Category Arctic

China To Build More Naval Bases To Augment The Maritime Part Of Their Belt-And-Road Strategy

More support bases to be built to assist PLA Navy: analyst By Yang Sheng Global Times 2018/2/12 It is reasonable and necessary for China to strengthen its maritime power as it is becoming stronger, Chinese experts said after People’s Daily published three articles on a whole page to emphasize the importance of building China […]

China Infrastructure Push Reaches Arctic, Leaving Out U.S. China Infrastructure Push Reaches Arctic, Leaving Out U.S. By Ting Shi January 28, 2018, 4:00 PM EST Updated on January 28, 2018, 11:01 PM EST ·         Xi adds Arctic, Latin America to Belt and Road Initiative ·         Latest expansion leaves out only Canada, Japan and U.S. The sun never sets on China’s trade and infrastructure ambitions. With the addition […]

The Reviews Are In: Here’s What Experts Are Saying About Jim Mattis’ New Strategy

The reviews are in: Here’s what experts are saying about Jim Mattis’ new strategy Washington Examiner · by Politics · January 19, 2018 Defense Secretary Jim Mattis released the new National Defense Strategy on Friday, a mostly classified document with a public portion that moves away from anti-terrorism as the top mission and focuses on peer competitors Russia and China. […]

36 Black Swans, Gray Swans, And Pink Flamingoes To Watch In 2018

36 Black Swans, Gray Swans, and Pink Flamingoes to Watch in 2018 View Original December 28th, 2017 While driving along the shore of Lake Wanaka on New Zealand’s South Island in September 2011, I saw them for the first time. Black Swans. My wife and I pulled over, jumped out, and spent a half […]

China’s Plan For The Arctic – And A Shipping Center To Rival Singapore business/article/2046117/ chinas-plan-arctic-and- shipping-centre-rival- singapore CHINA’S PLAN FOR THE ARCTIC – AND A SHIPPING CENTRE TO RIVAL SINGAPORE Beijing may be playing it cool, but it sees its current role in the contested High North as just the tip of the iceberg BY RYAN KILPATRICK 15 NOV 2016 / UPDATED ON 16 NOV 2016 · Chinese expendition team […]

Arctic Link Reveals The Full Scope & Strategic Significance Of China’s Belt And Road Ambitions

Comment below is from one of my followers.  And, Beijing is also building an ‘unhackable’ encrypted communications in space.  RCP RC:   “The strategic significance of the Chinese One-Belt-One-Road concept is almost entirely ignored by the DoD/USG.  At the 19th CPC Congress last week, the Chinese formalized the incorporation of the Arctic region in their OBOR concept […]

SecDef Mattis At AUSA: The Threats The U.S. Military Must Be Prepared For

Secretary Mattis at AUSA: The Threats the US Military Must be Prepared For – Modern War Institute · by Liam Collins · October 12, 2017 Secretary of Defense James Mattis kicked off the Association of the United States Army’s (AUSA) Annual Meeting in Washington, DC on Monday. The meeting is billed as the “largest landpower exposition and professional development […]

BREAKING NEWS:  U.S. Navy Patrol Boat, Thunderbolt, Fires Warning Shots At Iranian Naval Ship After It Comes Within 150 Yards After ‘Tense Encounter’ In The Persian Gulf

BREAKING NEWS:  U.S. Navy Patrol Boat, Thunderbolt, Fires Warning Shots At Iranian Naval Ship After It Comes Within 150 Yards After ‘Tense Encounter’ In The Persian Gulf        Julian Robinson just posted an article on his publications website,, (July 25, 2017), about an incident earlier today in the Persian Gulf between a U.S. […]

$20B Worth Of Chinese SIGINT & SOF Sites; Plus Potential Clandestine Forward Deployed Cruise Missile Sites Chinese Purchases Of Overseas Ports Top $20bn In Past Year Beijing pushes ahead with spending and new shipping routes through Arctic circle Guangzhou Nansha container port in southern China China is ramping up acquisitions of overseas ports as it expands its reach as a maritime power, doubling its investments over the past year to […]

Oliver Stone’s Fawning, 18 hr. Interview With Vladimir Putin

Moscow Times June 21, 2017 Putin, Depersonalized: What Does Oliver Stone’s Film Reveal About Russia’s Leader? In “Putin Interview”, the ordinary and casual moments are the most compelling By Mikhail Fishman American filmmaker Oliver Stone has faced intense criticism since the release of his 4-hour “Putin Interviews” earlier this month. Critics have assailed Stone for […]