China

For China’s Global Ambitions, ‘Iran Is at the Center of Everything’

Iran was once home to the ‘silk road’ linking east with West. Now China plans to revive that as it builds bridges and high speed rail lines

South China Sea: US bombers challenge China territorial claim with bombers flight

Two U.S. bombers fly over South China Sea in defiance of China’s claim to the waterway

China's new type of domestically-built destroyer, a 10,000-tonne warship, is seen during its launching ceremony at the Jiangnan Shipyard in Shanghai, China June 28, 2017. REUTERS/China Stringer Network

China launches new class of naval destroyer

China has launched the first in a new generation of destroyers seen as comparable, maybe even surpassing, the capabilities of the US Arleigh Burke destroyers.

President Putin and Xi’s meeting in Moscow is far more important than the G20

The relationship between China and Russia reaffirms that both sides are more important to each other than the US is to either

UPDATED: China’s Big Three Near Completion

UPDATED: China’s Big Three Near Completion

New imagery shows that while China negotiates over the South China Sea islands it is building some of its most advanced military installations in the islands

China accuses U.S. of ‘serious provocation’ as warship sails near disputed island

China has accused the U.S. of deliberately stirring up trouble in the South China Sea by staging “provocative operations”

A model of the nuclear reactor "Hualong One" is pictured at the booth of the China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) at an expo in Beijing, China April 29, 2017. Picture taken April 29, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer

Enter the Nimble Dragon: China looks to small reactors for nuclear edge

China is planning to take control of the global nuclear market with small nuclear reactors that be used in isolated regions, on ships and even planes

In a First Under Trump, a U.S. Warship Challenges Beijing’s Claims in the South China Sea

U.S. Navy warship sails within the territorial waters of an artificial island built by China in the South China Sea

China killed or jailed up to 20 US spies in 2010 to 2012, report says

‘One of the worst US intelligence setbacks in decades’ may have been the result of hacking, code-breaking or betrayal by moles within the CIA

Tiananmen “Massacre”? and The Unrelenting Monopoly Media Agenda

Tiananmen “Massacre”? and The Unrelenting Monopoly Media Agenda

In 2009 CBS journalist Richard Roth admitted “we saw no bodies, injured people … nothing to even suggest… that a ‘massacre’ had recently occurred”

Are You Ready to Die?

Are You Ready to Die?

We currently are in the most dangerous situation of my lifetime, and there is ZERO AWARENESS AND NO DISCUSSION! Paul Craig Roberts on the looming prospect of WWIII

Director John Pilger: Disastrous consequences if US proceeds with “policy of provocation”

John Pilger on America’s looming war with China

China closes US’ exit door from Iran nuclear deal

MK Bhadrakumar on why Tehran has not gone into panic mode over the prospect that Trump might tear up the JCPOA

TV screen broadcasts news report on a North Korean missile launch at a railway station in Seoul, South Korea. Click to enlarge

China ‘sent 150,000 troops’ to its North Korea border and is ‘ready to take action’

The move will be welcomed by President Trump, who recently tweeted: “North Korea is looking for trouble. If China decides to help, that would be great.”

China's Ambassador Li Baodong (front C) votes during a U.N. Security Council meeting on a European-Arab draft resolution endorsing an Arab League plan calling for Syria's President Bashar al-Assad to give up power in New York February 4, 2012. The Homs attack made Friday the bloodiest day of an 11-month uprising and it gave new urgency to a push by the Arab League, the United States and Europe for a U.N. resolution calling for Assad to cede p+ower. Th Security Council had scheduled an open meeting for Saturday to vote on the draft. But Russia asked that the 15-nation body not immediately do so and instead hold consultations. REUTERS/Allison Joyce (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)

Russia and China Catch Security Council in a Devastating Lie

Security Council expresses “unanimous concern” about Islamic State’s use of chemical weapons — then blocks Russia-China resolution to investigate. Why?

Construction on Fiery Cross Reef, in the Spratly Islands, shown in March 9, 2017, satellite image. Click to enlarge

Warning that Beijing’s military bases in South China Sea are ready for use

China now able to deploy combat aircraft and missile launchers to disputed islands at any time, says US thinktank

China: Psychic Predictions for China 2017 – The rise of Sun Yat-sen Teachings

Craig Hamilton-Parker predicts economic problems for China followed by political upheaval and the emergence of a new democracy

Under construction: China's second aircraft. Click to enlarge

China stealth jet enters service, navy building ‘first class’ fleet

China’s J-20 stealth fighter enters service while work on the country’s second aircraft carrier is now well underway

China begins new work on disputed South China Sea island

China commences further construction work on disputed South Sea islands

Izumo, Japan's helicopter carrier. Click to enlarge

Report: Japan to send its largest warship to train with the US Navy in the South China Sea

The deployment will be Japan’s biggest show of force in the region since World War II