Where does China think this is going?
Washington has made clear that the U.S.-Japan security alliance applies to all territory administered by Japan. Japan does not even acknowledge the Senkakus/Diaoyu is disputed territory.
What Would Sun Tzu think?
It’s not the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand, but these sorts of accumulating altercations and rival [...]
Shocked that Hollywood collaborated with the Nazis? It’s doing the exact same thing today with China
What will Hollywood’s famously outspoken liberals do when a repressive authoritarian regime is essentially signing their paychecks? Nothing, of course. Don’t hold your breath waiting for Michael Moore to deliver a rant about Chinese censorship of journalists and [...]
With at least some Hezbollah forces tied down in the fighting in Syria, and the organization experiencing political blowback in Lebanon for its support of the Assad regime, the US may be concerned that Israeli leaders believe the cost of an Iran strike — especially in terms of rocket strikes on Israeli cities from across [...]
Iran’s economy shows signs of impending bankruptcy, moments before the swearing in of Hassan Rouhani to the presidency, as reported in the Washington Post weekend magazine. Based on new information released, indicating increasing damage in the country’s economic sectors.
According to the report, sanctions imposed by the West are having a greater affect than ever [...]
History and politics are coming together in a potentially toxic fashion in the East China Sea as China, motivated by memories of Japanese wartime atrocities, agitates for dominance in the region.
The foreign ministry archives in Beijing have been hard to gain access to this summer. For some years, documents stored there have been [...]
Why would Rabbi Daniel Lapin Defy Convention By Revealing These Ancient Scriptural Money Principles?
Rabbi Daniel Lapin has always been a bit of a maverick…
The principles he teaches have been embraced by Jews, Christians, and “secular” individuals alike. His teachings are for anyone in search the immutable principles for building honorable wealth, creating deeper [...]
The Cold War may be over. But America’s relationship with Russia is about as warm as a Siberian pool party. And there’s not much Obama can do about it. Some commentators are urging him to “man up and punch back.” But Putin is not an easily intimidated man. Indeed some close observers openly [...]
Some financial accidents, e.g., trust products defaulting, may occur in the coming months. Their impact on the real economy will be limited. As the land bubble deflates, the resulting reductions in production costs and consumer prices should support the real economy by boosting exports and consumption.
When a few financial incidents occur simultaneously, the [...]
But thanks to the Syrian civil war, the threat of Iranian retaliation has been dramatically reduced. Partly, of course, that’s because two of Iran’s principal allies, Syria and Hezbollah, are too preoccupied with that war to be able to mount serious reprisals against anyone. But even more importantly, the tremendous importance Iran attaches to Syria [...]
Taiwan should be “very concerned” by reports that China’s navy will soon begin the first sea patrols of a new class of strategic missile submarines, a US military expert said on Tuesday.
“While these missiles may not be aimed at Taiwan per se, they are aimed at America’s capacity to resist Chinese aggression against Taiwan,” [...]