Russia

Putin’s ‘strategic’ deal with Turkey’s Erdogan could weaken NATO

Russian President Vladimir Putin reviews the guard upon arrival in Turkey on Dec. 1.

7:53 am | By Miles Yu, Geostrategy-Direct.com Beleaguered Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Turkey on Dec. 1 for a carefully planned and hyped state…

Holiday cheer here, but gloom in Russia, as fuel prices dip and Obamacare Grinch lurks

Vladimir Putin: "The times we are facing are hard and difficult."

11:16 am | By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — The precipitous fall in petroleum prices has brought an unexpected holiday season bonus…

NORAD tracks Russia’s Object 2014-28E as possible satellite killer

NORAD Command Center, Cheyenne Mountain, Colorado.  / Wikipedia.org

2:12 pm | By Miles Yu, Geostrategy-Direct.com Six months ago, Russia launched a mysterious space device called the Object 2014-28E but no one knew exactly…

China

Throwing a Christmas bone to Communist dictatorships: 1978 and 2014

Deng Xiaoping and Jimmy Carter.

1:11 pm | By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — One of the last legacies of the Cold War has ended with Washington…

Generals threaten outspoken Chinese scholar at forum on Hong Kong crisis

"They were sensitive when I mentioned 'military corruption." / AP

11:57 am | By Willy Lam, East-Asia-Intel.com [Willy Lam is traveling.] A Chinese professor enraged three Chinese senior officers at an official newspaper’s…

Beijing spins Taiwan’s election results which were disastrous for pro-China KMT

KMT candidate Sean Lien bows after defeat in Taipei. / AP

1:51 pm | By Willy Lam, East-Asia-Intel.com [Willy Lam is traveling.] The Chinese state media launched a major propaganda campaign to explain the…

Miles Yu
USS Norfolk at the Mina Salman Pier in Bahrain.

British to establish permanent base near U.S. Fifth Fleet’s in Bahrain

By Miles Yu, Geostrategy-Direct.com Great Britain recently announced that it would re-establish a permanent military base in the Middle East....

Sol W. Sanders
President Obama with advisers Tom Donilon, Jack Lew and Denis McDonough in November 2012.

Needed by today’s media: The basics, please; But also ‘decorum’ and, dare I say, ‘style’

By Sol W. Sanders Among the many complaints I have against most of my colleagues in the mainstream...

Jong-Heon Lee
Happier times: Jang Song Thaek, right, at an inauguration ceremony for North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un as first secretary of the Worker's Party of Korea in July 2013.     Kyodo

One year after killing his uncle, Kim Jong-Un finds his vital ties with China are at risk

By Lee Jong-Heon, East-Asia-Intel.com SEOUL — North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has strengthened his power base at home since the...

Willy Lam
"They were sensitive when I mentioned 'military corruption." / AP

Generals threaten outspoken Chinese scholar at forum on Hong Kong crisis

By Willy Lam, East-Asia-Intel.com [Willy Lam is traveling.] A Chinese professor enraged three Chinese senior officers at an...

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