Category Europe

The End Of Europe’s Chinese Dream

The End of Europe’s Chinese Dream | by Mark Leonard – Project Syndicate · by Mark Leonard · May 26, 2020 The COVID-19 crisis has pushed Europeans’ strategic thinking about China – already shifting because of three developments – past the tipping point. After years of pursuing closer bilateral economic ties, Europeans suddenly realize that they have […]

Secret Sacrifice: The Agents Who Risked All Behind Nazi Lines

Secret sacrifice: the agents who risked all behind Nazi lines The Guardian · by Gareth Rubin · May 31, 2020 Major Francis Suttill, codenamed Prosper, led a network covering Paris. He was executed six weeks before VE day. Photograph: Courtesy of Francis J SuttillA very ordinary-looking metal canister will appear on BBC primetime series The Repair Shop next month. The size […]

Newly Released Report: “Breaking The China Supply Chain: How The ‘Five Eyes’ Can Decouple From Strategic Dependency”

Newly Released Report: “Breaking The China Supply Chain: How The ‘Five Eyes’ Can Decouple From Strategic Dependency”      Breaking-the-China-Chain I have not had a chance to read the newly released report as yet from the Henry Jackson Society; but, wanted to go ahead an send a link/attachment tp the report. I hope to […]

Sabotage And Subversion: The Secret Operations Of The SOE

Sabotage And Subversion: The Secret Operations Of The SOE · by James Wharton 18th May 2020 at 3:55pm Kidnapping German Generals, blowing up factories and infiltrating the water supply of a laundrette with itching powder … three real examples of the top-secret war time operations of the SOE, or to give it its full name, the […]

The European Union Is Dead — But, Does Not Yet Know It

The European Union Is Dead — But, Does Not Yet Know It       I have been writing for over five years now on this blog that the European Union (EU) was in a slow-motion death dance to the dustbin of history. The coronavirus pandemic has exposed the ‘unity’ piece of the […]

US Alerted Israel, NATO To Disease Outbreak In China In November

Excerpts: US intelligence agencies alerted Israel to the coronavirus outbreak in China already in November, Israeli television reported Thursday. According to Channel 12 news, the US intelligence community became aware of the emerging disease in Wuhan in the second week of that month and drew up a classified document. Information on the disease outbreak was […]

Britain Plans Coronavirus ‘Reckoning’ With China Which Could Become ‘Pariah State’

Excerpts:   Speaking to the Mail on Sunday a senior Government figure said: “Of course, the priority now is to deal with the crisis, but everybody knows there’s a reckoning when all this is over.” A leading Minister added: “We have always known their wildlife markets are a recipe for a pandemic. “China needs to […]

Coronavirus: Why China’s ‘Mask Diplomacy’ Is Raising Concern In The West

Coronavirus: why China’s ‘mask diplomacy’ is raising concern in the West Beijing has sent medical experts and badly needed supplies to places hit hard by the pandemic in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Other countries have also offered help, but analysts say there are worries about the motives behind the Chinese efforts and […]

America’s Allies Are Becoming A Nuclear-Proliferation Threat

      Both conservatives in South Korea and Japan began talking in earnest about going nuclear during the Obama admin, when POTUS Obama showed indifference to China’s aggressive posture in the South China Sea — building artificial islands in the Pacific and militarizing them, establishing an air defense identification zone, etc. A lack of […]

80% Of Coronavirus Test Kits ‘Gifted’ To Czechs By China Faulty

80% of coronavirus test kits ‘gifted’ to Czechs by China faulty China charged Czech government millions of crowns for defective coronavirus test kits Taiwan News · by Taiwan News TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Czech news site on Monday (March 23) revealed that 80 percent of the much-touted traunch of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) rapid test kits […]