Japan and South Korea – US allies and home to a combined 82,000 US troops – see the United States as a “major threat” to global security. The Koreans fear the US more than North Korea, and more than anyone fears Russia.
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...
It looks like it could be another tough week for global financial markets. As the week began, markets were down all over the world, and relations between the United States and Saudi Arabia have taken a sudden turn for the worse.
Trump is trying to square a globalized world through a national-based American capitalism. It won’t work.
Over the past two weeks, with next to no media coverage, the United States has moved substantially closer toward open military confrontation with both Russia and China, the second- and third-ranked nuclear powers in the world.
The identity politics phenomenon sweeping across the Western world is a divide and conquer strategy that prevents the emergence of a genuine resistance to the elites.
The European Union has turned down China’s proposal of co-operation against escalating US trade tariffs on European and Chinese goods in what will be one of the biggest mistakes of the Union.
China’s commerce ministry says the country has no choice but to fight back after the US “launched the largest trade war in economic history,” as Washington’s 25 percent tariffs on various Chinese imports go into effect.
“On July 6, the US began to impose 25 percent tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese imports. The US has breached WTO trade rules and launched the largest trade war in economic history to date,” the ministry’s statement read.
An attempt by the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) to set two types of encryption as global standards suffered a major setback on Tuesday, after online security experts from countries including U.S. allies voted against the plan, for use on the “internet of things.”
iPhone X is dead as consumers turn their backs on pricey smartphones when they can get state-of-the-art elsewhere at much more acceptable prices.