8:35 [Strategic Culture Foundation] (E)
Fortunately the world today is very different from that of 2003, Washington`s decrees are less effective in determining the world order. But in spite of this new, more balanced division of power amongst several powers, Washington appears ever more aggressive towards allies and enemies alike, regardless of which US president is in office. China and Russia are leading this historic transition while being careful to avoid direct war with the United States. To succeed in this endeavor, they use a hybrid strategy involving diplomacy, military support to allies, and economic guarantees to countries under Washington’s attack.
21:25 [Asia Times/Pepe Escobar] (E)
Businesses in the Middle East have begun to think ‘Make trade not war’ and being part of China’s Belt and Road scheme
14:04 [Russia Insider] (E)
Russia keeps expanding it’s agricultural sector with increases in food production and the consumer world is noticing, especially in China.
The biggest import is flour, and the Chinese International Import Expo in Shanghai even features an exhibition of the one-millionth kilogram imported from Russia.
21:50 [Press TV] (E)
"The success of the armed forces of the two countries in the process of combating terrorism in Syria and the defeat of Takfiri terrorists and their supporters in the region indicate the determination and capacities of Iran and Russia to counter the existing threats," Baqeri said in a meeting with Deputy Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation Vice Admiral lgor Osipov in Tehran on Tuesday.
16:15 [offGuardian] (E)
Eric Zuesse - Right now, we live in a mono-polar world. Here is how US President Barack Obama proudly, even imperially, described it when delivering the Commencement address to America’s future generals, at West Point Military Academy, on 28 May 2014: The United States is and remains the one indispensable nation.