China to access $1.2 billion submarine base it is constructing for Bangladesh

China to access $1.2 billion submarine base it is constructing for Bangladesh

FPI / September 24, 2019 By Richard Fisher, Geostrategy-Direct.com In 2016 Bangladesh purchased two Chinese Type-035 conventional submarines. Now China is going to build a $1.2 billion submarine base for Bangladesh, raising concerns about future Chinese naval access. On Sept. 12, a member of the Bangladesh Parliament disclosed that China will help Bangladesh build a […]

‘Truly shocking’: In 2015 deal, China bought dual use tech firm and made Biden’s son rich

‘Truly shocking’: In 2015 deal, China bought dual use tech firm and made Biden’s son rich

Analysis by WorldTribune Staff, September 22, 2019 The Senate Finance Committee has announced it will investigate the Obama administration’s approval in 2015 of the sale to China of a former U.S. firm which develops dual-use technologies with military applications. Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), a Chinese state-run military contractor, acquired Henniges Automotive with a […]

Xi to Chinese churches: Thou shalt have no other God before me

Xi to Chinese churches: Thou shalt have no other God before me

by WorldTribune Staff, September 20, 2019 Following repeated demands from the ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP), a church in Luoyang removed the Ten Commandments and replaced them with quotes from speeches by supreme leader Xi Jinping, a report said. Still, the state-run church was reprimanded by the communist government, Tang Feng wrote on Sept. 20 […]

China’s massive R&D investment seen giving it devastating tech edge over U.S.

China’s massive R&D investment seen giving it devastating tech edge over U.S.

FPI / September 19, 2019 Geostrategy-Direct.com China is pouring mountains of cash into research & development in an effort to gain a decisive military advantage over the United States, according to a new book by a top U.S. security correspondent. In his book, Deceiving the Sky: Inside Communist China’s Drive for Global Supremacy, Bill Gertz […]

South Korea’s new justice minister confronted by multiple scandals

South Korea’s new justice minister confronted by multiple scandals

by WorldTribune Staff, September 19, 2019 South Korean President Moon Jae-In pushed through his appointment of Cho Kuk to head up the country’s Justice Ministry despite numerous allegations of “unethical and illegal activities,” a report said. Allegations against the newly-appointed Justice Minister include “corruption, abuse of power, and subversive activities against the state,” Tara O, […]

China’s state media slams Soros for rare agreement with Trump vs Huawei

China’s state media slams Soros for rare agreement with Trump vs Huawei

by WorldTribune Staff, September 19, 2019 China’s Global Times propaganda outlet lashed out at leftist billionaire George Soros for his support of U.S. President Donald Trump’s war against Chinese telecom giant Huawei. In a Sept. 9 Wall Street Journal op-ed, Soros wrote that Trump was taking the right course in viewing Huawei’s electronic products as […]

Report of Huawei’s 3G wireless network in North Korea raises eyebrows

Report of Huawei’s 3G wireless network in North Korea raises eyebrows

FPI / September 17, 2019 Geostrategy-Direct.com North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un insists on isolating the nation’s population from the world. Merely purchasing a Western-made movie on the black market can get a North Korean citizen sent to a prison camp, or worse. So, why would the young dictator be interested in Chinese tech giant Huawei’s […]

Hong Kong in perspective: Modern world unaware of Mao’s legacy

Hong Kong in perspective: Modern world unaware of Mao’s legacy

by WorldTribune Staff, September 15, 2019 Recent polling shows more than 50 percent of young Americans embrace socialism. Those who support giving government more control over their lives may want to examine the history of China’s experiment in total government control under Mao Zedong, analysts say. Under Chairman Mao, who is still lionized by many […]

‘We are in real trouble’: Gertz indicts ‘engagement’ policy; China wants U.S. to dump Trump

‘We are in real trouble’: Gertz indicts ‘engagement’ policy; China wants U.S. to dump Trump

by WorldTribune Staff, September 9, 2019 While the policy of “engagement” with China incorporated by past administrations was leading to utter failure, Beijing was focusing on becoming a military and economic power that would become a major threat to the United States, a leading reporter on China and its military said. “It’s going to take […]

Chinese mystery missile, the DF-20, could appear in Oct. 1 parade

Chinese mystery missile, the DF-20, could appear in Oct. 1 parade

FPI / September 6, 2019 By Richard Fisher, Geostrategy-Direct.com An Aug. 29 article on new missiles that may be displayed in China’s ten-year large military parade on Oct. 1 stated these would include, “hypersonic missiles such as the DF-17 and DF-20 which are capable of breaching missile shields….,” according to “military sources” cited by South […]