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The Spirit of Apollo-Soyuz Is Alive… With the Russia/China Space Alliance

While U.S.-Russia space collaboration has moved at a snails pace even losing ground won in 1975, the Apollo-Soyuz spirit has expressed itself in another part of the world brilliantly, with the Russian-Chinese pact to jointly build a lunar base announced on July 23 by Roscosmos chief Dimitry Rogozin saying: “Recently, we have agreed that we will probably research the Moon and build a lunar research base together – Russia and China.”

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Hussein Askary: The New Silk Road’s Advance Across the Middle East

Anyone looking at a map of the Belt and Road Initiative will notice that Syria, Iraq and Iran’s stability and active participation are vital for this world changing program to function. Anyone not realizing that this program of win-win cooperation is in direct anti-thesis to the neocon paradigm of “a clash of civlizations” would be blind to the very essence of world history and modern events.

Trump Miscalculates the Importance of ASEAN

The 2019 Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit held in Thailand earlier this week has given a signal of how the regional order is beginning to change. The ASEAN platform serves as a biannual conference between 10 Southeast countries, with Papua New Guinea and East Timor having observer status. ASEAN focusses on issues of […]

Kenya confirms full commitment to BRI with first oil export

Kenya has reached a new phase of its rapid development by making its first export of crude oil, and it is of little surprise that Chinese state-owned firm ChemChina won the tender to buy the oil at a premium. With this new cash injection, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has ensured that his country would continue […]

Why is the U.S. in a 5G war with China in Brazil?

BRASILIA – As Huawei is pioneering the next-generation of telecommunications, specifically 5G technology which will bring faster internet, support autonomous cars and other futuristic applications, it has been targeted by the United States in its trade war with China and has become a politically sensitive issue. The U.S. argues that its allies, including the Latin […]