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Our Beautifully Democratic Wars

By Philip Roddis – Originally at OffGuardian – Published Aug 11, 2020 FRN Of course the people don’t want war. That is understood … But after all it is the leaders who determine the policy and it is a simple matter to drag the people along, whether it is a democracy, a fascist dictatorship, a […]

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NEW SANCTIONS WAR: EU Imposes Sanctions on Russians, Chinese, North Koreans For ‘Cyber Attacks’, Russia Responds Tit-For-Tat

BRUSSELS/MOSCOW – The EU approved restrictions against structures and citizens of Russia, China and North Korea for alleged “cyber attack activities”. The sanctions are imposed in the framework established a year ago but never applied before allowing the EU to impose targeted restrictive measures to “deter and respond to cyberattacks”, reads the EU Official Journal, […]

MAJOR: US Accuses Chinese Hackers of Allegedly ‘Stealing COVID-19 Vaccine Research’

WASHINTON, D.C./BEIJING – The United States charged two hackers and accused the Chinese government of allegedly “sponsoring criminal breaches” of international biotech firms developing treatments and vaccinations for the novel coronavirus. Li Xiaoyu and Dong Jiazhi were both charged in an 11-count indictment that alleges the former engineering students “hacked computers” and “attempted to steal […]

What Lies Ahead

July 20, 2020 “Information Clearing House” – The US economy at mid-year 2020 is at a critical juncture. What happens in the next three months will likely determine whether the current Great Recession 2.0 continues to follow a W-shape trajectory—or drifts over an economic precipice into an economic depression. With prompt and sufficient fiscal stimulus […]

China Supports Russia Against UK’s False Accusations of COVID-19 Vaccine Hacking Attacks

BEIJING – China has urged for stopping another baseless accusation against Russia, this time falsely accused that it had conducted cyberattacks on foreign companies developing coronavirus vaccines, as conveyed by Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Hua Chunying on Friday. “We took notice of these statements containing allegations against Russia. Our position on this matter is definite. […]

‘Winning’ the Tech War Against China by Losing

Walking away from its long-term relationship that goes back to those pre-Internet, pre-everything days, the United States government has legislated to list Huawei Technologies Company and ZTE Corporation as “national security threats”. To the surprise of many in telecom circles, the US has also succeeded in pressuring other European countries to go down the same […]

WAKING THE DRAGON: US Announces Policy of All-Out Support for China’s Rivals in Territorial Disputes

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States announced it will do “everything it can” to support China’s rivals in territorial disputes, setting a one-size-fits-all, openly hostile policy toward Beijing. “We will support countries all across the world who recognize that China has violated their legal territorial claims as well — or maritime claims as well,” US […]

MAJOR: UK Bans Huawei From Its 5G Program

LONDON – British telecoms companies will be banned from buying Huawei 5G components starting from the end of this year, Media Secretary Oliver Dowden stated, as the firms also must get rid of all of their Huawei gear by 2027. He said that the National Cyber Security Centre informed the ministers that they have “significantly […]

China Sanctions Senators Rubio, Cruz, Other US Officials, Over Deep State Lies About Xinjiang

BEIJING/WASHINGTON, D.C. – Beijing introduced counter-sanctions against a number of US officials and entities, including Republican Senators Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, thereby retaliating against Washington’s move to introduce sanctions targeting senior Chinese officials over the fictitious abuses against the Uighur Muslim population in the western Chinese autonomous region of Xinjiang. Other officials targeted by […]