The Russian-Chinese ‘Power of Siberia’ Pipeline Has Killed the Prospects for the Alaska Gas Pipeline

Originally published in June, 2018 When Alaska’s governor Bill Walker headed with a trade delegation to China earlier this week, he must have hoped to bring back good news about an 800-mile gas pipeline project that would see the state’s…

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Author: CheckpointAsia.net

Originally this site was supposed to be a way for us all to learn more about Asia. It still is, but learning about it I have been struck by how influential and present the American Empire is even in this part of the world. Inescapably then a resource about Asia also has to be about the state and activities of the Empire. Influence which is malign, but fortunately for itself and the rest of us, Asia is much too large, much too ancient, and much to proud to suffer US hegemony for too long. The salvation, the retreat of the Empire, starts in Asia. Join in to follow this welcome development.