The many establishment analysts who portrayed the Communist Chinese dictatorship's new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) as a supposed “rival” to the Western globalist-led international economic order must be awfully embarrassed right now. And those who believed them, hoping the brutal Beijing regime's bank was going to stand up to the World Bank-International Monetary Fund axis in particular, must be sorely disappointed. It turns out the scandal-plagued World Bank and the Communist Party of China-controlled AIIB are going to be partners in globalism. Together, the organizations will seek to promote the dangerous agenda known as “sustainable development” while undermining national sovereignty across Asia by bankrolling regional integration.
China's new Type 055 cruiser, being developed to counter the new Zumwalt-class of guided missile destroyer, will feature more and better armaments and defensive capabilities — at a much lower price tag.
According to analysts, China is months away from deploying the DF-41, a missile carrying 10 warheads capable of reaching any target in the continental United States.
American student Otto Warmbier was recently seen in a video released by North Korea, after being accused of crimes against the state, tearfully pleading for mercy. But he may instead endure a horrible existence that most Americans can't even imagine.