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Posts Tagged ‘Imperialism’

July 4th, 2017 - 9:20 am § in Foreign Affairs

BREAKING NEWS: Russia and China tell Trump to embrace THEIR de-escalation plan

Russia and China joined diplomatic forces on Tuesday and called on North Korea, South Korea and the United States to sign up to a Chinese de-escalation plan designed to defuse tensions around Pyongyang’s missile program. The plan would see North Korea suspend its ballistic missile program and [...]

May 30th, 2017 - 7:23 pm § in Foreign Affairs

50 Years After Nigerian Civil War

THE IRONY OF MEMORIAL DAY: 50 Years Ago Today, Biafra Began What Was To Be a Failed Secession. America’s Memorial Day remembers the dead Union soldiers after our civil war.  The irony for immigrants from Nigeria  is that this day is also the anniversary Nigeria’s civil war.  Our war [...]

May 16th, 2017 - 8:19 am § in Misc.

Africa

Secret Offshore Deals Deprive Africa Of Billions In Natural Resource Dollars[...]

May 2nd, 2017 - 8:23 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs

Trump’s nominee for China ambassador takes tough line on South China Sea

U.S. President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the U.S. ambassador to China took a tough line on Tuesday on China’s development of “artificial islands” in the South China Sea. “China cannot be allowed to use its artificial islands to coerce its neighbors or limit freedom o[...]

April 26th, 2017 - 8:44 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs

Xi tells Donald to Behave Himself

 Kirsty Needham (Sydney Morning Herlad, Beijing, 24 APRIL 2017) Chinese President Xi Jinping has told his US counterpart Donald Trump that Beijing opposes any action on the Korean Peninsula that goes against UN Security Council resolutions. The phone call between the two leaders came as Chinese med[...]

April 26th, 2017 - 8:09 am § in Foreign Affairs

AUSTRALIA: Corporate Fugitive From China Hides in Sydney

 Chinese fugitive believed to be hiding in plain sight on leafy inner west street A leafy street in Sydney’s Burwood has been listed by China’s feared corruption investigators as the possible residence of Ji Dongsheng, a former manager at Henan Securities in Zhengzhou.Now China’[...]

April 6th, 2017 - 10:27 am § in Misc.

China’s Manifest Destiny

Chinese companies speed up construction of China-Laos railway[...]

April 3rd, 2017 - 2:44 am § in America, Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs

Would You Trust Donald to Represent You At a Meeting with President Xi?

How Trump and China’s Xi could stumble into war By Graham Allison When a rising power threatens to displace a ruling power, it rarely ends well.  [...]

March 25th, 2017 - 9:32 pm § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy, Politics, world

IMPERIAL CHINA REPLACING TRUMP’S AMERICA

SPUTNICK Is China Filling the Economic Vacuum in the Pacific? © REUTERS/ David Gray Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is visiting Australia and New Zealand this week, while US relations with Australia cool over the migrant deal negotiated by the former US administration. Will China fill the vacuum in the [...]

February 26th, 2017 - 8:37 am § in Misc.

China Builds Global Navy

U.S. Has New Neighbor in Djibouti: Chinese Naval Base By ANDREW JACOBS and JANE PERLEZ NY Times With tensions between the rivals increasing, American strategists worry that operations at the Pentagon’s camp in the Horn of Africa nation will be observed.[...]