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How China Benefits From the Ukraine Crisis

Giorgio Cafiero | Posted 06.01.2014 | Politics
Giorgio Cafiero

Beijing's calculated silence on the Ukrainian crisis is based on several geopolitical issues: the ideological pillar of non-interference, the China-Russia alliance, Chinese investments in Ukraine, and concerns about ethnic separatism in western China.

Almost Forgotten: The World's Most Dangerous Conflict

Eric Margolis | Posted 11.06.2011 | World
Eric Margolis

Time now for the world to get involved. The solution: let all the borders fade away. Turn Kashmir into an autonomous, demilitarized free trade zone.

Kashmir Could Start a Nuclear War

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Margolis

A century ago, the great British geopolitician, Sir Halford Mackinder, called Kashmir one of the world's primary strategic pivots -- the nexus of continents, empires, and civilizations.

China and India: A War of Giants

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Margolis

In spite of million man armed forces and nuclear weapons, India feels increasingly threatened by China's rise. The Indians know full well that China expects obedience from its neighbors.