Geopolitical Crisis in Asia: Selected Articles

5 October 2017 — Global Research 

From Myanmar, to Whitehall, to Washington – Politics Festering Nadir

By Felicity Arbuthnot, October 05, 2017

Oxford UK, the “city of dreaming spires”, as described by poet Matthew Arnold and the oldest university city in the English speaking world, is to rescind the honour of the Freedom of the City awarded to Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi, over her response to the Rohingya crisis, reports The Guardian (1.)

US Proxies in Southeast Asia Include Fake Communists

By Joseph Thomas, October 05, 2017

In Southeast Asia, Wahhabi-inspired militants also serve Washington’s interests across the region. They are joined by neo-liberal academics and journalists who eagerly serve Washington, London, Brussels and the Western clubs and networks these neo-liberals seek memberships within.

Cambodia Is Trying to Snip a Color Revolution Attempt in the Bud

By Andrew Korybko, October 04, 2017

Opposition leader Kem Sokha’s arrest in early September was due to leaked recordings from 2013 which allege that he was cooperating with US experts in a bid to seize power. The government says that he was fomenting a Color Revolution, while his supporters say that it’s normal in today’s world for political parties to seek a broad array of international advisory support before elections.

Who Is Responsible for Ethnic Cleansing in Myanmar?

By Gearóid Ó Colmáin, October 01, 2017

Myanmar’s Rakhine State has experienced a wave of violence since ARSA (Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army) terrorists attacked security forces on the 25th of August killing 10 police officers, 1 soldier, 9 security officers and several civilians.

Video: Afghanistan: Fierce Clashes and Suicide Bombings

By South Front, October 01, 2017

An intense fighting also erupted in Jani Khel district of Paktia province where the army backed up by NATO forces launched an advance against the Taliban.

Middle East and Asia Geopolitics: Shift in Military Alliances?

By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, September 30, 2017

A profound shift in geopolitical alliances is occurring which tends to undermine US hegemony in the broader Middle East Central Asian region as well as in South Asia.

Several of America’s staunchest allies have “changed sides”. Both NATO and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are in crisis.

Monsanto’s Violence in India: The Sacred and The Profane

By Colin Todhunter, September 30, 2017

Foreign capital is dictating the prevailing development agenda in India. There is a deliberate strategy to make agriculture financially non-viable for India’s small farms, to get most farmers out of farming and to impose a World Bank sanctioned model of food production. The aim is to replace current structures with a system of industrial (GM) agriculture suited to the needs of Western agribusiness, food processing and retail concerns.

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