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2021-09-26: News Headlines

Dean Baker (2021-09-26). Paul Krugman, Going Green in China, and the Which Way Is Up Problem in Economics. cepr.net Paul Krugman's column this morning raises the issue of whether China is on the edge of seeing a real estate bubble burst, in the same way that Japan saw its real estate and stock bubble burst in 1990. Krugman points out that this did lead to slower growth for Japan, but it was not an …

New Atlas (2021-09-26). US vs. China: Singapore — Where does the City-State Stand? newatlas.report September 26, 2021 (The New Atlas) — US Vice President Kamala Harris has visited Singapore as part of renewed efforts by the US to coerce nations in the Indo-Pacific region to aid in Washington's growing confrontation with China. How did Singapore respond and what does this mean for the short and long-term ambitions of the …

ecns.cn (2021-09-26). China to promote vocational training of migrant workers. ecns.cn China will promote vocational training of migrant workers as part of the efforts to consolidate its poverty alleviation outcomes, an official said Saturday.

ecns.cn (2021-09-26). Xinjiang's 'genocide' accusations lay bare hegemonic mindset of anti-China forces: white paper. ecns.cn The accusations of "genocide" in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region conjured up by the anti-China forces in some countries such as the United States lay bare their hideous double standards, hypocrisy, and hegemonic mindset.

Dongsheng News (2021-09-26). News on China | No. 69. dissidentvoice.org China deals with housing crisis caused by the real-estate developers, particularly, Evergrande. China punishes mining companies for criminal practices in the Democratic Republic of Congo and orders them back home. China also remembers the Mukden Incident, a Japanese pretext to invade and occupy Chinese territory.

ecns.cn (2021-09-26). Xinjiang's demographic development marks success of healthy population growth of ethnic minorities: white paper. ecns.cn The demographic development of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region bears witness to the region's social progress and marks the success of a unified multiethnic country in ensuring the healthy population growth of its ethnic minorities.

Daniel Ellsberg (2021-09-26). Milley, China and the Danger of Nuclear War. zcomm.org Gen. Milley's call to China may have prevented a near catastrophe, as happened in 1983 when the Soviet Union believed Reagan had gone mad and planned a first strike…

Bertil Lintner (2021-09-25). Quad and AUKUS building a bulwark against China. asiatimes.com In the wake of the formation of a new strategic alliance comprising the United States, Britain and Australia, President Joseph Biden hosted the first in-person meeting at the White House with three prime ministers: Australia's Scott Morrison, Japan's Yoshihide Suga and India's Narendra Modi. Biden said at the White House meeting with the Quad, or …

AT Contributor (2021-09-25). Meng freedom unlocks China hostage diplomacy case. asiatimes.com Canada freed a Chinese telecoms executive and two Canadians imprisoned in what China's Western critics branded "hostage diplomacy" headed home Friday, drawing a close to an episode that has poisoned ties between the two countries and Washington. Meng Wanzhou — the 49-year-old daughter of Ren Zhengfei, the billionaire founder of world-leading telecoms equipment supplier Huawei …

ecns.cn (2021-09-25). Meng Wanzhou returning to China. ecns.cn Through unremitting efforts of the Chinese government, Ms. Meng Wanzhou has already left Canada, on 24 September local time, on a charter flight organized by the Chinese government. She will soon return to her home country and reunite with her family.

ecns.cn (2021-09-25). 65 countries oppose interference in China's internal affairs under pretext of human rights. ecns.cn Pakistan on Friday delivered a joint statement on behalf of 65 countries at the 48th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, stressing that respect for the sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity of states and non-interference in the internal affairs of sovereign states represent basic norms that govern international relations.

ecns.cn (2021-09-25). Fact sheet exposes U.S. meddling in Hong Kong. ecns.cn The Foreign Ministry on Friday issued a fact sheet revealing how the United States has interfered in Hong Kong affairs and supported anti-China and destabilizing forces, and said that China will make a firm and strong response.

ecns.cn (2021-09-25). China vows to continue support for UN nuclear test ban treaty. ecns.cn China will never be an obstacle to a multilateral treaty that bans all nuclear tests, and will continue to make contribution to facilitate its entry into force, a Chinese envoy reiterated Friday to a high-level United Nations conference.

WSWS (2021-09-25). Australian government speeds up plans for nuclear-powered submarines to confront China. wsws.org These moves indicate that preparations for war, potentially within years, not decades, are intensifying.

Dave DeCamp (2021-09-25). Biden Hosts First Quad Summit to Strengthen Partnership Against China. news.antiwar.com On Friday, President Biden

_____ (2021-09-25). Zbigniew's Ghost: An Exorcism (A Book Review of Valediction: Three Nights of Desmond). strategic-culture.org The only difference between 2021 and 1981 is that today, a Multipolar Alliance led by the Russia and China has created a new paradigm, capable of challenging the dystopic unipolar hegemon that Brzezinski believed should govern the New World Order. | As a journalist, it is necessary to do my best not only to stay up-to-date on as many of the cutting edge developments as possible, but to also keep a flexible mind so that the buzzing myriad of facts emerging every day can be imbued with value such that my analysis can be useful to readers. | Over the past weeks, my mind processed such a dizzying array of information…

WSWS (2021-09-25). Quad summit heightens threat of US-led war against China. wsws.org The first face-to-face meeting of US, Australian, Indian and Japanese leaders had all the hallmarks of a quadrilateral military alliance in the making directed against China.

Peter Koenig (2021-09-25). China in Action: Carbon Neutral by 2050. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-09-25). UNHRC session pushes for implementation of US-backed human rights resolution on Sri Lanka. wsws.org The ongoing, US-led human rights posturing against Sri Lanka is aimed forcing Colombo to fully embrace US military-strategic build up in the Indo-Pacific against China.

Joris Leverink (2021-09-25). Anti-Capitalist Chronicles: Whither China? roarmag.org Season 3, Episode 21 — Whither China?: | In this episode of ACC, Prof. Harvey examines what is happening in China today, the many changes taking place within (the formation of a billionaire class, uneven geographical development between metropolitan cities and rural areas, a cultural revolution), and highlights its impact on and relationship to the global economy. | You can support this podcast on

Editor2 (2021-09-25). Drop the Illusions: Biden is a Vicious Cold Warrior. orinocotribune.com By Carlos Martinez — Sep 22, 2021 | This original article by Friends of Socialist China co-editor After four years of Trump's unhinged anti-China rhetoric, combined with the intensification of US diplomatic and economic attacks on Chi…

Editor2 (2021-09-25). AUKUS — A Dangerous Military Escalation of the New Cold War. orinocotribune.com By Dr Jenny Clegg and Keith Bennett — Sep 23, 2021 | In this topical and detailed analysis, British based activist and scholar Dr Jenny Clegg explains how the recently announced AUKUS military alliance represents a serious escalation of the New Cold War and constitutes a threat not only to China but to the entire region. Friends of Socialist China co-editor Keith Bennett also contributed to this article. | The new military AUKUS pact between Australia, the United States and Britain, announced last week, is a serious escalation of the new Cold War against China and of the militarisation of the Asia-Pacific re…

sputniknews (2021-09-25). China Warns US Will 'Dump' India, Australia, and Japan as Four Nations Convene for Quad Summit. sputniknews.com Leaders from Australia, India, Japan, and the US held discussions on a range of issues, including maritime security, COVID vaccine cooperation, as well as the situation in Afghanistan, at the first-ever summit of the "Quadrilateral Security Dialogue" hosted at the White House on 24 September.

Staff (2021-09-25). Team of top scientists researching Covid origins disbanded amid controversy and conflicts of interest. rt.com A task force of senior scientists investigating the origins of Covid-19 has been disbanded, their leader revealed. Its investigation had been plagued from the outset by accusations of corruption and conflict of interest. | Columbia University professor Jeffrey Sachs told the

ecns.cn (2021-09-25). National security office of central gov't says U.S. plotting to wage 'color revolution' in Hong Kong. ecns.cn A fact sheet on U.S. interference in Hong Kong affairs released by the Chinese Foreign Ministry revealed that the United States has been plotting to wage a "color revolution" in Hong Kong, the Office for Safeguarding National Security of the Central People's Government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) has said.

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2021-09-25: News Headlines

Editor2 (2021-09-25). AUKUS — A Dangerous Military Escalation of the New Cold War. orinocotribune.com By Dr Jenny Clegg and Keith Bennett — Sep 23, 2021 | In this topical and detailed analysis, British based activist and scholar Dr Jenny Clegg explains how the recently announced AUKUS military alliance represents a serious escalation of the New Cold War and constitutes a threat not only to China but to the entire region. Friends of Socialist China co-editor Keith Bennett also contributed to this article. | The new military AUKUS pact between Australia, the United States and Britain, announced last week, is a serious escalation of the new Cold War against China and of the militarisation of the Asia-Pacific re…

Editor2 (2021-09-25). Drop the Illusions: Biden is a Vicious Cold Warrior. orinocotribune.com By Carlos Martinez — Sep 22, 2021 | This original article by Friends of Socialist China co-editor After four years of Trump's unhinged anti-China rhetoric, combined with the intensification of US diplomatic and economic attacks on Chi…

AT Contributor (2021-09-25). Meng freedom unlocks China hostage diplomacy case. asiatimes.com Canada freed a Chinese telecoms executive and two Canadians imprisoned in what China's Western critics branded "hostage diplomacy" headed home Friday, drawing a close to an episode that has poisoned ties between the two countries and Washington. Meng Wanzhou — the 49-year-old daughter of Ren Zhengfei, the billionaire founder of world-leading telecoms equipment supplier Huawei …

ecns.cn (2021-09-25). Meng Wanzhou returning to China. ecns.cn Through unremitting efforts of the Chinese government, Ms. Meng Wanzhou has already left Canada, on 24 September local time, on a charter flight organized by the Chinese government. She will soon return to her home country and reunite with her family.

ecns.cn (2021-09-25). 65 countries oppose interference in China's internal affairs under pretext of human rights. ecns.cn Pakistan on Friday delivered a joint statement on behalf of 65 countries at the 48th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, stressing that respect for the sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity of states and non-interference in the internal affairs of sovereign states represent basic norms that govern international relations.

ecns.cn (2021-09-25). Fact sheet exposes U.S. meddling in Hong Kong. ecns.cn The Foreign Ministry on Friday issued a fact sheet revealing how the United States has interfered in Hong Kong affairs and supported anti-China and destabilizing forces, and said that China will make a firm and strong response.

WSWS (2021-09-25). Australian government speeds up plans for nuclear-powered submarines to confront China. wsws.org These moves indicate that preparations for war, potentially within years, not decades, are intensifying.

ecns.cn (2021-09-25). China vows to continue support for UN nuclear test ban treaty. ecns.cn China will never be an obstacle to a multilateral treaty that bans all nuclear tests, and will continue to make contribution to facilitate its entry into force, a Chinese envoy reiterated Friday to a high-level United Nations conference.

sputniknews (2021-09-25). China Warns US Will 'Dump' India, Australia, and Japan as Four Nations Convene for Quad Summit. sputniknews.com Leaders from Australia, India, Japan, and the US held discussions on a range of issues, including maritime security, COVID vaccine cooperation, as well as the situation in Afghanistan, at the first-ever summit of the "Quadrilateral Security Dialogue" hosted at the White House on 24 September.

Peter Koenig (2021-09-25). China in Action: Carbon Neutral by 2050. globalresearch.ca

Dave DeCamp (2021-09-25). Biden Hosts First Quad Summit to Strengthen Partnership Against China. news.antiwar.com On Friday, President Biden

WSWS (2021-09-25). UNHRC session pushes for implementation of US-backed human rights resolution on Sri Lanka. wsws.org The ongoing, US-led human rights posturing against Sri Lanka is aimed forcing Colombo to fully embrace US military-strategic build up in the Indo-Pacific against China.

WSWS (2021-09-25). Quad summit heightens threat of US-led war against China. wsws.org The first face-to-face meeting of US, Australian, Indian and Japanese leaders had all the hallmarks of a quadrilateral military alliance in the making directed against China.

ecns.cn (2021-09-25). National security office of central gov't says U.S. plotting to wage 'color revolution' in Hong Kong. ecns.cn A fact sheet on U.S. interference in Hong Kong affairs released by the Chinese Foreign Ministry revealed that the United States has been plotting to wage a "color revolution" in Hong Kong, the Office for Safeguarding National Security of the Central People's Government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) has said.

Dean Baker (2021-09-24). The US and China: A Productive Path Forward. cepr.net Instead of wasting resources in military competition, and bottling up technologies in trying to gain economic advantage, we can look to have a path where we try to maximize cooperation between the superpowers, bringing in most of the rest of the world in the process.

Kevin Mwanza (2021-09-24). China Prepares For Collapse Of Evergrande Real Estate Conglomerate, Fallout Could Burst Global Asset Bubble. moguldom.com China is preparing for the potential collapse of real estate conglomerate Evergrande Group, dashing hopes that the government will step in to bail out the debt-saddled property developer — the country's second-largest — and avoid potentially global repercussions. With a more than $300 billion in liabilities, the company is on the brink of missing payments …

sputniknews (2021-09-24). US Mainstream Media Silent as Book Suggests Authenticity of Hunter Biden Emails on Burisma, China. sputniknews.com Earlier this week, the editorial board of the New York Post touted that at least two emails reportedly retrieved from a laptop belonging to Hunter Biden had been confirmed as authentic by a "person who had independent access" to the emails in question.

Sun Lung (2021-09-24). Another US attempt to discredit China. indybay.org In July 2021 the Biden's administration once again criticized the Chinese leadership. This time China was charged with organizing illegal activities in cyberspace which, for its part, creates a serious threat to the US national security.

Anand Naidoo (2021-09-24). The Heat: UN Peacekeeping and Hungary's FM. america.cgtn.com Leaders from around the world have been addressing the 76th session of UN General Assembly in New York this week. Jean-Pierre Lacroix, the UN's Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations, joined The Heat's host, Anand Naidoo, for a discussion on UN Peackeeping and China's role. CGTN's Nathan …

Conn Hallinan (2021-09-24). Looking Back: 50 Years of Foreign Policy. counterpunch.org For over 50 years I have been writing about foreign policy, mostly America's, but those of other nations as well. I think I have a pretty good grasp of countries like Turkey, China, India, Russia and the European Union. I regret that I am less than sure-footed in Africa and Latin America. During this time

_____ (2021-09-24). 'Coal Is Dead': New Global Pact Announced After China's Bold Step. commondreams.org "This is absolutely unacceptable and these Democrats… should be held accountable."

Editor (2021-09-24). New York Times advises China on COVID-19: abandon success, try failure. mronline.org Shielding the Western elite from justified rage.

_____ (2021-09-24). Biden's Appeal for Global Diplomacy at UN is Rank Hypocrisy & Travesty. strategic-culture.org U.S. foreign policy under Biden is essentially one of reviving the Cold War that existed with the Soviet Union to the current period against China and Russia. | Wouldn't it be fun if delegates to the United Nations General Assembly had buttons at their seats to gauge audience reaction in real-time to speeches delivered by world leaders from the podium? Dare we say, the address by U.S. President Joe Biden this week would have engendered a lot of digital groaning and guffawing at his rank hypocrisy. | Biden made an unctuous appeal for global diplomacy and for nations "to work together as never before" to solve a h…

Fang Ho (2021-09-24). China imposes snapback sanctions on the USA. indybay.org It must be said that the decision taken by Beijing to impose new targeted sanctions against the Americans worsened the already tense atmosphere of the dialog on the eve of the arrival of Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman in Tianjin.

Staff (2021-09-24). Almost 50% of Latin America & Caribbean Receive Vaccines from China & Russia. orinocotribune.com MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) — During the ministerial meeting of the Alliance for Multilateralism within the 76th session of the UN General Assembly, the Foreign Minister of Mexico, Marcelo Ebrard, announced that presently almost 50% of the population of Latin America and the Caribbean received COVID-19 vaccines from China and Russia. | The Alliance for Multilateralism was initiated on April 2, 2019 by the Foreign Ministers of France and Germany. On June 26, 2020, the first meeting of the Alliance for Multilateralism was held in order to reinforce the multilateral health architecture and Franco-German declaration f…

Vijay Prashad (2021-09-24). Clear away the hype: the U.S. and Australia signed a nuclear arms deal, simple as that. mronline.org The AUKUS despite being coined a security partnership, is a nuclear arms deal aimed at increasing pressure against China and should be cause for concern.

Adriel Kasonta (2021-09-24). New EU-China strategy made in Washington. asiatimes.com In a pretty surprising move, on September 16, the European Parliament published a resolution on a new EU-China strategy. This 18-page document, which mentions "China" more tha 160 times, was released immediately after US President Joe Biden, along with his faithful Anglo-Saxon brethren from Australia (Prime Minister Scott Morrison) and Britain (Prime Minister Boris Johnson), …

_____ (2021-09-24). Rome Fell and It's Probably Your Fault. strategic-culture.org Next time you read someone pontificating that the Roman Empire fell because it did something he doesn't approve of, just smile. | The Roman Empire fell because it did something the author doesn't approve of. And the American Empire or Putin's Russia or Communist China will fall because they also do what the author dislikes. It's a fun trope and you see it all the time. It's easy to do and lets the author pretend to be the edjamakated sort of fellow who can use Pompey, Pluto and Plato in a sentence rather than a hack re-wording the latest instructions from the Military-Industrial-Media-Complex. Now that the Americ…

_____ (2021-09-24). Global Peace Activists Warn of Dangers of US-Led Anti-China Pacts. commondreams.org "I'm glad to see President Biden speak out about the mistreatment of Haitian asylum-seekers. But his administration's use of Title 42 to deny them the right to make an asylum claim is a much bigger issue."

_____ (2021-09-24). AUKUS — Catalyst For A Nuclear Arms Race In The Indo-Pacific Region. popularresistance.org The new pact between the Australian, British and US governments is the latest escalation in a new cold war on China, and the developing world. The "enhanced trilateral security partnership called AUKUS"(1) does not name China, but every single serious commentator has interpreted it as being aimed against the People's Republic of China. | Coming exactly one month after the fall of Kabul, the announcement was a blessed relief for both Joe Biden and Boris Johnson. Biden reasserts US pre-eminence, weeks after it was humiliated by a foe without an air force. Johnson resumes the 'Global Britain' adventure, weeks after…

Dave DeCamp (2021-09-24). US Aircraft Carrier Sails Into South China Sea After Afghanistan Deployment. news.antiwar.com The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan and its strike group steamed into the South China Sea on Friday, returning to the region after being deployed to the north Arabian Sea to support the US evacuation from Afghanistan. | The US Navy said the Japan-based carrier The presence of US aircraft carriers…

John V. Walsh (2021-09-24). NY Times Advises China on Covid-19: Abandon Success, Try Failure. counterpunch.org Shielding the Western elite from justified rage The recent outbreak of the Delta variant in China "shows that its strategy no longer fits. It is time for China to change tack." So declared a lead essay atop the New York Times Opinion/Editorial section on Sept. 7 by Yanzhong Huang, a senior fellow at the Council

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-24). EU/NATO deploy Georgian troops to Central Africa. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com National Guard squad traveled to Central Africa The platoon of the 8th rotation team of the Georgian National Guard has left for the European Union-led military training mission (EUTM RCA) in the Central African Republic . Georgian peacekeepers Deputy Commander of the Georgian Defense Forces, Brigadier General Irakli Chichinadze, Commander of the National Guard, Brigadier …

Eve Ottenberg (2021-09-24). More Bad News About the U.S. and China. counterpunch.org Things just go from bad to worse. In mid-September, we learned from Bob Woodward's new book that Joint Chiefs Chairman General Mark Milley had to assure his Chinese counterpart, General Li Zuocheng last January that Trump was not a raving lunatic ready to nuke China, which Chinese leadership assumed from his erratic, aggressive behavior. This

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2021-09-24: News Headlines

John V. Walsh (2021-09-24). NY Times Advises China on Covid-19: Abandon Success, Try Failure. counterpunch.org Shielding the Western elite from justified rage The recent outbreak of the Delta variant in China "shows that its strategy no longer fits. It is time for China to change tack." So declared a lead essay atop the New York Times Opinion/Editorial section on Sept. 7 by Yanzhong Huang, a senior fellow at the Council

Eve Ottenberg (2021-09-24). More Bad News About the U.S. and China. counterpunch.org Things just go from bad to worse. In mid-September, we learned from Bob Woodward's new book that Joint Chiefs Chairman General Mark Milley had to assure his Chinese counterpart, General Li Zuocheng last January that Trump was not a raving lunatic ready to nuke China, which Chinese leadership assumed from his erratic, aggressive behavior. This

Conn Hallinan (2021-09-24). Looking Back: 50 Years of Foreign Policy. counterpunch.org For over 50 years I have been writing about foreign policy, mostly America's, but those of other nations as well. I think I have a pretty good grasp of countries like Turkey, China, India, Russia and the European Union. I regret that I am less than sure-footed in Africa and Latin America. During this time

Dean Baker (2021-09-24). The US and China: A Productive Path Forward. cepr.net Instead of wasting resources in military competition, and bottling up technologies in trying to gain economic advantage, we can look to have a path where we try to maximize cooperation between the superpowers, bringing in most of the rest of the world in the process.

Vijay Prashad (2021-09-24). Clear away the hype: the U.S. and Australia signed a nuclear arms deal, simple as that. mronline.org The AUKUS despite being coined a security partnership, is a nuclear arms deal aimed at increasing pressure against China and should be cause for concern.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-24). EU/NATO deploy Georgian troops to Central Africa. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com National Guard squad traveled to Central Africa The platoon of the 8th rotation team of the Georgian National Guard has left for the European Union-led military training mission (EUTM RCA) in the Central African Republic . Georgian peacekeepers Deputy Commander of the Georgian Defense Forces, Brigadier General Irakli Chichinadze, Commander of the National Guard, Brigadier …

Sun Lung (2021-09-24). Another US attempt to discredit China. indybay.org In July 2021 the Biden's administration once again criticized the Chinese leadership. This time China was charged with organizing illegal activities in cyberspace which, for its part, creates a serious threat to the US national security.

sputniknews (2021-09-24). US Mainstream Media Silent as Book Suggests Authenticity of Hunter Biden Emails on Burisma, China. sputniknews.com Earlier this week, the editorial board of the New York Post touted that at least two emails reportedly retrieved from a laptop belonging to Hunter Biden had been confirmed as authentic by a "person who had independent access" to the emails in question.

Adriel Kasonta (2021-09-24). New EU-China strategy made in Washington. asiatimes.com In a pretty surprising move, on September 16, the European Parliament published a resolution on a new EU-China strategy. This 18-page document, which mentions "China" more tha 160 times, was released immediately after US President Joe Biden, along with his faithful Anglo-Saxon brethren from Australia (Prime Minister Scott Morrison) and Britain (Prime Minister Boris Johnson), …

Fang Ho (2021-09-24). China imposes snapback sanctions on the USA. indybay.org It must be said that the decision taken by Beijing to impose new targeted sanctions against the Americans worsened the already tense atmosphere of the dialog on the eve of the arrival of Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman in Tianjin.

The Socialist Program (2021-09-23). China Moves Left Under Xi Jinping: Part 2. liberationnews.org This interview is an episode of The Socialist Program with Brian Becker, a podcast providing news and views about the world for those who want to change it. You can follow the show on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. TSP continues our discussion of the major changes in Chinese politics and society ushered in by President …

ecns.cn (2021-09-23). Chinese envoy regrets absence of U.S., other Western countries at UN anti-racism meeting. ecns.cn Zhang Jun, China's permanent representative to the United Nations, on Wednesday regretted the absence of the United States and some other Western countries from an important UN anti-racism meeting.

ecns.cn (2021-09-23). China expresses grave concern over U.S.-UK-Australia nuclear submarine cooperation. ecns.cn China on Wednesday expressed grave concern over the cooperation between the United States, the UK and Australia on nuclear submarines, stating that it deliberately escalates regional tensions.

_____ (2021-09-23). Lessons From 50 Years Covering Foreign Policy. popularresistance.org For over 50 years I have been writing about foreign policy — mostly America's, but those of other nations as well. I think I have a pretty good grasp of places like Turkey, China, India, Russia, and the European Union. I regret that I am less than sure-footed in Africa and Latin America. | During this time I have also learned a fair amount about military matters and various weapons systems, because they cost enormous amounts of money that could be put to much better use than killing and maiming people. But also because it's hard to resist the absurd: the high performance US F-35 fighter jet — at $1.7…

Danny Haiphong (2021-09-23). The Revenge of White Colonialism Motivates the AUKUS Alliance Against China. asia-pacificresearch.com

WSWS (2021-09-23). Biden, Macron pledge to meet amid mounting US-EU conflicts over China. wsws.org EU officials criticized Washington's signing of the anti-Chinese AUKUS alliance and the canceling of a Franco-Australian submarine contract.

Pepe Escobar (2021-09-23). Eurasia Takes Shape: How the SCO Just Flipped the World Order. orinocotribune.com By Pepe Escobar — Sep 22, 2021 | As a rudderless West watched on, the 20th anniversary meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization was laser-focused on two key deliverables: shaping up Afghanistan and kicking off a full-spectrum Eurasian integration. | The two defining moments of the historic 20th anniversary Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit in Dushanbe, Tajikistan had to come from the keynote speeches of — who else — the leaders of the Russia-China strategic partnership. | Xi Jinping: "Today we will launch procedures to admit Iran as a full member of the SCO." | Vladimir Putin…

Dave DeCamp (2021-09-23). China's Ambassador Says Continued 'Confrontation' By US Hinders Cooperation. news.antiwar.com China's new ambassador to the US on Wednesday "Competition on the US side often takes the form of confrontation, especially on major issues concerning China's core interests," Ambassador Qin Gang told a virtual event hosted by the George HW Bush China Foundation and the Carter Center. "If this does not change, it will undermine China's efforts to promote our mutual trust and cooperation." | Qin, who took…

Editor (2021-09-23). Rooftop solar to roll out on China's public buildings. mronline.org The latest county-level trials could boost rooftop solar power generation over the next five years but new business models are needed to make them successful.

Chris Kanthan (2021-09-23). China — Cultural revolution 2.0 and great leap backward? nationofchange.org Young people in China and America face similar problems. Both countries need a profound revolution but it must be real and ground up, not a populist sham from those in power.

Staff (2021-09-23). United States of War: How AUKUS Nuclear Submarine Deal Could Inflame Tension, Provoke War with China. democracynow.org Criticism is growing of AUKUS, a new trilateral military partnership between Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States that the countries say is needed to counter China's growing power in the Indo-Pacific region. As part of the agreement, the U.S. has agreed to help Australia build a fleet of nuclear-powered submarines, replacing a previous deal Australia had with France. China has denounced the deal, saying the countries are "severely damaging regional peace and stability, intensifying an arms race, and damaging international nuclear non-proliferation efforts." Anthropologist David Vine, who tracks U.S…

Anonymous103 (2021-09-23). Nuclear Tensions Between Australia And North Korea Are Among AUKUS Side Effects. southfront.org A missile is launched during a long and medium-range ballistic rocket launch drill in this photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency in Pyongyang on August 30, 2017. | Agreement paves the way for nuclear proliferation in Asia-Pacific | Written by Lucas Leiroz, research fellow in international law at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. | Apparently, the creation of the AUKUS group is the new big topic of debate on the geopolitical scenario. While the main focus is on China, which is undoubtedly the main target of the American initiative, the North Korean issue cannot be neglected. North Kor…

WSWS (2021-09-23). Scientists hone in on "missing link" in the natural origins of COVID-19. wsws.org The discovery by an international team of scientists further exposes the lie that the pandemic originated in a laboratory in Wuhan, China.

New Atlas (2021-09-23). De-Listed Anti-China Terror Group "Rises from the Dead" newatlas.report September 23, 2021 (Brian Berletic — NEO) — Suspicions were raised when in late 2020 the US de-listed as a terrorist organization the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM), sometimes referred to as the Turkestan Islamic Party (TIP). This was because the US had claimed as its rationale that the ETIM/TIP had not been active for over …

Koohan Paik-Mander (2021-09-23). Meet the Biden Advisor Who Wants a Cold War with China. counterpunch.org As a longtime Hawaii resident, I have always wondered how the former President of the United States, Grover Cleveland, was so ineffective when it came to foreign policy matters. His efforts to right the wrong of the unauthorized armed invasion and imprisonment of the last sovereign monarch of the Hawaiian Kingdom, Queen Lili ªuokalani, in 1893

Kevin Mwanza (2021-09-23). Leaked Grant Proposals: Wuhan Scientists Planned To Release Coronaviruses Into Bat Population 18 Months Before Covid. moguldom.com Wuhan scientists planned to release coronaviruses into bat caves more than a year-and-a-half before the first case of covid-19 was reported, according to 2018 grant proposals submitted to the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). The proposals showed that scientists wanted to genetically engineer coronaviruses that were infectious to humans and then conduct experiments …

WSWS (2021-09-23). Scientists find new evidence of the natural origins of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. wsws.org The discovery by an international team of scientists further discredits the claims, promoted by the corporate media and the Trump and Biden administrations, that the pandemic originated in a laboratory in the Chinese city of Wuhan.

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2021-09-23: News Headlines

ecns.cn (2021-09-23). Chinese envoy regrets absence of U.S., other Western countries at UN anti-racism meeting. ecns.cn Zhang Jun, China's permanent representative to the United Nations, on Wednesday regretted the absence of the United States and some other Western countries from an important UN anti-racism meeting.

New Atlas (2021-09-23). De-Listed Anti-China Terror Group "Rises from the Dead" newatlas.report September 23, 2021 (Brian Berletic — NEO) — Suspicions were raised when in late 2020 the US de-listed as a terrorist organization the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM), sometimes referred to as the Turkestan Islamic Party (TIP). This was because the US had claimed as its rationale that the ETIM/TIP had not been active for over …

ecns.cn (2021-09-23). China expresses grave concern over U.S.-UK-Australia nuclear submarine cooperation. ecns.cn China on Wednesday expressed grave concern over the cooperation between the United States, the UK and Australia on nuclear submarines, stating that it deliberately escalates regional tensions.

Koohan Paik-Mander (2021-09-23). Meet the Biden Advisor Who Wants a Cold War with China. counterpunch.org As a longtime Hawaii resident, I have always wondered how the former President of the United States, Grover Cleveland, was so ineffective when it came to foreign policy matters. His efforts to right the wrong of the unauthorized armed invasion and imprisonment of the last sovereign monarch of the Hawaiian Kingdom, Queen Lili ªuokalani, in 1893

Editor (2021-09-23). Rooftop solar to roll out on China's public buildings. mronline.org The latest county-level trials could boost rooftop solar power generation over the next five years but new business models are needed to make them successful.

WSWS (2021-09-23). Biden, Macron pledge to meet amid mounting US-EU conflicts over China. wsws.org EU officials criticized Washington's signing of the anti-Chinese AUKUS alliance and the canceling of a Franco-Australian submarine contract.

Danny Haiphong (2021-09-23). The Revenge of White Colonialism Motivates the AUKUS Alliance Against China. asia-pacificresearch.com

Staff (2021-09-23). United States of War: How AUKUS Nuclear Submarine Deal Could Inflame Tension, Provoke War with China. democracynow.org Criticism is growing of AUKUS, a new trilateral military partnership between Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States that the countries say is needed to counter China's growing power in the Indo-Pacific region. As part of the agreement, the U.S. has agreed to help Australia build a fleet of nuclear-powered submarines, replacing a previous deal Australia had with France. China has denounced the deal, saying the countries are "severely damaging regional peace and stability, intensifying an arms race, and damaging international nuclear non-proliferation efforts." Anthropologist David Vine, who tracks U.S…

Sun Lung (2021-09-23). Another US attempt to discredit China. indybay.org In July 2021 the Biden's administration once again criticized the Chinese leadership. This time China was charged with organizing illegal activities in cyberspace which, for its part, creates a serious threat to the US national security.

Dave DeCamp (2021-09-23). China's Ambassador Says Continued 'Confrontation' By US Hinders Cooperation. news.antiwar.com China's new ambassador to the US on Wednesday "Competition on the US side often takes the form of confrontation, especially on major issues concerning China's core interests," Ambassador Qin Gang told a virtual event hosted by the George HW Bush China Foundation and the Carter Center. "If this does not change, it will undermine China's efforts to promote our mutual trust and cooperation." | Qin, who took…

WSWS (2021-09-23). Scientists find new evidence of the natural origins of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. wsws.org The discovery by an international team of scientists further discredits the claims, promoted by the corporate media and the Trump and Biden administrations, that the pandemic originated in a laboratory in the Chinese city of Wuhan.

Vijay Prashad (2021-09-22). Clear away the hype: the US and Australia signed a nuclear arms deal, simple as that. peoplesdispatch.org The AUKUS despite being coined a security partnership, is a nuclear arms deal aimed at increasing pressure against China and should be cause for concern…

ecns.cn (2021-09-22). New trends tell where China-U.S. cooperation is heading. ecns.cn Despite trade frictions over the past few years and constant calls for "decoupling with China" from some U.S. officials, new trends emerging in Sino-U.S. economic and trade development show where momentum really lies for the world's two biggest economies.

_____ (2021-09-22). Racism Denies Common Prosperity In The United States. popularresistance.org Mainstream U.S. media frequently depicts China as a "closed off" country that treats ethnic minorities with contempt and oppression. The New York Times took this baseless accusation further in an op-ed published on September 9 that claimed China was closing itself off from the world and rejecting the English language. No verifiable proof was offered beyond reforms to the education system that seek to address economic and social stressors faced by Chinese families. | The op-ed argued that China's decision to place tighter regulations on its private tutoring and examination process is a sign that the country is clo…

ecns.cn (2021-09-22). China to continue to bring world new opportunities through its new development: Xi. ecns.cn China will continue to bring the world new opportunities through its new development, said Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday.

_____ (2021-09-22). NY Times Advises China On Covid-19: Abandon Success, Try Failure. popularresistance.org The recent outbreak of the Delta variant in China "shows that its strategy no longer fits. It is time for China to change tack." | So declared a lead essay atop the New York Times Opinion/Editorial section on Sept. 7 by Yanzhong Huang, a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. | The Delta outbreak that "changed the game" in Huang's words emerged after an outbreak at Nanjing international airport in July traced to a flight from Russia. Did this outbreak change anything in fact? | Let's do the numbers. | Let's do something that Huang did not; let's look at the numbers from July 1 until Sept. 7 the date o…

ecns.cn (2021-09-22). High hopes voiced for green future. ecns.cn He described China's plan to achieve carbon neutrality from its emissions peak in just 30 years as the shortest in the world, compared with 70 years for the EU and 45 years for the US.

Brian Berletic (2021-09-22). AUKUS vs China: Inching Toward War. asia-pacificresearch.com

Medea Benjamin, Nicolas J. S. Davies (2021-09-22). US militarism's toxic impact on climate policy. nationofchange.org That will require the United States to seriously reduce the military budget and commit to peaceful, practical diplomacy with China and Russia.

Raúl Zibechi (2021-09-22). Estados Unidos ya siente miedo ante China. globalizacion.ca El editor en jefe del Global Times, diario oficialista chino, Hu Xijin, escribe: "Solo podemos hablar con Estados Unidos con fuerza y acciones. (…) Mi conclusión es que la fuerte fuerza militar, especialmente la nuclear estratégica, ha hecho que Estados…

WSWS (2021-09-22). China's Evergrande set to default on debt payment. wsws.org Financial markets have priced in the prospect of payment as unlikely with one of its bonds trading at less than 30 percent of its face value.

_____ (2021-09-22). End the Pentagon's New Anti-China Slush Fund and Reinvest in Our Communities Instead. commondreams.org "Every day that goes by, another roughly 10,000 people are lost to this disease—what are governments with the power to change this horrific statistic waiting for?"

_____ (2021-09-22). The First World War, Cecile Rhodes & Anglo-Saxon Power. strategic-culture.org David William Pear says the era in which the British Empire set out to destroy Germany in 1902 — leading the way to World War I — is frighteningly similar to that of today's U.S. hostility to the rising of China and Russia. | In the wake of the new U.S.-U.K.-Australia defense pact, driven by the

_____ (2021-09-22). 'Huge Step Forward': China Applauded for Pledge to Stop Building Overseas Coal Plants. commondreams.org One Democratic U.S. congressman called the move "a complete slap in the face to the families of the more than 50,000 Floridians who have died from Covid."

Pip Hinman (2021-09-22). Australia's New Anti-China Alliance. asia-pacificresearch.com

sputniknews (2021-09-22). Chinese Covid Vaccines Reach 100 Nations, But WHO Warns Africa Still Short 470 Million Shots in 2021. sputniknews.com Unique among industrial nations, China has vaccinated more than 1 billion of its citizens against COVID-19 while exporting even more shots. While its vaccines are not as technically advanced as those made by Western pharmaceutical firms, they have been many nations' only source of protection from the pandemic.

WSWS (2021-09-22). New Zealand PM "pleased to see" AUKUS military pact. wsws.org New Zealand is not part of the recently announced military pact between the US, Britain and Australia targeting China, but Prime Minister Ardern welcomed their aggressive engagement in the Pacific region.

Anonymous103 (2021-09-22). The Global Gateway's Challenge Against China's BRI Will Fail If EU Insists On Imposing Their "Values" southfront.org The EU's Global Gateway cannot financially compete with the multitrillion dollar BRI project Written by Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst….

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-22). Large majority of Europeans believe in new Cold War with Russia, China. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Majority of Europeans believe in new cold war with Russia, China: Survey The majority of European citizens believe that a new cold war is going on with Russia and China, a new study revealed on Wednesday. According to the survey of the pan-European think tank European Council on Foreign Relations, 62% of Europeans feel that …

WSWS (2021-09-22). Biden proclaims "new era" of human rights imperialism at UN. wsws.org As the White House presides over a massive nuclear buildup targeting China, Biden told the UN that America would rededicate itself to the preservation of "human rights" and "global cooperation."

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2021-09-22: News Headlines

Vijay Prashad (2021-09-22). Clear away the hype: the US and Australia signed a nuclear arms deal, simple as that. peoplesdispatch.org The AUKUS despite being coined a security partnership, is a nuclear arms deal aimed at increasing pressure against China and should be cause for concern…

WSWS (2021-09-22). New Zealand PM "pleased to see" AUKUS military pact. wsws.org New Zealand is not part of the recently announced military pact between the US, Britain and Australia targeting China, but Prime Minister Ardern welcomed their aggressive engagement in the Pacific region.

Brian Berletic (2021-09-22). AUKUS vs China: Inching Toward War. asia-pacificresearch.com

Danny Haiphong (2021-09-22). The revenge of white colonialism motivates the AUKUS alliance against China. mronline.org The United States, United Kingdom, and Australia have formed an alliance called "AUKUS" to create, in the words of Australia PM Scott Morrison, "a partnership where our technology, our scientists, our industry, our defense forces are all working together to deliver a safer and more secure region that ultimately benefits all."

Pip Hinman (2021-09-22). Australia's New Anti-China Alliance. asia-pacificresearch.com

WSWS (2021-09-22). Biden proclaims "new era" of human rights imperialism at UN. wsws.org As the White House presides over a massive nuclear buildup targeting China, Biden told the UN that America would rededicate itself to the preservation of "human rights" and "global cooperation."

ecns.cn (2021-09-22). New trends tell where China-U.S. cooperation is heading. ecns.cn Despite trade frictions over the past few years and constant calls for "decoupling with China" from some U.S. officials, new trends emerging in Sino-U.S. economic and trade development show where momentum really lies for the world's two biggest economies.

_____ (2021-09-22). Racism Denies Common Prosperity In The United States. popularresistance.org Mainstream U.S. media frequently depicts China as a "closed off" country that treats ethnic minorities with contempt and oppression. The New York Times took this baseless accusation further in an op-ed published on September 9 that claimed China was closing itself off from the world and rejecting the English language. No verifiable proof was offered beyond reforms to the education system that seek to address economic and social stressors faced by Chinese families. | The op-ed argued that China's decision to place tighter regulations on its private tutoring and examination process is a sign that the country is clo…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-22). Large majority of Europeans believe in new Cold War with Russia, China. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Majority of Europeans believe in new cold war with Russia, China: Survey The majority of European citizens believe that a new cold war is going on with Russia and China, a new study revealed on Wednesday. According to the survey of the pan-European think tank European Council on Foreign Relations, 62% of Europeans feel that …

WSWS (2021-09-22). China's Evergrande set to default on debt payment. wsws.org Financial markets have priced in the prospect of payment as unlikely with one of its bonds trading at less than 30 percent of its face value.

ecns.cn (2021-09-22). China to continue to bring world new opportunities through its new development: Xi. ecns.cn China will continue to bring the world new opportunities through its new development, said Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday.

_____ (2021-09-22). NY Times Advises China On Covid-19: Abandon Success, Try Failure. popularresistance.org The recent outbreak of the Delta variant in China "shows that its strategy no longer fits. It is time for China to change tack." | So declared a lead essay atop the New York Times Opinion/Editorial section on Sept. 7 by Yanzhong Huang, a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. | The Delta outbreak that "changed the game" in Huang's words emerged after an outbreak at Nanjing international airport in July traced to a flight from Russia. Did this outbreak change anything in fact? | Let's do the numbers. | Let's do something that Huang did not; let's look at the numbers from July 1 until Sept. 7 the date o…

ecns.cn (2021-09-22). High hopes voiced for green future. ecns.cn He described China's plan to achieve carbon neutrality from its emissions peak in just 30 years as the shortest in the world, compared with 70 years for the EU and 45 years for the US.

Sun Lung (2021-09-22). Another US attempt to discredit China. indybay.org In July 2021 the Biden's administration once again criticized the Chinese leadership. This time China was charged with organizing illegal activities in cyberspace which, for its part, creates a serious threat to the US national security.

Raúl Zibechi (2021-09-22). Estados Unidos ya siente miedo ante China. globalizacion.ca El editor en jefe del Global Times, diario oficialista chino, Hu Xijin, escribe: "Solo podemos hablar con Estados Unidos con fuerza y acciones. (…) Mi conclusión es que la fuerte fuerza militar, especialmente la nuclear estratégica, ha hecho que Estados…

sputniknews (2021-09-22). Chinese Covid Vaccines Reach 100 Nations, But WHO Warns Africa Still Short 470 Million Shots in 2021. sputniknews.com Unique among industrial nations, China has vaccinated more than 1 billion of its citizens against COVID-19 while exporting even more shots. While its vaccines are not as technically advanced as those made by Western pharmaceutical firms, they have been many nations' only source of protection from the pandemic.

ecns.cn (2021-09-21). Xinjiang residents debunk lies fabricated by Western politicians, anti-China forces. ecns.cn More than 20 residents in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region shared their personal experiences at a news conference via video link on Friday to expose the lies and fallacies of some Western politicians and anti-China forces.

ecns.cn (2021-09-21). Ties with China necessary, essential for Latin America, says Cuban academic. ecns.cn For Latin America, ties with China are necessary and essential, a Cuban academic said following Chinese President Xi Jinping's message to the recently concluded 6th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC).

John V. Walsh (2021-09-21). New York Times Advises China on Covid-19: Abandon Success, Try Failure. dissidentvoice.org The recent outbreak of the Delta variant in China "shows that its strategy no longer fits. It is time for China to change tack." So declared a lead essay atop the New York Times Opinion/Editorial section on September 7 by Yanzhong Huang, a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. The Delta outbreak that …

Kevin Mwanza (2021-09-21). 5 Things To Know About New Clues On The Dangerous US-Funded Research At China Wuhan Lab. moguldom.com The U.S. has funded research at a virology lab in Wuhan, China, the city suspected of being the epicenter of the covid-19 pandemic, according to confidential documents released by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Leading infectious diseases expert Dr. Antony Fauci is on record denying that the U.S. funded controversial gain-of-function research at the …

_____ (2021-09-21). Strategic Stupidity… Biden Torpedoes French & NATO Relations With Aussie Sub Deal to Target China. strategic-culture.org It's not only France that is stunned by the Anglo-American skullduggery. The other European NATO allies were also left in the dark, Finian Cunningham writes. | The Gallic gall erupting between France and the United States, Britain and Australia has overshadowed the new military alliance that U.S. President Joe Biden announced last week for the Indo-Pacific region. | That alliance was supposed to signal a U.S.-led initiative to challenge China. But the strategic move is turning out rather stupid and shortsighted as it has backfired to slam a hole in Washington's alliance with France and wider NATO partnerships.

ecns.cn (2021-09-21). 4.4 mln doses of Chinese COVID-19 vaccines arrive in Nepal. ecns.cn With the latest consignment of COVID-19 vaccines landing in Kathmandu on Friday, Nepal has now received all 6 million doses the government purchased from China in August, local media reported.

Luis Manuel Arce Isaac (2021-09-21). China, un invitado extracontinental muy significativo en la CELAC. globalizacion.ca A algunos sorprendió que después de los discursos en la VI Cumbre de la Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños (Celac), el sábado 18 de septiembre, se proyectara un mensaje de Xi Jinping, presidente de China. | Sin embargo, el jefe…

The Conversation (2021-09-21). China Emerging as Competitor to Tesla: Will it build the best Cars in the World? juancole.com By Tom Stacey " Europeans and other western nations have dominated automotive excellence for over a century. Whether it is the satisfying thud of the door closing on a Volkswagen from Wolfsburg, or the beauty of a Ferrari from Modena, these brands are iconic — and very lucrative for their manufacturers. When we think of …

Editor (2021-09-21). China and the power of healing. mronline.org COVID-19 is the major public health emergency witnessed by human history in recent times. Covid has put humanity to a new test and shaped our World from individual new norms to a new world order.

WSWS (2021-09-21). The UN General Assembly and the threat of imperialist aggression against China. wsws.org The UN General Assembly opened in New York City under the shadow of the sudden announcement last week of the Australia-UK-US alliance aimed at China.

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2021-09-21: News Headlines

New Atlas (2021-09-21). AUKUS vs China: Inching Toward War. newatlas.report September 21, 2021 (Brian Berletic — NEO) — Australia, the UK and the US announced the formation of "AUKUS," an amalgamation of the three nation's initials, as a tripartite "defense alliance." Despite claims that the alliance is aimed at no particular country (and no particular country was mentioned during its announcement), the Western media has …

ecns.cn (2021-09-21). Xinjiang residents debunk lies fabricated by Western politicians, anti-China forces. ecns.cn More than 20 residents in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region shared their personal experiences at a news conference via video link on Friday to expose the lies and fallacies of some Western politicians and anti-China forces.

ecns.cn (2021-09-21). Ties with China necessary, essential for Latin America, says Cuban academic. ecns.cn For Latin America, ties with China are necessary and essential, a Cuban academic said following Chinese President Xi Jinping's message to the recently concluded 6th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC).

WSWS (2021-09-21). The UN General Assembly and the threat of imperialist aggression against China. wsws.org The UN General Assembly opened in New York City under the shadow of the sudden announcement last week of the Australia-UK-US alliance aimed at China.

The Conversation (2021-09-21). China Emerging as Competitor to Tesla: Will it build the best Cars in the World? juancole.com By Tom Stacey " Europeans and other western nations have dominated automotive excellence for over a century. Whether it is the satisfying thud of the door closing on a Volkswagen from Wolfsburg, or the beauty of a Ferrari from Modena, these brands are iconic — and very lucrative for their manufacturers. When we think of …

Sun Lung (2021-09-21). Another US attempt to discredit China. indybay.org In July 2021 the Biden's administration once again criticized the Chinese leadership. This time China was charged with organizing illegal activities in cyberspace which, for its part, creates a serious threat to the US national security.

ecns.cn (2021-09-21). 4.4 mln doses of Chinese COVID-19 vaccines arrive in Nepal. ecns.cn With the latest consignment of COVID-19 vaccines landing in Kathmandu on Friday, Nepal has now received all 6 million doses the government purchased from China in August, local media reported.

_____ (2021-09-20). AUKUS Expedites the Coming EU Army & NATO's Irrelevance. strategic-culture.org While AUKUS formally exists to counter China, it does so on the basis of shared history and spheres of influence. That means that the logic of containing China within such a framework also contains AUKUS. | The surprise announcement of the new AUKUS alliance has predictably provoked an outcry from the

WSWS (2021-09-20). French officials warn AUKUS alliance undermines US-Europe relations. wsws.org Paris denounced Washington's sudden announcement of an Australia-UK-US alliance targeting China, and the related cancellation of a French-Australian submarine sale.

Adriel Kasonta (2021-09-20). AUKUS the latest attempt to push for war with China. asiatimes.com Surprise, surprise! After a "candid" phone conversation with President Xi Jinping the previous week, aimed at "responsible managing the competition between the United States and the PRC" and ensuring it "does not veer into conflict," US President Joe Biden announced on Wednesday that his country was joining a new trilateral security coalition comprising Washington, London …

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-20). China gives U.S. advice on how to preserve NATO. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Excerpts from The Global Times. An aggressive military bloc with thirty full members and forty partners on all inhabited continents which has waged unprovoked wars on three of them is evidently no problem to China, Russia, the United Nations, etc. Just business as usual. US-France tussle over AUKUS upsetting NATO, EuropeBy Cui HongjianThe author is …

Editor (2021-09-20). Stop U.S. submarine warfare! workers.org The Biden administration's latest foreign policy step has sharpened U.S. imperialism's global conflict with the People's Republic of China. It must be opposed by all those who want to reverse a new version of the 20th century's Cold War and avert a global war. Biden made this move official with . . . |

ecns.cn (2021-09-20). China stresses aircraft disinfection to prevent COVID-19 case import. ecns.cn China has rolled out a protocol on the disinfection of passenger aircraft arriving from outside the Chinese mainland to reduce the risk of COVID-19 case import.

Dana Sanchez (2021-09-20). Global Financial Markets And Crypto Wobble On China Credit Fears, Everything Goes Risk-Off. moguldom.com The Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite Index fell 2.4-to-2.9 percent Monday along with consumer confidence, amid a storm of market risks including fears that contagion from China's property market could lead to a Chinese "Lehman moment". Bitcoin, which traded above $50,000 earlier this month, had a bad day, down 10 percent …

Mark Valencia (2021-09-20). US should beware of advice based on wishful thinking. asiatimes.com A recent article in the prestigious American journal Foreign Affairs made a series of recommendations for US policy in the South China Sea. However, US policymakers should beware of such recommendations based on questionable assumptions and wishful thinking. Following them could lead to another US foreign-policy failure. The article in essence supports the idea of …

Bertil Lintner (2021-09-20). US encircling China on multiple new Cold War fronts. asiatimes.com The Indo-Pacific's Cold War is heating up as the region splits ever more decisively into opposed camps with a loose alliance of US-led democratic powers on one side and authoritarian China and its aligned satellites on the other. And the first economic salvos of the contest launched by Donald Trump's trade war are becoming more …

Anonymous103 (2021-09-20). India Wants Quad To Get More Involved In Afghanistan. southfront.org Illustrative ImageThe issue of the Taliban will be discussed in the first-ever Quad summit, and it is once again all about containing China. | Written by Uriel Araujo, researcher with a focus on international and ethnic conflicts. | The US has announced the Quad's first-ever Leaders' Summit to take place at Washington D.C. on September 24. Last Friday, the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) and the Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO) held summit meetings at Dushanbe, Tajikistan. India was represented in the latter occasion and shall be in the former also. Currently Taliban-controlled Afghanistan a…

ecns.cn (2021-09-20). China-donated vaccines arrive in Kenya amid intensified pandemic fight in Africa. ecns.cn Senior Kenyan government officials on Saturday received a batch of Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine doses from China as the East African nation ramps up inoculations for high-risk populations against the virus, saying they would reinvigorate the pandemic fight in the country.

Thom Hartmann (2021-09-20). The Real Crime That General Milley Exposed. counterpunch.org Joint Chiefs Chairman General Mark Milley stepped outside the realm of his constitutional power to prevent Donald Trump from starting nuclear war with China or Iran. It was definitely unconstitutional and probably illegal. But he's not the true villain in this story; the true villain is almost never mentioned in the press. Trump's advisors aren't

_____ (2021-09-20). Ten Years After Occupy Wall Street, Its Real Legacy Is Anarchism In Practice. popularresistance.org Lenapehoking, Turtle Island (also known as New York City) — Since its demise in the Fall of 2012, various individuals, websites, social media accounts, and politicians have tried to claim the mantle of Occupy Wall Street. The associations are endless, from Bernie Sanders-aligned "socialists" to neoliberal Twitter accounts praising landlords for evicting people. Any journalist writing about the OWS movement should know its actual history, separated from the machinations of those who later tried to co-opt its message for themselves. OWS was anarchism in practice, and that is its legacy. | Several members of M…

WSWS (2021-09-20). Beijing condemns military pact between the US, Britain and Australia. wsws.org The Chinese regime fears that Biden is accelerating the confrontation with China and preparations for war that began with President Obama and was expanded under Trump.

_____ (2021-09-20). That 'Other' Reset Unfolding Across West & Central Asia. strategic-culture.org All of Central Asia is re-setting towards the SCO, EAEU, Russia and China. The former is now 'lost' to the U.S., Alastair Crooke writes. | The shock of Afghanistan imploding — as if blown away in a puff of wind — plus the frantic U.S. scramble to get away, even as loyal local retainers, and billions of dollars' worth of baggage were left abandoned on the tarmac, has triggered a political earthquake that is unfolding across Asia. The 'ground zero' (i.e. the U.S.) to a complex network structure has been pulled out on old and settled structures and relationships. | In a very real sense, Washington was th…

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2021-09-20: News Headlines

WSWS (2021-09-20). French officials warn AUKUS alliance undermines US-Europe relations. wsws.org Paris denounced Washington's sudden announcement of an Australia-UK-US alliance targeting China, and the related cancellation of a French-Australian submarine sale.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-20). China gives U.S. advice on how to preserve NATO. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Excerpts from The Global Times. An aggressive military bloc with thirty full members and forty partners on all inhabited continents which has waged unprovoked wars on three of them is evidently no problem to China, Russia, the United Nations, etc. Just business as usual. US-France tussle over AUKUS upsetting NATO, EuropeBy Cui HongjianThe author is …

Adriel Kasonta (2021-09-20). AUKUS the latest attempt to push for war with China. asiatimes.com Surprise, surprise! After a "candid" phone conversation with President Xi Jinping the previous week, aimed at "responsible managing the competition between the United States and the PRC" and ensuring it "does not veer into conflict," US President Joe Biden announced on Wednesday that his country was joining a new trilateral security coalition comprising Washington, London …

ecns.cn (2021-09-20). China stresses aircraft disinfection to prevent COVID-19 case import. ecns.cn China has rolled out a protocol on the disinfection of passenger aircraft arriving from outside the Chinese mainland to reduce the risk of COVID-19 case import.

Mark Valencia (2021-09-20). US should beware of advice based on wishful thinking. asiatimes.com A recent article in the prestigious American journal Foreign Affairs made a series of recommendations for US policy in the South China Sea. However, US policymakers should beware of such recommendations based on questionable assumptions and wishful thinking. Following them could lead to another US foreign-policy failure. The article in essence supports the idea of …

Thom Hartmann (2021-09-20). The Real Crime That General Milley Exposed. counterpunch.org Joint Chiefs Chairman General Mark Milley stepped outside the realm of his constitutional power to prevent Donald Trump from starting nuclear war with China or Iran. It was definitely unconstitutional and probably illegal. But he's not the true villain in this story; the true villain is almost never mentioned in the press. Trump's advisors aren't

WSWS (2021-09-20). Beijing condemns military pact between the US, Britain and Australia. wsws.org The Chinese regime fears that Biden is accelerating the confrontation with China and preparations for war that began with President Obama and was expanded under Trump.

Bertil Lintner (2021-09-20). US encircling China on multiple new Cold War fronts. asiatimes.com The Indo-Pacific's Cold War is heating up as the region splits ever more decisively into opposed camps with a loose alliance of US-led democratic powers on one side and authoritarian China and its aligned satellites on the other. And the first economic salvos of the contest launched by Donald Trump's trade war are becoming more …

ecns.cn (2021-09-20). Ties with China necessary, essential for Latin America, says Cuban academic. ecns.cn For Latin America, ties with China are necessary and essential, a Cuban academic said following Chinese President Xi Jinping's message to the recently concluded 6th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC).

ecns.cn (2021-09-20). China-donated vaccines arrive in Kenya amid intensified pandemic fight in Africa. ecns.cn Senior Kenyan government officials on Saturday received a batch of Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine doses from China as the East African nation ramps up inoculations for high-risk populations against the virus, saying they would reinvigorate the pandemic fight in the country.

Anonymous103 (2021-09-20). India Wants Quad To Get More Involved In Afghanistan. southfront.org Illustrative ImageThe issue of the Taliban will be discussed in the first-ever Quad summit, and it is once again all about containing China. | Written by Uriel Araujo, researcher with a focus on international and ethnic conflicts. | The US has announced the Quad's first-ever Leaders' Summit to take place at Washington D.C. on September 24. Last Friday, the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) and the Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO) held summit meetings at Dushanbe, Tajikistan. India was represented in the latter occasion and shall be in the former also. Currently Taliban-controlled Afghanistan a…

TASS (2021-09-19). Telegraph: AUKUS partnership was discussed at G7 summit without Macron's knowledge. tass.com According to the report, UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab assisted in the preparation of the agreement despite the warnings that such agreement will harm the relations with Beijing and Paris…

Newsclick (2021-09-19). Understanding the Australia-UK-US alliance. peoplesdispatch.org In this episode of Mapping Faultlines, Newsclick's Prabir Purkayastha analyses the recently announced AUKUS alliance and its positions on China. He also analyses the role of European powers and the economic consolidation of Eurasia.

ecns.cn (2021-09-19). China to expand cross-border use of RMB. ecns.cn China will expand the use of its currency, the renminbi (RMB), in cross-border payments amid efforts to advance RMB internationalization, said a central bank report released on Saturday.

Staff (2021-09-19). China Firmly Rejects Illegal Detention of Venezuelan Diplomat Alex Saab. orinocotribune.com On Friday, September 17, the People's Republic of China firmly rejected the illegal detention of Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab and urged the United States to respect the norms that govern international law. | Zhao Lijian, spokesperson for the Chinese Foreign Affairs Ministry, stated at a press conference that the US "has been playing a shameful role in regard to Venezuela. The US has constantly abused political and judicial maneuvers, including sanctions and extraditions; with the purpose of meddling in the internal affairs of Venezuela." | Lijian went on to point out that the US harassment policy "affects the…

Ana Perdigón (2021-09-19). VI CELAC Summit: Latin America and the Caribbean to Expand Relations with China. orinocotribune.com The Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), held this Saturday, September 18, in Mexico city, opens the doors to broader relations with China and the European Union (EU). | During the VI Summit of Heads of State and Government of CELAC, several nations called for the dismantling of the Organization of American States (OAS ), and on the contrary, to consolidate Latin American integration and inter-relation, far from the interests of the United States and Canada. | Comparto la foto oficial de la VI Cumbre de Jefas y Jefes de Estado y de Gobierno de la CELAC. Un encuentro de grandes p…

Andy Kroll (2021-09-19). The U.S. Military, Post-Afghanistan. tomdispatch.com Yoda, the Jedi Master in the Star Wars films, once pointed out that the future is all too difficult to see and it's hard to deny his insight. Yet I'd argue that, when it comes to the U.S. military and its wars, Yoda was just plain wrong. That part of the future is all too easy to imagine. It involves, you won't be shocked to know, more budget-busting weaponry for the Pentagon and more military meddling across the globe, perhaps this time against "near-peer" rivals China and Russia, and a global war on terror that will never end. What's even easier to see is that peace will be given no chance at all. Why? Because…

teleSUR, NG (2021-09-19). China señala de vergonzoso el papel de EE.UU. contra Venezuela. telesurtv.net Desde China destacan que EE.UU. afecta los intercambios regulares de personal internacional y pone en peligro la cooperación entre países.

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TASS (2021-09-19). Telegraph: AUKUS partnership was discussed at G7 summit without Macron's knowledge. tass.com According to the report, UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab assisted in the preparation of the agreement despite the warnings that such agreement will harm the relations with Beijing and Paris…

ecns.cn (2021-09-19). China to expand cross-border use of RMB. ecns.cn China will expand the use of its currency, the renminbi (RMB), in cross-border payments amid efforts to advance RMB internationalization, said a central bank report released on Saturday.

Ana Perdigón (2021-09-19). VI CELAC Summit: Latin America and the Caribbean to Expand Relations with China. orinocotribune.com The Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), held this Saturday, September 18, in Mexico city, opens the doors to broader relations with China and the European Union (EU). | During the VI Summit of Heads of State and Government of CELAC, several nations called for the dismantling of the Organization of American States (OAS ), and on the contrary, to consolidate Latin American integration and inter-relation, far from the interests of the United States and Canada. | Comparto la foto oficial de la VI Cumbre de Jefas y Jefes de Estado y de Gobierno de la CELAC. Un encuentro de grandes p…

teleSUR, NG (2021-09-19). China señala de vergonzoso el papel de EE.UU. contra Venezuela. telesurtv.net Desde China destacan que EE.UU. afecta los intercambios regulares de personal internacional y pone en peligro la cooperación entre países.

Pip Hinman (2021-09-18). Oppose Morrison's new anti-China alliance. greenleft.org.au The new war alliance — AUKUS — formalises Australia's hostile positioning toward China. It also hands the pro-nuclear lobby a new angle, writes Pip Hinman.

sputniknews (2021-09-18). China May Direct Its Nuclear Missiles Towards Australia as AUKUS 'Serves US' Demands' – Report. sputniknews.com Earlier in this week, China criticized the recently-announced military alliance between Australia, the US and the UK (AUKUS), expected to provide Canberra with technologies to facilitate the construction of nuclear-powered attack submarines.

WSWS (2021-09-18). Britain commits to anti-China axis led by US in AUKUS military pact. wsws.org There was no public discussion in the US Congress or the British and Australian parliaments on the new military pact. All three governments are escalating their war plans without even the pretence of democratic accountability.

sputniknews (2021-09-18). No.10's Biggest Secret: Only Ten People in UK 'Were in the Know About AUKUS Pact'. sputniknews.com The new defence alliance AUKUS, announced by the US, the UK, and Australia on Wednesday, immediately caused harsh criticism from China and France. The EU, in turn, vowed to deal with "the implications" after it was revealed that the bloc was not informed about AUKUS.

WSWS (2021-09-18). US, UK, Australia military pact threatens war against China. wsws.org The advanced US preparations for war are being driven not only by fears that China is overtaking the US economically, but the extraordinary economic, political and social crisis of US imperialism intensified by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Staff (2021-09-18). The US is Turning Oil-Rich Nigeria into a Proxy for its Africa Wars. orinocotribune.com By TJ Coles — Sep 13, 2021 | Under the cover of counterterrorism, AFRICOM is beefing up Nigeria's military to ensure the free flow of oil to the West, and using the country as a proxy against China's influence on the continent.: | Last month, Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari

ecns.cn (2021-09-18). Xinjiang residents dismiss 'Uygur Tribunal' allegations of human rights. ecns.cn Dozens of residents in China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region have joined government officials in dismissing accusations of human rights violations in the region. Allegations of a genocide were made at a so-called "Uygur Tribunal", which finished its second hearing in the UK on Monday.

ecns.cn (2021-09-18). China expects 40 mln domestic trips during Mid-Autumn Festival holiday. ecns.cn China is expected to see 40 million domestic trips during the four-day travel rush for the Mid-Autumn Festival holiday.

TASS (2021-09-18). China conducts military drills near Taiwan after passage of US destroyer. tass.com Combat ships, early warning aircraft and bombers were involved in the drills…

ecns.cn (2021-09-18). China marks 90th anniversary of Japan's invasion. ecns.cn Cities around China organized memorial activities to remember the 90th anniversary of the beginning of the War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression (1931-45) on Saturday.

WSWS (2021-09-18). US military basing to expand in Australia, directed against China. wsws.org The Washington communiqué commits Australia to hosting US troops, bombers, fighter aircraft and warships and acting as a logistics base for a military conflagration between nuclear-armed powers.

WSWS (2021-09-18). China's Evergrande problems deepen. wsws.org Evergrande, the country's second largest property developer, with debts of more than $300 billion, has admitted it is on the brink of default and is desperately scrambling to build up cash.

Joshua Cho (2021-09-18). How U.S. media misrepresent the Wuhan Institute of Virology's laboratories and safety protocols. mronline.org Even if we were to accept all the accusations against the WIV regarding their alleged subpar safety standards, none of it has any relevance to the COVID-19 pandemic unless it can be shown the WIV possessed SARS-CoV-2 in its lab before the outbreak, and there is no evidence of that.

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2021-09-18: News Headlines

Pip Hinman (2021-09-18). Oppose Morrison's new anti-China alliance. greenleft.org.au The new war alliance — AUKUS — formalises Australia's hostile positioning toward China. It also hands the pro-nuclear lobby a new angle, writes Pip Hinman.

sputniknews (2021-09-18). No.10's Biggest Secret: Only Ten People in UK 'Were in the Know About AUKUS Pact'. sputniknews.com The new defence alliance AUKUS, announced by the US, the UK, and Australia on Wednesday, immediately caused harsh criticism from China and France. The EU, in turn, vowed to deal with "the implications" after it was revealed that the bloc was not informed about AUKUS.

WSWS (2021-09-18). Britain commits to anti-China axis led by US in AUKUS military pact. wsws.org There was no public discussion in the US Congress or the British and Australian parliaments on the new military pact. All three governments are escalating their war plans without even the pretence of democratic accountability.

sputniknews (2021-09-18). China May Direct Its Nuclear Missiles Towards Australia as AUKUS 'Serves US' Demands' – Report. sputniknews.com Earlier in this week, China criticized the recently-announced military alliance between Australia, the US and the UK (AUKUS), expected to provide Canberra with technologies to facilitate the construction of nuclear-powered attack submarines.

WSWS (2021-09-18). US, UK, Australia military pact threatens war against China. wsws.org The advanced US preparations for war are being driven not only by fears that China is overtaking the US economically, but the extraordinary economic, political and social crisis of US imperialism intensified by the COVID-19 pandemic.

WSWS (2021-09-18). China's Evergrande problems deepen. wsws.org Evergrande, the country's second largest property developer, with debts of more than $300 billion, has admitted it is on the brink of default and is desperately scrambling to build up cash.

WSWS (2021-09-18). US military basing to expand in Australia, directed against China. wsws.org The Washington communiqué commits Australia to hosting US troops, bombers, fighter aircraft and warships and acting as a logistics base for a military conflagration between nuclear-armed powers.

ecns.cn (2021-09-18). Xinjiang residents dismiss 'Uygur Tribunal' allegations of human rights. ecns.cn Dozens of residents in China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region have joined government officials in dismissing accusations of human rights violations in the region. Allegations of a genocide were made at a so-called "Uygur Tribunal", which finished its second hearing in the UK on Monday.

ecns.cn (2021-09-18). China expects 40 mln domestic trips during Mid-Autumn Festival holiday. ecns.cn China is expected to see 40 million domestic trips during the four-day travel rush for the Mid-Autumn Festival holiday.

TASS (2021-09-18). China conducts military drills near Taiwan after passage of US destroyer. tass.com Combat ships, early warning aircraft and bombers were involved in the drills…

Staff (2021-09-18). The US is Turning Oil-Rich Nigeria into a Proxy for its Africa Wars. orinocotribune.com By TJ Coles — Sep 13, 2021 | Under the cover of counterterrorism, AFRICOM is beefing up Nigeria's military to ensure the free flow of oil to the West, and using the country as a proxy against China's influence on the continent.: | Last month, Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari

ecns.cn (2021-09-18). China marks 90th anniversary of Japan's invasion. ecns.cn Cities around China organized memorial activities to remember the 90th anniversary of the beginning of the War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression (1931-45) on Saturday.

Joshua Cho (2021-09-18). How U.S. media misrepresent the Wuhan Institute of Virology's laboratories and safety protocols. mronline.org Even if we were to accept all the accusations against the WIV regarding their alleged subpar safety standards, none of it has any relevance to the COVID-19 pandemic unless it can be shown the WIV possessed SARS-CoV-2 in its lab before the outbreak, and there is no evidence of that.

Sarang Shidore (2021-09-17). 'AUKUS' Military Alliance Is Another Western Attempt to Isolate China. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2021-09-17). Biden-Backed Aukus Deal Could Spell 'Disaster' for Climate Cooperation With China. commondreams.org "By failing to extend unemployment benefits, Congress and the White House will harm working people struggling in the pandemic."

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-17). Aukus Pact: An Alliance against China that Excludes Europe. libya360.wordpress.com Yoselina Guevara Exactly one month after the fall of Kabul and the disgraceful withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, the United States has come into the world limelight with the Aukus Pact, an alliance that takes the initials of the names of the three signatory countries (Australia, the United States and the United Kingdom), with…

Staff (2021-09-17). China Accuses Australia, US, and UK of Undermining Peace (Nuclear Proliferation). orinocotribune.com On Thursday, September 16, China accused the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia of "undermining regional stability and peace" after signing the AUKUS pact. According to international media reports, the pact seeks to strengthen trilateral cooperation in advanced defense technologies, such as artificial intelligence, underwater systems, and long-distance surveillance. | Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian explained at a press conference, "This type of cooperation seriously undermines regional peace and stability as well as international efforts for nuclear non-proliferation." Lijian refe…

Anonymous103 (2021-09-17). 'AUKUS' is Anglo-Imperialism Resurrected. southfront.org Illustrative ImageThe new trilateral alliance cements US and UK resolve to counter China and revives western hegemony… | Written by Johanna Ross, journalist based in Edinburgh | For many, it came as a complete surprise. 'AUKUS' as it is to be known, announced somewhat out of the blue last night, is a security pact between the UK, US and Australia, focused on countering China in the Indo-Pacific. Britain and the US will aid their partner in building nuclear-powered submarines, which will be faster and harder to detect than the conventional submarines Australia currently possesses. In addition the three allies wi…

sputniknews (2021-09-17). US Will Boost Military Presence in Australia as China Slams 'Irresponsible' AUKUS Pact. sputniknews.com On Wednesday, US President Joe Biden, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, and his UK counterpart Boris Johnson unveiled the AUKUS security alliance "to protect and defend" the three countries' "shared interests in the Indo-Pacific".

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-17). Activists, anti-war groups slam trilateral security alliance AUKUS as anti-China move and a return to Cold War. peoplesdispatch.org China too slammed the move calling it an "extremely irresponsible" act which may lead to an arms race. It also said that the move reflects "Cold war mentality and ideological biases"

ecns.cn (2021-09-17). U.S. crosses rudimentary moral line in bashing others: Chinese diplomat. ecns.cn The Chinese Mission to the United Nations (UN) at Geneva on Thursday criticized an Anti-China Exhibition hosted by the U.S. Mission together with a violent terrorist and separatist organization.

New Atlas (2021-09-17). US "De-listed" Anti-China ETIM Terror Org BACK from the Dead. newatlas.report September 17, 2021 (The New Atlas) — The anti-China East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM) — sometimes referred to as the Turkestan Islamic Party (TIP) — was delisted by the US government because it allegedly "didn't exist" anymore. Yet just this month, spokesperson for the ETIM gave an interview with US-based media outlet Newsweek indicating it …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-17). China and the Left: A Socialist Forum. libya360.wordpress.com At the conference China and the Left: A Socialist Forum held on September 18, 2021 hosted by Qiao Collective at The People's Forum in New York City. The conference was a one-day convening of organizers, scholars, and journalists whose work grapples with questions of Chinese socialism, Western imperialism, Global South internationalism, and the renewed Cold…

Joe Sims (2021-09-17). Stopping the new Cold War with China, before it's too late. peoplesworld.org The Biden administration has been described as potentially transformative, equaling Lyndon B. Johnson's years and possibly even rivaling Franklin D. Roosevelt's tenure. While it's still early, such comparisons may not be far off, considering the possible impact of pending environmental, infrastructure, voting, and labor rights legislation. If they become law (and at this stage that's …

ecns.cn (2021-09-17). US origin-tracing of COVID-19 a dead end, says Chinese envoy. ecns.cn China is willing to bring the origin-tracing work back to the right track of scientific cooperation, so as to jointly contribute to the ultimate victory of mankind over the pandemic.

Prof Alfred McCoy (2021-09-17). The Winner in Afghanistan: China. globalresearch.ca

Isheka N. Harrison (2021-09-17). Report: China Has Fully Vaccinated More Than 1 Billion People. moguldom.com China has fully vaccinated more than 1 billion people against covid-19, according to recent reports. The statistics, which were released by the Chinese government, have also been reported in several U.S. publications including Bloomberg and the New York Times. With some of the most extensive restrictive measures to combat the deadly coronavirus, the communist nation …

TASS (2021-09-17). China urges Russia, Iran, Pakistan to coordinate efforts on Afghanistan — Foreign Ministry. tass.com The four countries should enhance communication and coordination, act unanimously, cause positive influence and play a constructive role in stabilizing Afghanistan, Wang Yi said…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-17). China and the Power of Healing. libya360.wordpress.com Amanullah Khan China has not only proved itself as a leader on the techno front but also asserted itself by achieving its diplomatic goals. COVID-19 is the major public health emergency witnessed by human history in recent times. COVID has put humanity to a new test and shaped our World from individual new norms to…

Dave DeCamp (2021-09-17). 'A Stab in the Back': France Furious Over US-Australia Nuclear Submarine Deal. news.antiwar.com France is outraged over being left out of a military pact between the US, UK, and Australia that is meant to counter China. The military technology-sharing deal will give Canberra a fleet of nuclear-powered submarines, causing Australia to scrap a submarine-building deal with France worth about $65 billion "It's really a stab in the back. We had established a relationship of trust with Australia, this trust has been betrayed," French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves…

C.J. Atkins (2021-09-17). U.S. and U.K.'s nuclear submarine pact with Australia targets China. peoplesworld.org A new military alliance that will see the United States and Britain provide Australia with nuclear-powered submarines to patrol the Pacific and Indian Oceans is being denounced as a threat to "regional peace and stability" by China. The country sees itself as the obvious target of a U.S.- and British-supplied Australian atomic fleet. Zhao Lijian, …

Brian Cloughley (2021-09-17). Railways and Pipelines are Preferable to Nuclear Submarines. counterpunch.org On September 16 the media carried the news that the US, Britain and Australia are banding together to increase pressure on China by arranging for Australia to buy and operate nuclear-powered submarines. Strategically, this is of little significance, and it will take years for the vessels to enter service, but the video conference involving President Biden and Prime

Staff (2021-09-17). Headlines for September 17, 2021. democracynow.org U.S. Resumes Deportation Flights to Haiti as 10,000 Haitian Asylum Seekers Cross Rio Grande, Haitian Prime Minister, Accused of Aiding President's Murder, Sacks Justice Minister, Federal Judge Bars Biden Administration's Use of Trump-Era Rule to Fast-Track Deportations, U.N. Warns Time Is Rapidly Running Out to Limit Global Heating to 1.5 Degrees Celsius, U.S. Reports 3,400 COVID Deaths in One Day; One-Quarter of ICU Beds Are At or Near Capacity, France, China Blast U.S.-U.K.-Australia Nuclear Partnership, Biden Calls for Corporations and Super Wealthy to Pay Fair Share of Taxes, Police Put Fence Around Capitol A…

Tom Clifford (2021-09-17). Hello, China? This is the Pentagon Calling… counterpunch.org Seen from Beijing the storming of the Capitol looked like a failed coup, a botched but serious attempt to upend US politics. Now, a book by journalists Bob Woodward and Robert Costa claims US General Mark Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, called General Li Zuocheng of the People's Liberation Army not once but twice. First on October 30, 2020, just four days before the election. The second call took place on January 8, two days after Trump supporters stormed the Capitol. Milley sought to assure Li that the United States was stable and not going to attack. However, he said, if there were to be an a…

Dave DeCamp (2021-09-17). More US Troops and Aircraft to Be Deployed to Australia. news.antiwar.com A day after the US, UK, and Australia announced a new military pact to counter China, Australia's defense minister Australian Defence Minister Peter Dutton said Canberra

Editor (2021-09-17). China's 'mass line' moves online. mronline.org Over the past decade, the Chinese government has invested heavily in soliciting ideas, suggestions, and "constructive" feedback from the broader public. Is anyone listening?>

Anonymous007 (2021-09-17). China's Shenzhou-12 Space Mission Crew Safely Lands After 90 Days In Space. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The crew of the Chinese space mission Shenzhou-12 landed safely back on Earth after 90 days in space. | This makes it China's longest-lasting space mission. | The mission crew returned to Earth at the designated Dongfeng landing site in the Gobi Desert, North China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, marking a successful conclusion of the first crewed mission at the country's space station building stage. | The safe landing of the return capsule also marked the s…

Richard C. Gross (2021-09-17). Trump's Mental Stability in Question. counterpunch.org "O! Let me not be mad, not mad, sweet heaven; keep me in temper; I would not be mad!" — William Shakespeare, "King Lear" That the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff called his counterpart in China to assure him that then-President Trump was not planning to attack his country illustrates the depth of

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2021-09-17: News Headlines

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-17). Activists, anti-war groups slam trilateral security alliance AUKUS as anti-China move and a return to Cold War. peoplesdispatch.org China too slammed the move calling it an "extremely irresponsible" act which may lead to an arms race. It also said that the move reflects "Cold war mentality and ideological biases"

New Atlas (2021-09-17). US "De-listed" Anti-China ETIM Terror Org BACK from the Dead. newatlas.report September 17, 2021 (The New Atlas) — The anti-China East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM) — sometimes referred to as the Turkestan Islamic Party (TIP) — was delisted by the US government because it allegedly "didn't exist" anymore. Yet just this month, spokesperson for the ETIM gave an interview with US-based media outlet Newsweek indicating it …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-17). China and the Left: A Socialist Forum. libya360.wordpress.com At the conference China and the Left: A Socialist Forum held on September 18, 2021 hosted by Qiao Collective at The People's Forum in New York City. The conference was a one-day convening of organizers, scholars, and journalists whose work grapples with questions of Chinese socialism, Western imperialism, Global South internationalism, and the renewed Cold…

Tom Clifford (2021-09-17). Hello, China? This is the Pentagon Calling… counterpunch.org Seen from Beijing the storming of the Capitol looked like a failed coup, a botched but serious attempt to upend US politics. Now, a book by journalists Bob Woodward and Robert Costa claims US General Mark Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, called General Li Zuocheng of the People's Liberation Army not once but twice. First on October 30, 2020, just four days before the election. The second call took place on January 8, two days after Trump supporters stormed the Capitol. Milley sought to assure Li that the United States was stable and not going to attack. However, he said, if there were to be an a…

ecns.cn (2021-09-17). US origin-tracing of COVID-19 a dead end, says Chinese envoy. ecns.cn China is willing to bring the origin-tracing work back to the right track of scientific cooperation, so as to jointly contribute to the ultimate victory of mankind over the pandemic.

ecns.cn (2021-09-17). U.S. crosses rudimentary moral line in bashing others: Chinese diplomat. ecns.cn The Chinese Mission to the United Nations (UN) at Geneva on Thursday criticized an Anti-China Exhibition hosted by the U.S. Mission together with a violent terrorist and separatist organization.

Richard C. Gross (2021-09-17). Trump's Mental Stability in Question. counterpunch.org "O! Let me not be mad, not mad, sweet heaven; keep me in temper; I would not be mad!" — William Shakespeare, "King Lear" That the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff called his counterpart in China to assure him that then-President Trump was not planning to attack his country illustrates the depth of

Prof Alfred McCoy (2021-09-17). The Winner in Afghanistan: China. globalresearch.ca

Editor (2021-09-17). China's 'mass line' moves online. mronline.org Over the past decade, the Chinese government has invested heavily in soliciting ideas, suggestions, and "constructive" feedback from the broader public. Is anyone listening?>

Brian Cloughley (2021-09-17). Railways and Pipelines are Preferable to Nuclear Submarines. counterpunch.org On September 16 the media carried the news that the US, Britain and Australia are banding together to increase pressure on China by arranging for Australia to buy and operate nuclear-powered submarines. Strategically, this is of little significance, and it will take years for the vessels to enter service, but the video conference involving President Biden and Prime

Sarang Shidore (2021-09-17). 'AUKUS' Military Alliance Is Another Western Attempt to Isolate China. globalresearch.ca

TASS (2021-09-17). China urges Russia, Iran, Pakistan to coordinate efforts on Afghanistan — Foreign Ministry. tass.com The four countries should enhance communication and coordination, act unanimously, cause positive influence and play a constructive role in stabilizing Afghanistan, Wang Yi said…

sputniknews (2021-09-17). US Will Boost Military Presence in Australia as China Slams 'Irresponsible' AUKUS Pact. sputniknews.com On Wednesday, US President Joe Biden, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, and his UK counterpart Boris Johnson unveiled the AUKUS security alliance "to protect and defend" the three countries' "shared interests in the Indo-Pacific".

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-17). Aukus Pact: An Alliance against China that Excludes Europe. libya360.wordpress.com Yoselina Guevara Exactly one month after the fall of Kabul and the disgraceful withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, the United States has come into the world limelight with the Aukus Pact, an alliance that takes the initials of the names of the three signatory countries (Australia, the United States and the United Kingdom), with…

Staff (2021-09-17). Headlines for September 17, 2021. democracynow.org U.S. Resumes Deportation Flights to Haiti as 10,000 Haitian Asylum Seekers Cross Rio Grande, Haitian Prime Minister, Accused of Aiding President's Murder, Sacks Justice Minister, Federal Judge Bars Biden Administration's Use of Trump-Era Rule to Fast-Track Deportations, U.N. Warns Time Is Rapidly Running Out to Limit Global Heating to 1.5 Degrees Celsius, U.S. Reports 3,400 COVID Deaths in One Day; One-Quarter of ICU Beds Are At or Near Capacity, France, China Blast U.S.-U.K.-Australia Nuclear Partnership, Biden Calls for Corporations and Super Wealthy to Pay Fair Share of Taxes, Police Put Fence Around Capitol A…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-17). China's Shenzhou-12 Space Mission Crew Safely Lands After 90 Days In Space. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The crew of the Chinese space mission Shenzhou-12 landed safely back on Earth after 90 days in space. | This makes it China's longest-lasting space mission. | The mission crew returned to Earth at the designated Dongfeng landing site in the Gobi Desert, North China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, marking a successful conclusion of the first crewed mission at the country's space station building stage. | The safe landing of the return capsule also marked the s…

Dave DeCamp (2021-09-17). 'A Stab in the Back': France Furious Over US-Australia Nuclear Submarine Deal. news.antiwar.com France is outraged over being left out of a military pact between the US, UK, and Australia that is meant to counter China. The military technology-sharing deal will give Canberra a fleet of nuclear-powered submarines, causing Australia to scrap a submarine-building deal with France worth about $65 billion "It's really a stab in the back. We had established a relationship of trust with Australia, this trust has been betrayed," French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves…

Dave DeCamp (2021-09-17). More US Troops and Aircraft to Be Deployed to Australia. news.antiwar.com A day after the US, UK, and Australia announced a new military pact to counter China, Australia's defense minister Australian Defence Minister Peter Dutton said Canberra

Staff (2021-09-17). China Accuses Australia, US, and UK of Undermining Peace (Nuclear Proliferation). orinocotribune.com On Thursday, September 16, China accused the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia of "undermining regional stability and peace" after signing the AUKUS pact. According to international media reports, the pact seeks to strengthen trilateral cooperation in advanced defense technologies, such as artificial intelligence, underwater systems, and long-distance surveillance. | Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian explained at a press conference, "This type of cooperation seriously undermines regional peace and stability as well as international efforts for nuclear non-proliferation." Lijian refe…

Sebastian Smith (2021-09-16). Australia gets N-powered subs in US, UK partnership. asiatimes.com The United States announced a new alliance Wednesday with Australia and Britain to strengthen military capabilities in the face of growing rivalry with China, including a new Australian nuclear submarine fleet and cruise missiles. The announcement of the alliance — made in a video meeting by President Joe Biden, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and …

Tom Clifford (2021-09-16). An American General Has Suggested that His Country Could Attack China. globalresearch.ca

Dana Sanchez (2021-09-16). Chinese State Media Calls George Soros 'Son of Satan': 3 Things To Know About Their Beef. moguldom.com George Soros, a Hungarian-born American billionaire investor who supports progressive and liberal political causes and is credited with influencing the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe in '80s, has become a punching bag for Communist China. In an Aug. 30 op-ed published in the Financial Times, Soros said that Chinese President Xi Jinping's crackdown on private …

_____ (2021-09-16). How US Media Misrepresent The Wuhan Institute Of Virology's Laboratories. popularresistance.org Wuhan, China — While many people have already criticized the lack of evidence and scientific basis for the hypothesis that the Covid-19 pandemic originated from a laboratory, both critics and proponents of the lab-leak theory appear to have uncritically accepted false or unproven premises regarding work done at the laboratory most often implicated in these speculations, the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV). | Some of the most prominent accusations pointed at the WIV are that it was conducting research as part of China's alleged biowarfare program, and was conducting its experiments in substandard biosafety…

_____ (2021-09-16). 'Anti-China' Military Pact 'Threatens Peace and Stability' in Pacific, Groups Warn. commondreams.org In the so-called "Land of the Free," so many of "the Brave" in the United States are the homeless.

_____ (2021-09-16). Analysis Shows Facebook Allows 99% of Climate Disinformation to Go Unchecked. commondreams.org "The announcement of the new Australia, Britain, and U.S. military alliance—AUKUS—represents a serious escalation of the new Cold War on China."

_____ (2021-09-16). Undermining Biden, White House Advisor Ratchets Up Conflict With China. commondreams.org Volunteering to serve a murderous lie is not a rite of passage, it's a recruitment goal. For many, it's a step into hell. Real service is not a farce, and it involves more than limitless obedience to a medal-bedecked higher authority.

Anonymous103 (2021-09-16). New Military Deal With US And UK Hurts Canberra More Than It Helps. southfront.org Illustrative ImageAustralia will lose partnerships with France and China, resulting in economic damage and military instability. | Written by Lucas Leiroz, research fellow in international law at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. | A new military deal was announced this week. US President Joe Biden yesterday informed US media on the creation of an alliance between the US, UK, and Australia to share advanced military technology. The group's main objective is to join forces between states with a liberal-democratic tradition in order to respond to the advance of China. The attitude comes as a new stage in th…

WSWS (2021-09-16). US, Britain, Australia announce major military pact against China. wsws.org The fault lines of a disastrous new world war are rapidly emerging as the Biden administration forges alliances in the Indo-Pacific against China which the US regards as the greatest threat to its global hegemony.

_____ (2021-09-16). Sanders Says There's 'No Excuse' for Any Democrat to Oppose Lowering Drug Prices. commondreams.org High ranking officials succeeded in undermining Mr. Biden's credibility and infuriating China. Most tragically, they sabotaged Mr. Biden's desire to avert the perils of strategic war. Regional stability is spiraling downward once again.

Melvin Goodman (2021-09-16). The Dangerous Exaggeration of the Threat. counterpunch.org Threat perception is central to decision making regarding war and the use of force; alliance politics; and the role of deterrence. Exaggerations of threat make war more likely and weaken the ability of an alliance to function effectively and rationally. Since the end of World War II, the United States has consistently exaggerated the threat, particularly with regard to the Soviet Union during the Cold War. Once again, the United States is embarking on a campaign of exaggerated threat perception as politicians and pundits exaggerate the "threat" of a so-called "resurgent" Russia and a so-called "aggressive" China.

Editor (2021-09-16). U.S. media support tech regulation—unless it comes from China. mronline.org Recently, U.S. media have been aghast at legislation affecting China's tech sector.

Joshua Cho (2021-09-16). How US Media Misrepresent the Wuhan Institute of Virology's Laboratories and Safety Protocols. orinocotribune.com By Joshua Cho — Sep 15, 2021 | Even if we were to accept all the accusations against the WIV regarding their alleged subpar safety standards, none of it has any relevance to the COVID-19 pandemic unless it can be shown the WIV possessed SARS-CoV-2 in its lab before the outbreak, and there is no evidence of that. | While many people have already criticized the lack of evidence and scientific basis for the hypothesis that the COVID-19 pandemic originated from a laboratory, both critics and proponents of the lab-leak theory appear to have uncritically accepted false or unproven premises regarding work done at t…

WSWS (2021-09-16). Concerns over financial stability behind Beijing's moves against Alibaba. wsws.org The intervention against so-called fin-tech companies follows a call from top levels of the government and the ruling Communist Party for news laws to regulate the digital economy.

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