Chinese bullet train.

Yesterday’s Country

The U.S. once regarded itself as the world leader in science and technology. But in less than forty years China has risen from nowhere to challenge U.S. predominance

Russian, Chinese and Mongolian national flags are displayed on armored vehicle. Click to enlarge

America gets its ‘ass handed to it’ in WW3 simulations

Analysts find that in simulated conflicts with Russia and China the U.S. was defeated time and again

U.S. Marines are practicing seizing small islands using techniques learned in World War II

US Marines practice drills that could be used in the South China Sea. As China warns that this could be stopped by sinking U.S. carriers

Xinjiang laser facility. Click to enlarge

Satellite Photos Show Chinese Anti-Satellite Laser Base

China is using its satellite tracking stations as a means of identifying and targeting satellites. So that if war breaks out U.S. satellites will be targeted immediately



Some little known history, outside of China, about one of the 19th century’s bloodiest wars. That even today has left its mark on China’s policy toward religion

Trump is the “Manchurian Candidate’-turned-president

According to the Steele dossier, Trump and his now-convicted former campaign chairman Paul Manafort were “happy to have Russia as media bogeyman to mask more extensive corrupt business ties to China . . .”

US artillery units hone their gunnery skills during an exercise near Dona Ana, New Mexico, April 28, 2018. Click to enlarge

The US has been getting ‘its ass handed to it’ in simulated war games against Russia and China, analysts say

U.S. forces obliterated in simulations

China’s ‘Underground Steel Great Wall’ capable of defeating hypersonic weapon attacks: academician

In response to US plans to possibly lower constraints on the use of nuclear weapons, China has built the “Underground Steel Great Wall”, a series of defense facilities located deep under mountains

China-Russia Alliance is ‘Nightmare’ for US

Trouble is the more the U.S. acts against both countries – with sanctions, trade embargos and diplomatic censure – the stronger the bonds become

Admiral Warns China Could Sink Two US Carriers and Kill 10,000 Sailors

‘We’ll see how frightened America is’: Admiral warns U.S. that China’s navy could sink two aircraft carriers and kill 10,000 sailors if it stands in way of Beijing’s goals in South China Sea

US Navy submarine breaks through the ice in the Beaufort Sea off the coast of North Alaska. Click to enlarge

U.S. Navy to flex muscles in Arctic: ‘Opportunity for conflict is only rising’

The U.S. Navy is falling behind Russia in the race to dominate the Arctic and, in the view of this website, it may never catch up

Auditor: Chinese debt could lead to loss of Mombasa port

Auditor: Chinese debt could lead to loss of Mombasa port

This adds to the growing list of foreign facilities that China owns or controls. These include a Sri Lankan port, Zambia’s main airport and, soon, two Israeli ports

Wing Loong ID1 reportedly flew for 30 minutes before landing smoothly. Click to enlarge

China Showcases New Combat Drone

China’s deadly new drone can fly 35 hours without refuelling, spy on enemies from 23,000ft and carry a payload of laser guided bombs and powerful anti-tank missiles

A Japanese helicopter carrier, Kaga, trails behind Japanese destroyer Inazuma led by the British frigate HMS Argyll in the Indian Ocean; Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hopes to upgrade the helicopter carriers so they can launch fighter jets. Click to enlarge

Japan will get its first aircraft carriers since WWII

Japan in trillion dollar military spending spree. Turning two helicopters carriers into aircraft carriers and aquiring more than 140 F-35s to counter Chinese military expansion

Neocon Jews Behind Chinese Tech Exec Arrest

Neocon Jews Behind Chinese Tech Exec Arrest

US companies also violated the US boycott of Iran but their executives were not arrested. Brabantian and Brandon Smith speculate on Meng Wanzhou’s arrest.

The Elite Are Creating An Authoritarian ‘Beast System’, And Those That Dissent Could Lose EVERYTHING

We live at a time when political correctness has become institutionalized. Michael Snyder explains

America builds aircraft carriers. China builds railroads, this one in Laos.

Comparing China and America

Fred Reed ponders China’s rapid progress, and America’s steady decline

Australia Has Been Gifted to China

Australia Has Been Gifted to China

Last financial year (2016-2017) the Chinese increased their land holdings in Australia by ten times – 1000%!

What looks like a radar dome on Bombay Reef, on a newly reclaimed island in the South China Sea. Click to enlarge

China building on new reef in South China Sea, think tank says

China expands its military footprint in the South China Sea with the construction of new installations on newly created land in the Paracel Islands

Chongqing. Well, a small part of it. Like Chengdu, it is largely new and, as cities go, quite agreeable. Click to enlarge

Cheng Two: More Notes on Two Weeks in China

After 12 years away, Fred Reed returns to China to find a nation transformed