Xi Jinping highlighted the essential nature of the Sino-Russian relationship by making Moscow his first foreign destination after his appointment as president. In talks with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, Xi promised to expand economic, military, and strategic cooperation between the two nuclear powers.
The world needs a global capital and it should be the capital of Islamic Turkey, Istanbul, according to a UN special representative. Richard Falk, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Palestinian human rights, wrote a Nov. 1, 2012, opinion piece for the controversial al Jazeera English site calling for a “global capital” because [...]
When considering possible Israeli military action against Iran, two challenges frequently overlooked are how to launch such a mission without the entire world finding out beforehand and how to ensure that the IDF is prepared for the war that will ensue without letting out that the war is coming.
While the legislation has been met with outrage, no one, so far, seems particularly cowed (despite a wave of prose-cutions related to the May 6 unrest). Instead, the government is seen as running scared. On a Moscow radio program, political consultant and former Putin adviser Gleb Pavlovsky described the new law as a “hysterical [...]
7 Signs Of The Apocalypse – Full Documentary
I don’t necessarily agree with the interpretation of Revelations in this video, but it’s still interesting. My biggest problem is that they just dive into the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse [...]
Herein lies the real substance of Hu’s words. The differences in “national conditions” between the United States and China are the main source of tensions. And what exactly are the main differences in the national situations in these two nations? Besides obvious differences in history, culture, and political systems, the main difference is in geopolitical [...]
War between China and the United States would be “disastrous” for the entire world, says Australia’s top diplomat, who also suggests that a conflict between the global giants is unlikely.
As Chinese economic and military power–and its global influence–grows, U.S. analysts, lawmakers, and some Asian leaders worry Beijing could clash with the world’s sitting lone [...]
The 15% of Muslims who are Shiites are preparing for the return of “the Mahdi”. To the Shiites, the Mahdi is the last Imam, the twelfth Imam, and though he has been hidden for the past twelve centuries, they believe his return is imminent.
When he was asked what the Mahdi will do upon his [...]
In this documentary, Wall Street Journal editors and reporters examine the origins of Europe’s debt crisis and why it spread with such ferocity to engulf much of the continent and threaten the entire world.
[Published on Jan. 4, 2012]
If the former chief of staff to Netanyahu says that an Israeli strike on Iran is imminent, then its probably not really imminent. It’s probably more psychological warfare designed to get the Iranians stressed. Why launch an attack in the winter? Doesn’t it make more sense to wait for spring or summer? We may have [...]