“We are now faced with the fact, my friends, that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now. In this unfolding conundrum of life and history, there is such a thing as being too late. Procrastination is still the thief of time. Life often leaves us standing bare, naked, and dejected with a lost opportunity. The tide in the affairs of men does not remain at flood — it ebbs. We may cry out desperately for time to pause in her passage, but time is adamant to every plea and rushes on. Over the bleached bones and jumbled RESIDUES of numerous civilizations are written the pathetic words, ’Too late.’ There is an invisible book of life that faithfully records our vigilance or our neglect. Omar Khayyam is right: ’The moving finger writes, and having writ moves on.’ “We still have a choice today: nonviolent coexistence or violent coannihilation.”
ISIS Terror Group is composed of CIAs Muslim Brotherhood / Al Qaeda / Free Syrian Army mercenaries and China’s battle against ISIS / ISIL is war waged against Nazionists in Israel, Saudi Arabia and Qatar.
– The Iraqi Foreign Minister, Ibrahim Jafari, has confirmed that China has been assisting with airstrikes in the country, but did not specify the details except to say that it is not involved with the current coalition. The arrangement has been going on since September when he met his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, at a UN anti-terrorism meeting.
MOSCOW, December 22 (Sputnik) — China has always been staunchly against terrorism, and it is currently involved in its own year-long anti-terror operation in Xinjiang. The news that it would be assisting Iraq against the Islamic State (IS) came as a surprise for many, since this marks the first major commitment China has made to combating terror outside of the country. Continue reading Reading Chinese in the Mideast→
While China has been asserting its ownership of the major portion of the Collateral Accounts, it’s not leaving everybody behind.
Last December 16th,
“At a meeting with the leaders of 16 Central and Eastern European countries (CEE) in the Serbian capital of Belgrade on Tuesday, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang announced a new investment fund of $3 billion to facilitate financing in the cash-strapped countries.”
However, this is not news for the mainstream media… Continue reading China Extends $3 Billion Aid to Europeans; Monitoring Ruble→
The global financial reset is imminent, and the Republic of United States will reemerge as all necessary preparations are completed.
The Israel controlled US Congress is deliberately ignoring ratification of IMF reforms, and decides to play hard ball.
These childish actions will surely amount to nothing as the rest of the world are about to welcome the “new normal”. Continue reading BRICS Gaining Control of IMF; U.S., Inc. Isolated→
by Alexander Mercouris
The reaction to the cancellation of the Sound Stream project has been a wonder to behold and needs to be explained very carefully.
In order to understand what has happened it is first necessary to go back to the way Russian-European relations were developing in the 1990s. Continue reading The Importance Of The Cancellation Of South Stream→
The hypothesis that follows, if carried through, is certain to have a significant effect on gold and the relationship between gold and all government-issued currencies.
The successful remonetisation of gold by a major power such as Russia would draw attention to the fault-lines between fiat currencies issued by governments unable or unwilling to do the same and those that can follow in due course. It would be a schism in the world’s dollar-based monetary order. Continue reading Russia's Monetary Solution→
In the TASS special project Top Officials, Vladimir Putin talks about healthy lifestyle, the “fifth column” and oil prices “plot” and argues with Russian philosopher Nikolay Berdyayev On health, wrong statement and the other side of the coin – What’s your health status now, Vladimir Vladimirovich?
– All worries are in foes’ dreams! – The foes are making hints…
– Really? It’s the first time I hear about it. What are they saying? Just fantasying? Continue reading We Are Strong Because We are Right [Putin]→
The atmospherics of his meeting with Xi suggest there is little cause for optimism in bilateral relations.
By Aurelia George Mulgan
November 17, 2014
For decades, Sino-Japanese relations were conducted under the principle of “separating politics and economics” (seikei bunri). In fact, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s 2006 book Utsukushii Kuni e [Towards a Beautiful Country], which embodied his grand vision for Japan during his first prime ministership, referred explicitly to Japan’s bifurcated policy of seikei bunri as the guiding principle of the Japan-China relationship.
All that changed in September 2010 when the Japan Coast Guard arrested a Chinese fishing boat captain and detained his ship in the waters off Kubajima in the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands, which inflamed both sides of the territorial dispute between the two nations. It was followed two years later by the Noda government’s purchase of the islands from their private owner and their subsequent nationalization, which further infuriated the Chinese. Cementing hostilities was Abe’s visit to the Yasukuni Shrine in December 2013. Continue reading Abe’s Humiliation in Beijing→
Chinese President Xi Jinping just announced that China will establish a Silk Road fund with $40 billion to support infrastructure investments in countries involved in the “one belt, one road” plan. This new proposal is in addition to the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) proposal that 21 countries have already joined. A critical element of such plans is to “break the connectivity bottleneck” in Asia and beyond, which has seriously hindered development in many developing countries. Presumably a large amount of funding will go to building roads, railways, and ports in these countries. Thus, many analysts (see for example here, here, and here) have labeled China’s new initiatives as a Chinese version of the Marshall Plan, indicating that China would use such initiatives to seek influence and even dominance in Asia. Continue reading China's 'Marshall Plan' Is Much More→
President Vladimir Putin and Chinese leader Xi Jinping have signed a memorandum of understanding on the so-called “western” gas supplies route to China. The agreement paves the way for a contract that would make China the biggest consumer of Russian gas. Continue reading Putin, Xi Jinping Sign Mega Gas Deal 2.0→