China hand Orville Schell, now running the Center on U.S.-China Relations at the Asia Society in New York, ran a diatribe against Xi Jinping in the Wall Street Journal today, gloating that the market crash will force him to “temper Beijing’s current tendency toward arrogance, rigidity, belligerence, and diplomatic hectoring.” Posing a false construct of Xi trying to “seize and use power—to have China’s weaker neighbors genuflect and have the world respond more compliantly” (never mentioning, of course, the BRICS or the massive China-centered development projects around the world), Schell fantasizes that the market collapse in China is a “jarring wake-up call” which will force Xi to stop challenging the U.S. 95 more words
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Jürgen Todenhöfer, former CDU Bundestag member (1972-1990), has issued a damning “Open Letter to the War Politicians of the World.” He states, “Through decades of a policy of war and exploitation, you have pushed millions of people in the Middle East and Africa into misery. 941 more words
In honor of the opening of the New Suez Canal on August 6, the almost-completed expansion of the Panama Canal, and the planned cooperation between Egypt and Nicaragua on the Nicaragua Interoceanic Grand Canal, we are rebroadcasting The Kra Canal and the Development of Southeast Asia, on the other major canal project in the world, crossing through the Isthmus of Kra in Thailand.
Egyptian President El-Sisi Opens New Suez Canal, "A Gift for Humanity, for Development, for Building..."
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi opened the ceremony opening the New Suez Canal by traveling, in a military uniform, on the 150-year-old Presidential yacht El-Mahroussa, the first ship to cross the original canal when it was first opened in 1869. 771 more words
UPDATED—July 1, 2015 · The petition “U.S. and Europe Must Collaborate with the BRICS” continues to accumulate signatures, both from within the United States and internationally. 5,484 more words