The Encirclement Gathers Pace: China Enters Into a “Strategic Partnership” With Mexico

As if Mexico didn’t already have enough problems with gangsters.

On his way to a San Francisco Summit with Barack Obama, new Chinese President Xi Jinping has visited Costa Rica and Marxist led Cuba and Brazil, to build up his Latin American support.

Most significant however was his meeting with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto. This visit signals a new phase in Mexico/China relations. One that will have a big impact on the United States. Continue reading

Obama’s Cyber Dodge – White House cyber report won’t focus on China

The Obama administration plan to counter massive cyber espionage from China will not focus on a single country, a White House official said.

The administration is set to release its “Strategy to Mitigate the Theft of U.S. Trade Secrets” at a press conference of senior officials, including Attorney General Eric Holder.

“This strategy is not focused on any one country nor is it focused on cybersecurity exclusively, though cyber does play an important role in the strategy,” the official said. Continue reading

Xi orders PLA to become ready for ‘real combat’

Xi made the remarks during an inspection conducted from Saturday to Monday at the Guangzhou military theater of operations, a term usually used to emphasize the coordination and joint operations by forces in the air, land and sea, according to a news release issued by military authorities on Wednesday.

Xi also chairs the CPC Central Military Commission, the top decision-making body for China’s armed forces.

China’s People’s Liberation Army, with 2.3 million enlisted personnel, is the largest in the world. Continue reading

Russia and China Unify Further

That “one united foe” is in reality the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), also comprised of more members than just China and the modern Soviet Union. Iran and other countries such as India are “observers” at the moment while entry is awaited.

Most Western policy makers work on the false assumption that Russia and China are competing states with separate interests.

In reality, Russia and China are political, economic and military allies, united by their Leninist creed and a hatred of the West, and America in particular.

From the Communist Party of China, international Department Website:

Russia, June 20 — Visiting senior leader of the Communist Party of China (CPC) He Guoqiang on Wednesday arrived in St. Petersburg, Russia’s second largest city, where he met with Vyacheslav Makarov, chairman of the legislative assembly of the city, on regional cooperation between the two countries.

On Tuesday, He met in Moscow leaders of major Russia political parties on strengthening inter-party cooperation.

When meeting with Lyudmila Shvetsova, deputy speaker of the State Duma from the United Russia party, He said China is willing to make joint efforts with Russia in promoting bilateral ties.

“The United Russia party, as the most significant political power in Russia, has played an important role in maintaining the stability in the country, developing economy, improving people’s living standard, among others,” said He, a member of the Standing Committee of the CPC Central Committee Political Bureau.

China attaches great importance to exchanges and cooperation with the ruling United Russia party, He said, adding that recent years have witnessed fruitful achievements in the relations between the CPC and the United Russia, as a multi-level exchange mechanism has been established.

“China will further its ties with the United Russia, sharing experiences in governance and exploring a development path in line with the national conditions of the two countries to promote economy while improving people’s living standard,” he said.

Shvetsova said cooperation between Russia and China, as strategic partners, in the Asia Pacific and international affairs has been very close in the past years, playing an important role to peace in the region and the world. United Russia would like to further exchanges with the CPC to promote bilateral relations.

He Guoqiang also held talks with Ivan Melnikov, deputy speaker of the State Duma from the Communist Party.

The CPC has always cherished its friendship with Russia’s Communist Party, which has offered great support to China on issues that pertain to China’s core interests, he noted, pledging that the CPC would further its ties with Russia’s Communist Party to advance China-Russia relations to a new high.

Melnikov said his party attaches great importance to the Russia- China comprehensive strategic cooperation and partnership, adding that Russia’s Communist Party will actively implement cooperation agreements with the CPC to boost inter-party relations.

The West is not facing two different opponents, but one united foe.

Full article: Russia and China Unify Further (New Zeal)