‘I Feel Deep Shame for the Behavior of the West Today’

by Marco Fontana I feel a deep shame at the behavior of the West today. In this behavior, I see the crash of the last remains of what Europe always declared to be its ideals and values. The expulsion of Russian diplomats from a number of EU countries on March 26, a day of national mourning, showed that, for my generation, there are only ruins of morality left … Continue reading ‘I Feel Deep Shame for the Behavior of the West Today’

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Some Western pundits have no clue about China

By Ken Moak Lack of an understanding of China’s history, institutions and leadership style coupled with ideological arrogance explain why the US media, some analysts and some scholars are wrong about the country’s economy, polity and civil society. The world has indeed lost count on how many times Western pundits have incorrectly predicted China’s economic … Continue reading Some Western pundits have no clue about China

China will not fall into the ‘Thucydides Trap’ with India

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

Pence’s Anti-Pakistani Declaration Could Unite The “Golden Circle”

Written by Andrew KORYBKO The American Vice President said that Trump had “put Pakistan on notice” with his recently unveiled National Security Strategy, employing the exact same language that had earlier been used against the US’ hated Iranian rival and strongly implying that Islamabad might be the next member in an expanded “Axis of Evil”, though … Continue reading Pence’s Anti-Pakistani Declaration Could Unite The “Golden Circle”

Why the documentary must not be allowed to die

Journalist, film-maker and author, John Pilger is one of two to win British journalism’s highest award twice. For his documentary films, he has won an Emmy and a British Academy Award, a BAFTA. Among numerous other awards, he has won a Royal Television Society Best Documentary Award. His epic 1979 Cambodia Year Zero is ranked … Continue reading Why the documentary must not be allowed to die