China’s Belt and Road initiative is not the only game in town. There is a road and rail link planned between Iran, Iraq, Syria and Turkey that would have much positive impact on the development of the region.
While Muslims can learn from China’s work ethic, they can offer a moral-based value system that would save humanity from total collapse.
The Western media and politicians hype China’s economic progress because they want to use it to show that China’s economic progress only became possible when it adopted Western capitalism.
If you think only whites indulge in Islamophobia, think again. Even Chinese and Hindus have got in on the act!
With a new government in power, Pakistan has an opportunity to make a clean break from the US and forge a new destiny in Eurasia.
The imperialists and Zionists are deliberately spoiling relations with Russia and China that could easily lead to war.
In a tit for tat, China has imposed retaliatory tariffs against the US on a range of goods including pork and wine after the US slapped tariffs on Chinese produced steel and aluminium.
As part of a systematic policy, ‘peaceful’ Buddhists in Myanmar are exterminating the Rohingya Muslims but beyond verbal condemnation, few practical steps have been taken by the world to stop the genocide.
China’s One Belt, One Road initiative was launched at a grand conference in Beijing last month. The plan envisages connecting the Eurasia landmass with China, Europe and South East Asia to foster trade and economic progress.
The Trump regime’s policy of courting Russia is designed to de-link it from China and Iran, two countries being targeted by the US. Will it succeed?
In about 10 years, China’s GDP will surpass that of the US. What does China’s economic and military power mean for the Muslim world?
Dark clouds hover over Pakistan's political landscape. Chief of Tehrik-e Insaf, Imran Khan has threatened to lay siege to Islamabad while Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif faces growing pressure on many fronts including corruption charges stemming from Panama leaks and tense civilian-military relations. The former army chief, General Mirza Aslam Beg, sees parallels between this and the 1977 agitation that led to Bhutto's overthrow by the military.1
Canadian writer and scholar Eric Walberg reviews two books that consider Barack Obama’s legacy as president. Eric Walberg considers the Obama legacy through the eyes of James Petras who wrote The End of the Republic and the Delusion of Empire (Clarity Press, 2016; 254pp., $24.95 pbk), and Jeremy Hammond, author of Obstacle to Peace: The US Role in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (Worldview Publications, 2016; 538pp., $22.99 pbk).
Life for the Afghan people has never been easy but having suffered war for nearly four decades, they want some peace and security. These are denied them because of the conflicting interests of external players.
Peace in Afghanistan is vital for the region but there are players that want to disrupt it, especially members of the Afghan Northern Alliance because they believe such an outcome would diminish their influence and clout in the country.
It appears that neither Russia or China is prepared to allow NATO countries led by the US to create another Libya-type scenario in Syria. The stakes are too high for both. Given US duplicity in fighting against the takfiri terrorists (actually non-fighting), Russia and China have decided to go after the terrorists for their own reasons. Iran and Hizbullah are also helping the Syrian government to confront the terrorist threat...
The US has maintained its dominance of global affairs through militarism and the dollar. If the dollar were retired as a global currency, US militarism and aggression would be dealt a severe blow.
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif seems to have hit a jackpot. The Chinese plan to invest $46 billion in Pakistan’s infrastructure—roads, railways and power plants—to facilitate transport of Chinese goods to markets worldwide.
The US economy has taken a tumble faster than anticipated. This was confirmed by the International Monetary Fund when it released figures on December 4 showing that China has surpassed the US as the world's largest economy. America had been the world's dominant economic power since 1872. No more.
China's security arrangement proposal with Russia and Iran has caused panic among warmongers in Washington DC. The US is definitely on its way out as other powers assert themselves.