Photograph Source: United States Navy – Public Domain The United States government is always beating the war drums; it’s what violent, rogue nations do. Currently, a non-issue in the Middle East is being seized upon as a threat to the mighty U.S. The headlines were sensational: ‘Saudi Arabia says Oil Tankers Attacked as Iranian Tensions … Continue reading “Gulf of Tonkin ‘Crisis’, Iranian Style”
A look at dam, Belt and Road, and SEZ projects in “the battery of Southeast Asia.”
Par Tom Luongo – Le 12 mai 2019 – Source Strategic CultureJe n’aime pas annoncer des nouvelles exclusives à ceux qui dénigrent la Chine, mais la guerre commerciale avec les États-Unis est terminée. Je maintiens depuis des mois que Trump n’a aucune marge de manœuvre dans les négociations commerciales avec la Chine. S’il en avait, celle-ci aurait déjà conclu … Continue reading “La guerre commerciale de Trump est déjà mort-née”
Ce jeudi 16 mai 2019, Rfi, sur son site web, a diffusé dans l’émission «Reportage Afrique» un dossier qui s’intitule «Casamance, série [4/5] : L’appareillage des victimes de mines reste difficile». Réalisé par William de Lesseux, ce reportage revient sur les conséquences des mines antipersonnel dans le conflit casamançais, qui oppose l’Armée nationale du Sénégal … Continue reading “Après trente ans de conflit en Casamance : Regard sur la vie des mutilés des mines”
London, May 5, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Nigeria and 12 other African countries, may suffer American visa denials as US President Donald Trump targets countries with a high percentage of visa overstays. The White House recently shifted its focus from the surge of families crossing the US-Mexico border to the hundreds of thousands of immigrants who arrive in … Continue reading “Nigeria, 12 other African countries face sanctions over visa overstay in U.S”
The Chinese and Laotian Presidents signed an action plan to build a community of shared future earlier this week after the latter’s trip to the People’s Republic to attend the recent BRI Forum. These two nations might seem to be … The post China-Laos Economic Relations. The Broader Strategic Impications appeared first on Global Research.
May 02, 2019 Picture: Laos is stepping up efforts for the use of electric vehicles in the country and will be launching a pilot project for vehicle battery charging stations. The Ministry of Energy and Mines is set to work with the private sector on the project as part of efforts to support the government’s … Continue reading “Laos To Launch Electric Vehicle Charging System”
You have owners; a corporate, political, and media elite charged with maintaining the military-industrial behemoth. And your owners have only allowed you the illusion of choice, of democracy It amounts to a matter of taste; how you prefer the emperor to behave. Such is political life in the late-stage American Empire. Both major parties offer … Continue reading “How Do You Prefer Your Empire: Coarse or Polite?”
China’s presence is growing in strategically located Laos, but the trend is often overlooked.
U.S.-based group says three American volunteers who were detained for proselytizing have been freed and deported.
When I first heard of Andrei Martyanov, I was skeptical about his intentions. Born in Baku, Azerbaijan, USSR, 1963, he became a naval officer and expert on Russian military and naval issues. He took part in conflicts in the Caucasus. In mid-1990s, he moved to the US for reasons unstated in print. He currently works … Continue reading “Has the US Lost Its Military Supremacy Over Russia?”
By Yves Engler. Second in a four-part series on the 70th anniversary of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. The first installment in this series discussed how NATO was set up partly to blunt the European Left. The other major factor driving the creation of NATO was a desire to bolster colonial authority and bring the … Continue reading “Defence of European Empires was Original NATO Goal”
Apr 03, 2019 Picture: VIENTIANE, LAO PDR – On March 22, 2019, officials from the Governments of Laos and the United States celebrated the successful completion of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) LUNA II project at a ceremony at the Lao Plaza Hotel in Vientiane. The event, co-chaired by Minister of Industry and … Continue reading “United States and Laos celebrate five years of cooperation on trade facilitation and economic integration”
Apr 03, 2019 Picture: In a bid to attract more tourists and reduce waiting times at border checkpoints, Laos’ ministry of foreign affairs has announced the introduction of an e-visa service to start this June, enabling foreign visitors to more conveniently apply for entry visas online. All international visitors to Laos will be eligible to … Continue reading “Laos Launches E-Visa This June”
The development highlighted ongoing efforts by both sides to develop collaboration in this realm.