cold war

Thu, 30/03/2023 - 21:09

A potential visit with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen "seriously violates the One China principle, harms China's sovereignty and territorial integrity, and destroys peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait," said one official.

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Sat, 11/03/2023 - 01:43

By Juan Cole / Informed Comment Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) – The Indian Express reports from Iran’s PressTV that the country has discovered a deposit of 8.5 million tons of lithium in the Qahavand Plain of western Hamedan province. There are only 89 million tons of lithium in the world in known deposits so far, with the […]

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Tue, 07/03/2023 - 22:35

In an interview with the Chamber of Commerce, US Ambassador Nicholas Burns referred to China as a “threat”, “great challenge”, and “very difficult government”, stating arrogantly, “The United States is staying in this region. We’re the leader in this [Indo-Pacific] region”.

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Fri, 03/03/2023 - 08:32

By Patrick Lawrence / Original to ScheerPost The Ukraine conflict as catalyst: I wonder how many people who pay attention understood a year ago that Russia’s intervention and the West’s extravagant support for the Kyiv regime would prompt fundamental shifts in the global order such that the world is now a very different place and […]

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Tue, 28/02/2023 - 22:05

By Krishen Mehta / CounterPunch In October 2022, about eight months after the war in Ukraine started, the University of Cambridge in the UK harmonized surveys conducted in 137 countries about their attitudes towards the West and towards Russia and China. The findings in the study, while not free of a margin of error, are robust […]

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Sun, 26/02/2023 - 22:05

By Eve Ottenberg / CounterPunch Riled up against China, GOP congressmembers have long felt that Washington’s new cold war needed a special venue. So as soon as the baton passed to Republicans in the House, they set up a select committee on China. This is majority leader Kevin “Trump’s the Man” McCarthy’s baby, and if […]

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Thu, 23/02/2023 - 22:00

By Patrick Lawrence / Original to ScheerPost News that Russia will suspend its participation in the New START nuclear arms pact, which arrived Tuesday via Vladimir Putin’s annual address to the Federal Assembly, had to land hard. This suspension is not a withdrawal, as various Western media reports initially described it, and it is temporary, […]

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