Even with its economy starting to slow down, China’s military is still on the rise. Years of higher military spending fueled by high economic growth are starting to manifest themselves in new technologies and newfound assertiveness.… Read the full article.
Africa is on the cusp of a new period in its history, its renaissance. Freed from centuries of colonialism and neo-imperialism, Africa has the opportunity to become a center of economic might to provide prosperity to the continent’s growing population.… Read the full article.
The morning dawned peacefully enough on July 22 as Chinese and Russian warplanes soared towards a rendezvous point over the Sea of Japan for what was to be their first-ever joint patrol.… Read the full article.
FIRST: HONG KONG DOESN’T HAVE A BORDER, IT IS NOT A NATION, ONLY NATIONS HAVE BORDERS,
SECOND: HK IS AN ISLAND WHICH IS PART OF THE NATION OF CHINA,
THIRD: THE PRC HAS A GARRISON IN THE CENTER OF HK, WHICH CAN BE REINFORCED ANYTIME BEIJING PLEASES,
FOURTH: HK IS A “SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE ZONE” OF THE PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF CHINA,
FIFTH: THERE IS A BRIDGE WHICH CONNECTS HK WITH THE MAINLAND OF CHINA, WHICH BEIJING CAN USE TO REINFORCE HK POLICE IF NEEDED, THAT BRIDGE CAN BE CLOSED BY CHINA EFFECTIVELY STOPPING FLOW OF PEOPLE & GOODS BOTH WAYS, WHICH WOULD RUIN MUCH OF HK’S BUSINESS ,
Tesla’s second-quarter earnings report that it released on Wednesday was filled with significantly less doom and gloom than Q1’s was, and that’s in large part to Tesla’s successful capital-raising program as well as its record number of vehicle deliveries during Q2.… Read the full article.