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China’s secure contribution to peace in Ukraine

Giancarlo Valori In recent hours, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has comprehensively outlined China’s position and proposal on the resolution of the current crisis in Ukraine, which can be summarised as four six-point commitments. Dialogue and peace are to be promoted through four steps that must adhere to …

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US National Security Adviser: Beijing Will Face Consequences If It Helps Moscow Dodge Sanctions

Washington will “absolutely” respond if Beijing attempts to help Moscow cope with the consequences of the crippling economic sanctions imposed on Russiaby the US and its allies over the Kremlin’s special military operation in Ukraine, according to US national security adviser Jake Sullivan. Sullivan added that the Biden …

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How Could US Sanctions on Russia Speed up De-Dollarisation and Help Rise of the Yuan?

US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen recently stated that the greenback has no serious competitors in the world, but that claim might be “wishful thinking” on Washington’s part, geopolitical analyst Brian Berletic says. “While the US dollar is still a formidable reserve currency worldwide with tremendous coercive power, a …

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Persuade, Change, and Influence: The Use of Psychological Operations Against the Russian Federation

Alan Cunningham The Russian Invasion of Ukraine has garnered much attention, not only by foreign policy and military enthusiasts, but by the general public throughout much of the world. The world has watched with rapt attention as Russia continually fails in the majority of their military endeavors, as …

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Russia, Ukraine, and the Desert of the Real

Hanna Eid What we are seeing is the USA-NATO nexus reacting to the new reality of multipolarity in the world system by desperately attempting to control the flow of information. The instantaneity with which the entire western political spectrum was whipped into line during the ongoing conflict between …

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America Defeats Germany for the Third Time in a Century

Michael Hudson  The MIC, OGAM and FIRE Sectors Conquer NATO My old boss Herman Kahn, with whom I worked at the Hudson Institute in the 1970s, had a set speech that he would give at public meetings. He said that back in high school in Los Angeles, his …

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Ukraine Crisis and Western Double Standards

Sam Mak In 2005, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in a speech to parliament that the collapse of the Soviet Union was the worst geopolitical catastrophe of the 20th century. A year earlier, seven countries had joined NATO: Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia. In 2009, …

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Violence Is History’s Great Economic Leveler

Rainer Zitelmann The greatest “levelers” in history have been violent events such as wars, revolutions, state and systems collapses, and pandemics, but the greatest poverty reducer in history has been capitalism. The authors of the classical utopian novels were obsessed with the notion of equality. In almost every …

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What Putin’s Invasion Means for Foreign Policy Realism

Rand Paul History will remember this aggression, not as genius, but as folly. Realism in foreign policy means that tactics and strategy change as the facts on the ground change. The best tools for deterring Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine are less relevant now that Russia has invaded. …

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