In broadside against China, White House levels criminal charges against Huawei By Andre Damon

29 January 2019 — WSWS

US officials announced Monday a series of trumped-up criminal charges against Huawei, the world’s largest telecommunications company and second-largest smartphone maker, and its chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, who is currently under house arrest in Canada.

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Russia, China, India and Iran: The Magic Quadrant That is Changing the World By Federico PIERACCINI

25 January 2019 — Strategic Culture Foundation

With the end of the unipolar moment, which saw Washington dominate international relations, the richest and most powerful Eurasian countries are beginning to organize themselves into alliance structures and agreements that aim to facilitate trade, development and cooperation.

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Chinese scholar offers insight into Beijing’s strategic mindset By Pepe Escobar

8 January 2019 — Asia Times

Essay by security expert Professor Zhang Wenmu gives a glimpse of China’s geostrategic outlook, from the ‘Western Pacific Chinese Sea’ to the far side of the moon

The top story of 2019 – and the years ahead – will continue to revolve around the myriad, dangerous permutations of the economic ascent of China, the resurgence of nuclear superpower Russia and the decline of the US’s global hegemony.

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World Is Safe From Global Conflict In 2019 by M. K. BHADRAKUMAR

3 January 2019 — Oriental Review – The Indian Punchline

Is 2019 going to be the year of the Armageddon? The answer is a definitive ‘No’. As 2018 ended, the potential for war was looming and Russian President Vladimir Putin even refused to rule out a nuclear war. But then, the statesmen grappling with international security also know that nukes are useless. They serve the purpose of deterrence but cannot be used as offensive weapons.

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THE NEW YEAR: 2019 OR 1929 OR 1937?

1 January 2018 — theplanningmotivedotcom

Santa’s present to the capitalist class was a loss of over 18 Trillion Dollars globally as asset markets deflated, an amount exceeded only in 2008. What we have seen thus far is only the first phase of the Bear Market. Phase 2 will only occur when it becomes clear how vulnerable this unequal world has become to collapsing asset bubbles. Phase 2 will not only be driven by corporate insolvency, but, will be compounded by the collapse in spending by the top 10%, whose consumer habits are formed from the “capital gains” provided by these asset bubbles.

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Next Generation 5G and the US-China “Cellphone War”: Selected Stories

16 December 2018 — Global Research

The unspoken US policy objective behind the arrest of  Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou on trumped up charges, consists in breaking China’s technological lead in wireless telecommunications.

What is at stake is a coordinated US and allied intelligence initiative to ban China’s Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd from the “next generation” state of the art 5G global mobile phone network.

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China’s Uyghur ‘Problem’ — The Unmentioned Part By F. William Engdahl

5 October 2018 — F. William Engdahl

In recent months Western media and the Washington Administration have begun to raise a hue and cry over alleged mass internment camps in China’s northwestern Xinjiang where supposedly up to one million ethnic Uyghur Chinese are being detained and submitted to various forms of “re-education.” Several things about the charges are notable, not the least that all originate from Western media or “democracy” NGOs such as Human Rights Watch whose record for veracity leaves something to be desired .

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Anglo-Saxon “Eyes” are Fixed on Countering China By Jean Perier

10 December 2018 — New Eastern Outlook

In spite in a number of signals that the Trump administration has made over the months to indicate that it is prepared to try to take China down alone, the better part of American policymakers have been hard at work behind the scenes, trying to put together a slapdash coalition against Beijing. It’s rather curious that certain American media sources are not even trying to conceal this fact from the general public.

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