China's DF-21 missile, reportedly capable of sinking US aircraft carriers. Click to enlarge

China says wants closer military ties with Iran

China wants to have closer military ties with Iran, the Chinese defence minister told the visiting head of the Iranian navy on Thursday

Chinese warship berths in the Iranian post of Bandar Abbas before sailing on joint naval exercise with Iran's navy. Click to enlarge

Navy exercises bring Iran, China closer

With the Persian Gulf so important, economically and strategically, China is now forging stonger ties with Iran to secure its influence over the waterway

Lee and Anson Chan belly up to the table with US Vice President Joseph Biden in Washington DC earlier this year. During their trip, both Lee and Chan would attend a NED-hosted talk about the future of "democracy" in Hong Kong. Undoubtedly, "Occupy Central" and Washington's support of it was a topic reserved for behind closed doors. Click to enlarge

Hong Kong’s “Occupy Central” Fooling No One

China’s People’s Daily says “Occupy Central” is a US-backed color revolution. But like the “Green revolution” in Iran this also seems to have faltered

Russia, China capable of defeating US in nuclear war: Prof. Fetzer

A nuclear war might not end the human race but it would kill hundreds of millions. A bonus for the elite as it would solve the problem of over-population

Hong Kong democracy protests fade, face test of stamina

China’s own colour revolution has faltered as the impetus behind the Hong Kong protests appears to have faded

Hong Kong protests: demonstrations ebb after chief executive offers talks

Torrential rain and rifts between demonstrators also help dampen protests

Hong Kong’s “Occupy Central” is US-backed Sedition

Hong Kong’s “Occupy Central” is US-backed Sedition

Who or what is really behind the protests in Hong Kong?

US Now Admits it is Funding “Occupy Central” in Hong Kong

US Now Admits it is Funding “Occupy Central” in Hong Kong

Just as the U.S. stirred trouble for Russia in Ukraine, in the name of “democracy’, it has also been meddling in Beijing’s backyard. Tony Cartalucci explains

Hong Kong: China warns of ‘unimaginable consequences’ if pro-democracy campaign demonstrations continue

Beijing hardens stance in the face of continuing Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong protest sees biggest crowds yet on holiday celebrating communist party

Massive crowds gathered in the biggest yet show of defiance in central Hong Kong

Protesters hold their mobile phones as they block the main street to the financial Central district, outside the government headquarters, in Hong Kong September 29, 2014. Click to enlarge

Protesters Stay Out on Hong Kong Streets

Hong Kong protests pose the biggest challenge to Beijing’s authority since Tiananmen Square protests nearly a quarter of a century ago

Police Unleash Tear Gas in Hong Kong Protests

Police Unleash Tear Gas in Hong Kong Protests

Widespread protests in Hong Kong pose a direct challenge to the Beijing government. Police using tear gas fail to dislodge protestors occupying city’s financial district

Supercavitation. Click to enlarge

Shanghai to San Francisco in 100 minutes by Chinese supersonic submarine

The principle is called supercavitation and Russia has already employed it in an experimental torpedo that reached speeds of 370km/h

Chinese military spending exceeds $145 billion, drones advanced: U.S.

Pentagon estimates that China’s military spending is far higher than it officially acknowledges

Beijing rebukes ‘biased’ Pentagon report on China’s military

While its armed forces undergo unprecedented modernisation, Beijing rejects as “preposterous” a Pentagon report on its military development claiming the authors were “exaggerating the ‘China military threat’

The Great Western Gas Fiasco

The Great Western Gas Fiasco

When I was invited in 1980 by Chinese military intelligence to “exchange views”, writes Eric Margolis, I asked how long it would take for the Chinese Army to take Vladivostok. After a long, uncomfortable silence, a general spat out, “one week”

Who Needs The United States? Not Russia And China

Russia and China have just signed “the gas deal of the century”, and are discussing using their own currencies to trade with one another. This has huge implications for the U.S. economy. Michael Synder explains

Russia sees expansion of ties with China undoubted diplomatic priority

On the eve on joint naval drills in the South China Sea, Russian President Putin lauds ties between the two nations, describing China as “our reliable friend”

Trouble at the Top

Chinese officialdom is in turmoil. Abram N. Shulsky and Gary Schmitt explain

Pacific Fleet Warships Head to Shanghai for Russia-China Drills

The latest in a growing number of joint Russian-Chinese military drills