2021-08-19: News Headlines

Tom Clifford (2021-08-19). Post-US Afghanistan: Can China Navigate a Way Through the Tombstones? counterpunch.org Beijing. Another name has been chiseled on the tombstone in the graveyard of empires. The United States of America. 2001-2021. From the swords of Alexander the Great, the British empire, the Russians before and after Lenin, and the US as the newest members of the Great Game, military powers have seen the Afghan sand swallow

Editor2 (2021-08-19). Cuba, China, Latin America and the World. orinocotribune.com By John Ross — Aug 12, 2021 | The US in Latin America is at present once again seeing a series of countries attempting to follow independent policies, corresponding to their national interests, and some with a socialist orientation, rather than subordinating themselves to the US. These countries typically reject the current US cold war against China and indeed seek win-win relations with China. The US is responding to this trend by tightening its blockade of Cuba in an attempt to strangle that country in the hope of provoking a "colour counter-revolution." This anti-Cuba US blockade is being carrying out in…

Andreína Chávez Alava (2021-08-19). Venezuela: Maduro Reshuffles Cabinet, Arreaza Replaced as Foreign Minister. venezuelanalysis.com Former ambassador to China Felix Plasencia will take over the foreign affairs portfolio.

Marzieh Rahmani (2021-08-19). Growing bilateral trust reflected by Iran-China Strategic doc. en.mehrnews.com The growing trust between Iran and China was well reflected in the comprehensive strategic partnership document, the Iranian Foreign minister said on the 50th anniversary of the establishment of Iran-China diplomatic ties.

Pepe Escobar (2021-08-19). How Russia-China Are Stage-managing the Taliban. globalresearch.ca

Editor (2021-08-19). A working class perspective on China's tech regulations. mronline.org Bourgeois pundits are alarmed by the Chinese government's latest regulatory changes. A Wall Street Journal headline is typical: "China's corporate crackdown is just getting started. Signs point to more tumult ahead."

WSWS (2021-08-18). US Senator's tweet over Taiwan provokes Chinese threats of war. wsws.org The US debacle in Afghanistan has brought forth panicked calls in Washington for the US to shore up its prestige internationally by aggressively backing its allies and confronting its rivals—chiefly China.

teleSUR (2021-08-18). China's Mars Rover Accomplishes Planned Exploration Tasks. telesurenglish.net China's Mars rover Zhurong has accomplished its exploration and detection tasks as planned, according to the China National Space Administration (CNSA) on Tuesday. | RELATED: | As of Aug. 15, 2021, Zhurong had worked on the surface of Mars for 90 Martian days, or about 92 days on Earth, with all scientific payloads having started to work on detection tasks, said the administration. | The rover has traveled 889 meters as of Aug. 15, and its scientific payloads have collect…

ecns.cn (2021-08-18). U.S. accusations against China on COVID-19 origins tracing totally groundless: Chinese consul general. ecns.cn The so-called "lab leak" conspiracy theory being hyped up by the United States against China is "totally groundless" and merely an attempt to cover up their incompetence in coping with the COVID-19 pandemic.

ecns.cn (2021-08-18). Comicomment: If a Covid-19 virus takes adventures in China and the U.S. ecns.cn Covid-19 virus is the common enemy of the whole mankind. It is the common goal of the world to remove the virus as early as possible. However, China and the U.S. have taken different measures in fighting the pandemic caused by the virus.

_____ (2021-08-18). How China's Gorbachev Was Flushed in 1989. strategic-culture.org Next time you hear that China is the cause of your problems, take a step back and ask yourself why Soros isn't allowed into their country, even though he is running yours. | To this day, many people are still unclear as to the nefarious role that Hungarian mega speculator-turned philanthropist-turned color revolutionary George Soros has played in international affairs over the past 40 years. Sadly, many of those who have woken to the systematic carnage created by the elderly sociopath tend to make the mistake of either 1) assuming that the man has run an international conspiracy to rid the world of nation states…

ecns.cn (2021-08-18). U.S. should play constructive role in response to pandemic. ecns.cn Kenya recently joined 23 other countries, including China, Morocco, Thailand and South Africa, in launching the International Forum on COVID-19 Vaccine Cooperation, which aims to galvanize international synergy to provide vaccines to countries that have fewer resources.

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