Russia

Moscow diverts attention from downed airliner with U.S. sub narrative

Russian Il-38 anti-submarine aircraft.

12:13 pm | By Miles Yu, Geostrategy-Direct.com One day after the downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine, Russia jet fighters aggressively confronted a U.S.…

Russia’s navy is making waves in France

French Mistral-class helicopter carrier.

2:17 am | By John J. Metzler ST. NAZAIRE, France — Far from the sputtering conflict, the war of words, and the diplomatic…

France finds it’s in a lose-lose position on warship delivery to Russia

French Mistral-class helicopter carrier.

9:58 am | By Miles Yu, Geostrategy-Direct.com France is clearly caught between a rock and a hard place on its scheduled delivery of two Mistral-class…

China

Strangely shifting alliances: Vietnam today, North Korea later?

U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Martin Dempsey and Vietnamese Chief of General Staff of the Army, Lt. Gen. Do Ba Ty in Hanoi, Vietnam on Aug. 14.

8:15 am | By Donald Kirk, East-Asia-Intel.com History is full of such twists, turn and reversals. What are we to think of an…

State media tribute to Xi’s ‘double-fisted’ foreign policy counters critics at home, SE Asia

A screen at a Beijing junction shows a speech by Xi Jinping. / Wang Wei / EPA

6:21 am | By Willy Lam, East-Asia-Intel.com A People’s Daily commentary on the one-and-half-year rule of President Xi Jinping has thus characterized the Chinese strongman’s…

‘Watershed’ takedown of Zhou gives Xi upper hand but risks counter-attack by ‘big tigers

Zhou Yongkang in 2007 at the 17th National Congress when he was China's public security minister. / Reuters

9:26 am | By Willy Lam, East-Asia-Intel.com While Xi Jinping has accomplished what the official media call a “watershed triumph” by taking out “super-big tiger”…

Miles Yu
Russian Il-38 anti-submarine aircraft.

Moscow diverts attention from downed airliner with U.S. sub narrative

By Miles Yu, Geostrategy-Direct.com One day after the downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine, Russia jet fighters aggressively confronted...

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
North Korean currency.

‘Eternal president’ Kim Il-Sung’s image disappears from currency giving rise to conflicting explanations

By Lee Jong-Heon, East-Asia-Intel.com SEOUL — North Korea has dropped the image of its founding father Kim Il-Sung from new...

Willy Lam
A screen at a Beijing junction shows a speech by Xi Jinping. / Wang Wei / EPA

State media tribute to Xi’s ‘double-fisted’ foreign policy counters critics at home, SE Asia

By Willy Lam, East-Asia-Intel.com A People’s Daily commentary on the one-and-half-year rule of President Xi Jinping has thus characterized the...

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