Russia

Tit-for-tat diplomat expulsions by Russia and West recalls Cold War

Russia's Foreign Ministry in Moscow.

12:27 pm | By Miles Yu, Geostrategy-Direct.com A diplomatic war between Moscow and the West has flared up, the old fashioned Cold War way. The…

UN committee resolution could refer North Korea rulers to International Criminal Court

Choe Myong-Nam of North Korea,  second from left, observes as a UN committee votes on a resolution condemning human rights abuses in his country. / Bebeto Matthews / AP

1:03 pm | By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — It’s one of the tougher warnings the world community has sent to the…

Gorbachev blames West for post-Cold War monopoly leadership

Former President of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev.   Odd Andersen / AFP

8:45 am | By Miles Yu, Geostrategy-Direct.com On the joyous occasion of the 25th anniversary of the collapse of the Berlin Wall, former Soviet Union…

China

Xi lifts censorship for global Internet conference, then makes case for tightened controls

Alibaba Group Executive Chairman Jack Ma at the World Internet Conference in Wuzhen, China, Nov. 19. / VOA

9:28 am | By Willy Lam, East-Asia-Intel.com The Beijing leadership has signaled tighter control over the Internet on the occasion of the First…

UN committee resolution could refer North Korea rulers to International Criminal Court

Choe Myong-Nam of North Korea,  second from left, observes as a UN committee votes on a resolution condemning human rights abuses in his country. / Bebeto Matthews / AP

1:03 pm | By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — It’s one of the tougher warnings the world community has sent to the…

Xi Jinping tells whole world Beijing will soon crush Hong Kong protests

China's President Xi Jinping at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Yanqi Lake, north of Beijing, Nov. 11. Goh Chai Hin / Reuters

10:58 am | By Willy Lam, East-Asia-Intel.com President Xi Jinping has taken advantage of the global attention that has been focused on Beijing…

Miles Yu
Russia's Foreign Ministry in Moscow.

Tit-for-tat diplomat expulsions by Russia and West recalls Cold War

By Miles Yu, Geostrategy-Direct.com A diplomatic war between Moscow and the West has flared up, the old fashioned Cold War...

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
Samsung smart phones. / AP

Subversive technology? iPhones, Samsung smartphones — minus logos — popular with N. Korean elites

By Lee Jong-Heon, East-Asia-Intel.com SEOUL — High-end U.S. and South Korean smartphones are penetrating North Korea, contributing to new and...

Willy Lam
Alibaba Group Executive Chairman Jack Ma at the World Internet Conference in Wuzhen, China, Nov. 19. / VOA

Xi lifts censorship for global Internet conference, then makes case for tightened controls

By Willy Lam, East-Asia-Intel.com The Beijing leadership has signaled tighter control over the Internet on the occasion of...

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