Tag: Asia

The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Will Not And Must Not Become The New NATO

Established in 2001, the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) formed as a means to enhance security cooperation among the great powers of Asia. Today, the SCO membership roll includes, China, Russia, Pakistan, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. Currently, Afghanistan, Belarus, Iran and Mongolia are SCO observers whilst Armenia, Azerbaijan, Nepal, Cambodia, Sri Lanka […]

China Warns Canada and Mexico That They Have Surrendered Their Sovereignty to The United States

When Mexico and later Canada signed the new United States-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA), it represented more of a capitulation to Donald Trump than a genuine new era of NAFTA, the now expunged agreement between the three North American nations that was originally ratified in 1994. While the USMCA forces Canada […]

Top Trends: Hybrid War Balkanization, Trumpism vs. Globalism, Renaissance 2.0

Three of the top worldwide trends that will continue to influence International Relations across the next decade are the threat of Hybrid War Balkanization, the ongoing struggle between Trumpism vs. Globalism, and the prospects of a Renaissance 2.0, with the most likely vision of the future being a blend of […]

Rodrigo Duterte is The 21st Century’s Prime Example of Successful Non-Alignment in Pursuit of The Win-Win Model

The Philippines only joined the Non-Aligned Movement in 1993, thirty-two years after its inception and at the nadir of its geo-political relevance. Today however, both the concept of non-alignment and the Non-Aligned Movement itself, offer countries throughout the world the best opportunity to achieve the benefits of the “win-win” mentality […]