives in a tiny village near Sukadana town, in Indonesian West Kalimantan, otherwise known as Borneo – the biggest island…

USA in the World

America May Soon Face an Apocalyptic Event of Seismic Proportions

562342342342As the new year beings it is not just the time to draw the line under the previous one, but is also a great moment for making predictions. Throughout centuries there’s been all sorts of prophets that would seek to warn those…

USA in the World

The 25th Amendment and ‘Democracy’’s Comeuppance

6742423424On Sunday, January 7th, a constitutional expert explained the 25th Amendment on television, in a sign that the US Congress may at last be thinking about removing Donald Trump from power. Thus far, a reluctance to see Alt-right-leaning Trump replaced by religious fanatic…

USA in the World

What the Media Thinks About Protests in Iran

00541121Now we know that the protests that began in the Iranian Razavi Khorasan Province at the very end of December and that were quick to spread all over the country were provoked by repeated calls for acts of civil disobedience voiced by anonymous provocateurs on the Telegram…

Middle East - Iran

New Year's Message and Warning from a War Correspondent

ANDRE-VLTCHEK-BOOK-233Sometimes it is useful to take a break from news bulletins and newspapers, and even from ‘friendly’ Internet publications. Occasionally it is good to realize that there are actually two parallel realities that are constantly competing for the ‘hearts and minds’ of people living all…

USA in the World

In the Belly of a Very Sick Beast

S5634532342Last week, Donald Trump bussed all the Republican congress-people to the White House to celebrate the passage of a much criticized tax reform bill, massing them in the garden in neat, tiered rows, like a class picture. The image reminded me of decades-old photographs of the Soviet Politburo standing in their overcoats on the Red Square reviewing reviewing stand. The United States…

USA in the World

The Golden Triangle in the Chinese Ring

G45234321432As is well known, Southeast Asia is one of the world’s centers of drug production. We are talking about the infamous “Golden Triangle”, located in the remote mountainous areas of the Indochina Peninsula, at the point where Laos, Thailand and Burma (which since 1989 has been…

Southeast Asia

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