Africa

We Are All Globalists Now: The Question is – Are We Western Neo-Liberal Globalists or Chinese Win-Win Globalists?

The term “globalism” means many different things to many different people. The definitions vary as much due to cultural factors as ideological ones. When the word first appeared in the common vernacular it tended to have universally positive connotations which referred to the power of technology and the confluence of […]

When China Eliminates Poverty in 2020, Beijing Will Have Proved That the Developing World Doesn’t Need US “Aid”

Chinese President Xi Jinping has addressed the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) regarding his drive to eliminate remaining pockets of poverty in the country by the end of 2020. This is a key pillar in Xi’s goal to transform China into a “moderately prosperous society” at […]

Russia’s Advancing Multipolarity In Africa Through Mozambique

Russia’s strategic reengagement with Mozambique will strengthen multipolarity in Africa by providing a much-needed alternative to the US and China. The recently concluded Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) saw the signing of many major deals with large countries and companies, but it was the lesser-discussed ones with comparatively smaller […]

India is Holding Back the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation and BRICS

Yesterday, Chinese President Xi Jinping addressed the 13th meeting of Security Council Secretaries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in Beijing. During the meeting, President Xi stressed the importance of enhanced cooperation between SCO members in the fight against the “three evil forces” of extremism, separatism and terrorism. As one […]

As Liberalism Declines Across the World, the Death Penalty is Gaining Popularity Across Continents

The global decline in the popularity of liberalism in its various forms has led to a renewed debate on the restoration and expansion of the death penalty in countries where it has been abolished or severely restricted. The growing epidemic of child rape in India has led authorities to consider […]

Here’s How China and Russia Can Help Put Cheap and Powerful Weapons in the Hands of The Oppressed Developing World

In 1949, a new automatic rifle changed the world. The original Автома́т Кала́шникова-47, better known as the Kalashnikov AK-47 changed the nature of firearms forever. The incredibly durable, powerful and perhaps most importantly inexpensive rifle designed by  in the Soviet Union, was soon sold and also manufactured around the world. The […]

Donald Trump And Nicholas Sarkozy: Two Extravagant Leaders Haunted by Their Arrogance While Gaddafi Was Killed For His Generosity

The former President of France, Nicholas Sarkozy has been arrested for allegedly taking millions of Euros in campaign donations from Libya’s former revolutionary leader Muammar Gaddafi. Sarkozy’s first and only election victory in 2007, was said to be handsomely financed by Gaddafi after France became a commercial partner of the Great […]