China and Russia’s presidents signified the deepening ties between their two countries by appearing together at an event to commemorate the defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II, the Atlantic reports. Continue reading
This is a very important development in global geopolitics and it has very unfavorable implications for the USA, India and their allies. As you read about this, ask yourself if you heard or read anything about this extremely-important event on what are called “news” TV channels in the USA.
Pakistan, which has been called an “ally” of the USA in the “war on terrorism” has just thrown in its lot with China and dumped the USA as an ally. In truth, I don’t think the Pakistani-American alliance has actually existed for some time, but both nations were willing to pretend it was an alliance as long as Pakistan did a few favors for the USA (such as allowing the USA to supply its troops in Afghanistan via an arduous overland route via Pakistan) in exchange for billions of dollars from the USA–which were likely fantasy dollars turned into real dollars by the legerdemain of the US Federal Reserve Board. The US-Pakistani alliance, like a really bad marriage, is now coming apart. Pakistan has a new ally and partner–Communist China. The Pakistan’s leader declared to the Chinese leader that the new Chinese-Pakistani friendship is “higher than the Himalayas and deeper than the deepest sea in the world, and sweeter than honey.” That language is so affectionate I think these two nations “ought to get a room.” Continue reading
Greece has reported forming a strategic alliance with Israel.
Officials said Athens and Jerusalem launched strategic cooperation over the last year. They said the cooperation included military exercises, strategic dialogue and intelligence exchanges on regional threats.
Officials said Avramopoulos sought U.S. help to enhance regional cooperation that would include Israel. They said Greece wanted to ensure the safety of energy exploration projects in the eastern Mediterranean, particularly off the coast of the Republic of Cyprus. Turkey, asserting the exploration violated its sovereignty, has sent warships to disrupt the projects.
Full article: Greece enters into ‘strategic alliance’ with Israel (World Tribune)