China Blasts US Over Invitation of Taiwanese Delegates to Trump’s Inauguration

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Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The People’s Republic of China interfered in sovereign domestic US policy, blasting the United States over the invitation of delegates from Taiwan to the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump on January 20. Hua Chunying, the spokeswoman for the Foreign Ministry of the people’s Republic of China said Beijing More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Saturday, January 7th, 2017

Beijing Wants to Boost China – ASEAN Relations: Win-Win vs Claw-or-Paw

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : China’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang, during his weekly press conference, in the first week of January 2017, said that the government in Beijing always regarded ASEAN as More...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, January 1st, 2017

Egyptian Court Approves Controversial Transfer of Red Sea Islands to Saudi Arabia

nsnbc : The Cairo Court of Urgent Matters approved the controversial transfer of the Red Sea islands Tiran and Sanafir to Saudi Arabia. The Court’s ruling came after a protracted political and legal battle More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

New Cold War – Venezuela Furious over Colombia’s NATO Cooperation Talks

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Colombia and NATO agreed to launch cooperation talks. The move prompted a furious response from Venezuela, a recipient of Russian military technology and hardware. The North Atlantic Treaty More...

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By Fahwad Al-Khadoumi On Friday, December 23rd, 2016

China Operates Daily Charter Flights to “Capital” of Disputed South China Sea Island

Fahwad Al-Khadoumi (nsnbc) : China further aggravated its territorial dispute with Vietnam in the South China Sea a.k.a. West Sea by launching daily charter flights to Woody Island and Beijing’s “administrative More...

By Christof Lehmann On Friday, December 16th, 2016

Japan – Russia Agree on Economic Cooperation in Russian-Occupied Japanese Territories

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Japan and Russia agreed on Friday to start talks on joint economic activities on the Russian-occupied Japanese Northern Territories or South Kuril Islands as Moscow called the Japanese More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Office of Syrian – Kurdish YPG in Czech Republic Closed Down

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The office of the Syrian – Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in the Czech Republic has been closed down. The office in the Czech capital Prague was opened in April 2016. Nisreen More...

By Fahwad Al-Khadoumi On Friday, December 2nd, 2016
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UN General Assembly Adopts “Paper Tiger” Resolution on Israel’s Withdrawal from the Syrian Golan

 Fahwad Al-Khadoumi (nsnbc) : The UN General Assembly adopted yet another resolution demanding Israel to withdraw from the occupied Syrian Golan Heights in line with the resolution of June 4, 1967. However, UN More...

By F William Engdahl On Monday, November 21st, 2016

The Iran-Russia-China Strategic Triangle

F. William Engdahl (NEO) : The developing economic, political and military links binding Iran, China and Russia in what I see as an emerging Golden Triangle in Eurasia, are continuing to deepen in significant areas. More...

By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, November 20th, 2016

NATO Member Turkey to Boost Ties with Israel?

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Meeting on the sidelines of the meeting of NATO’s Parliamentary Committee in Istanbul, Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlet Cavosoglu as well as Israeli delegates, including Omer More...