Has the US dollar finally met is match as a global reserve currency? Since the Second World War, the dollar has held sway thereby boosting America's economy but as with its military, so with its currency, challengers have emerged. China has made a strong presence by introducing an alternate currency clearance system through the China International Payment System to bypass the European-based SWIFT. Is the US dollar about to lose its clout...
With Hindu Nazis in the driving seat, India is becoming an increasingly dangerous place for its minorities, especially Muslims. Its overly ambitious plan to compete with China, however, will not materialize because of its deep structural and social problems.
Russia and China have again frustrated Western imperialist plans to intervene directly in Syria. By vetoing the Security Council resolution that would have paved the way for referring Syrian officials to the International Criminal Court, the West thought it could disrupt the government of President Bashar al-Asad through the backdoor now that their mercenaries are on the verge of defeat.
Under the concept of Pan-Turkism, NATO aimed to foster separatism within the Turkic people living in Russia, China and Iran
The answer to the above is not as complicated as many think. The key factor is to be able to see beyond the modern myth which projects China as the next superpower of the world
There appears to be no method in George W. Bush’s madness; since becoming president in a dubious presidential election, he has unleashed a flurry of policy statements and directives that have irked friend and foe alike.
Chinese authorities executed two Uighur mujahideen early this month for their part in the Muslim uprising in Chinese-occupied East Turkestan (which the Chinese call Xinjiang Province) in Ramadhan 1417 (February 1997).
Early last month, US president Bill Clinton completed a historic nine-day visit to China which included a number of carefully-orchestrated media bravura and photo-op performances similar to those that have typified his style on the American domestic political scene.
A high-level delegation of American religious leaders, hand-picked by the white house and approved by Beijing, which is touring China does not include American Muslims and will not visit Muslim regions or meet Chinese Muslim representatives, although its official mission is to assess the state of religious freedom in the communist country.