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Saturday, September 21, 2019

Trump “Does Not Need China Deal Before Election”, Will Not Accept “Partial Deal”

With sentiment on a US-China trade deal turning decidedly more optimistic in recent weeks, with Goldman's proprietary trade deal odds indicator jumping as high as 40% most recently after tumbling to the single digits last month... ... moments ago Trump poured cold water on expectations for a deal announcement next month when senior Chinese and…

Does Bolton’s Firing Open New Potential For A Russia-China-USA Alliance?

Authored by Matthew Ehret via The Strategic Culture Foundation: With President Trump’s long overdue firing of John Bolton on September 10th, a window into the battle between neocon zombies infesting the White House and Donald Trump was made visible once more. As much as people enjoy oversimplifying American politics- clumping all “right wing politicians” together…

Russia, China Block UN Resolution on Ceasefire in Syria

Initiative called for a halt to all hostilities in Idlib province Russia and China have co-sponsored another resolution that stipulates the ceasefire regime should not apply to operations against terrorists from organizations designated by the UN Security Council.Two permanent states on the UN Security Council, Russia and China, blocked an initiative that was proposed by…

Mike Pence: We’re Going to Continue to Stand Strong on China

The Trump administration will continue to take a tough line with China in trade talks, Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday. Speaking at the CNBC Institutional Investor Delivering Alpha conference, Pence said that the U.S. would continue to insist that China make significant reforms to its economic system, including abandoning trade barriers, forced technology…

Ted Cruz Compares Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Protests To Berlin Wall

September 18, 2019 6:06 PM ET Republican Texas Sen. Ted Cruz compared Hong Kong protesters’ efforts to defend their freedoms against China to former President Ronald Reagan’s efforts to tear down the Berlin Wall Wednesday. Cruz made the comments during an event the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC) hosted in conjunction with a Tuesday…
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Chinese Woman Pleads Guilty To Running Multi-Million Dollar ‘Birth Tourism’ Scheme In US

September 18, 2019 5:25 PM ET A Chinese national has pleaded guilty to running a “birth tourism” business, which involved helping hundreds of pregnant clients enter the United States and give birth so their children would receive U.S. citizenship. Dongyuan Li pleaded guilty to two federal criminal charges, one count of visa fraud and one…

Kamala Harris Would Secure Victory with Big Tech’s Green Card Giveaway

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), running for the 2020 Democrat presidential nomination, would secure a major legislative victory should Senate Republicans help pass a green card giveaway plan for the nation’s largest tech corporations. This week, Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) and Harris are looking to pass S. 386, legislation that would allow Indian nationals to effectively monopolize…

China Slams Premature Blaming For Aramco Attack As US Hawks Argue “Military Action”

After Trump's Sunday "Locked and Loaded" comment in response to the early Saturday precision strikes on Saudi Aramco facilities from an as yet unconfirmed entity (the Houthis claimed immediate responsibility, with the US-Saudi coalition now blaming Iran), China on Monday slammed Washington finger-pointing as premature and irresponsible, though without directly mentioning the US. However, it was…

The SNC Lavalin Scandal: Breaking Canada’s Role in the Belt and Road Initiative

Submitted by Matthew Ehret… Unless you’ve been sleeping under a rock for the past few years, you should know that the world is currently being pulled by two opposing paradigms. The New Silk Road alliance in defense of the multi-polar model of nations led by Russia and China has arisen with incredible speed since 2013…

A Russian-Chinese “Rite of Spring”

Submitted by Olivia Kroth… The China-Russia relationship has taken a stride into a new era of greater development at a higher level, in 2019. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between China and Russia. With the world undergoing profound changes, enhancing China-Russia relations is a firm strategic choice by…

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