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Timur Fomenko

34 ARTICLES
Timur Fomenko is a political analyst.

New hacking allegations against China aren’t what they seem

Washington and London are claiming Beijing sponsored a cybercrime campaign against them three years ago. Why did they wait until now? In March, the UK,...

Why are US lawmakers hell-bent on banning TikTok?

A bill moving through the House offers a mafia racket-style ‘choice’ to both the Chinese social media app and American digital distributors. TikTok is the...

Is war coming to the Korean peninsula?

With nothing to lose and limited time to achieve certain geopolitical goals, Kim Jong-un might opt for conflict as his only option. A few days...

How a tiny tourist paradise has become a political flashpoint between India and China

The Maldives, with its new anti-New Delhi, pro-Beijing president, is set to become an inconvenient neighbour. The Maldives is an archipelago nation in the Indian...

This Asian nation is key for the US-China power struggle

Vietnam has found itself in the position of kingmaker, being crucial for the plans of both Beijing and Washington for Asia. Chinese leader Xi Jinping...

Why are US politicians afraid of Chinese garlic?

Fear is Washington’s go-to tool for the centralisation of power, so it gets evoked at every opportunity. Florida Senator Rick Scott was recently ridiculed online...

Maduro’s iron fist: Why would Venezuela risk an all-out war?

After three decades of US-dominated ‘new world order’, Washington could be facing a redrawing of borders in its own backyard. The South American nation of...

The new ‘Chinese disease’ panic is upon us

With Covid-19 being old news, China detractors will take every opportunity to portray an ordinary winter outbreak as something sinister. News has been spreading throughout...

China’s farming push is about war

Beijing wants to produce enough food to satisfy its massive demand, to withstand a potential blockade by the US. In a bid to secure a...

Why China must restrain itself from enforcing its South China Sea claim

By asserting its presence in what it considers its territorial waters, Beijing plays into Washington’s hand. Late last week, the Chinese Coast Guard deployed water...

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