China using 5G tech, supercomputers to control all humans, firms on its turf

China using 5G tech, supercomputers to  control all humans, firms on its turf

FPI / December 12, 2019 Geostrategy-Direct.com Communist China has tested in several of its major cities a new system which uses millions of cameras linked to supercomputers to compile databases on citizens in what critics say is an Orwellian move to control all behavior. The new high-tech system employs 5G, as well as other technology […]

Japan’s Marines have returned . . . to defend Senkakus, Okinawa from China

Japan’s Marines have returned . . . to defend Senkakus, Okinawa from China

FPI / December 6, 2019 Geostrategy-Direct.com Rising tension between Japan and China intensifying has led the Japanese Marines to re-form a fighting force that has not been seen since World War II. Concerns that Beijing might seize outlying islands led to the formation in 2018 of the 2,100-man Amphibious Rapid Response Brigade (ARDB), based at […]

World’s leading emitter, China, criticizes U.S. for not doing enough for climate

World’s leading emitter, China, criticizes U.S. for not doing enough for climate

by WorldTribune Staff, December 2, 2019 As many of its cities are covered in thick smog, China, the leading polluter on the planet, is lecturing the United States on climate change. As the annual UN climate conference was set to begin on Monday in Spain, a top Chinese official blasted the U.S. for lacking the […]

FCC ban targets Huawei equipment near Montana nuclear missile base

FCC ban targets Huawei equipment near Montana nuclear missile base

FPI / November 29, 2019 Geostrategy-Direct.com U.S. companies have been banned by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from using federal funds to purchase equipment from Chinese telecom giants Huawei and ZTE. The FCC announced the ban on Nov. 22, not long after the discovery of Huawei wireless gear near a U.S. nuclear missile base in […]

Hong Kong voters smash China, endorse protesters; 71 percent turnout

Hong Kong voters smash China, endorse protesters; 71 percent turnout

by WorldTribune Staff, November 25, 2019 Voters in Hong Kong on Nov. 24 overwhelmingly chose pro-democracy candidates over their pro-communist China foes. “The people of Hong Kong have spoken – if you abandon Hong Kongers and our struggle for democracy, we will abandon you in the ballot box,” the Hong Kong Democracy Council (HKDC), an […]

Upcoming election in tiny Dominica could impact China’s backing for Venezuela

Upcoming election in tiny Dominica could impact China’s backing for Venezuela

FPI / November 22, 2019 Excerpted from analysis by GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs in Roseau and Washington, D.C. , Geostrategy-Direct.com It was unsurprising that the Dec. 6, 2019, general election in the Caribbean state of Dominica appeared to have garnered little attention in a Washington, DC, obsessed with impeachment hearings designed to bring down a […]

Beijing alarmed at extreme youthfulness of Hong Kong protesters

Beijing alarmed at extreme youthfulness of Hong Kong protesters

by WorldTribune Staff, November 18, 2019 Police records indicate that over one third of all pro-democracy activists arrested in the current Hong Kong demonstrations were born after China reclaimed Hong Kong from Great Britain in 1997. Of the 4,000 protesters who have been arrested, more than a third are age 20 and younger, according to […]

‘New Berlin’: Guns drawn, shots fired as Hong Kong daily protests enter 9th month

‘New Berlin’: Guns drawn, shots fired as Hong Kong daily protests enter 9th month

by WorldTribune Staff, November 11, 2019 A Chinese state-run media outlet warned the Chinese military could enter Hong Kong “at any time” as the pro-Beijing government in Hong Kong has increased its violent crackdown on pro-democracy activists. Millions of protesters have been in the streets daily for eight months beginning on March 15. Addressing Hong […]

Can Seoul and Tokyo cooperate? Yes, says U.S.; No, says Pyongyang

Can Seoul and Tokyo cooperate? Yes, says U.S.; No, says Pyongyang

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk WASHINGTON ― Koreans have innumerable reasons to resent Japan’s sense of superiority and also every reason to get over it. Astonishingly, apologists for North Korea deride U.S. attempts at persuading South Korean and Japanese leaders to get along with each other. It’s as though they really think South Korea […]

Pompeo speech marks dramatic, Trump-led shift in China policy

Pompeo speech marks dramatic, Trump-led shift in China policy

FPI / November 7, 2019 By Richard Fisher, Geostrategy-Direct.com While fighting for its political existence against the Democrat Party led campaign for impeachment in the United States House of Representatives, the administration of President Donald Trump remains capable of strong leadership, such as working to forge a new American policy consensus on China. In a […]

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