Pepe Escobar: Russia-China-Iran & Central Asia

How Tehran Fits into Russia-China Strategy Iran continues to sell oil, mostly to China Although not strategic partners, as in the Russia-China tie-up, Russia-China-Iran remain the crucial triad in the ongoing, multi-layered, long-term Eurasia integration process.   . . . What the past few months have made crystal clear is how Russia-China’s magnetic pull is attracting …

Penguin: Mapping the Open Source Publishing Landscape + RDS on China Rules OSEE?

Mapping the Open-Source Publishing Landscape More than 50 open-source publishing tools have been cataloged in a new landscape analysis funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation secured by MIT Press. The “Mind the Gap” report, published Wednesday, describes the wide range of open-source publishing tools available for academic books and journals.

Pepe Escobar: Iran-India-China-Russia-Central Asia All in Alignment Toward Trade Not War — Get It?

Iran at the center of the Eurasian riddle With the dogs of war on full alert, something extraordinary happened at the 19th summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) late last week in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Virtually unknown across the West, the SCO is the foremost Eurasian political, economic and security alliance. It’s not a Eurasian …

Robert Steele: 5G – Wrong Turn by China & USA — The Alternative is Human Intelligence with Integrity

Both China and the USA are making a huge mistake in embracing 5G, which is genocidal and ecocidal.  Developed in Israel, and forbidden in Israel, it is the fastest way to dumb down and ultimately kill off billions of people. China Unicom’s big bet on open source It is a huge mistake by China to …

Robert Steele: China Has a Strategy – No One Else Does

Looking at the below simplified depiction of the One Belt One Road Initiative, I have to ask myself: 1. Has Australia lost its mind and given up on being a force for peace and prosperity in the South Pacific and southern Asia toward India, Iran, and East Africa? 2. Has Brazil not realized that it …

Stephen E. Arnold: Who Is Behind China’s Mass Surveillance Excellence? Israel

Who Is Assisting China in Its Technology Push? Digging in this field of inquiry, one can learn how the Israeli company “flows” US intelligence-related technology from the US and elsewhere through an intermediary so that certain surveillance systems in China can benefit directly from what looks like technology developed in Israel. Net net: If one …