China Focus: Xi Jinping Thought a new chapter of 21st century Marxism

2017-10-20 BEIJING, Oct. 20 (Xinhua) — A new political theory unveiled at a key congress of China’s ruling Communist Party of China (CPC) has struck a chord with Ling Jihe, a 56-year-old rural entrepreneur in Jiangxi Province. “‘Ensuring harmony between human and nature,’ a basic principle underpinned by Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese…

Iran nuclear deal: EU statement on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action

European Council Council of the European Union   16/10/2017    13:05 Press release 590/17 Foreign Affairs & International Relations   1. The JCPOA, the culmination of 12 years of diplomacy facilitated by the EU, unanimously endorsed by UN Security Council Resolution 2231, is a key element of the nuclear non-proliferation global architecture and crucial for the…

Saudi King In Moscow: Is Pax Russica in the works in West Asia?

October 6, 2017 Rudroneel Ghosh in Talking Turkey Marking a historic tour, Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has embarked on a four-day visit to Russia. This is the first time that a sitting Saudi monarch is travelling to Russia, exemplifying shifting geopolitical realities, particularly in the Middle East. The visit is an implicit recognition that Russia…

Trump plans to declare that Iran nuclear deal is not in the national interest

Anne Gearan October 5 President Trump speaks to world leaders at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly on Sept. 19. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images) President Trump plans to announce next week that he will “decertify” the international nuclear deal with Iran, saying it is not in the national interest of the United States and kicking the…