Belt and Road Initiative
Argentina joins China’s Belt and Road Initiative

The strategic agreement will allow Argentina to receive investment worth more than 23 billion USD from China, through different agreements

Argentina and China sign key agreements on cooperation and trade and other stories

Today we look at the Memorandum of Understanding signed between Argentina and China, the arrest of journalist Fahad Shah in Kashmir, and more

“Conflict between president and PM is a conflict between the Somali people and imperialist forces”

Parliamentary elections in Somalia are set to be concluded by February 25 amid tensions between the president and the prime minister. Mohamed Hassan, historian and former diplomat, explains the political situation, the role of foreign powers, especially the UAE, and the truth behind Shabaab

China and African countries take steps to enhance ties

Mikaela Erskog, a researcher with Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research and a member of the Pan Africanism Today Secretariat, talks about the recent Eighth Ministerial Conference of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation

‘UN WFP and USAID have been using humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia to prepare grounds for Western intervention’

Horn of Africa TV’s editor, Elias Amare, talks to Peoples Dispatch on the latest military developments in Ethiopia, the setbacks faced by the TPLF and the collusion of international aid agencies

Afghanistan tackles the Islamic State

All signs point to the fact that unlike the 90s, the Taliban is not inclined to officially permit extremist groups to operate in Afghanistan. The possibility of close economic ties with Iran and China is one reason for this development

“Regressive and conservative forces historically promoted by imperialist forces in Afghanistan have prolonged wars” 

At a discussion organized by Tricontinental: Institute of Social Research, panelists pointed out that peace in Afghanistan can only be guaranteed through regional reconciliation led by regional players, independent of interference from the West

As the US withdraws from Afghanistan, China forges ties with the Taliban

With no end in sight to the internal conflict in Afghanistan, China has been meeting with regional players to build a strategy which seeks to guarantee peace and stability for all

The looming civil war that threatens Afghanistan, Pakistan and China

The great suffering and great waste of social wealth caused due to the war in Afghanistan is set to culminate with the Taliban’s return to power, and with terrorist groups, which are entrenched in parts of Central Asia, making a full return

The US is trying to light the match of Islamic extremism in China’s Xinjiang

The information war now conducted by the US against China centers on Xinjiang. Once again, the US uses longstanding problems—such as the rise of extremism in Central Asia (fueled to some extent by the US since the 1980s)—to create problems for its adversaries

Understanding the complicated politics and geopolitics of the coup in Myanmar

Is it a coup if the military was already in power? Vijay Prashad examines the recent military coup in Myanmar through a political and geopolitical lens

Dispatches from the Congo: When the US came calling

Kambale Musavuli from the Centre for Research on the Congo talks about the recent visit of two AFRICOM officials to the DRC and the agenda presented by the delegation.

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