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Stop All Provocations Against China!

Statement from the U.S. Peace Council, August 4, 2022 The U.S. Peace Council condemns in strongest terms the latest U.S. government provocation against the People’s Republic of China and against peace in the world. Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi imposed herself into the Taiwan Province of China without an invitation from the Chinese government. We have to[…]

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‘Get Out!’ People In Taiwan Protest Pelosi’s Visit Amid China’s Missile Drill

by The Countercurrents Collective, published on Countercurrents, August 3, 2022 On thing not mentioned here is U.S. RIMPAC War Games with their allies in the Pacific have been going on for weeks, not far to the East of Taiwan.  [jb] Civic groups, politicians, and business and industry representatives on the island of Taiwan on Tuesday protested against U.S. House Speaker[…]

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A Reckless And Provocative Visit By Pelosi To Taiwan

by  Paul Keating, published on Popular Resistance, July 28, 2022 Originally published on Friends of Socialist China When the United States has a divided foreign policy on an issue of such grave importance, the world begins a slide onto very thin ice. US House Speaker, Nancy Pelosi, the third-ranked figure in the American hierarchy – is reported to be planning[…]

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Another war? U.S. Uses Taiwan to Provoke China

by Sara Flounders, published on Workers World, August 3, 2022 U.S. provocations against China have moved into high gear. Even as the war in Ukraine, instigated by Washington, unfolds with disastrous consequences for European economies and vibrates through the world economy, a more ominous confrontation is planned. The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan, with its accompanying battle group of warships,[…]

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Imran Khan rewrites Pakistan’s political history

by M.K. Bhadrakumar, published on The Cradle, July 18, 2022 It is an unsavoury proposition always, be it in India or Pakistan, when political power is usurped by fly-by-night operators who engineer defections from a ruling party, and an established government gets overthrown despite its mandate to govern. In India — so far, at least — such shenanigans leading to[…]

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U.S. Undermines Sri Lankan Sovereignty to Usurp Chinese BRI Investment

by Kiji Noh, published on Organizing Notes, July 28, 2022 Good big picture analysis by Andy Boreham [in the video above]. But the “debt trap diplomacy” trope here is not just information warfare to attack and delegitimate China. It is to ensure that any subsequent government Sri Lanka (SL) breaks or reduces ties with China. SL is very likely a[…]

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The United States Wants to Prevent a Historical Fact: Eurasian Integration

by Vijay Prashad, published by the TriContinental Institute Newsletter, July 6, 2022 If you like the featured image click the link above to view the original publication where there are many more.  [jb] Over the course of the past fifteen years, European countries have found themselves with both great opportunities to seize and complex choices to make. Unsustainable reliance on[…]

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Taiwan and the Making of an Asian NATO

by Danny Haiphong, published on Black Agenda Report, July 6, 2022 These are amended remarks given by the author at an event held by the Canadian Foreign Policy Institute titled “NATO and Global Empire.” The event can be watched in full here . This year’s NATO Summit took place amid a geopolitical seismic wave crashing upon Eurasia: Russia’s special military[…]

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The United States Contests the Chinese Belt and Road with a Private Corporation

by Vijay Prashad, produced by Globetrotter, July 1, 2022 At the G7 Summit in Germany, on June 26, 2022, U.S. President Joe Biden made a pledge to raise $200 billion within the United States for global infrastructure spending. It was made clear that this new G7 project—the Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment (PGII)—was intended to counter the Chinese Belt[…]

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Canadian Labour Activists Oppose AUKUS, a New NATO in the Pacific

by Ken Stone, published on The Canada Files, May 20, 2022 This is an excellent overview of AUKUS and the regional responses to it.   Most of our readers are in the U.S. so unfortunately our government is responsible for this aggression against China, but it is interesting to see the numerous forces within Canadian society who object to efforts[…]

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