Chinese military’s rising red tide can no longer be ignored

Chinese military’s rising red tide can no longer be ignored

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler The rising tide of China’s military modernization, expansion, and force projection capabilities has long haunted policymakers from the United States to East Asia. But while many Washington politicians were premised on the paradigm of China’s “peaceful rise” and a world of global commerce with only occasional political friction, […]

30 states have tech contracts with China’s Lenovo and Lexmark

30 states have tech contracts with China’s Lenovo and Lexmark

FPI / March 4, 2020 Geostrategy-Direct.com A large number of states in the U.S. have contracts with two Chinese firms — Lenovo and Lexmark — which are required to report data and information they receive to the communist government in Beijing, security analysts say. The use of Chinese equipment makes the states and other entities […]

China’s disinformation conceals major Gulf role, backing Iran as its proxy

China’s disinformation conceals major Gulf role, backing Iran as its proxy

FPI / Geostrategy-Direct.com By Richard Fisher China has used disinformation to conceal its role in promoting conflict with Iran in the wake of the spike in Persian Gulf and even global military tensions following the Jan. 3 American drone strike in Baghdad, Iraq, that killed Iranian Quds Force commander Qasem Soleimani. Two days later, on […]

Speak no evil: Propaganda may be China’s most successful strategy

Speak no evil: Propaganda may be China’s most successful strategy

Special to WorldTribune.com By Geostrategy-Direct Communist China is currently holding more than one million ethnic Uighur Muslims in prison camps. Supreme leader Xi Jinping is committed to rampant espionage against American citizens and companies and the kidnapping of critics from foreign countries. Mao Zedong caused the deaths of 50 million of his fellow Chinese. Despite […]

Russia to sell its 5th generation stealth fighter to China

Russia to sell its 5th generation stealth fighter to China

Special to WorldTribune.com By Richard Fisher, Geostrategy-Direct Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to quickly approve the foreign sale of the Sukhoi Su-57E, the export version of Russia’s most modern 5th generation combat aircraft despite past friction over Chinese reverse engineering. Even though China has its first 5th generation fighter in service, the Chengdu Aircraft […]

‘Deal of the century’: Beirut report details secret Trump peace plan

‘Deal of the century’: Beirut report details secret Trump peace plan

Special to WorldTribune.com By Geostrategy-Direct The Trump administration’s Middle East peace plan calls for large-scale resettlement of Palestinian Arabs in Jordan, the ceding of Jordanian territory to Israel, and the formation of a confederation between Jordan, the Palestinian Authority and Israel’s Civil Administration to administer Judea and Samaria, according to a report for Beirut-based newspaper. […]

Photos put China’s ‘galloping military buildup’ on vivid display

Photos put China’s ‘galloping military buildup’ on vivid display

Special to WorldTribune.com By Richard Fisher, Geostrategy-Direct China’s military spending for 2019 will increase by 7.5 percent to about $177.61 billion, as revealed on March 3, 2019 by an official at Chinese Communist Party’s annual National People’s Consultative Congress. This figure, while lower than the 8.1 percent for 2018, is greater than the announced 6 […]

Report: Israeli special forces operating in Afghanistan

Report: Israeli special forces operating in Afghanistan

Special to WorldTribune.com By Geostrategy-Direct Israel dispatched a team of commandos to Afghanistan to gather intelligence on Iranian military movements in the region and to train in the nation’s rugged terrain, reports say. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) special forces soldiers are operating from an American Air Force base in Shindand, in the western province […]

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