Recent studies suggest that where once the US was a country to aspire to for Chinese people, its appeal has been reduced by Beijing’s rising global influence. While there is some truth in that, the reality is a bit more nuanced.
Muslims allegedly being treated badly in China? Terrible human rights atrocities that need to be stopped. Muslims being bombed, murdered and driven from their homes in Gaza? Meh, they’re anti-Israel terrorists.
He’s had a comfortable start to his presidency, but Joe Biden is feeling some pressure thanks to an overheated economy. After licking its wounds following Trump’s demise, it’s time for the GOP to make life difficult for him.
As demands for social change and equality intensify in Colombia, the situation should act as a warning to the US over its attitude towards South America. How long will Washington’s dominance of the continent be tolerated?
China’s census this week showed that, in the past decade, its population grew by just 0.53% a year on average to 1.41 billion, and is expected to fall into a decline. But is this the blow to Beijing that its enemies hope for?
Trump’s overzealous pro-Israel policy – endorsed by Joe Biden – emboldened Tel Aviv to push ahead with new settlements in East Jerusalem, which are the root cause of the clashes. But there’ll be no rebuke from Washington.
The US propaganda machine is performing its usual skilful manipulations over a Chinese rocket that’s due to fall back from space this week. Just look at how mainstream media covers SpaceX’s discarded junk, compared to Beijing's.
The plan to give the vaccine ‘recipes’ to other countries to produce them is good in theory. But it faces formidable opposition from Big Pharma corporations anxious to protect their profits and will take months to organize.
Veteran US diplomat Henry Kissinger has delivered a grave warning that technological advances mean the US’ and China’s capabilities to destroy each other & the rest of the world are far more severe than in the original Cold War.