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Xi’s Roadmap To The Chinese Dream

Authored by Pepe Escobar via The Asia Times, China's Belt and Road Initiative – the New Silk Road – will spark the country's development and turn the dream into reality… It all starts with Hong Kong as a major BRI financing hub. Now that President Xi Jinping has been duly elevated to the Chinese Communist […]

A Failing Empire, Part 3: China & Russia Are Transforming Enemies Into Friends

Authored by Federico Pieraccini via The Strategic Culture Foundation, In the previous articles, the military and economic means by which the United States initially aimed for global hegemony were addressed, detailing how the US became the (declining) superpower it is today. In both analyses I highlighted how the threat of US military power is no longer credible, and how […]

The New Silk Road Will Go Through Syria

Authored by Pepe Escobar via Asia Times, China and Syria have already begun discussing post-war infrastructure investment; with a 'Matchmaking Fair for Syria Reconstruction' held in Beijing Amid the proverbial doom and gloom pervading all things Syria, the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune sometimes yield, well, good fortune. Take what happened this past Sunday […]

Axiom: “Red Flags” Suggest China Credit Event Is “Closer Than It Appears”

Submitted by Gordon Johnson of Axiom Capital While we, as well as the few bearish peers we have, have warned of a pending “credit event” in China for some time now – admittedly incorrectly (China has proved much more resilient than expected) – the more recent red flags are among the most profound we’ve seen […]

Trump’s Delusion: Halting Eurasian Integration And Saving ‘US World Order’

Submitted by Federico Pieraccini via, The preceding three parts of this series analyzed the mechanisms that drive great powers.   The most in-depth understanding of the issues concerned the determination of the objectives and logic that accompany the expansion of an empire.   Geopolitical theories, the concrete application of foreign-policy doctrines, and concrete actions that the United […]

How A United Iran, Russia, & China Are Changing The World

Submitted by Federico Pieraccini via, The two previous articles have focused on the various geopolitical theories, their translations into modern concepts, and practical actions that the United States has taken in recent decades to aspire to global dominance. This segment will describe how Iran, China and Russia have over the years adopted a variety of economic and […]

Will Donald Trump End The American Unipolar Moment?

Submitted by Federico Pieraccini via, We are facing an unprecedented breakthrough: a global change that potentially could definitively overwhelm the unipolar world order created after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and sent into overdrive by the 9/11 so-called War on Terror. The victory of Donald Trump is the most emblematic representation […]

BRICS Bank, AIIB Pledge Partnership, Loans To Be Issued In Yuan / by Tyler Durden on 07/25/2015 15:35 Over the first half of the year, we’ve built on several narratives that we believe are critical when it comes to understanding how the intersection of geopolitics and economics is set to shape the world going forward. One of these narratives revolves around the extent to which […]

China-Led Bank Will “Keep America Honest,” Provide Alternative To IMF, Nomura Says / by Tyler Durden / 07/15/2015 21:50 -0400 The membership drive and subsequent launch of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank has been a favorite topic of ours since the UK threw its support behind the China-led venture in March. London’s move to join the bank marked a diplomatic break with Washington, where fears about the potential […]

“New Silk Road” Part 3: Challenges, Rivalries, & Prospects For Success / by Robert Berke via / 06/12/2015 18:55 Part 3: Challenges, Rivalries, Prospects for Success, and Investment Implications. In Part 1 of “The New Silk Road,” we examined the China’s plan for rebuilding the silk road, stretching from Europe to Asia. In Part 2, we looked at currently proposed projects, and what could stall and hamper […]