About 15 years ago, the term "China's Peaceful Rise" was coined and the use of soft power was to be used by China as a way to spread its influence to other countries and eventually overcome the US as the dominant country. Many western skeptics at the time laughed at the notion but China knows better and this won't happen in a few years but rather in a few decades. One of the … [Read more...] about Rise of China and the decline of Baizuo?
I recently published this opinion piece on the Saker website, & it was republished in Russia Insider. I also wanted to share it here as well (with a few minor grammatical corrections). Apologies in advance if the pictures turn out blurry, please refer to one of the links above. Not All Silk Roads Are Created Equal The Trans-Caspian International Transport Route is … [Read more...] about Not All Silk Roads Are Created Equal
It seems the ghost has been exorcised but no MSM seems interested in reporting it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=blrmHkdgAlg&index=25&list=WL Simply search for “China ghost town Africa” and you should find a list of reporting that are simply ignorant or dishonest. If you want to see what brainwashing and misinformation can do simply read the comment section of the … [Read more...] about Tsk….What happened to China’s Ghost Town in Africa?
I recently saw a debate I wanted to share, regarding a topic of particular interest for me: innovation in China. A few takeaways I got from this video: The myth of what I call the "freedom-innovation nexus" is still alive & well. China is already surpassing the West in some aspects of innovation. Just as there are no one-size fits all political models, there are no … [Read more...] about “China 2015 – Leading Global Innovation”: a World Economic Forum debate
New research, based on China's aid track record from 2000-2013, shows that much of what the western media propagates about China's intentions & practices, when it comes to providing official development aid (ODA) to Africa, is simply NOT true. "Coincidentally", this latest research published by AidData has garnered little (if any) attention in US mainstream media … [Read more...] about New research dispels western myths about PRC aid to Africa