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How CPC succeeded in transforming China into a global power

By Zamir Awan for the Saker Blog With the beginning of the 20th century, geopolitics was changing rapidly. The centries old, empires, Kingdoms, Dynasties were facing severe challenges, and many revolutions were witnessed. The biggest change was the Russian revolution in 1917, as the Marxist first country in the world. People fed up with imperialism, feudalism, capitalism, and Western Style liberalism, democracy, and colonialism were looking at the Russian revolution

CPC Centenary – China on the Cusp of a Socialist Society

by Straight-Bat for the Saker Blog 1. Prelude The other day, I was trying to visualize the conversation that would take place on a rainy humid day in July 2021, in a cafeteria in the Eurasian region of heaven where Karl Marx, Robert Owen, Comrade Lenin, Chairman Mao, and Generalissimo Chiang would meet. Purpose – to exchange critical views around the Communist Party of China (CPC) centenary and China. Generalissimo

How a missile in Kabul connects to a Speaker in Taipei

Washington’s hard power display of taking out Al-Qaeda’s Al-Zawahiri will not be reciprocated by Beijing over Pelosi’s provocative visit to Taiwan. It does however, definitively bury the decades-long era of cooperative US-Chinese relations. By Pepe Escobar, posted with the author’s permission and widely cross-posted This is the way the “Global War on Terror” (GWOT) ends, over and over again: not with a bang, but a whimper. Two Hellfire R9-X missiles

In Eurasia, the War of Economic Corridors is in full swing

Mega Eurasian organizations and their respective projects are now converging at record speed, with one global pole way ahead of the other. By Pepe Escobar, posted with permission and cross-posted with The Cradle The War of Economic Corridors is now proceeding full speed ahead, with the game-changing first cargo flow of goods from Russia to India via the International North South Transportation Corridor (INSTC) already in effect. Very few, both

Sitrep: Operation Z

By Nightvision for the Saker Blog Let’s start with the obvious, that all bells are sounding regarding the start of the much awaited ‘Phase 2’ of the SMO. However, I for one am not yet entirely convinced it has fully begun and take the side of caution in line with what the Pentagon and analysts like Colonel Cassad have stated: “We have not yet observed offensive actions using large forces

Boris Rozhin – detailed discussion of the situation in the Ukraine

Note by Andrei: Boris Alexandrovich Rozhin blogs under the alias Colonel Cassad.  He is based in Crimea and reports about the events in the Ukraine on a daily basis.  I don’t necessarily agree/endorse everything he said here (or elsewhere) and I don’t share his ideological views (he is a Communist).  In in the interview he just gave to a Russian outlet he gives a lot of interesting information.  So what

The hidden casualties of War… Or Why Russia is Doomed.

by F(unny) MAN for the Saker Blog Everybody is behaving like crazy ants seeking Information on the Web(1), junkies that are looking for Battle Maps, Strategical and Tactical Analysis, Political speeches and statements, Videos of combat footage between the contenders, rocket and aerial Bombings, a little bit of gore here and there… But… I would like to write some words about the Hidden Losses of this War.  Losses so heavy

Politics of the Ukraine – Past and future possibilities

by Straight-Bat for the Saker Blog Introduction It would be quite unusual for any thinking person to remain calm and quiet under the current geopolitical environment across the Eurasian landmass. Hence, I couldn’t resist myself from delving into the origin, causes, and future possibilities of the so-called ‘Ukraine problem’. The very first thing that comes to my mind is how the phrase ‘Ukraine problem’ came into limelight. Does the origin

Address by Chinese President Xi Jinping at the 2022 World Economic Forum Virtual Session

Forge Ahead with Confidence and Fortitude to Jointly Create a Better Post-COVID World Special Address by H.E. Xi Jinping President of the People’s Republic of China At the 2022 World Economic Forum Virtual Session 17 January 2022 Professor Klaus Schwab, Ladies and Gentlemen, Friends, Greetings to you all! It is my pleasure to attend this virtual session of the World Economic Forum. In two weeks’ time, China will celebrate the

Readouts Virtual Meeting: President Vladimir Putin and President Xi Jinping

Both readouts follow.  First, President Putin and followed by President Xi Jinping. Talks with President of China Xi Jinping Vladimir Putin held talks, via videoconference, with President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping. December 15, 2021, 11:20 Beginning of Russia-China talks President of Russia Vladimir Putin: President Xi, my dear friend, I am delighted to see you. Greetings. I am happy to have this opportunity to see you via videoconference. This allows us to hold in-depth discussions on the development of Russian-Chinese relations of comprehensive

Sitrep: Here Comes China – Taking the lead – a dialogue on democracy in China

By Amarynth for the Saker Blog including a number of data points from Godfree Roberts Did you know that a huge International Forum on Democracy is ongoing in China right now?  This is before the supposed Summit on Democracy which is an attempt to divide the world into Democracies and Autocracies, according to the wishes of the rules-based international order. As we have seen so often from China, they acted

Here Comes China: Xi Jinping’s speech, Major geo-political events, Joint naval patrol, Shangri-La was a novel

by Amarynth for the Saker Blog There has been a slight pause in these sitreps. This writing became overshadowed with current events, fully covered in the Saker Blog by other writers.  Because of length, we will upgrade this one today from sitrep to guest analysis. A shortlisting of four major events since the Sitrep paused: 1.Meng Wanzhou’s triumphant return to China and a win against the Long Arm of the

China’s Communist Party – A 100-Year Legacy of Success and a Forward Vision

By Peter Koenig with permission and written for China’s Chongyang Institute of the Renmin University in Beijing – for the 100 Anniversary – 1 July 2021 – of China’s Communist Party. The legendary Chinese success story goes hand-in-hand with the evolution of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and China’s Communist Revolution that began in 1945. The foundation of the CPC on 1 July 1921 signaled the end of some

Sitrep: Here Comes China: Great Chinese Firewall, Governance, Space and Spinach.

Selections from Godfree Roberts’ extensive weekly newsletter: Here Comes China. You can get it here: https://www.herecomeschina.com/#subscribe Further selections and editorial and geopolitical commentary by Amarynth. America outperforms the Great Chinese Firewall. We know now why China has the Great Chinese Firewall.  It is like a gated community to keep western plunderers out.  Its that simple.  Daniel Dumbrill comments on the seizing of Iranian domains vis a vis the Great Chinese

Sitrep China : Smörgåsbord of notable international data points (and a little opium war)

Selections from Godfree Roberts’ extensive weekly newsletter: Here Comes China.   You can get it here: https://www.herecomeschina.com/#subscribe Further selections and editorial commentary by Amarynth:  I am looking for a little help for the Saker Blog and this regular sitrep specifically:  an analyst that can analyze or even just educate on the Chinese military weaponry complex.  What do they have, why and what are they working on?  If you have the

Dealing With Demons

Note:  Comments to this long-read article will be closed.  However a temporary email, [email protected] has been set up for serious comments on political, ideological, social, and economic aspects of SARS-COV-2/COVID19 only and your emailed comment will be placed in the comments area.  Be a little patient, the Saker’s moderation resources are working hard on the open threads on the Ukraine, Russia and the dire situation.  Any comments which mention, even

For Leviathan, it’s so cold in Alaska

Wang Yi and Yang Jiechi will seek to make shark’s fin soup out of Antony Blinken and Jake Sullivan at the Anchorage summit By Pepe Escobar with permission and first posted at Asia Times.   Leviathan seems to be positioning itself for a geopolitical Kill Bill rampage – yet brandishing a rusty samurai high-carbon-steel sword. Predictably, US deep state masters have not factored in that they could eventually be neutralized

Chinese Foreign Policy Outlook

By Zamir Awan for the Saker Blog China achieved miraculous progress during the last four decades, which were never seen in humankind’s known history. There must be many reasons for its rapid developments, but its foreign policy was one of the significant reasons. In simple words, China opted for a reconciliation policy and avoided any confrontation with any other nation or country. It helped China to focus only on developments

Sitrep: How Democratic is China?

By Godfree Roberts – selected from his extensive weekly newsletter : Here Comes China You can get it here:  https://www.herecomeschina.com/#subscribe Having recently read Godfree’s latest book, Why China Rules the World, I learned about trial spots, the history of these and how basically everything that is accepted by the population, gets trialed first, by the population. We change pace on this regular sitrep and instead of bringing together a wide

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