US wants to surround China with missiles – but can’t find Asian country to host them / by Benjamin Norton

US Army ballistic missiles The United States plans to spend billions of dollars to surround China with missiles. But a US military-sponsored study concluded its Pacific allies South Korea, Japan, the Philippines, Thailand, and Australia are unlikely to host the offensive weapons. The United States plans to spend tens of billions of dollars to surroundContinue reading “US wants to surround China with missiles – but can’t find Asian country to host them / by Benjamin Norton”

No to a new Monroe Doctrine in the Pacific / by Carlos Martinez

This article by Friends of Socialist China co-editor Carlos Martinez explores the hysterical and hypocritical reaction by the US and Australia to the recently-announced security agreement between China and the Solomon Islands. Carlos observes that the Western imperialist powers are attempting to construct – via AUKUS and other means – a Monroe Doctrine in theContinue reading “No to a new Monroe Doctrine in the Pacific / by Carlos Martinez”