It takes 3 continents at war to declare another global war, and with recent developments over the past week it looks as though we may be heading in that direction. Europe is fighting a proxy war in Ukraine against Russia, NATO is fighting in the middle east, and now China is flexing its military might in the Asia Pacific Region installing surface-to-air missile systems in and around a disputed island in the South China Sea called Woody Island. . . . → Read More: Mind Bending Politics: China Defends Its Woody Which Could Kick Off WW3
Singapore’s RSS Swordsman
When Obama announced America’s military “pivot” out of the Middle East and into Asia-Pacific, it was bound to shake up the neighbourhood – that plus China’s rapid military expansion that the pivot is intended to counter.
When China and the U.S. get testy it’s bound to stir up the neighbourhood and . . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: Arms Race Update – There Goes the Neighbourhood
The Asia Pacific region faces enormous freshwater challenges triggered by overpopulation, industrialization, and climate change.
What’s coming is bad enough if only Asia wasn’t starting so far in the hole. A report from the Asia Development Bank finds that two-thirds of the region’s huge population already has no clean, piped water at home.
Studies for . . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: Asia’s Destabilizing Water Woes