US Strategic Adjustments on Cuba, Iran & Africa: Here Some News on Russia & China Reaction

This July, 2015 was a tumultuous month for Obama, with US Cuba, US Iran & Obma in Africa. With that type of geo-politics, geo-economic & geo-national-security developing, so lots of strategic adjustments had been going on globally. Traditionally, US, Russia & China are competitors globally, with China & Russia moving closer. And while USA gets called out a great deal of being an Imperialist & Hegemonic, all three have those characters, just look Russia on Tartars and China on Tibet as examples. The following are some news about Russia & China, as the world moves forward.

1 Russia: authorities forcing indigenous hunters association to register as “foreign agents” http://www.iwgia.org/news/search-news?news_id=1139 … …

2 Russia: HRCtte concerned over denial of #indigenous land rights, sacred sites desecrated http://www.iwgia.org/news/search-news?news_id=1199 … …

3 Hong Kong Lawmakers Reject China’s Plan for Its Political Future – Bloomberg Business http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-06-18/hong-kong-lawmakers-reject-china-s-plan-for-its-political-future

4 To control Tibet, China wants say in Dalai Lama’s successor – Las Vegas Sun News http://lasvegassun.com/news/2015/jul/23/control-tibet-china-wants-say-dalai-lamas-successo/

5 Pakistan, China committed to completion of Economic Corridor (Comment: As China trying to survive #stock crash) http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-331217-Pakistan-China-committed-to-completion-of-CPEC-says-Mamnoon

6 Uyghur Separatism And China’s Crisis Of Credibility In The War On Terror | The Jamestown Foundation http://www.jamestown.org/single/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=3624&no_cache=1#.VbmlhrOqqkq

7 China’s state media pour scorn on Obama’s Africa trip #Sino-US http://www.sino-us.com/35/China-s-state-media-pour-scorn-on-Obama-s-Africa-trip.html

8 Barack Obama enthusiastic about prospect of greater ties with India: US – IBNLive http://www.ibnlive.com/news/world/barack-obama-enthusiastic-about-prospect-of-greater-ties-with-india-us-1027572.html

9 Universities are the new battleground for democracy in Hong Kong – Business Insider http://www.businessinsider.com/universities-are-the-new-battleground-for-democracy-in-hong-kong-2015-7?IR=T

10 Uighur expulsion puts strain on Turkey’s ties with China, Thailand http://www.todayszaman.com/diplomacy_uighur-expulsion-puts-strain-on-turkeys-ties-with-china-thailand_393389.html

11 Abysmal Human Rights Conditions & Systematic Failure to Play by Rules Make China Unfit to Host 2022 Winter Games http://chrdnet.com/2015/07/abysmal-human-rights-conditions-systematic-failure-to-play-by-rules-make-china-unfit-to-host-2022-winter-games/

12 China’s Maritime Disputes http://www.cfr.org/asia-and-pacific/chinas-maritime-disputes/p31345#!/ … (Comment: A Good Quality Must Read Primer)

13 Pope makes history in South America | CNN (Comment: #China’s persecution of #Christian will be an issue in region) http://edition.cnn.com/2015/07/12/living/pope-francis-week-latin-america/

14 Russia, China block Security Council (UNSC) referral of #Syria to International Criminal Court http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=47860#.VbmNwbOqqko

15 Gaidar’s (Symbolic of Hope for a Modern Russia) Departure Is a Sad Sign of the Times | Opinion | The Moscow Times http://www.themoscowtimes.com/opinion/opinion/article/gaidars-departure-is-a-sad-sign-of-the-times/526470.html

16 Tony Abbott warns Labor against ‘short-term xenophobic politics’ over China deal | ABC Radio Australia http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/2015-07-30/free-trade-tony-abbott-warns-labor-against-shortterm-xenophobic-politics-over-china-deal/1475698

17 China ASEAN trade negotiations to be completed by year-end – Business – http://Chinadaily.com.cn  http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/business/2015-07/30/content_21447637.htm

18 The Statesman: China auto sales slump hits industry fortunes http://www.thestatesman.com/news/business/china-auto-sales-slump-hits-industry-fortunes/78864.html

19 Govt to dedicate 2015 to Pakistan China friendship (Comment: Does #Pakistan care about China crack-down on #Muslim) http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-331484-Govt-to-dedicate-2015-to-Pak-China-friendship

20 US says Europeans could help more in South China Sea dispute http://www.trust.org/item/20150730003000-m6egg/

21 Rollercoaster China Stock Market has more room to drop – http://thenews.com.pk  http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-3-331310-Rollercoaster-China-stock-market-has-more-room-to-drop

22 China’s New Silk Road a disaster waiting to happen? > http://oilprice.com/Energy/Energy-General/New-Silk-Road-A-Disaster-Waiting-To-Happen.html … (Comment: #StockMarket a disaster)

23 Labor Strikes Surge in China > http://www.voanews.com/content/labor-strikes-surge-in-china/2712442.html … (Comment: with rapid #wage increases & #rich/#poor gap)

24 Russia: Putin at UNSC, on Srebrenica, again covers for those who commit mass #atrocity > http://bit.ly/1J5FEbY

25 National Endowment for Democracy becomes first ‘undesirable organization’ in Russia https://meduza.io/en/news/2015/07/28/national-endowment-for-democracy-becomes-first-undesirable-organization-in-russia

26 Russia’s Democratic Coalition. The opposition is being barred from elections again. Here’s what you need to know https://meduza.io/en/feature/2015/07/29/russia-s-democratic-coalition

27 Racism in Russia must change before World Cup | GiveMeSport (Comment: #Putin is #xenophobia) http://www.givemesport.com/605381-racism-in-russia-must-change-before-world-cup?autoplay=on

28 Russia Turkey gas pipeline may be delayed | Anadolu Agency http://www.aa.com.tr/en/rss/564793–russia-turkey-gas-pipeline-may-be-delayed

28 North American LNG Could Weaken Russia’s Grip On Europe | http://OilPrice.com  http://oilprice.com/Energy/Natural-Gas/North-American-LNG-Could-Weaken-Russias-Grip-On-Europe.html

30 Russia Blocks UN Security Council (UNSC) Vote on MH17 Tribunal – World News – ABC News Radio http://abcnewsradioonline.com/world-news/russia-blocks-un-security-council-vote-on-mh17-tribunal.html

31 Chinese language will be on Russia’s College Entrance Exam – Xinhua | http://English.news.cn  http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/culture/2015-07/30/c_134461848.htm

32 Democracy Abroad Is Good for America | Freedom House https://freedomhouse.org/blog/democracy-abroad-good-america#.VbmES7Oqqkq

33 China Uses ‘Picking Quarrels’ Charge to Cast a Wider Net Online – The New York Times http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/27/world/asia/china-uses-picking-quarrels-charge-to-cast-a-wider-net-online.html?ref=technology&_r=2

34 China’s Clickbait Nationalism against Japan | Foreign Policy https://foreignpolicy.com/2015/07/25/china-clickbait-nationalism-japan-war/?utm_content=buffer40c10&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

35 Japan’s still stodgy — but it may finally be getting better | Public Radio International http://www.pri.org/stories/2015-07-28/japans-still-stodgy-it-may-finally-be-getting-better

36 As China’s Global Footprint Grows, So Do Risks for Chinese Abroad – WSJ http://www.wsj.com/articles/as-chinas-global-footprint-grows-so-do-risks-for-chinese-abroad-1437998852

37 China and India Top List of Nations Whose Millionaires Move Abroad – Fortune http://fortune.com/2015/07/27/china-and-india-top-list-of-nations-whose-millionaires-move-abroad/

38 Chinese Persecution of Christians Reaches Highest Level in a Decade | Washington Free Beacon http://freebeacon.com/issues/chinese-persecution-of-christians-reaches-highest-level-in-a-decade/

39 China Declares War On Islam: Mosques Prayer Outlawed & All Muslim Shopkeepers Must Sell Alcohol – Walid Shoebat http://shoebat.com/2015/05/06/china-declares-war-on-islam-prayer-in-mosques-is-outlawed-and-all-muslim-shopkeepers-must-sell-alcohol-or-face-prosecution/

40 Pacific trade talks final stretch as ministers meet in Hawaii (Comment: Obama needs to polish away rough edges) http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2015/07/29/business/economy-business/pacific-trade-talks-final-stretch-ministers-meet-hawaii/#.VbmBgrOqqkr

41 US Pacific Fleet Chief Joins Surveillance of South China Sea – ABC News http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/us-pacific-fleet-chief-joins-surveillance-south-china-32547118

42 Russian Banks Turn to Hong Kong for Cash – Bloomberg Business

43 UN urges China & Thailand to protect Uighur | Anadolu Agency (Comment: China is also prosecuting #Christians) http://www.aa.com.tr/en/rss/553821–un-urges-china-and-thailand-to-protect-uighurs … …

44 Dalai Lama to receive Czech supporters of Tibet | Prague Monitor http://www.praguemonitor.com/2015/07/20/dalai-lama-receive-czech-supporters-tibet

45 Cultural delegation show Tibet to Spanish people – http://China.org.cn  (Comment: Whit Washing Colonization) http://www.china.org.cn/arts/2015-07/18/content_36089956.htm … …

46 Tibetan activists campaign against 2022 Olympics in China http://www.haaretz.com/news/world/1.668288 … …

47 BERNAMA – Russia: Far East To Compete With Singapore, Hong Kong & Korea http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v8/wn/newsworld.php?id=1156229 … …

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