Eurasia is the largest continental area on Earth. It is comprising all of Europe and Asia. Primarily in the Northern and Eastern Hemispheres, it is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the west, the Pacific Ocean to the east, the Arctic Ocean to the north, and by Africa, the Mediterranean Sea, and the Indian Ocean to the south. The division between Europe and Asia as two continents is a historical social construct, as they have no clear physical separation between them; thus, in some parts of the world, Eurasia is recognized as the largest of the six, five, or four continents on Earth. In geology, Eurasia is often considered as a single rigid megablock. However, the rigidity of Eurasia is debated based on paleomagnetic data.
By Zivadin Jovanovic, Chairman of the Belgrade Forum for a World of Equals Beginning of March I have returned from China where I participated in the International Silk Road Think Tank conference, held in the Chinese Municipality of Shenzhen. The Belt and Road Initiative refers to the proposal by Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2013. There were 80 think tank participants from about 50 countries of … Continue reading Silk Road of 21 st century: “One belt, one road”
By Pepe Escobar Global Research, October 12, 2016 RT News 7 October 2016 The original source of this article is RT News Copyright © Pepe Escobar, RT News, 2016 Almost six years ago, President Putin proposed to Germany ‘the creation of a harmonious economic community stretching from Lisbon to Vladivostok.’ This idea represented an immense … Continue reading Why the New Silk Roads Terrify Washington
The transfer of the geopolitical center of gravity to Eurasia is something the West will have to get used to William Engdahl is strategic risk consultant and lecturer, he holds a degree in politics from Princeton University and is a best-selling author on oil and geopolitics, “New Eastern Outlook” I recently returned from a fascinating two week speaking tour … Continue reading The Eurasian Century Is NOW Unstoppable
Russia’s Northern Sea Route emerges as the best option for Beijing’s “Polar Silk Road” project, RIA Novosti contributor Dmitry Lekukh underscores. Besides developing the secure transit routes along the Russian Arctic and Far East, Moscow and Beijing are likely to bolster the exploration of natural reserves in the region, he noted. China’s newly announced “Polar … Continue reading Polar Silk Road: Why Russia’s Northern Sea Route is the Best Option for China
President Xi Jinping projects China as a ‘benevolent power’ but at the Raisina Dialogue in Delhi the ‘Quad’ nations lined up against him By Pepe Escobar The West’s notions of history and geography between Europe and Asia, are drenched in myriad cultural implications and can be traced back to ‘The Romance of Alexander’. This is a collection … Continue reading China will not fall into the ‘Thucydides Trap’ with India
Russia is keen to push economic integration with parts of Asia and this fits in with China’s Belt and Road Initiative By PEPE ESCOBAR The concept of Greater Eurasia has been discussed at the highest levels of Russian academia and policy-making for some time. This week the policy was presented at the Council of Ministers and … Continue reading How the New Silk Roads are merging into Greater Eurasia
By Ken Moak It appears the political and security elites in the United States are preparing for an OK Corral-type showdown with China. On December 1, the US Justice Department asked (some would argue pressured) Canada to arrest Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, on a provisional warrant. It went … Continue reading Working with China is more beneficial than fighting it
A vast majority of Americans have absolutely no clue how advanced China has become. Look at the social media comments, and it’s clear that too many Americans – especially Trump supporters – are filled with misinformation and prejudice. “China is 100 years behind” … “All Chinese products are crap” … “China can’t innovate” … “It’s … Continue reading CHINA’S GLOBAL LEADERSHIP LIST – CHARTS AND FACTS
When the history of the 21st century is to be written, there is no doubt that the story of China’s eradication of poverty – i.e. lifting about 700 million people out of it – will be seen as a milestone, a turning point for humanity.
China is “preparing the pathway” to develop Simandou, with an expeditious 2025 timetable. That would seem stretched if you’re talking about a Western producer in Australia or Brazil. However, it is entirely plausible that China could be producing in that time frame.”