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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

The US Indo-Pacific strategy and its delusions

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the Anchorage meeting between the US and China, the recent Quad summit, and how geo-political considerations are playing a role in the distribution of vaccines

UN calls for investigation into Tigray war citing rights violations and other stories

Today we take a look the UN’s call for an investigation into Ethiopia’s Tigray region, a campaign to boycott Amazon, the ongoing Covid-19 vaccine development efforts in Cuba, and the declaration of an end of absolute poverty in China

China achieves goal of eradicating absolute poverty

Over the last eight years, China has lifted a total of 98.99 million poor out of poverty.

China declares end of absolute poverty in the country a decade ahead of the UN schedule

Through state-led initiatives it has lifted more than 770 million people out of poverty since 1979, which accounts for more than 70% of total global poverty reduction

2020: Crumbling US hegemony, questions for India and EU, China’s gambit

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha looks at the year that has passed and the year that has begun and the alignments and challenges at a global level. He also examines the tech war waged by the US on China

Why imperialism is obsolete in Latin America

Venezuela’s Foreign minister Jorge Arreaza talks about the country’s relationship of mutual gain and benefit with China, the US bid to impose Monroe Doctrine 2.0, and a how a new Cold War cannot be allowed in the region

RCEP: The world’s largest trade bloc signed amid pandemic challenges

Trade policy expert Professor Biswajit Dhar, Chief Editor of Newsclick Prabir Purkayastha and Benny Kuruvilla from Focus on the Global South discuss the implications of RCEP

China is working to expand its ties to Latin America

Vijay Prashad and John Ross discuss the partnership that is being strengthened between countries in Latin America and China at a moment of increased pressure due to the US trade war against China

The difference between the US and China’s response to COVID-19 is staggering

While US continues to suffer the devastating impacts of poor management of the COVID-19 pandemic, China’s people-centered approach serves as a model to follow

India and China seek to move away from precipice

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha analyzes the recent discussions between India and China, including the joint statement listing five steps to address the tensions that have been building up over the past few months

Will India’s app ban hurt the Chinese economy?

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the most recent ban on 118 Chinese apps imposed by the Indian government

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