Many Russians Think America Created the Wuhan Coronavirus, and the Reasons May Shock You

Russian scientists and political leaders are claiming that the United States created the Wuhan coronavirus. They believe the disease is a bioweapon designed to destabilize China while generating huge profits for American pharmaceutical companies. Russia has closed its land border with China in response to the Wuhan coronavirus threat. As debates over the origin of the Wuhan coronavirus rage on, new voices join the discussion. Russian media sources suggest the novel disease, provisionally known as 2019-nCoV, could be an American made bio-weapon designed to sabotage China. The claims have had…

Royal Navy Patrol Boat Shadows Russian Ship on Christmas Day

Image courtesy Royal Navy By Royal Navy News 12-31-2019 11:55:00 Royal Navy patrol ship HMS Tyne shadowed a Russian vessel through the English Channel on Christmas Day. The Portsmouth-based ship was called upon to sail on Christmas Eve and keep watch on the Russian ship Smolnyy Perekov as it passed close to UK territorial waters on Christmas Day. HMS Tyne remained at sea on Christmas Day to monitor the Russian ship, keeping track of its activity in areas of national interest. Defence Secretary Ben Wallace said: “I…

Is this the end of the liberal international order? And what might take its place?

Posted January 31, 2020 07:00:00 Photo: The liberal international order has kept the world in check since the collapse of the Soviet Union — but might become a thing of the past. (Getty: Hazem Bader) The liberal international order faces an existential threat, warns the UN Secretary-General, and the world is in grave danger of splitting in two. “I fear a great fracture with the two largest economies on Earth creating two separate and competing worlds with their own dominant currency, trade and financial rules, their own internet and artificial…

US Warship In South China Sea Had ‘Evil Intentions,’ Says Chinese Navy

Senior Colonel Li Huamin, a spokesperson for China’s People’s Liberation Army’s (PLA) Southern Theatre Command, said on Tuesday that a United States warship had “made deliberate provocations, harboring evil intentions, during China’s traditional new year festival, in a naked act of navigational hegemony.” The warship with the alleged wicked objectives was the USS Montgomery, a littoral (designed for regions lying along a shore), relatively small surface vessel. It passed by the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea on Saturday. According to Colonel Li, their military sent air and…

Anti-China sentiment spreads along with coronavirus, especially among neighbors wary of territorial aims

JAKARTA/HANOI – The coronavirus outbreak has stoked a wave of anti-China sentiment around the globe, from shops barring entry to Chinese tourists, online vitriol mocking the country’s exotic meat trade and surprise health checks on foreign workers. The virus, which originated in China, has spread to more than a dozen countries, many of them in Southeast Asia, which has sensitive relations with China amid concerns about Beijing’s vast infrastructure spending and political clout in the region and sovereignty disputes in the South China Sea. Authorities and schools in Toronto were…

GEYMAN: Why The U.S. Scientific Braintrust Is Being Raided By The Chinese

As American universities navigate the minefield of diversity-based hiring, idealistic collaboration with foreign persons and entities, and communist-minded foreign saboteurs, the stakes keep getting higher. And behind this cat-and-mouse game of trying to seize America’s intellectual, technological, and military advantages for Beijing lies a determined and cunning enemy in the People’s Liberation Army (PLA). On Jan. 28th, 2020, the chair of Harvard’s chemistry department, Charles Lieber, was arrested for allegedly lying to the Defense Department and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) about his contract with Wuhan University of Technology,…

World war 3 alert: India threatens China over threats to sovereignty | World | News

Under Xi Jinping, China has solidified its claims in the South China Sea due to the ‘nine dash-line’ policy which lays claim to several island chains in the region. The policy has caused clashes with several countries under threat from China but it now appears Xi is expanding into the Indian Ocean too. According to Indian government officials, approximately six Chinese research vessels have been spotted in the region this month. Moreover, around 600 Chinese fishing ships have been spotted in the region since 2015. Although there have been no…

Project fear: anti-China sentiment spreads along with coronavirus

JAKARTA/HANOI: The coronavirus outbreak has stoked a wave of anti-China sentiment around the globe, from shops barring entry to Chinese tourists, online vitriol mocking the country’s exotic meat trade and surprise health checks on foreign workers. The virus, which originated in China, has spread to more than a dozen countries, many of them in Southeast Asia which has sensitive relations with China amid concerns about Beijing’s vast infrastructure spending and political clout in the region and sovereignty disputes in the South China Sea. Authorities and schools in Toronto, Canada, were…

UPDATE 1-Anti-China sentiment spreads along with coronavirus

The coronavirus outbreak has stoked a wave of anti-China sentiment around the globe, from shops barring entry to Chinese tourists, online vitriol mocking the country’s exotic meat trade and surprise health checks on foreign workers. The virus, which originated in China, has spread to more than a dozen countries, many of them in Southeast Asia which has sensitive relations with China amid concerns about Beijing’s vast infrastructure spending and political clout in the region and sovereignty disputes in the South China Sea. Authorities and schools in Toronto, Canada, were…