New Burma Road: Watch for the geopolitical landmines

New Burma Road: Watch for the geopolitical landmines

John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — With the historic visit of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to Burma, the highest profile American diplomatic contact in fifty years, the United States has entered a high stakes geopolitical chess game in Southeast Asia. Burma, a political pariah state has long been courted by China, coveted by India, […]

And China was going to save the global economy? Guess again

And China was going to save the global economy? Guess again

Sol W. Sanders Creeping up on the outer edges of Wall Street soothsayers’ economic crystal ball, until now dominated by American and Euro crises, is growing concern about China. The inane idea China [and India, which is also in trouble] would somehow rescue the world economy is now, finally, dismissed by the pundits — without […]

U.S. state media trumpets White House spin on Asia tour

U.S. state media trumpets White House spin on Asia tour

Special to WorldTribune.com Based on an article by Cliff Kincaid for Accuracy in Media President Obama is being portrayed by the always supportive U.S. media as almost a “peace through strength” Ronald Reagan Republican as he travels abroad. “With the Obama administration’s high-profile pivot toward Asia this week — pushing for a new free-trade agreement […]

Video backs reports N. Korea’s military ordered to shoot to kill refugees escaping into China

Video backs reports N. Korea’s military ordered to shoot to kill refugees escaping into China

By Lee Jong-Heon, East-Asia-Intel.com North Korea’s military has been ordered to shoot anyone crossing the border into China, even if they had reached Chinese soil. The directive was issued by Kim Jong-Il’s son and heir-apparent, Kim Jong-Un, who is seeking to tighten his grip on the populace, activists and media reports from Seoul say. It […]

Winner of the Cold War: Communist China

Winner of the Cold War: Communist China

Jeffrey T. Kuhner BOWING TO BEIJING: HOW BARACK OBAMA IS HASTENING AMERICA’S DECLINE AND USHERING A CENTURY OF CHINESE DOMINATION By Brett M. Decker and William C. Triplett II Regnery, $27.95, 231 pages President Obama is creating a post-American world — one that is ushering in the dominance of China. Mr. Obama is fostering U.S. economic […]

North Korean priorities: Neutrons over nutrition

North Korean priorities: Neutrons over nutrition

UNITED NATIONS — There’s rarely good news from North Korea. The quaintly-titled Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) is facing a worsening humanitarian crisis, while at the same time the government is heightening political repression, and the communist rulers are vaingloriously pursuing their nuclear weapons program. Valerie Amos, the UN’s Humanitarian chief just returned from […]

Who is more idiotic? The slaves of China or free (but clueless voters) in the West?

Who is more idiotic? The slaves of China or free (but clueless voters) in the West?

Lev Navrozov In 1949, Mao named his country the “People’s Republic of China.” Historically, China had practically no foreign visitors, just as practically no Chinese had visited the outside world. While Lenin and many other future “Soviet leaders” had been living a great deal in free Western countries, Mao was a pure product of China, […]

N. Korea accelerates the learning curve for its dictator-in-waiting

N. Korea accelerates the learning curve for its dictator-in-waiting

Special to WorldTribune.com from East-Asia-Intel.com SEOUL — North Korea is abbreviating the grooming period for 28-year-old Kim Jong-Un, the youngest son of current leader Kim Jong-Il, a lawmaker said. As part of efforts to shorten the learning curve, Kim Jong-Un practiced controlling the military during his father’s overseas trips, Hwang Jin-Ha from the Grand National […]

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