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China Moves One Step Closer to Becoming a Navy Superpower

China Moves One Step Closer to Becoming a Navy Superpower

CHINA has moved closer to its goal of building a blue-water navy, with pilots successfully landing on and taking off from the Liaoning, the country’s first aircraft carrier, according to military experts. Dai Mingmeng, a squadron leader from an aviation regiment of the East China Sea Fleet, landed a J-15…

What Does the Middle-Class of China Look Like and is it any Different to the Middle-Class of the West?

What Does the Middle-Class of China Look Like and is it any Different to the Middle-Class of the West?

Since the introduction of Special Economic Zones in China, the living standards and quality of life of China’s poor has risen exponentially. THE development of China’s middle-class has arisen unnoticed and without any real investigation. The middle-class of most western countries form the majority, in China, this is not the…

Turkey Intercepts Airplane Carrying Russian-made Ammunitions

Turkey Intercepts Airplane Carrying Russian-made Ammunitions

Turkey’s Interception of a Syrian plane travelling from Moscow to Syria’s war-torn capital Damascus Is not a message to the Syrian regime solely but also to those countries, Including Russia, China and Iran, which have been Involved In the Syrian crisis by siding with the country’s regime since the very…

Iran warns United Nations to Stop Export of Weapons to Syria

Iran warns United Nations to Stop Export of Weapons to Syria

In a meeting with the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, Iran’s Ayatollah Khamene’i and his accompanying delegation called on the United Nations to stop the supply of weapons to Syria. He said that the United Nations was expected to take the issue of nuclear disarmament seriously and called on the…

Russian Dictator Putin Begins Quashing Opposition and Activists

Russian Dictator Putin Begins Quashing Opposition and Activists

A punk group will determine the fate of Putin’s regime in Russia and the future direction. This is how the trial against the band Pussy Riot members, which started on Monday [30 July] in Moscow, is assessed in Russia and elsewhere in the world. The crime, which has captured the…

Religious Strife Looming in Syria

Religious Strife Looming in Syria

Syrian President Al-Asad’s power structure is crumbling and religious strife in Syria is looming. The defection of Prime Minister Riad Hijad, who fled to Jordan en route to Qatar, is only the most recent of a more general exodus in recent weeks that has involved over 40 ranking officials from…

Russian Stand Turns Syria Crisis into Regional Cold War

Russian Stand Turns Syria Crisis into Regional Cold War

Iraq was like a microcosm of the Middle East, a mosaic in which virtually all the different colours were included. As for Syria, it is the active fault map of the Middle East, were all the internal and external tensions of the Middle East, and its lines of rupture, come together…

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