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by neverfail
Wed Jun 23, 2021 3:58 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Australia and China
Replies: 58
Views: 3099

Re: Australia and China

"China is insecure and brittle" Australia’s departing top diplomat Frances Adamson has warned China’s insecurity and power can be a volatile combination, saying its “siege mentality” and resistance to scrutiny is in no one’s interests. The secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs, who finishe...
by neverfail
Wed Jun 23, 2021 12:01 am
Forum: Pundits of Interest
Topic: IRAN: Hardliner Raisi’s rise optimal outcome for US
Replies: 15
Views: 143

Re: IRAN: Hardliner Raisi’s rise optimal outcome for US

Exactly right Milo. They are anti-American spoilers making a good show of things, but nobody is going to jeopardize their access to the American market of $20 trillion to get access to the Iranian market of $500 billion. That should be self-evident. The Chinese are standing up to American bullying,...
by neverfail
Tue Jun 22, 2021 5:31 pm
Forum: Pundits of Interest
Topic: IRAN: Hardliner Raisi’s rise optimal outcome for US
Replies: 15
Views: 143

Re: IRAN: Hardliner Raisi’s rise optimal outcome for US

I find it interesting that MK BHADRAKUMAR and Pepe Escobar's reports contradict each other.

Does anyone really know?
by neverfail
Tue Jun 22, 2021 5:29 pm
Forum: Pundits of Interest
Topic: IRAN: Hardliner Raisi’s rise optimal outcome for US
Replies: 15
Views: 143

Re: IRAN: Hardliner Raisi’s rise optimal outcome for US

The whole structure of the regime began to rot because no one believed in the ideology beyond one generation. You asked me earlier if I took the Islamic Republic "ideaology" seriously Ellen. I don't take any of them seriously because from long observation I have witnessed (like transmuted gold chan...
by neverfail
Tue Jun 22, 2021 5:06 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: ASEAN to rescue Myanmar?
Replies: 62
Views: 3315

Re: ASEAN to rescue Myanmar?

"Russia and Myanmar military leader commit to boosting ties at Moscow meeting" https://channelnewsasia.com/news/asia/russia-and-myanmar-military-leader-commit-to-boosting-ties-15062000 Well, why not? Anything to repress and control the Burmese people. Except in extreme situations countries and thei...
by neverfail
Tue Jun 22, 2021 5:02 am
Forum: Pundits of Interest
Topic: IRAN: Hardliner Raisi’s rise optimal outcome for US
Replies: 15
Views: 143

Re: IRAN: Hardliner Raisi’s rise optimal outcome for US

But Ellen . Iran seems to be lining up some very powerful international supporters.... Raisi era will move Iran closer to Russia and China https://asiatimes.com/2021/06/raisi-era-will-move-iran-closer-to-russia-and-china/ .....so does it really matter a damn what younger generation Iranians think ab...
by neverfail
Mon Jun 21, 2021 11:15 pm
Forum: Pundits of Interest
Topic: IRAN: Hardliner Raisi’s rise optimal outcome for US
Replies: 15
Views: 143

Re: IRAN: Hardliner Raisi’s rise optimal outcome for US

Jim the Moron wrote:
Mon Jun 21, 2021 8:08 pm

"Why has Iran been treated as a pariah state?"
Simple. It regularly wishes death to Israel and America, and dispatches terrorists to further its desires.
As though these two have not gone to great lengths to turn it into an enemy.
by neverfail
Mon Jun 21, 2021 11:06 pm
Forum: David Goldman Essays
Topic: USA destined to become a vassal of the PRC?
Replies: 44
Views: 668

Re: If you want peace, prepare for war

Just as America’s rise boosted democracy following WWII,.... Virtually every country in western Europe that the US "rescued" from the clutches of Fascism were countries that had previously had a record of being democracies before the war - including France, the Low Countries and the Scandinavian th...
by neverfail
Mon Jun 21, 2021 7:47 pm
Forum: Pundits of Interest
Topic: IRAN: Hardliner Raisi’s rise optimal outcome for US
Replies: 15
Views: 143

IRAN: Hardliner Raisi’s rise optimal outcome for US

Contrary to most media portrayals, Iran president-elect is a popular leader with whom the West can do business. By MK BHADRAKUMAR former Indian diplomat. https://asiatimes.com/2021/06/hardliner-raisis-rise-optimal-outcome-for-us/ This may seem a paradox, but the truth is the United States does not ...
by neverfail
Mon Jun 21, 2021 3:41 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Xi: Critical Race theory is like Mao's cultural Revolution
Replies: 12
Views: 213

Re: Xi: Critical Race theory is like Mao's cultural Revolution

Doc, I am not going to dispute what you think of the BLM in California. I simply suggest that you may be wrong. For example, BLM is a community based and centered rights movement organization. It’s work and focus is communitarian and not communist as some would like present them. They may even spur...