Tag: Global-relations

South Korea is the pivot in the Huawei wars

Restrictions on semiconductor sales to Chinese companies are ‘unacceptable’ to Seoul by David Goldman South Korea has told Washington that restrictions on semiconductor sales to Huawei and other Chinese companies are “unacceptable,” according to industry sources.  Seoul is trying to mediate between Beijing and… Continue Reading “South Korea is the pivot in the Huawei wars”

Who’s decoupling from whom?

As US reevaluates its relationship with China, Asian giant’s export data show increasing regional integration by David P. Goldman May 11, 2020 China’s March export value rose 8.5% year on year, diverging widely from analyst forecasts which foresaw a 12% decline. Strong exports growth… Continue Reading “Who’s decoupling from whom?”

The case against a US-China ‘divorce’

The blame game on the origins of Covid-19 is fueling the rivalry between the two economic superpowers by Ken Moak March 19, 2020 Covid-19, which originated in China, added fuel to the US-China “big power competition” narrative with increasing numbers of people in the… Continue Reading “The case against a US-China ‘divorce’”

THE CORONA VIRUS CRISIS HAS EXPOSED GERMANY’S AMBITION TO TAKE CONTROL OF THE EU

It has been repeatedly stated that the management of the coronavirus pandemic will be a barometer of how capable leaders are handling unprecedented crisis. Think how U.S. President Donald Trump has been lambasted all over the globe for letting coronavirus get out of control with over… Continue Reading “THE CORONA VIRUS CRISIS HAS EXPOSED GERMANY’S AMBITION TO TAKE CONTROL OF THE EU”

DONALD TRUMP IS IGNITING A COLD WAR WITH CHINA TO WIN THE ELECTION

“Go to China!”, a woman in Denver, Colorado, shouts at two hospital workers standing in front of her car to prevent her from taking part in a protest against the coronavirus lockdown. Her cry is a sign that President Trump is having some success… Continue Reading “DONALD TRUMP IS IGNITING A COLD WAR WITH CHINA TO WIN THE ELECTION”

“THE COMING WAR ON CHINA”  –  WATCH JOHN PILGER’S POWERFULLY RELEVANT DOCUMENTARY

“The aim of this film is to break a silence: the United States and China may well be on the road to war, and nuclear war is no longer unthinkable,” Pilger says in his 2016 documentary The Coming War on China, which you can watch free… Continue Reading ““THE COMING WAR ON CHINA”  –  WATCH JOHN PILGER’S POWERFULLY RELEVANT DOCUMENTARY”

Neocolonialism and geopolitical rivalry in Sri Lanka

The small, beleaguered country is struggling to safeguard its sovereignty, its territorial integrity and its very ecological survival by Asoka Bandarage January 29, 2020 Sri Lanka’s historical narrative has been defined by geopolitical rivalry, external aggression and internal resistance to that aggression. The early… Continue Reading “Neocolonialism and geopolitical rivalry in Sri Lanka”