Evan Ellis: China Arms Sales Grow in South America

Evan Ellis

Evan Ellis

Should U.S. be worried about Chinese arms sales in the region?

To some degree, Chinese weapons are capturing market share from Russian systems in states that have traditionally been anti-U.S. as well as in other parts of the region. Indeed, the electronics in some Chinese systems and the quality of Chinese support in maintenance and spare parts is now considered better than that of comparable Russian systems.

Such sales also multiply opportunities for China to strengthen its military-to-military relationships with the region through the training of Latin American personnel on the Chinese systems, as well as creating a possible demand for an in-region People’s Liberation Army (PLA) military training and maintenance presence in the future…

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May 14

Berto Jongman: Covert War Between US and Russia? West Sidelined by Sino-Russian Entente & Expulsion from Southern Hemisphere?

Berto Jongman

Berto Jongman

Being read, together, in Europe.

Putin Orders Millions Of Troops To High Alert After US Hypercraft “Attack”

From Greater Europe to Greater Asia? The Sino-Russian Entente

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Apr 9

CounterPunch: 99% Screwed Front and Back

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40 Years of Economic Policy in One Chart

Once wages detached from productivity, the rich progressively got richer. They used their wealth to reduce taxes on capital, role back critical regulations, break up the unions, install their own lapdog politicians, push through trade agreements that pitted US workers against low-paid labor in the developing world, and induce their shady Central Bank buddies to keep interest rates locked below the rate of inflation so they could cream hefty profits off gigantic asset bubbles.

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Jan 16

Yoda: China CELAC $250 Billion

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China To Invest Billions in Latin America

China has committed to investing US$250 billion over the next decade in Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) member states. Read full article.

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Jan 8