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Musical chairs in Security Council vote did not favor U.S. interests

Venezuela's delegation celebrates after winning a seat on the UN Security Council. / Getty

9:15 am | By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — In its annual round of diplomatic musical chairs, the General Assembly chose five…

Putin exploits tense U.S.-Egypt ties with $3.5 billion weapons deal

Egyptian President Abdul Fatah Sisi with Russian President Valdimir Putin.  / AFP

7:59 am | By Miles Yu, Geostrategy-Direct.com With its recently-announced $3.5 billion deal to buy weapons from Russia, Cairo has undoubtedly undermined the U.S. Middle…

Arctic war of words heats up as Russia, Canada press their claims

The expedition to plant a Russian flag on the seabed at the North Pole, 2007.  / Reuters

11:38 am | By Miles Yu, Geostrategy-Direct.com Canada is the most enthusiastic pusher for harsh sanctions against Russia’s aggressions in Ukraine and there is a…

China

Musical chairs in Security Council vote did not favor U.S. interests

Venezuela's delegation celebrates after winning a seat on the UN Security Council. / Getty

9:15 am | By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — In its annual round of diplomatic musical chairs, the General Assembly chose five…

Hong Kong protests spawn a greater-China united front in Taiwan, Beijing

Demonstrators at Liberty Square in Taipei, Taiwan show support for pro democracy rallies in Hong Kong on Oct. 1. Ashley Pon / Getty Images

7:38 am | By Willy Lam, East-Asia-Intel.com As soon as large-scale street protests erupted in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) in late September,…

Hong Kong’s lessons are being studied in Taiwan

HongKongLessons

9:42 am | By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Hong Kong has always been a city of contrasts. Wealth, a free economy,…

Miles Yu
Jens Stoltenberg

New NATO chief is anti-war activist with record of appeasing Russia

By Miles Yu, Geostrategy-Direct.com Last week, Jens Stoltenberg assumed the position of the Secretary General of NATO, replacing his hawkish...

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
Hwang Pyong-So arrives at the Incheon International Airport in Incheon, South Korea, on Oct. 4.   Kim Do-hoon / AP

What North Korea hoped to gain from unexpected high-profile visit to South

SEOUL — With North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un out of sight for more than a month apparently due...

Willy Lam
Demonstrators at Liberty Square in Taipei, Taiwan show support for pro democracy rallies in Hong Kong on Oct. 1. Ashley Pon / Getty Images

Hong Kong protests spawn a greater-China united front in Taiwan, Beijing

By Willy Lam, East-Asia-Intel.com As soon as large-scale street protests erupted in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) in...

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