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Afghanistan at the crossroads (III) – the Taliban, o EI-K, the Hazaras and China
Afghanistan, Asia, China

Afghanistan at the crossroads (III) – the Taliban, o EI-K, the Hazaras and China

A group of Daykundi Hazaras watching the US Army Corps of Engineers inspect a project site in their province (Wikipedia photo) On the last day 8/10, an Islamic State militant-K/EI-K (by Korazan, afghan phalanx of islamic state), perpetrated a suicide bombing against a Shiite mosque in the city of Kunduz, in the north of the country, and killed dozens of faithful, confirming the growing confrontation between Sunnis and the Shiite community. Este é mais um episódio que revela a enorme dificuldade que o Talibã encontrará para se afirmar como governo legítimo do país, tanto interna quanto externamente. Numa postagem anterior eu havia assinalado que o intento hercúleo do Talibã de concretizar sua ânsia de retomar o poder desde que, in 2001, foi rechaçado de Cabul pelas trop...
The new US military alliance, UK and Australia
Americas, Asia, Australia, China, U.S, Europe, Oceania, UK

The new US military alliance, UK and Australia

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, US President Joe Biden and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison (Photo montage) In day 15 of September, a statement made by President Joe Biden, with the virtual participation of British prime ministers, Boris Johnson, and Australian, Scott Morrison, caused protests from China and indignation in France: US and UK agreed to transfer to Australia the technology needed for the local production of nuclear-powered submarines. Os protestos chineses são compreensíveis. After all, embora o nome da China não tenha sido citado em nenhum momento, é óbvio que a posse de submarinos nucleares pela Austrália tem a finalidade de conter a emergente potência asiática, detentora da maior Marinha do mundo em quantidade de meio...
Cemetery of Empires
Afghanistan, Americas, Asia, China, U.S

Cemetery of Empires

US Air Force plane take off at Kabul Airport The scene looked familiar to Americans.. A helicopter of its Armed Forces flew over the US Embassy in a distant country, picked up passengers for a hasty evacuation, while the enemy approached from all sides. the troops, after long war, are returning home unable to celebrate the victory. The similarities between the Saigon retreat, at the end of the Vietnam War, and the withdrawal from Kabul last Sunday, 15 of August, marking the end of the Afghan War, are obvious and inescapable. Everything happened at an amazing speed. On an offensive of about ten days, the Taliban conquered all the provincial capitals and reached the capital of Afghanistan, obscene. President Ashraf Ghani fled p...
Cyber ​​wars: who is the culprit?
Americas, Asia, China, U.S, Europe, Russia

Cyber ​​wars: who is the culprit?

Joe Biden, president two united states, declared in 27/7/2021, during a visit to the director of National Intelligence that “if we end up in a war, a real shooting war with another power, it will be as a consequence of a cyber breach". This claim was made after the United States was cyber-attacked, which had as one of its consequences the stoppage of the Colonial pipeline, which resulted in the interruption of fuel supply in part of the country. On this occasion the threat was opened, but at other times the Biden government directly accused two countries as responsible for this type of movement.: China and Russia. Even though today the US is the country attacked, the truth is that cyber actions are older and have served different ...
The Chinese and the Taliban…
Afghanistan, Asia, China

The Chinese and the Taliban…

Photo: chinamission.be On the last day 28/07/2021, a delegation of key members of the Taliban group, from afghanistan, headed by its co-founder and political committee leader, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, met in Tianjin, and China, with none other than Chancellor Wang Yi to address issues of great sensitivity to the Chinese in the political sphere, economic and security. It was the first time a “senior” member of the organization had visited China since Sunni radicals captured several key districts in Badakhshan and Kandahar provinces and, according to the news, took control of about half of the country, to the border with the Chinese region of Xinjiang, although for now they control neither the capital nor the government.. Wang said the withdrawal of troops ...
A chronicle about an old man: the centenary of the Chinese Communist Party
Asia, China

A chronicle about an old man: the centenary of the Chinese Communist Party

Today, 01 July, the Communist Party of China celebrates its centenary. On this date, on July 1, 1921 the CCP was created by the revolutionary leader and founder of the People's Republic, Mao Zedong. In fact the day of celebration should be 23/07, effective date of the meeting of 13 people in a French concession house in Shanghai, Where, inspired by the Soviet Bolshevik revolution and with the help of the Far East Office of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and the Far East Secretariat of the Communist International, Chinese revolutionaries found shelter to underground the project of a regime that would radically change the history of China. currently, with about 91,914 millions of members, according to the sense of 2020, relatively modest number to take and....
European Union and China relationship
Asia, China, Europe, International Organizations, European Union

European Union and China relationship

The European Union is one of the main economic partners of the People's Republic of China, and vice versa. Taking into account your goal of evolving towards a sustainable economy, China needs to move up the value chain and encourage its domestic market, logo, you need all the support you can get. The European bloc is a key partner for China, both in the context of imports and exports, how much in terms of investment, since it is a destination and source of foreign direct investment, as China seeks a stable and legally secure environment. Besides that, discuss and cooperate on foreign policy, safety, prosperity, sustainable development and exchange of people. In the first place, the EU and China organize, annually, a dialog...
BRICS and the Covid-19 vaccine, one more chance missed
Americas, Asia, Brazil, BRICS, China, Europe, India, International Organizations, Russia

BRICS and the Covid-19 vaccine, one more chance missed

REUTERS FILE PHOTO Vaccination for Covid-19 is advancing and the world begins to breathe a sigh of relief, but it hides a much harsher and more unequal reality in the world we live in. Access to vaccines, as well as its production, it is the result of power relations that only reinforce the inequality that exists between countries.. Once the size of the problem with Covid-19 became clear, the richest countries started their efforts to produce vaccines and to purchase or block in advance the vaccines to be produced. To get an idea, by the end of 2020 these countries had already guaranteed 3,8 billions of doses. The amount purchased by countries like the United States and European countries far exceeded their population. only the USA, for example, bought vaccines that surpassed 5 doses per....
The Empire Strikes Back: G7, USA, RPC, etc
Americas, Asia, China, U.S, International Organizations, European Union

The Empire Strikes Back: G7, USA, RPC, etc

In the second episode of George Lukas' mega-hit, the "Star Wars", under the leadership of the villain Darth Vader, the Empire relentlessly seeks to destroy Luke's band of friends across the galaxy.. - Han Solo, the princess Leia, among others. Luke had been trained by Master Yoda to use the Force. When Vader Finally Captures His Friends, Luke must decide whether to complete his training and become a Jedi Knight or confront Vader and save them. The final duel begins, and in front of wounded Luke, Vader says both can unite and rule the Galaxy. Luke refuses to join his father's killer, but Vader reveals that he is, actually, Anakin Skywalker, your father. Luke refuses to believe and, hopeless, throw yourself into the abyss. in the fall, he holds onto a small....
Clash of Civilizations: the USA, a RPC, the campaign “Stop Asian hate” and the alligator…
Americas, Asia, China, U.S

Clash of Civilizations: the USA, a RPC, the campaign “Stop Asian hate” and the alligator…

Protestants at the Stop Asian Hate national demonstration, in 27/03/2021 (Photo the Axel Koester) On the last day 17/03, a white man entered a massage parlor area in Atlanta, us United States, and killed eight people, six of them women of Chinese and Korean descent. No UK, in early March, a Chinese teacher of 37 years old he was beaten by four white men who cursed him for "Chinese virus". The increase in prejudice and hatred against the Asian community can be attributed to the spread of “fake news” that has been circulating since the beginning of the pandemic, attributing to Asians the proliferation of the virus, identifying them as the only ones responsible for the disease, what, as we know, originated in Wuhan, and China. To combat the spread of prejudice in the USA, a group ...