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ASIA FILES

The 21st century world order changing in ways which the previous generation could not have easily imagined. One of the primary factors in the current transition from a unipolar world order to a multipolar world order - is the continent of Asia. Leading the charge in the new plurality is China, followed by India, Japan, the Korean Peninsula, and the Asean group members. Follow 21WIRE's Asia Files for key news and though-provoking features on this global regional powerhouse...

SUNDAY SCREENING: ‘Exposing China’s Digital Dystopian Dictatorship’ (2018)

SUNDAY SCREENING | An inside look at China’s controversial advanced surveillance tech.

Post-2020: India to Outpace US as World’s Second Most Powerful Economy

21WIRE | A motivated young population and a burgeoning manufacturing and technology sector means that India will pass the United States in as early as ten years.

Sanctions Busting: Refineries in India Bypass US Dollar, Pay for Iranian Oil in Rupees

21WIRE + Reuters | Washington not happy that India, the world’s third biggest oil importer, as it continues to buy oil from Iran.

‘China Will Cause Dollar to Lose Reserve Currency Status’ – World’s Largest Hedge Fund Manager

21WIRE | One of the main drivers of this transition is not only the Chinese economy – but its culture too.

Russia-India Trade Set to Rise Again in 2019

21WIRE | Ironically, Russia’s increasing economic expansion eastward is a direct result of aggressive US and EU economic sanctions.

SUNDAY SCREENING: Cobra Gypsies (2015)

SUNDAY SCREENING | Chronicling the incredible life of Indian gypsies in the deserts of India’s Rajasthan province.

The Truth Behind China’s ‘Uyghur Problem’

F. William Engdahl | The truth behind China’s alleged network of internment camps holding some 1 million ethnic Uyghurs.

US Crosses Red Line with Arrest of Huawei CEO for ‘Breaking Iran Sanctions’

21WIRE | The Trump Administration continues to wage economic warfare on the world, but have they gone too far this time?

TurkStream Pipeline: New Cold War Realignments and the Return of M.A.D.

Dr. Can Erimtan | This move transform the Eurasian geopolitical chessboard, but will Europe realign itself before it is too late?

Thanks to China, Palladium Prices Hit Record High, Russian Producers Cash-in

21WIRE | Two of the biggest winners are Russia and South Africa, who produce 3/4 of world supply.

China Says It’s Ready to Help Rebuild War-torn Syria

21WIRE + AMN | Will China take the bold step forward to become a major international post-war stakeholder?

Japan, US Prepare Plans for Conflict with China in East China Sea

21WIRE + South Front | Japan remains the key power-balancer in the East Asia region – which direction it swings will determine events.

India Announces it Will Pay for Russian S-400s in Rubles and Rupees, Not Dollars

21WIRE + Zero Hedge | This latest move by India gives Washington an ‘easy out’, at least for the time being.

Davos in Desert: Pakistan Takes Advantage of Spurned Saudi Summit, Scoops up $6 billion in Funding

21WIRE + MEE | Pakistan announced it will receive $3bn in foreign currency sand another $3bn in loans from the Kingdom.

From Idlib to Xinjiang: Uyghur Fighters Trained for Terror

Steven Sahiounie | Are the West and their Gulf partners planning to destabilize Eurasia next?

It’s Coming: China Will Soon Challenge Silicon Valley

21WIRE + Fortune | The number are clear: the money and growth is in Asia – which means China will soon be able to poach top US talent to drive its consumer revolution.

Pilger: ‘Is World War III Already Underway?’

John Pilger | Award-winning journalist and documentary filmaker warns that the western militarized deep state is already pushing the world to the brink of global conflagration.

SUNDAY SCREENING: The Two Koreas – ‘The Imposed Divide’ (2018)

SUNDAY SCREENING | Our weekly documentary film curated by our editorial team at 21WIRE.

Trump’s China Play: Beware of Unrealistic Goals for North Korea Diplomacy

21WIRE + TAC | Will anything good come from the Trump and Kim summit, or is the US angling for a hand over China?

AFRICA: ‘007’ Snake-Oil Economist Peddles City of London Wares

P.D. Lawton | According to the ‘experts’, Africa’s economic problems will be solved by more neoliberal voodoo economics and CO2 ‘off-set’ schemes.