The decision to grant the U.S. access to more bases — announced during the U.S. defense secretary’s visit — was decried by peace advocates as part of the Pentagon’s push into the Indo-Pacific, with an intent to encircle China.
Tag: South China Sea
The Pentagon’s Massive Intelligence Failure on China
Michael T. Klare says China’s CO2 emissions is the real threat to U.S. security, a point absent from the latest Pentagon report.
The Pentagon Is Killing Us
The U.S. must downsize its military budget to meet the climate crisis, writes Marcy Winograd.
UK Hypes China ‘Threat’ While Selling Country Billions in Military-Related Equipment
Last year saw a tripling in exports to Beijing of “dual use” items defined as “civilian goods with a military purpose,” Mark Curtis reports.
Danger in the South China Sea
In 2020, The Trump administration has dramatically increased the number of show-of-force missions, Ann Wright reports.
Whose Century Is It? Don’t Ask Trump
As the previous piece published here today shows, while the U.S. blows things up, China builds things, better than the U.S., and that has infuriated Washington, says Dilip Hiro.
The Pentagon Expands Its Provocative Encirclement of China
It failed to make headlines, but the recent change in name of the U.S. Pacific Command is an ominous sign of a coming U.S. confrontation with China, argues Michael T. Klare.
Trump Finds His Groove with Warmaking
The U.S. establishment disdained Donald Trump because he didn’t know how to do the war-making thing, so he had to go through some tough boot camp training to learn the ropes, as filmmaker John Pilger told Dennis J Bernstein.