[This post is cross-posted at thesaker blog] Recently, I wrote a short comment in the piece India’s border policies line with Thalassa noting that “India is on the wrong side of history.” It was too “conclusory” a comment that deserves to be better explained. So I’d like to take a brief time why I think India is on the wrong side of history in siding with America … [Read more...] about Why Today’s India is on the Wrong Side of History
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Russia and China – Strategic Partners Or Partners of Convenience?
Mr. Unknown and the blogger known as the Saker has collaborated to write an interesting, provocative, and insightful piece end of last year. I truly applaud the effort and feel honored that China does have true friends from Russia. And I am truly heartened to see that there are Russians who do see China as equals ... and more importantly ... as friends. Overall I learned … [Read more...] about Russia and China – Strategic Partners Or Partners of Convenience?
Russia Today on Russian-China relations and countering the “West”
Russia Today featured Martin Hennecke, an associate director at a financial services firm in Hong Kong, commenting on the Russia-China relationship. This was during the backdrop of Vladimir Putin's meeting with Xi Jinping, who is expected to inherit Chinese President Hu Jintao's job in 2012. The Russia Today news anchor said "Russia and China today agreed to help each other … [Read more...] about Russia Today on Russian-China relations and countering the “West”
The Sinking of New Star
Four days ago, it was widely reported on the front page of almost every Chinese newspaper that Russian warships had sunk a Chinese cargo ship - New Star - off the coast of Vladivostok. According to an article from the People's Daily, … [Read more...] about The Sinking of New Star