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Japan-India-China: An unlikely alliance emerges

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India-Japan-China: An unlikely alliance afoot

One of the more important consequences of the Trump Administration trade war against both China as well as Japan is the recent diplomatic and economi

Modi looks over his shoulder in Africa

Modi, China, Africa, Beijing, PRC, United Nations Security Council, Djibouti, African Union, China-Africa Development Fund

Modi gets serious on Africa

(While Prime Minister Narendra Modi makes his moves in Africa, and NewsBred points out India’s

Sanctions fallout: Russia-China now joined at the hip

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Sanctions will only bring Russia closer to China

The downfall of the US dollar as the world's reserve currency appears guaranteed.

India & Russia seek trade in gold

Sberbank, Russia, gold, India, Aleksei Kechko, BRICS, China, import, Central Bank, Moscow, Beijing, New Development Bank, Contingency Reserve Fund, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, NDB, CRF, AIIB, dollar

BRICS look to de-dollarize trade

Sberbank, Russia’s largest state-owned bank, is looking to finance the direct import of gold to India.

Who are the Masters of Mankind?

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Chomsky: Putting his mind to the matter

Adam Smith talked of “Masters of Mankind” in the 18th century. Do such tribes still rule the world or the power has shifted hands?

Why Modi is leaning on Washington

Narendra Modi, White House, Barak Obama, Paris Climate agreement, Pakistan, ISI, China, Burma, Myanmar, United States, Make in India, Indian Ocean, Saudi Arabia, Gulf, Madarsas, Hillary Clinton, Immigration and Nationality Act, Republicans, Democrats, John Kerry, Huma Abedin, Aksai Chin, Beijing, South China Sea

Modi's strategic leaning on Washington

With the Islamic world on its West and China's shadow on its east, Modi has begun to lean on Washington. 

Desperate plight of petro-states

Russia, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Venezuela, OPEC, ALBA, Wahhabi, Vladimir Putin, Angola, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Rosneft, Gazprom, PdVISA,  Kremlin, ARAMCO, IMF, Hugo Chavez, Nicolas Mudaro, Royal Dutch Shell, Chevron, Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, Beijing, Niger Delta, Boko Haram, Muhammadu Buhari, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Mohammed bin Salman, Yom Kippur War, Syria, Yemen

All that glitters is not gold

Petro-States, hit by falling oil revenues, face civil strife. They are on the brink of collapse. 

Iran could be the new China

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Iran being in play is a seismic event

It’s currently quite a toss-up when it comes to naming the hardest working man in geopolitical business: Chinese President Xi Jinping or Iranian President Ha