Asia

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December 28, 2016
Raja M. Nah discusses how demonetisation has adversely impacted manufacturing and agricultural growth in India, and how cash stringency will compel firms to reduce labour cost and thus reduce income of the working class

Robert Scheer: US Pledge of $90 Million to Laos for Cluster Munitions Legacy is ‘Chump Change’

September 8, 2016

If the word ‘terrorism’ has any meaning, it applies to the US bombings in Laos and Vietnam, says the Truthdig editor-in-chief

On Fourth Visit to the US as Prime Minister, Modi Seeks Boost in Defense Ties

June 6, 2016

Discussing India Prime Minister Modi’s visit, Former Naval Commander Atul Bhardwaj argues India is being drawn into a strategic cooperation with the US that is focused on containing China. The cooperation will require India to acquire large quantities of US arms

China

February 17, 2016
Colonel Larry Wilkerson explains the significance of China considering placing nuclear arsenal on high alert