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 […]

South’s rapid deportation of North Koreans slammed by rights groups

South’s rapid deportation of North Koreans slammed by rights groups

FPI / November 15, 2019 Geostrategy-Direct.com South Korea has come under harsh criticism for quickly deporting two North Koreans who were accused of murdering the captain and several crew of the fishing boat they worked on. According to Seoul’s Ministry of Unification, the fishermen killed 16 crew members on their fishing boat prior to being […]

Seoul’s pro-North government days away from break with U.S. on Japan intel ties

Seoul’s pro-North government days away from break with U.S. on Japan intel ties

by WorldTribune Staff, November 14, 2019 Despite pressure from the U.S. to back down, South Korean President Moon Jae-In is seen as intent on terminating a key intelligence-sharing pact with Japan, reports say. Nov. 22 marks the deadline to terminate the General Security of Military Information Agreement (GSOMIA) between Seoul and Tokyo which was signed […]

‘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 […]

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 […]

Paris climate fail: Populist revolts at energy hikes, yawns from rogue states

Paris climate fail: Populist revolts at energy hikes, yawns from rogue states

by WorldTribune Staff, November 6, 2019 The Paris climate agreement, which was enacted in 2015 with the goal of reduced global emissions, is “flat failing” amid backlash over higher taxes in nations implementing the agreement while major polluters such as China and India ignore it, analysts say. The Trump administration filed formal paperwork Monday to […]

Pompeo on China: We now know CCP ‘is truly hostile to the United States and our values’

Pompeo on China: We now know CCP ‘is truly hostile to the United States and our values’

by WorldTribune Staff, October 31, 2019 The Trump administration, unlike past administrations, recognizes and is addressing “the degree to which the Chinese Communist Party is truly hostile to the United States and our values,” U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Oct. 30. It is vital that the United States engage China, “as it […]

Pence slams NBA, ‘multinational corporations’: U.S. ‘stands with’ Hong Kong protesters

Pence slams NBA, ‘multinational corporations’: U.S. ‘stands with’ Hong Kong protesters

by WorldTribune Staff, October 25, 2019 U.S. Vice President Mike Pence condemned the NBA and Nike for taking the side of the “authoritarian regime” in communist China over the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong. In a speech at the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 24, Pence said “To the millions in Hong Kong […]

China’s massive Oct. 1 parade appeared geared for Taiwan action

China’s massive Oct. 1 parade appeared geared for Taiwan action

FPI / October 24, 2019 Geostrategy-Direct.com China’s massive display of firepower at the Oct. 1 military parade marking the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party was in part showing off its “war plan” for the CCP’s centennial in 2049, an analyst said. By the 100th year of the CCP’s founding, Beijing hopes […]

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