“China is a sleeping lion,” Napoleon Bonaparte said. “Let her sleep, for when she wakes, she will shake the world.” A new Cold War is upon us, only this time the giant is no longer deep asleep; stirring as it begins to wake.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said that he will propose declaring martial law in the wake of an altercation in the Black Sea that saw Russian military seize Ukrainian vessels for breaching Russian territorial waters.
Tulsi Gabbard’s blistering criticism of President Trump over his pardon to Saudi Arabia has further elevated her prospect of becoming the standard bearer in the 2020 presidential election, shaking up the Dem Party establishment.
Zalmay Khalilzad, the United States special envoy, is hopeful that the Taliban and the Afghan government can strike a peace deal within five months, despite the militant group inflicting record high casualties on security forces and the fact that the Taliban refuses to deal with the American backed government.
A modest first step in restoring full-fledged negotiations between Kabul and the Taliban.
A hard-line Islamist party in Pakistan has called for the death of the country’s Supreme Court judges responsible for overturning the death sentence of a Christian woman accused of blasphemy, Reuters reports.
It seems like generals and world leaders have forgotten about the horror of world war II. Several top officials have issued thinly veiled – and outright blunt – ‘warnings’ about war over the past week. While the beating of war...
The first cargo train, loaded with 37 containers, left the Belgian city of Liege this week to travel to the capital city of China’s Henan province. The freight route is part of China’s ambitious One Belt One Road project.
A crucial Pentagon report on the US defence industrial base and “supply chain resiliency” bluntly accuses China of “military expansion” and “a strategy of economic aggression,” mostly because Beijing is the only source for “a number of chemical products used in munitions and missiles.”
France and Germany will meet Russia and Turkey this October for a four-way summit on Syria, a potentially groundbreaking gathering that could finally see key EU states working together with local players to end the war.